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Reversa Rose holds official ribbon-cutting ceremony

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Reversa Rose Skincare is one of the newer shops to open on German Street. Marissa Morris, owner, held a soft opening for the store last August, while an official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place more recently, on Saturday. Joining in the official ribbon-cutting was Jefferson ...

‘Devil beware’: Randy Tremba to host launch party for second book

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- This Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., beloved local author, blogger and former Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church pastor Randy Tremba will be holding a launch party for his second book, "80 Dispatches from the Devil’s Domain." The event will be held on the Bavarian Inn's gazebo ...

A hearty welcome: Jefferson County CVB opens new location in Shepherdstown

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd University Junior Abby Bowman greeted visitors to the Jefferson County CVB’s second location on Saturday afternoon, as they streamed in and out of 102 South King Street. Working as an ambassador at the Shepherdstown Welcome Center, Bowman said, was a job duty she ...

Second car accident hits O’Hurley’s in six months

SHEPHERDSTOWN — For the second time within the past six months, O’Hurley’s General Store has literally felt the weight of vehicular traffic. On Dec. 16, 2020, a Jeep Commander crashed into the building, according to reports from the Shepherdstown Police Department when the driver lost ...

Ready for wedding season: Pop-up shop highlights work of local entrepreneur

SHEPHERDSTOWN — For many brides, 2020 was a horrible year. Cancelling, rescheduling or severely altering wedding plans became a common occurrence in the average 2020 wedding experience. But for some brides, get married during a challenging year for weddings unexpectedly led them down a road ...

Evolve celebrates second anniversary, reopening with open house

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A little over two years ago, Shepherdstown residents Jan Hafer and Elise Baach decided to try out a new business model at 106 West German Street — a space dedicated to being to house pop-up shops and small events. Unfortunately, after a year of successful art gallery ...

Bookmark the Park: Literary-inspired park events take off

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherdstown residents biked, walked and even drove to Rumsey Park on Saturday afternoon, to participate in the Shepherdstown Parks & Recreation Committee’s kickoff Bookmark in the Park event. The Bookmark in the Park series, according to committee member Effie Kallas, ...

Five years and counting: Tonic Herb Shop to celebrate anniversary on Saturday

SHEPHERDSTOWN — This Saturday, Tonic Herb Shop will be opening its doors to celebrate its five-year anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The shop will be commemorating its anniversary by offering complementary herbal tea and store-wide discounts, such as: buy five, get one free on house-made ...

Corgi capers

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Jim Gatz walks his corgis, Charlotte and Ulysses, down an alley behind Jefferson Security Bank on Saturday afternoon.