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Charles Town resident offering t...
History holds as much mystery as it does answers. What happened in the places visited every day, and how can we find and remember those stories? One hundred and fifty years ago, the state of West Virginia was born and a new chapter in history began.
Uses for old city foundry discussed
A brewery, brew pub or microbrewery seemed to be the most popular suggestions for redeveloping the old foundry at 420 N. Queen St. immediately south of the underpass.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Crime Report for June 15
James Willard Johnson, 38, of Athletic Street, Martinsburg, was arraigned Friday on a felony warrant charging him with distribution of crack cocaine in connection with an alleged June 10 incident, during which he was accused of selling a man two and a half ounces of crack cocaine for $3,000.
Tale of Two Schools
In April 2009, officials with the Marshall County School District were excited to learn the West Virginia School Building Authority had given the district $24 million for construction of the new Cameron High School.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Martinsburg man charged in stabb...
Glenn Phillip Culbreath, 63, of West Martin Street, was later arraigned on one felony count of malicious or unlawful assault.
Journal Junction for June 15
Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner.
Martinsburg, SU sign alliance
Martinsburg Mayor George Karos, seated left, and Shepherd University President Susanne Shipley, seated right, prepare to sign Friday a strategic alliance memorandum of understanding agreement between the city and the university.
Flagpole dedicated in honor of county clerk
Since 1957, Small has worked in the Berkeley County clerk's office. Small was appointed county clerk in 1971 and was elected to the position in 1974.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Man wanted for solicitation of m...
One of the Eastern Panhandle's most wanted fugitives was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant charging him with soliciting a minor for sex in connection an alleged October 2012 incident.
Man accused of trying to obtain ...
A man accused of trying to blackmail a Martinsburg woman he met on an online dating website into sending him nude photographs of her 6-year-old daughter was arraigned Thursday on a warrant charging him with one count of attempting to commit a felony using a minor in sexually explicit conduct.
Crime Report for June 13
Sandra Elaine Fitzhugh, 55, of Megan Street, Martinsburg, was arrested Tuesday on one felony count of unlawful wounding after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the leg with a steak knife during an argument.
$200M suit filed against city PD
The family of a Virginia man killed in a police-involved shooting in Martinsburg earlier this year filed a $200 million federal civil rights lawsuit Thursday against the city, the Martinsburg Police Department and the as-of-yet unidentified officers involved in the shooting.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Trail Dedicated: Trailblazers, supporters gather to mark occasion
The skies cleared Thursday afternoon just long enough for the dedication of the Eastern Panhandle Recreational Trail by the Eastern Panhandle Trailblazers, several local and state officials, and a crowd of supporters.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Crime Report for June 12
Robert Eugene Booth, 56, of Maverick Lane, Hedgesville, was charged with one misdemeanor count of driving suspended and one misdemeanor count of fleeing on foot after police attempted to make a traffic stop Feb. 28 on Hedgesville Road.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Senior Volunteer Honored
Bethany Simmons Web Producer: Bethany Simmons Reported: Jun. 11, 2013 11:14 AM EDT Updated: Jun. 11, 2013 11:46 AM EDT Martinsburg , West Virginia A Martinsburg woman who serves those nearing the end of their life has received a national honor.
Public hearing on water rates scheduled
A hearing to get public comments on proposed water rate increases is scheduled for Martinsburg City Council's meeting Thursday.
Rubbin' is racing
It has been said by some that when you race at Winchester, you may see some rubbin'.
Interstate 81 shut down for two hours after pileup, causing backup
Interstate 81 North near Martinsburg was shut down for nearly two hours Monday after a two-vehicle accident sparked a chain reaction pile-up involving several vehicles and multiple collisions.
Children's garden planned for city's Ambrose Park
Whimsical, but natural, creative with a physical component is how Sue Ann Palmer and Terri Michael describe their vision for a children's garden at Ambrose Park off Mall Drive in Martinsburg.