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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 »»

County BOE makes change to graduation

July 28, 2017 CHARLES TOWN — After public comment and much debate, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted Monday evening to change the 2018 graduation date for both Washington and Jefferson high schools... more »»

Sustainable Jefferson County introduces new ‘Time Bank’

July 28, 2017 Diane Blust, of Sustainable Jefferson County — formerly Sustainable Shepherdstown, spoke at last Friday’s Shepherdstown Area Independent Living (SAIL) brown bag lunch. more »»

‘Niceties’ explores nuance of contentious conversations

July 28, 2017 While many plays will go through rewrites between productions, Eleanor Burgess’s “The Niceties” while assuredly see some changes before hitting the stage again after its run during the Contemporary... more »»

Jefferson High band students prepare for season

July 28, 2017 HEDGESVILLE — As is annual tradition, members of the Jefferson High School Marching Band have taken up residence this week at Camp Frame in Hedgesville. more »»



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