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Fresh flowers: Annual garden club sale's return attracts large turnout

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A line of eager gardeners trailed down the block leading to Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday morning, as they waited in line to get first dibs on items in the Potomac-Mecklenburg Garden Club's annual plant sale. The sale, which had to be canceled last year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, was held on Trinity Episcopal Church's lawn, as it has been held for many years. While many of the customers were returning from previous years, a number of them were new to the event, including Shepherdstown resident Geoff Coleman. "This is my first time at the sale. I was looking ...

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A dozen down: Cougars jump out to 12-0 start

SHEPHERDSTOWN — As per usual in the last calendar year, the unknowns have outnumbered the knowns. Postponements, cancellations, weather-related changes and, of course, the plague of the coronavirus pandemic. Per usual. The new world of changing athletic schedules has almost become ...

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Evans finally made the right choice

Among the angry mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was incoming West Virginia Del. Derrick Evans, R-Wayne, who posted a video online from the Capitol interior yelling, “We’re in! … Derrick Evans is in the Capitol!” His illegal actions demanded a swift and severe ...

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Advocating for our safe village

Many times, I have wanted to reach out to the public. As a Jefferson County School Board member, I have been hesitant to speak out, not wanting to represent the entire school board. However, this letter is personal. This letter is written as Donna Joy, a mother who is in a unique position to ...