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'Read all about it': Community increases use of Little Free Libraries

August 7, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- As the COVID-19 pandemic State of Emergency continues, libraries across the county are operating on a no-contact basis, meaning patrons are unable to enter the libraries to browse. more »»

Harpers Ferry finally sees an end to election debacle

August 7, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — After more than a year, four provisional votes in Harpers Ferry were counted, causing a one-person change in the makeup of the town council. more »»

Board of Education meetings cover unity, special education and re-entry plans

July 31, 2020 CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Board of Education held a special meeting on July 23 to receive an update on the re-entry plan for local students, as well as an update on changes in the county’s... more »»

Summer in the Mountains: Homeless shelter fundraiser set for Saturday

July 24, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Black Dog Coffee in Shenandoah Junction will be the site for Summer in the Mountains, a fundraising event earmarked to assist the homeless and less fortunate in the community. more »»

Commissioners hear concern over solar ordinance, call for public workshop

July 24, 2020 CHARLES TOWN — Members of the Jefferson County Commission heard concerns during their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, over a proposed zoning ordinance amendment that will allow solar farms... more »»

Finding Chippy: Jefferson County Parks and Recreation hosts hide-and-seek event

July 17, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — In an effort to combine social distancing, physical activity and a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month, the Jefferson County Parks and Recreation staff has... more »»

Jefferson BOE discusses re-entry plan; approves bond call

July 17, 2020 CHARLES TOWN — More than 160 individuals tuned in to the Jefferson County Board of Education meeting via Zoom Monday evening where discussion centered on the proposed re-entry plan for students this... more »»

Ranson votes for Rockwool

July 10, 2020 RANSON -- The Ranson Town Council voted five-to-one in favor of Ordinance 2017-302 on June 3. more »»

County town hall meeting focuses on health concerns

July 10, 2020 CHARLES TOWN — A town hall meeting was held via Zoom last week, featuring a public question-and-answer session with Jefferson County Health Department Director Dr. more »»

Back on the bridge

July 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Community members enjoy walking again on the pedestrian bridge in Harpers Ferry over the weekend. more »»

Hamilton Tavern 1840 celebrates first full year

July 10, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — One year after opening in Lower Town Harpers Ferry, Hamilton’s Tavern 1840 celebrated by moving this spring to a new location, at 914 Washington Street. more »»

Engineer error named as cause of Harpers Ferry train derailment

July 3, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — Reports have shown that engineer error is to blame in the Dec. more »»

Survey participants needed for JCDA input

July 3, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Jefferson County Development Authority has been working to regain trust throughout the county over the past couple of years, since its work to lure the Denmark-based company,... more »»

Going campin': Limited camps and classes open at Jefferson County Parks and Recreation

June 26, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — With the lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions, Jefferson County Parks and Recreation has been able to open up some of its regular summer camps and other activities. more »»

Veteran’s Table feeds local veterans

June 26, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- VFW Post 3522, in Charles Town, began the Veteran’s Table project just before the COVID-19 outbreak and plans to continue hosting it through the fall. more »»

Resisting Rockwool: Community stands up to protest Ordinance 2017-302

June 26, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Over 130 people attended the Ranson Town Council Special Meeting on Tuesday night. more »»

Saying 'no' to Rockwool: Jefferson County Foundation to fight against rezoning of Jefferson Orchards

June 19, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- While many people have been experiencing a slower life, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, one local group has done anything but slow down. more »»

Back to the ballots: Jefferson County completes election canvass

June 19, 2020 CHARLES TOWN—After a day-long effort to tally more than 771 additional votes, the Jefferson County Commission released updated numbers from the June 9 Primary Election Monday evenin. more »»

Counting them in: W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals rules on provisional ballots

June 19, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — In unanimous agreement, members of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled Monday that four provisional ballots from the 2019 municipal election in Harpers Ferry must be... more »»



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