Broken-Mobile, CEO sued
RAI Properties LLC of Ranson has won a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in Jefferson County Circuit Court against Broken-Mobile LLC and Patrick Petersen, as the managing member of Broken-Mobile.
People Helping People
Submitted photo Property Management People, Inc., was recently honored by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a Chamber mixer.
Urgent care growth, popularity continue locally
Laura Pope didn't have to wait long after arriving at University Urgent Care with her young grandson - his name was called just a few minutes after they had registered and sat down in the waiting room.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Journal Junction for July 26
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Animal Control looks into cruelty training
Jefferson County Animal Control officers have had an unusually high volume of animal cruelty cases to deal with this year, and officers are looking into enrolling in a professional training session on animal cruelty with the help of an educational grant from the ASPCA.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Project funding solutions sought
As the discussion about funding the Jefferson County Public Service District's upcoming projects continues, the Jefferson County Commission and JCPSD are exploring various options to fund the projects while keeping the cost to the ratepayers low.
Jefferson police to start aided dispatch
Beginning this fall, Jefferson County police and emergency officials will be up to speed in the digital realm of information sharing with the implementation of the new Computer Aided Dispatch system.
Seniors and youngsters share lunch, fun
It seems like a simple enough idea - invite local youngsters to join senior citizens weekdays as they gather for lunch over the summer - but surprisingly, no one had tried it within West Virginia.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Hollywood in Harpers Ferry
Pam Haynes is on a mission to help Eastern Panhandle residents who want to get a foot in the door of the film industry.
PRIDE celebration met with tremendous support
When Ranson Mayor A. David Hamill was recently quoted by The Journal that he hoped "nothing" would come of the Panhandle PRIDE Celebration on July 12, 2014, he had already been unanimously overruled by his more enlightened City Council when they issued a proclamation declaring July 12 as Gay Pride Day.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Jefferson Co. 10-11 eliminated
Jefferson County's trip to the West Virginia 10-11-year-old state tournament ended in a 13-3 loss in five innings to Fairmont Tuesday night at the Tygart Valley Little League Complex.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Community Ministries in transition
For more than 30 years, Jefferson County Community Ministries has provided assistance to those in need in Jefferson County.
Woman ready for 200-mile fund walk
The 67-year-old grandmother will embark on an about 200-mile hike Saturday from Martinsburg to Natural Bridge, Virginia, to raise awareness of human trafficking and to raise money for her Coffee House Farm in Jefferson County, which will be a haven for rescued victims of human trafficking.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Missing bollard could pose security risk
According to Jefferson County citizen Paul Rosa and Jefferson County Clerk Jennifer Maghan, something as simple as a missing metal pole could pose a safety and security risk to county employees in the Jefferson County Courthouse.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Rep. Massie, D.C. leaders clash on gun laws
First-term Republican Representative Thomas Massie said it is his business to try to overturn Washington, D.C.'s gun control laws.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Woman Accused Of Setting Fire To Her Home
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia A woman was arrested Thursday, and is accused of setting her own house on fire.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
When it comes to all kinds of land use, we reap what we sow
Summer 2014 is finally here and signs of growth are all around. At local farmers markets, tomatoes and peppers and squashes are showing up after a slow spring.
Contractor works to fight energy problems
In an effort to combat the Eastern Panhandle's growing energy problems, one local consultant has begun to take strides to educate area residents and businesses.
Born Oct. 17, 1928 in Roanoke, Virginia, he was the son of the late Charles "Jack" William Scott and Laura Moore Frye Scott.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Warren says Tennant will give working families a 'fighting chance to succeed again'
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, says her campaign event with U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday in Jefferson County was about "saying 'no' to Wall Street and 'yes' to West Virginia."