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Poor at the Primary: Under 30 percent of registered voters turn out for election

June 12, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- Only 28.16 percent of Jefferson County's registered voters--11,604 out of 41,210--voted in the Primary Election on Tuesday night. more »»

Elmore works to complete Eagle Scout project

June 12, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- Scott Elmore, a senior at Jefferson High School, is completing an Eagle Scout project as a culmination of his more than six years of scoutin. more »»

Energy Express virtual program enrollment open

June 5, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading and nutrition program for children living in West Virginia’s rural and low-income communities, will continue this year, despite the... more »»

Ready for summer: FBC Adventure Kids Camps to take precautions this summer

June 5, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For many children, summer camp is a place where they can look forward to playing action-packed games, making new friends and roasting marshmallows over camp fire. more »»

County and state governments begin to re-open

May 29, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As Gov. more »»

State Supreme Court hears Harpers Ferry case

May 29, 2020 CHARLESTON — Nearly one year after the Harpers Ferry municipal election that resulted in court case after court case over counting provisional ballots, the final outcome now lies in the hands of the... more »»

COVID-19 Testing

May 22, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- The COVID-19 coronavirus testing took place at Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town on Saturday. more »»

Blood drives continue with safety precautions

May 22, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- With the closure of businesses, facilities and organizations due to COVID-19, the American Red Cross has had to reassess how they secure an ongoing supply of needed blood. more »»

Happy Birthday! Drive by parades fill party voids

May 15, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- Many parents are struggling to figure out how to make their children’s birthdays memorable, as the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing mandates affect their ability to hold gatherings. more »»

Circuit Court rules Ranson failed to give proper notice in Rockwool construction

May 15, 2020 RANSON -- Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David Hammer recently ruled that the City of Ranson failed to give proper notice of proposed zoning amendments in regard to the issuance of Rockwool... more »»

Work to begin on Harpers Ferry pedestrian bridge

May 8, 2020 HARPERS FERRY—Just over four months after multiple cars of a train owned by CSX derailed in Harpers Ferry destroying much of the Goodloe E. more »»

Passion becomes the ‘bread winner’ at Bolivar Bread Bakery

April 17, 2020 BOLIVAR — With the outbreak of the coronavirus, Katie Kopsick found herself, like many others in an industry that was shutting down to minimal staff, without a jo. more »»

$118,500 African American Civil Rights grant to restore two historic structures

April 17, 2020 CHARLES TOWN – Two structures of significance to local African American history will now be able to be restored, thanks to a $118,500 African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation grant given... more »»

Emergency meeting addresses Jefferson County Health Department Shelter in Place Order

April 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Tuesday afternoon, the Jefferson County Commission held an emergency meeting, to discuss the Jefferson County Health Department Shelter in Place Order issued in response to... more »»

WVU Medicine opens respiratory clinics, offers video visits

April 3, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- WVU Medicine announced the opening of its two respiratory clinics in the Eastern Panhandle, at Jefferson Medical Center and Berkeley Medical Center, on Friday morning. more »»

Time to apply the hammer: A local doctor's advice on fighting COVID-19

March 27, 2020 RANSON -- At Two Rivers Treads, we have decided to do what we think is right for our community and to set an example of what we feel the entire country needs to do to flatten the curve (www. more »»

Commission passes budget with no public input

March 27, 2020 CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Commission held its regularly scheduled meeting on March 19; however, no members of the public were present. more »»

An Italian view of the coronavirus

March 20, 2020 MESSINA, SICILY — Hannah Curby has lived as a missionary in Messina, Italy for five years, and is currently witnessing the effects of COVID-19 first-hand. more »»

Closed to the public: Jefferson County Commission closes all county buildings through March 31

March 20, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- On Tuesday afternoon, the Jefferson County Commission agreed to pass a policy declaration related to the COVID-19 pandemic. more »»



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