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It's worth all the hard work at the Jefferson County Fair

August 31, 2018 KEARNEYSVILLE -- Walking through the animal barns at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, one can find dozens and dozens of animals, from goats to sheep, to pigs and cows. more »»

Historic African American home open for tour

August 31, 2018 CHARLES TOWN -- Tours of the historic Webb-Blessing House in Charles Town give visitors a glimpse into the history of the town. more »»

Large crowd turns out for Seventh Annual Tomato Fest

August 24, 2018 KEARNEYSVILLE -- Nearly 500 people turned out to taste-test tomatoes and benefit from the experiences of master gardeners, according to organizers of the Seventh Annual Tomato Fest held Aug. more »»

African American Culture and Heritage Festival celebrates local, national history

August 24, 2018 CHARLESTOWN -- The Jefferson County NAACP played host once again to the 26th Annual African American Culture and Heritage Festival. more »»

The fairest of them all: Reynolds crowned as Jefferson County Fair queen

August 24, 2018 KEARNEYSVILLE -- As per tradition, the Jefferson County Fair held the Miss Jefferson County Fair contest on Saturday, the night before the official opening of the fair's festivitie. more »»

Fair fun about to begin

August 17, 2018 KEARNEYSVILLE -- The 66th annual Jefferson County Fair officially opens on Sunday, with a flag raising ceremony at 1 p.m. more »»

Jefferson County residents "Rally Against Rockwool" to gain support from EPBA

August 17, 2018 KEARNEYSVILLE -- Although the Eastern Panhandle Business Association's meeting at Hospice of the Panhandle was held during the middle of the day, over 35 Rockwool protesters showed up to stand at th... more »»

Ranson council hears concerns over Rockwool

August 10, 2018 RANSON ­-- Ranson officials cleared their agenda during a regularly scheduled council meeting on Aug. 7, to hear citizens' concerns over the new Rockwool facility to be built within city limits. more »»

County names new Chief Deputy

August 10, 2018 KEARNEYSVILLE -- Sheriff Pete Dougherty has appointed long-time deputy Ronald Fletcher to the position of Chief Deputy at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Departmen. more »»

Whiskers and Wags Charitable Auction to benefit Briggs Animal Adoption Center, Spay Today

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Although four years have passed since the last Whiskers and Wags Charitable Auction was held, this year's fundraiser is expected to draw a large crowd to the Sept. more »»

Capito touched by recognition for her service to Harpers Ferry

August 3, 2018 HARPERS FERRY -- "I'm a little embarrassed by all this" were the first words spoken by Senator Shelley Moore Capito last Friday morning, as she was recognized for her contributions to Harpers Ferry... more »»

Shop Talk explores Radioheart Media

August 3, 2018 CHARLES TOWN -- Generation Eastern Panhandle, a local chapter of Generation West Virginia, hosted its first Shop Talk on July 28, featuring local entrepreneur Mark Guiney, owner of Radioheart Media... more »»

Jefferson on long road of county visits for State Auditor J.B. McCuskey

July 27, 2018 CHARLES TOWN -- Jefferson County was stop 21 in a line of 55 county commission visits for West Virginia State Auditor J.B. more »»

Charles Town Cottage Company unveils its first small home

July 20, 2018 RANSON - The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Charles Town Cottage Company to the chamber with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the companyás first cottage, located at 205 East 7th... more »»

Seniors rake in the medals at 17th Annual Senior Olympics

July 18, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Fifteen seniors from the Jefferson County Council on Aging traveled to Potomac State College in June to participate in the 17th Annual Senior Olympics, hosted by Mineral County Aging... more »»

Extreme cold temperatures call for additional safety steps

January 5, 2018 The extreme cold temperatures hitting the area call for a level of preparedness not always necessary in warmer weather. more »»

Commission majority to lower ambulance fee

March 3, 2017 Following some heated remarks regarding collusion between commission members at a budget meeting of the Jefferson County Commission, three members agreed that the current ambulance fee set at $40... more »»

Human trafficking experts at ‘Teach-In’

February 3, 2017 In light of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Shepherd University hosted a teach-in last Wednesday with guest speakers and panelists consisting of local law enforcement, victims' advocates, social... more »»

Bell to resign following allegations of sexual abuse

June 27, 2016 Jefferson County Commissioner Eric Bell has announced his resignation from his position on the Commission in the wake of charges of an inappropriate relationship with a teenage boy. more »»

Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center to Assist Homeowners

January 27, 2016 Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center has a list of contractors to assist homeowners with their plowing and shoveling need. more »»



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