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  1. Blue Ridge emergency meeting revisits safety issueRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... be much worse than an inconvenience. Mission Road, located off W. Va. 115 and across the Shenandoah River from Charles Town, is the only route into-or out of-approximately 1,700 residences on the Blue Ridge Mountain, including the Shannondale, ...

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  2. Shenandoah Junction, West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    ... to the west. Shenandoah Junction is a very small town. It is located off of West Virginia Route 9 between Charles Town and Martinsburg by way of Shenandoah Junction Road. Please note that if you do go to watch trains in this town that there are no ...

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  3. The envelope please, and the winner is aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    JEFF BRAMMER Down Town Allen and jockey Matt McGowan win the West Virginia Breeders Classic Cavada on Oct. 18 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Down Town Allen finished the year 6-for-6 and likely will be named West Virginia Horse of the Year for 2014.

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  4. Perry Room a hidden treasure at Washington Street libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Marcella Genz, director of the Charles Town Library, said the Thornton T. Perry II Room includes an impressive collection of books about West Virginia. CHARLES TOWN - The Charles Town Library hosts a treasure trove of West Virginia history in its Thornton T. Perry II Room - but few seem to know it exists.

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  5. Bids OK'd for new bus garageRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... asphalt since it's petroleum-based," Dinges said. The board also approved a $3.2 million bid from the Bank of Charles Town and Jefferson Security to fund the total project. The two banks filed the bid together. Amy Brown, central office ...

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  6. Arrest made in break-insRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A 26-year-old Charles Town man has been arrested in a series of thefts from cars and local businesses, according to the Charles Town Police.

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  7. Officials Investigate Head-On Collision During Horse RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Horse

    An investigation into a head-on collision that led to the euthanization of a horse after a race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Dec. 13 did not result from malfunction of a warning system designed to alert riders to loose horses on the track, officials said Dec. 15. The incident occurred in the fourth race at the Charles Town, West Virginia, track after Winningaswespeak, ridden by Carlos Marrero, clipped heels and lost the rider as the field made its way into the second of three turns in the 1 1/16-mile race. Winningaswespeak then turned in the other direction and ran along the rail through the stretch and around the first turn before colliding with Frisky Dixie, who was ridden by Carlos Castro.

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  8. Estelene B. ShingletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... of Romney and Amanda Mulledy and husband, Robert, of Martinsburg; two stepgranddaughters, Robin Simpson, of Charles Town and Tammy Johnson, of Ranson; three nieces; and her very special care giver, Becky Baker. In lieu of flowers, memorial ...

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  9. Santa with a Badge comes to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... on their faces." Hansen said that officers came from Jefferson and Berkeley counties, Martinsburg City, Ranson, Charles Town and the county reserves, among others. Funds for the shopping spree come from the FOP Lodge 83, who are currently doing an ...

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  10. Joseph Lebida IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Martinsburg Journal

    Joseph Lebida III, 56, of Charles Town, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in Pennsylvania. Born May 18, 1958, he was the son of Pauline Marie Robertson Lebida, of Kearneysville, and the late Joseph Lebida Jr. He liked bowling, the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Orioles, and had been a technician for Western Termite Pest Control.

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  11. Jesse N. "Nat" LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... endearing brother and uncle to many siblings and nieces and nephews. Nat grew up as an adventurous young boy in Charles Town, spending his life loving and exploring Jefferson County, and later in life becoming an integral part of the community ...

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  12. Postponement pays off for Charles Town-Ranson ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Martinsburg Journal

    Sunshine and fair temperatures helped to lift spirits and make the Charles Town-Ranson Christmas Parade on Saturday merry and bright. Peggy Smith, mayor of Charles Town said on Dec. 5 that the rain would effect the parade lineup, and local marching bands did not want to perform in the rain.

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  13. Stakeholders forum promotes discussionRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. CHARLES TOWN - In an effort to facilitate discussion amongst the Jefferson County Planning Commission, planning and zoning departments, ...

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  14. Cynthia L. EnglebrightRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... rivate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 147, Charles Town, WV 25414 or the Williams Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund, 3415 Kearneysville Pike, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

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  15. Stakeholders' forum promotes discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Planning Commission and stakeholders in the community discuss items in the county's zoning ordinance Friday in Charles Town. David Hartley of the Eastern Panhandle Homebuilders Association shared his concerns about the amount of time it takes for a ...

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  16. Cynthia L. EnglebrightRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... metery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 147, Charles Town, WV 25414 or the Williams Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund, 3415 Kearneysville Pike, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

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  17. Journal Junction for December 11Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... fellow citizen in this manner. This is surely not the kind of officer we need on the force. In response to the Charles Town caller whining about the kids going to school on time Monday: It doesn't matter what the school system decides. The parents ...

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  18. Area MMA fighters set for clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Northern Virginia Daily

    Two title fights are on this Saturday night's fight card for the Revolution Fight Series at Body Renew Family Sports Center in Winchester. Joshua Thompson, of Charles Town, West Virginia, is one of the fighters on the Super Heavyweight Muay Thai title card.

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  19. OOH offers a magical, musical extravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Mix a classic Christmas story, a plethora of funny scenes, 20-plus child actors, a group of talented adults who can act and sing, a gifted narrator and a myriad of new music fresh from Broadway, and what do you get? The answer is "A Christmas Story: The Musical," which continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Old Opera House in Charles Town. Directed by the talented Steven Brewer, the managing/artistic director of the OOH for 11 years, and musical director Bobb Robinson, the play delivers up some of the best scenes from the classic 1983 movie, "A Christmas Story."

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  20. Charlottesville team name melds baseball, presidential historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Charles Town Cannons shortstop Stephen Kerr is congratulated by teammate Justin Esquerra after hitting a home run Aug. 2 during the Valley Baseball League semifinals in Strasburg. Charles Town will have new competition in 2015 coming from a first-year franchise in Charlottesville, which has been named the Tom Sox .

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