CORRECTION: Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Harvey is not involved in providing any legal advice on the issues of whether Jefferson County Clerk Jacki Shadle should have greater administrative access to county's financial and document-storage platform. This week's print edition of…
WHAT COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY? Perspectives on broader county clerk access to financial system, confidential documents
JACKI SHADLE, clerk of the county commission
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSES. A colonial Christmas open hou… Read moreCOMMUNITY HAPPENINGS
He said he wants to “give back to the community” tha… Read moreNew health department administrator brings varied experience to the job
In order to attract large employers, a West Virginia law allows the Jefferson County Commission to accept a payment of an amount of money lower than the employer’s assessed property taxes. This is called a PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) agreement.
The Jefferson County school board sent a one-page proposed update to the school system’s disciplinary policy to address whenever students use racial slurs against another student. The public was given two weeks to comment on the draft policy.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Mark Fuhrmann is responding to a Panhandle Progressive column “Earth to Bill Ridenour … come in please!” by Neil Barkus published on the commentary page in the May 17 issue of the Spirit.
A political incumbent and a newbie for public office… Read moreCHARLES TOWN: Rodd, Kratovil win Charles Town council seats
After considerable discussion on May 25, the Jeffers… Read moreCOUNTY DEVELOPMENT: Variance approved for Shepherdstown apartments
Jefferson County Commission Clare Ath announced that… Read moreCOUNTY COMMISSION: Ath resigning from Charles Town seat on commission