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A fighting chance: New committee aims to raise funds for Byrd Center

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Last May, the Friends of the Byrd Center realized that the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education would be running out of funds in Sept. 2021. Without general funds, employee salaries and operations not-covered by grant funding would be left unpaid, ...

Hitting the hay

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A row of hay bales rest alongside Scrabble Road on Friday afternoon.

Common ‘Threads’: New shop to feature local artists’ T-shirt designs

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Ever since the Turners moved back to Shepherdstown in 2015, they noticed the need for a souvenir shop in town. Since most tourist towns have successful shops dedicated to selling souvenirs of some kind, husband-and-wife Jim and Kris knew it was a niche waiting to be ...

Community club gearing up for annual book sale

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Shepherdstown Community Club will hold its annual book sale this year, with a few COVID-19-related modifications. All those hoping to find their favorite books or some new treasures will be required to wear masks when entering the War Memorial Building. The book tables ...

Brown’s Tire only West Virginia shop to support Brakes for Breasts

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Brown’s Tire, Towing & Auto Care Center will be participating in the national Brakes for Breasts campaign -- the only repair shop in the Mountain State to do so. The locally owned-and-operated shop in Shepherdstown has been a supporter of the campaign for several years, ...