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Painting Progress: Library marks $100K raised toward facility fund

September 1, 2017 Town Council and various community members were on hand Monday evening to celebrate a step forward in the fundraising efforts for the Shepherdstown Library’s new facility. more »»

‘Rosie the Riveter’ to be honored Labor Day

September 1, 2017 HARPERS FERRY — On Monday, all across America, a commemoration of the “Rosie the Riveters” will be held. The first Rosie was from West Virginia. more »»

Morgan Co. prosecutor appointed to judgeship

September 1, 2017 CHARLES TOWN — Morgan County’s chief prosecutor, Debra MH McLaughlin, has been selected by Gov. Jim Justice (R) to temporarily fill an open circuit court judge’s seat for Jefferson County. more »»

Fair is culmination of year-long investment

September 1, 2017 KEARNEYSVILLE — Each year young men and women make a choice, in either 4-H or Future Farmers of America (FFA), to raise and then show an animal at the Jefferson County Fair. more »»

Ripe for the Eating

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WISH program awards grants

September 1, 2017 The Women Investing in Shepherd (WISH) program awarded more than $100,000 in grants to two community nonprofit organizations and two Shepherd University projects Sunday at the Shepherd Erma Ora Byrd... more »»

Fun at the Fair: ‘It’s like a big family reunion’

August 25, 2017 KEARNEYSVILLE — Following the cars into the fairgrounds on Leetown Road brings an excitement to young and old, as each individual has their favorite part of the week-long event. more »»

Let’s Go Rams: Shepherd set to welcome students for school year

August 25, 2017 While the rest of Jefferson County may already have a week of classes under their belts, Shepherd University students are now anticipating the first day of college. more »»

Kissimmee officer had ties to Jefferson

August 25, 2017 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Matthew Baxter, 27, a three-year veteran with the Kissimmee Police Department, was shot and killed in the line of duty Friday, Aug. 18. more »»

#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 »»



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