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#Charlottesville: Vigil held to ‘stand up to hate’

August 18, 2017 Members of the Alt-Right — including various white supremacist groups — took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday night to protest the removal of a statue memorializing... more »»

It's Time: Jefferson County schools, students, teachers gear up for brand new year

August 18, 2017 Maybe it’s the long ride home from vacation. Or maybe it’s the eye-catching posters reminding of our annual “Identity Crisis,” or signs for the upcoming Jefferson County Fair. more »»

Events leading up to murder told at trial

August 18, 2017 CHARLES TOWN — “I told them I didn’t want to rob the Mumaws,” said Brady Fitzgerald, the driver of the Ford sedan that last year put him at a fatal shooting scene outside Charles Town. more »»

UMC Peach Festival celebrates 12th year

August 18, 2017 New Street United Methodist Church began a tradition 12 years ago that continues to draw in folks from all around. more »»

Dorfman brings ‘Arabian Nights’ to Speak Series

August 18, 2017 Storyteller Jane Dorfman brought stories from “Arabian Nights” to Shepherdstown on Tuesday, Aug. 8 for the Speak Story Series. more »»

Chamber recognizes new teachers ahead of 2017-18 school year

August 18, 2017 CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 55th annual Recognition Luncheon honoring new teachers in Jefferson County last Thursday. more »»

‘Identity Crisis’ Masquerade night a success

August 18, 2017 Revelers were out in beautiful costumes last Saturday night as Shepherdstown once again served as home to the Identity Crisis, a fundraiser begun eight years ago to benefit Breast Cancer... more »»

Cornerstones opened; contents displayed

August 18, 2017 The Mt. Nebo Masonic Lodge was the site for the opening of the cornerstone that had been laid in 1951 at the former Sara Cree Hall on the campus of Shepherd College (now University). more »»

One Step Closer: Town dedicates $50K to library construction fund

August 11, 2017 With a unanimous vote of council members present Monday evening, the group voted to allocate $50,000 toward the construction phase of the new Shepherdstown Library. more »»

Approval given for annual Freedom’s Run

August 11, 2017 At Monday evening’s regularly scheduled Town Council meeting, officials gave the go-ahead once again for the upcoming Freedom’s Run event scheduled for Sept. 3. more »»

Rankin Physical Therapy opens office in town

August 11, 2017 Rankin Physical Therapy celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting last Friday at their first Jefferson County location, 101 Maddex Square next to Christian Caine jewelers, in Shepherdstown. more »»

Reduce, Reuse: Town continues to explore glass recycling

August 11, 2017 In early May, residents were apprised of a new policy from Apple Valley Recycling, and the state of West Virginia, that glass would no longer be accepted as a recyclable item that would be gathered... more »»

Only the Brave?: Local residents mixed on military transgender ban

August 4, 2017 Last Wednesday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce that he wants to reinstate a ban which would bar transgender people from military service, citing associated medical costs and... more »»

Almost Home: Town marks pass-through point to Baltimore for running team

August 4, 2017 Karrah Weaver, a Williamsport, Maryland native, and recent college graduate will be passing through Shepherdstown today, along with other runners from her team, in the second-to-last day of what has... more »»

4-H friends deliver babies same day, time

August 4, 2017 HEDGESVILLE — Summer camps can be breading ground for young campers to make lifelong friends. For LeeAnn Morgan-Trainor and Heather Ishman, this was no exception. more »»

Historic tours offered of town’s mysterious past

August 4, 2017 On Sunday, a small group of history enthusiasts took a walk through Shepherdstown’s mysterious past with local resident and storyteller Dana Mitchell. more »»

River Riders adds zipline for kids, shares future plans

August 4, 2017 HARPERS FERRY — Last week saw the opening of one more exciting venue for River Riders, a family adventure resort in Harpers Ferry. more »»

‘Masquerade’ fundraiser had less philanthropic roots

August 4, 2017 Shepherdstown is once again the home to Identity Crisis, a fundraiser started as a fun girl’s night out and that has evolved into something much bigger with a noble cause. more »»

Seeking 'Justice': Missing county man’s cold case goes to TV

July 28, 2017 The case of a man missing from Charles Town has gotten national attention from the Oxygen network’s show “Cold Justice,” which will air Saturday at 8 p.. more »»



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