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Ranson votes for Rockwool

July 10, 2020 RANSON -- The Ranson Town Council voted five-to-one in favor of Ordinance 2017-302 on June 3. more »»

County town hall meeting focuses on health concerns

July 10, 2020 CHARLES TOWN — A town hall meeting was held via Zoom last week, featuring a public question-and-answer session with Jefferson County Health Department Director Dr. more »»

Back on the bridge

July 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Community members enjoy walking again on the pedestrian bridge in Harpers Ferry over the weekend. more »»

Hamilton Tavern 1840 celebrates first full year

July 10, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — One year after opening in Lower Town Harpers Ferry, Hamilton’s Tavern 1840 celebrated by moving this spring to a new location, at 914 Washington Street. more »»

Engineer error named as cause of Harpers Ferry train derailment

July 3, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — Reports have shown that engineer error is to blame in the Dec. more »»

Survey participants needed for JCDA input

July 3, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Jefferson County Development Authority has been working to regain trust throughout the county over the past couple of years, since its work to lure the Denmark-based company,... more »»

Going campin': Limited camps and classes open at Jefferson County Parks and Recreation

June 26, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — With the lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions, Jefferson County Parks and Recreation has been able to open up some of its regular summer camps and other activities. more »»

Veteran’s Table feeds local veterans

June 26, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- VFW Post 3522, in Charles Town, began the Veteran’s Table project just before the COVID-19 outbreak and plans to continue hosting it through the fall. more »»

Resisting Rockwool: Community stands up to protest Ordinance 2017-302

June 26, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Over 130 people attended the Ranson Town Council Special Meeting on Tuesday night. more »»

Saying 'no' to Rockwool: Jefferson County Foundation to fight against rezoning of Jefferson Orchards

June 19, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- While many people have been experiencing a slower life, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, one local group has done anything but slow down. more »»

Back to the ballots: Jefferson County completes election canvass

June 19, 2020 CHARLES TOWN—After a day-long effort to tally more than 771 additional votes, the Jefferson County Commission released updated numbers from the June 9 Primary Election Monday evenin. more »»

Counting them in: W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals rules on provisional ballots

June 19, 2020 HARPERS FERRY — In unanimous agreement, members of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled Monday that four provisional ballots from the 2019 municipal election in Harpers Ferry must be... more »»

Poor at the Primary: Under 30 percent of registered voters turn out for election

June 12, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- Only 28.16 percent of Jefferson County's registered voters--11,604 out of 41,210--voted in the Primary Election on Tuesday night. more »»

Elmore works to complete Eagle Scout project

June 12, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- Scott Elmore, a senior at Jefferson High School, is completing an Eagle Scout project as a culmination of his more than six years of scoutin. more »»

Energy Express virtual program enrollment open

June 5, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading and nutrition program for children living in West Virginia’s rural and low-income communities, will continue this year, despite the... more »»

Ready for summer: FBC Adventure Kids Camps to take precautions this summer

June 5, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For many children, summer camp is a place where they can look forward to playing action-packed games, making new friends and roasting marshmallows over camp fire. more »»

County and state governments begin to re-open

May 29, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As Gov. more »»

State Supreme Court hears Harpers Ferry case

May 29, 2020 CHARLESTON — Nearly one year after the Harpers Ferry municipal election that resulted in court case after court case over counting provisional ballots, the final outcome now lies in the hands of the... more »»

COVID-19 Testing

May 22, 2020 CHARLES TOWN -- The COVID-19 coronavirus testing took place at Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town on Saturday. more »»

Blood drives continue with safety precautions

May 22, 2020 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- With the closure of businesses, facilities and organizations due to COVID-19, the American Red Cross has had to reassess how they secure an ongoing supply of needed blood. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 14, 2020

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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