Looking at the Harpers Ferry election case over the past few weeks, it appears that the petitioners who brought a lawsuit against half of the town's council after their decision to not count four ballots due to clerical errors, are winning on a couple of fronts — for the time being.
As you may be aware, there is currently a contested election proceeding underway regarding the 2019 Town Council election in Harpers Ferry which I have followed with great interest. While true contested elections at any level in our state are relatively rare, the current case in Harpers Ferr…
Jefferson County’s tourism business is booming. We lead the state in tourism dollars and taxes. We have been blessed with natural gifts that are renowned worldwide and we welcome over a million visitors every year. The clear view of the Blue Ridge comes to mind as well as two famous rivers t…
The historic courthouse in Charles Town where slavery fighter John Brown was found guilty and sentenced to die in 1859 no longer boasts a plaque from the United Daughters of the Confederacy at its entrance.
It is now some 50 years that Margaret and Dr. John Washington invited my wife and I to Jefferson County and Harewood for a visit.