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An Olde Tyme Christmas: Harpers Ferry Christmas event sees strong start

HARPERS FERRY -- Decked out in boughs of greenery and Civil War-era Christmas decorations, Harpers Ferry's 49th Annual Olde Tyme Christmas celebration got off to a good start on Friday evening.Visitors gathered on the opening evening in the heated tent on Shenandoah Street for a brief history ...

Thanksgiving generosity

CHARLES TOWN -- The kitchen staff of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races provided Thanksgiving meals for seniors at the Jefferson County Council on Aging. The staff not only prepared the meal, but also served it to them.

Shopping small: Local residents support Small Business Saturday

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- Local residents visited local markets and specialty stores on Saturday, to support small business owners on Small Business Saturday."We had people commenting frequently that they were specifically shopping because it was Small Business Saturday," said Cindi Dunn, owner of ...

A big ‘How-How’: Jefferson County 4-H celebrates the year

CHARLES TOWN - "Celebrate the Possibilities" was the theme for the year-end celebration held on Nov. 21, as members of the Jefferson County 4-H program gathered together at Washington High SchoolThe annual recognition ceremony recognized the hard work and dedication 4-Hers put in throughout the ...

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation receives award

CHARLES TOWN -- Jefferson County Parks and Recreation was the recipient of the Eugene F. Fuller Award for programming for the third consecutive year. This year's award was presented to the Let's Play! Mobile Recreation unit that debuted in May 2019. The van has made more than 40 stops around ...

Honoring our veterans

The Jefferson County Council on Aging held a Veteran's Day celebration on Friday. Joining in honoring veterans, were members of the Jefferson High School JROTC program and members of Washington High School's Future Teachers of America. Shown from left, front row are veterans Benny Boatwright ...