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Commission votes ‘no’ to mask mandate

CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Commission passed a resolution Thursday against instituting a mask mandate in Jefferson County buildings. Included in the resolution was terminology indicating the county would also not enforce or develop a vaccination mandate for county employees. JCC ...

Tubing time

MILLVILLE -- Local residents enjoy the last weekend of summer, by tubing down the Shenandoah River on Monday afternoon.

Jefferson County Schools holds to mask mandate

CHARLES TOWN — Despite a special meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Health and a resulting resolution clarifying that those members did not, as a body, recommend the schools system implement as a mask mandate, the Board of Education has indicated they will continue with the mandate ...

Fair week an all-around success

LEETOWN — The Jefferson County Fair concluded with a bit of a storm, as rains and lightning canceled some activities on Saturday evening. In spite of that fact, the remainder of the week was a success for the Jefferson County Fair Association and for the fair's attendees. According to fair ...

Two Rivers Giving Circle honors two for conservation

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Two Rivers Giving Circle has honored Kristin Alexander and Grant Smith with Conservation Awards. The awards were presented during the Giving Circle’s annual summer picnic, held at Charles Town’s historic Harewood mansion on Aug. 15. They recognize both individuals for ...

Royalty crowned at the Jefferson County Fair

LEETOWN — The ever-popular pageants to crown Miss Jefferson County Fair, Little Miss Jefferson County and Junior Miss Jefferson County brought many to the fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, to see which of the many contestants would win the crowns. Saturday evening’s competition featured ...

Ride ‘em cowboy!

LEETOWN -- Boonsboro, Md. based Triple R Bull Company provides an entertaining evening once again this year at the Jefferson County Fair on Monday night.

Impact fee change implementation to start Sept. 3

CHARLES TOWN — Jefferson County Commissioners voted on Tuesday morning to extend the implementation of a change to the impact fee collection to Sept. 3. The commission voted at their Aug. 5 regular meeting to decrease the amount of the impact fees collected from new homebuilders for school ...

Jefferson County Fair kicks off Sunday

LEETOWN — Jefferson County fair officials are more than excited for the upcoming week of activities on-tap at the fairgrounds beginning this weekend. After the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Fair due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, organizers, exhibitors and attendees can hardly wait for the ...