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When the Jefferson County Historical Society was founded in May 1927, Carrie Beall Wilson and her sister Mary Taylor Wilson Miller were among those who became Charter Members. Neither of the Wilson sisters was a Jefferson County native—both were raised in Blair, Nebraska and by the turn of t…

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CHARLES TOWN—On Valentine’s Day this year the home of the Old Opera House Theatre Company and Arts Centre celebrated its 110th anniversary. This Charles Town institution has weathered the years with no plans of stopping even as the pandemic keeps its hold on the country.

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CHARLES TOWN — Keryl Rustin has dedicated her life to being a motivational speaker, reaching out to people of all ages, urging them to be more than they think they can be. A woman of many accomplishments, she continues to pursue a wide array of projects, all of this despite the fact she lost…

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CHARLES TOWN —The Jefferson County Museum is pleased to announce it is reopening for the 2021 season by appointment, Mondays through Saturdays, 11 am to 4 pm, starting March 15.

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Sheetz, a Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain, announced Monday that it will build a $2 million distribution truck transfer station at Burr Industrial Park in Kearneysville.

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CHARLES TOWN – Faulty student grade averages and transcripts have been recorded in Jefferson County students’ academic records due to “significant technical glitches” arising within a statewide software system, according to county school officials.

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CHARLES TOWN – Lolita Kirk remembers several flash points during her 30-year career in public health. The mobilization of the health community during the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009, she said — that was a hectic, stressful time.

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