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‘Byhalia, Mississippi’ shines light on small town America

July 7, 2017 Whether it’s pronounced “By-HAIL-yah,” or “By-HAY-yah,” doesn’t really matter when life turns upside down, and you’re forced to question everything you’ve ever known. more »»

PRIDE heads to town

July 7, 2017 The Eastern Panhandle LGBTQ Alliance’s annual Panhandle PRIDE Celebration will be held at Morgan’s Grove Park on Saturday. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 6 p.m. more »»

Author brings World War I to life in Jefferson County

July 7, 2017 James Horn, just 25 years old Shepherd University graduate has had the honor of having his first book published and released this week titled, “World War I and Jefferson County West Virginia. more »»

Legislators give re-cap of session at long last

July 7, 2017 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce had to reschedule a planned Legislative Re-Cap session. Then, they had to reschedule it yet again. more »»

Moore solves multiple issues in one bill

July 7, 2017 CHARLESTON — Delegate Reily Moore, R-67th District, listened to voters and leaders during his campaign for the state House of Delegates. more »»

Commission rejects Landmarks funding

July 7, 2017 Martin Burke, chair of the Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission, was joined by Michael Whalton, executive director of the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation Thursday evening to mak... more »»

Fun in the Sun: Skies, turnout meant success for Street Fest

June 30, 2017 The forecast of rain had organizers of Street Fest a bit concerned early in the week, but the sunny skies over Shepherdstown on Saturday helped assure a well-attended event. more »»

‘Silent’ strikes historical, modern chords

June 30, 2017 Trying to write a historically faithful account on a sensitive, and often sensationalized, topic like Nazi Germany is not an easy task; just ask David Meyers, playwright of the CATF world premiere... more »»

BCT earns business award; ‘Distinguished Citizen’ named

June 30, 2017 It was a night of honors as the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce gathered at the Bavarian Inn for their 58th annual Chamber Celebratio. more »»

Ranson formalizes quicker approvals for police sharing

June 30, 2017 RANSON — The City Council, with Mayor Keith “Duke” Pierson’s support, adopted a resolution Tuesday to give Police Chief William Roper the authority to determine whether and when the city’s officers... more »»

Relay for Life raises thousands to fight cancer

June 30, 2017 Jefferson High School was once again the location for the annual Jefferson County Relay for Life event held Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25. The event kicked off with the Survivor Lap at 6 p.m. more »»

Jefferson County gains walk-in medical center

June 30, 2017 RANSON — Jefferson County residents have a new choice for last minute, nonemergency medical care. more »»

Goal of protestors: Stop proposed healthcare bill

June 30, 2017 Nearly two dozen individuals gathered at the wall outside McMurran Hall Friday evening to participate in a die-in to protest the proposed American Healthcare Act and to call on Sen. more »»

Dying for Care: Protestors set to hold die-in at McMurran Hall

June 23, 2017 Imagine needing medicine for a life-threatening illness, only to find out that you cannot afford the medication because you no longer have insuranc. more »»

Grist Mill auctioned off, bought by area businessman

June 23, 2017 Shepherdstown’s historic Grist Mill was sold to the highest bidder on Tuesday, businessman Tripp Spaur, of Charles Town, after a bidding war with Shepherdstown Mayor Jim Auxe. more »»

Casting Off

June 23, 2017 more »»

So Long Rev: Remembrance, fond farewell for Tremba

June 16, 2017 Hundreds of people filled the sanctuary last Thursday at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church for the last “Storied Evening” with the beloved Randy Tremba as pastor. more »»

Town to impose sales tax

June 16, 2017 Shepherdstown will join approximately 37 other municipalities across the state who have chosen to impose an additional sales tax within their corporate limits. more »»

County BOE approves land purchase

June 16, 2017 CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Board of Education voted Monday evening to approve a contract for the purchase of 155 acres in Ranso. more »»



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