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County gets broadband study report

CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Commission was presented in its meeting this week with an initial report from Andrew Cohill, a consultant with Design Nine, Inc., who was hired to perform a broadband study. The study was made possible through grant funds secured from the federal ...

Motor vehicle accident damages local store building, merchandise

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shoppers wandered through O'Hurley's General Store last Thursday afternoon, looking for Christmas gifts for their loved ones. But, in spite of the seemingly normal activity for that time of the year, not everything was at it should be. The day before, a driver lost control of ...

Fire department holiday dinner tradition turns to curbside service

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- “We have been hosting this dinner for about the last 10 to 12 years,” said Denny Barron, Shepherdstown Fire Department treasurer. Barron was referring to the annual holiday "thank you" meal the department hosts for the community as a thank you for the continued support of ...

Happy Howlidays: Shepherd University hosts community dog parade

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Dogs in Christmas-themed costumes stood six-feet-apart with their owners on the sidewalk along North King Street on Saturday morning, to participate in Shepherd University's first annual Howliday Dog Parade. The parade idea came from SU President Mary J.C. Hendrix herself, as ...

Developer requests rezoning for new Sheetz station in Shepherdstown

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown may be getting a new Sheetz service station in the future, if a zoning map amendment is passed by the Jefferson County Commission. During the JCC's regular session meeting on Dec. 3, via the GoToWebinar platform, the JCC discussed the rezoning request, which was ...