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  1. Cougars sweep season-opening meetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Jefferson's Destiny Hoffman had her goggles break as she was getting ready to race in the girls heat of the 200-yard individual medley on Saturday. With no time provided to get the goggles fixed before the starting horn sounded, Hoffman had to wait, getting an opportunity to compete against the boys once the goggles were fixed.

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  2. Brewer burns Point PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Most seniors get a chance to step up and lead their team at some point during the final season. No chance could have been more important as Martinsburg's Dylan Brewer's chance when the Bulldogs hosted Point Pleasant in a Class AAA state football quarterfinal game Saturday.

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  3. Bulldogs On PointRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Martinsburg put a highly efficient offense on the turf at Cobourn Field for a Class AAA quarterfinal playoff game on Saturday. Just as suddenly, though, Point Pleasant surged into a tie, taking advantage of a turnover on downs deep in Martinsburg territory and a blocked field goal.

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  4. Former Women's Center director reflects on 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Although Ann Smith recently ended her more than 20-year career at the Shenandoah Women's Center, she said she still believes in the center and its mission. Smith, who lives in Rippon with her husband, Mike, began working with the Shenandoah Women's Center in 1991.

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  5. Here for the homelessRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Homelessness in a small town is different, and sometimes harder to recognize - much less see. Unlike major cities where homeless people sleep on public sidewalks, under bridges and other very visible places, local individuals tend to cluster - but also seclude themselves - off the beaten path.

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  6. Being homeless truly a day-to-day existenceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Ice still clings to it after an especially cold night, only some dappled sunlight reaches this secluded spot and does nothing to warm the dark, cramped quarters. Journal photo by Jenni Vincent Above: Despite the cold, Wes continues to live in a tent made from some plastic that doesn't offer much protection from plunging temperatures and gusty winds.

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  7. Operation Thanks builds community with driveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Although the temperature was near 20 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday morning, more than 70 volunteers gathered at Regal Cinema in Martinsburg at 7:45 a.m. to tag and load frozen turkeys into trucks to support those in need in the Eastern Panhandle. According to Richard Marsh, one of the pastors of the Church@Martinsburg , the program, called Operation Thanks, is a food drive specifically for frozen turkeys, held before Thanksgiving.

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  8. Fultz ServicesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Funeral services for Wilco Franklin Fultz, 93, of Martinsburg, who passed away on Monday, were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Brown Funeral Home. Military graveside services were held at Rosedale Cemetery.

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  9. Paul A. BreedenRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Paul A. "Buss" Breeden, 80, of Kearneysville, ended his earthly journey and joined our Heavenly Father on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Berkeley Medical Center with his family at his bedside. Born Feb. 26, 1934 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Harry A. Breeden and Mary E. Clemons Breeden.

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  10. Food DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Submitted photo Long and Foster Martinsburg held its annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Martinsburg office earlier this month. As a part of the food drive, Long and Foster Martinsburg collected over 90 pounds of food for CCAP.

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  11. Ruby D. KirbyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Born March 21, 1941, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Russell F. Taylor and Lorraine Owens Sine. She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Ernest M. Kirby; son, Martin J. Robertson, of Hedgesville; daughter, Laurie L. Roberts, of Martinsburg; four grandchildren, Robert J. Roberts, A.J. Roberts and wife, Cheree, John Brown Jr. and Billy Bodley; five great- grandchildren, Bera, Jackson, Olivia, Britney, and Sonny; brother, Robert R. Taylor and wife, Pat, of Memphis, Tennessee; and sister, Thelma L. Hall and husband, Roger, of Hollywood, Florida.

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  12. The in-laws are comingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    My in-laws have yet to show up at the front door for Thanksgiving dinner, but I'm already stressed. And when I say stressed, I'm not referring to the usual things that put my nerves on edge.

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  13. Stuff the Truck program accepting donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    But for some children who rely on school meals as their main source of nutrition, holiday breaks can also bring hunger. Opequon Motors in Martinsburg has partnered with the Berkeley County Backpack Program for a food drive.

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  14. Coaches for Bulldogs, Big Blacks renew acquaintancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    David Darst and David Walker had the occasion to line up opposite of each other at times during practice for Glenville State in the mid-1980s. The pair will line up opposite of each other once more today - this time on opposite sidelines at Cobourn Field as Darst's undefeated Point Pleasant Big Blacks meet Walker's 10-1 Martinsburg Bulldogs in a state Class AAA quarterfinal playoff game.

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  15. Martinsburg man faces sexual assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Lewis Glenn Hite Jr., 21, was arraigned Friday on four felony counts of third degree sexual assault and one felony count of second degree sexual assault for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl over a three-month period, records show. According to court documents, Hite allegedly had non-consensual sex in a May 14 incident.

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  16. UnleashedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Martinsburg Journal

    Martinsburg's running game has been an aspect of the game where the Bulldogs dominate opponents. This year hasn't been much different as Martinsburg continues to thrive on the ground, though the team has tried to offer a balanced attack heading into the Class AAA quarterfinals Saturday at home against Point Pleasant.

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  17. Barry L. Shutts Sr.Read the original story

    Thursday | Martinsburg Journal

    Barry Lynn Shutts Sr., 56, of Inwood, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Winchester Medical Center. Born April 10, 1958, in Martinsburg, he was the son of Neal Shutts and significant other, Sandy Vance, and the late Gloria Hammersla Sewell.

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  18. Dorothy V. ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Martinsburg Journal

    Services for Dorothy Virginia Engle Butler, 88, of Engle, who passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, were held Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, with the Rev. Luther Osment and the Rev.

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  19. Charles Town begins application to become Main Street communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Martinsburg Journal

    After years of hard work and dedication, what started out as only a pipe dream has now turned into a reality for the city of Charles Town. Thanks to the efforts of the city and Discover Downtown Charles Town, now a nonprofit organization, Charles Town has begun the process of applying to become a Main Street organization.

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  20. 2 locals charged in armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Martinsburg Journal

    According to a news release from the Winchester Police Department, officers responded at about 12:45 a.m. to the 2200 block of Taft Circle for a report of shots fired. An investigation revealed that 25-year-old Thomas King and 19-year-old Toni Mercedes Ashby, both of Martinsburg, had allegedly robbed two victims at gunpoint and wouldn't allow them to leave their apartment.

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