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  1. Clara A. Hunter SadlerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Funeral services were held Monday, April 20, at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Tennessee, with interment at Springfield Memorial Gardens. A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church, Martinsburg.

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  2. Eva B. Combs KiefRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Eva B. Combs Kief, 95, went to her eternal reward on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Heartland of Martinsburg, under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. She was born April 8, 1920, in Hardy County, the daughter of the late Harley J. Combs and Ruth Poland Combs.

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  3. Literature meets decadence at annual festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    While there was plenty of chocolate available in downtown Martinsburg on Saturday for the 2015 Main Street Martinsburg Chocolate Festival and Book Faire, event-goers were also invited to sink their teeth into a good book with literary events at the Martinsburg Public Library. According to Kelly Tanksley, director of development at the Martinsburg Public Library, the library held screenings of the 1971 classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" as well as the 2005 remake "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," all day.

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  4. DeFluri's Fine Chocolates tour shows behind-the-scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Chocolate lovers got the opportunity to look behind-the-scenes, or under the wrapper, at the chocolate-making process with tours at DeFluri's Fine Chocolates in downtown Martinsburg, part of the 2015 Main Street Martinsburg Chocolate Festival and Book Faire. Co-owner Charlie DeFluri welcomed visitors to "Charlie's Chocolate Factory" at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. After going over safety and sanitation guidelines, DeFluri took curious crowds back to the kitchen area of the 10,000-square-foot factory.

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  5. City meets most criteria for being a walkable communityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    "I've been walking on the streets of Martinsburg for 55 years," Anderson, 78, who lives on Winchester Avenue, said in a recent interview. "I walk about 45 minutes or more a day, every day, even in the rain.

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  6. Indians defeat Spring MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Bridgeport scored at least one run in the first six innings as it came away with a 9-2 victory over the Cardinals, the third of four wins over Eastern Panhandle teams. Spring Mills' Bryant Scheuch catches the ball at first base before Bridgeport's Hunter Mann can reach first on a ground ball during their game on Saturday.

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  7. Martinsburg High School Baseball | 100 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Bridgeport coach Robert Shields thinks the one area that could determine how far his team goes this year is its production plate. After scoring 24 runs in two wins on Friday, Bridgeport notched two more wins on Saturday, including a 13-4 victory over homestanding Martinsburg, which concluded its 100th anniversary celebration.

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  8. New OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Submitted photo Main Street Martinsburg recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Concert Technologies' new offices at 205 E. King St. On the right with the giant scissors is Dennis Mazaris, president and CEO, cutting the ribbon Wednesday. To his left is Andrew Crone, vice president of operations, who was instrumental in Concert Technologies locating in downtown Martinsburg.

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  9. Randy D. AbshireRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Randy D. Abshire, 57, of Martinsburg went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2015, while under the care of Hospice. He was a loving father to his daughter, Lauren, who was his whole world.

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  10. Bulldogs no-hit by SpartansRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    On a night in which Martinsburg celebrated the 100th anniversary of baseball, Greenbrier East pitcher Jonathan Carr made his own history. The junior struck out 15 and pitched a no-hitter - the first of his career - in a 4-2 victory Friday night at P.O. Faulkner Park.

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  11. Century of BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Russ Dearing and Glen Sherrard stood at P.O. Faulkner Park not far from an area familiarly known as "The Hill" and talked about a different hill - a strange and unusual one for a baseball field. The hill they remembered was left field at a former ballfield used in the 1950s and '60s by the Martinsburg Bulldogs - the field in front and to the left of the high school where youth baseball and football teams often practice on part of the space.

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  12. Utah officials recall Procter & Gamble impactRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Before Berkeley County knew that Procter & Gamble was evaluating the county as a potential location, it was known as Project Independence. However, in the early 2000s, the pending arrival of P&G was known as Project Gold Rush in Box Elder County, Utah.

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  13. City appeals property tax rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    The City of Martinsburg has appealed to circuit court a ruling by the Berkeley County assessor and the state tax commissioner that would tax properties owned by the city and that the city argues should be exempt from property taxes. The properties include the Market House on the corner of North Queen and West Martin streets, the Caperton Train Station on East Martin Street, the American Legion lodge on West Race Street and a residence in the 300 block of East King Street.

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  14. Journal Junction for April 25Read the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    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. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  15. Keeping TV addiction under wrapsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    I've been writing so much about my viewing habits lately, it must seem as though I only have time for refrigerator runs and bathroom breaks. For example, I've been shameless about my affinity for "Star Trek."

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  16. Two men in murder case plead guilty to lesser chargesRead the original story

    Thursday | Martinsburg Journal

    Two Pennsylvania men pled guilty Thursday in Berkeley County Circuit Court to charges by way of an Alford plea in connection with a December 2013 murder. David Anthony "Sonny" Richardson, 28, of Philadelphia, and Andre Dexter Smith, 23, also of Philadelphia, were indicted in May on one count of murder, two counts of second-degree robbery, one count of attempted murder and one count of conspiracy in relation to a Martinsburg shooting that left 25-year-old Spencer Vancamp dead.

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  17. Applemen to honor military personnelRead the original story

    Thursday | Martinsburg Journal

    Tonight the Musselman baseball team will be stepping aside, giving its home field spotlight to some very important people during the second annual Military Appreciation Night. "It's not necessarily for my kids.

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  18. Entsorga continues to delay buildingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    Although Entsorga's groundbreaking has been delayed multiple times, it continues to be pushed back by influences outside of the company's control, said John Decker, managing partner for Apple Valley Waste. At Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority's board meeting Wednesday, Decker updated members on Entsorga's stalled progress toward breaking ground in Martinsburg on its first United States facility.

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  19. Assault trial comes to dramatic conclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    The trial of a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his mother ended with a verdict Wednesday; however, it was delayed due to him being taken to the hospital. Daniel Holler, 33, was indicted by a grand jury in February on one count of kidnapping, one count of domestic assault third offense and one count of domestic battery third offense.

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  20. Journal Junction for April 23Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    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. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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