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Dozens of speakers debate proposed smoking ban
Calm prevailed at Wednesday night's public forum, when about 125 people gathered to hear comments about - and debate - a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including private bars and fraternal organizations.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Journal Junction for April 14
To the Inwood and Kearneysville callers regarding the light in Bakerton: There have been many accidents causing deaths before the light.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Race to raise funds for scholarships
Mary Stewart, whose 14-year-old daughter was killed in a break-in nearly a decade ago, says the day she and her husband Randy give out the scholarship they established in her memory "the happiest day of the year."
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Man crashes truck into house during pursuit
An Inwood man was arrested late Wednesday night following a high-speed police pursuit in south Berkeley County that ended when the truck he was driving struck an embankment and crashed into the back of a house on U.S. 11. The accused, Bradley Scott Dillow, 26, of Myatt Court, was arraigned Thursday on charges of felony fleeing while driving under ... (more)
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Police investigating Inwood shooting
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident early Sunday morning that sent a 33-year-old man to Berkeley Medical Center after being hit by gunfire in his home.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
BRCTC attempts to take scare out of ACA
When Blue Ridge Community and Technical College officials partnered with other governmental entities to answer last-minute questions about the Affordable Care Act, it could have been just another routine meeting, even though the March 31 registration deadline is getting closer.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Man pleads no contest to child porn charges
An Inwood man accused of molesting children placed into his home by the Virginia Department of Social Services and taking nude photographs of a woman's child pleaded no contest Monday in Berkeley County Circuit Court to charges of sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Journal photo by Mary Stortstrom U. S. Cellular employees Joshua Von Gersdorff, Robert Westover, Miranda Mullins and Rebecca Jenkins and Heather McIntyre of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce cut a ribbon to mark the Ranson U.S. Cellular store's change in ownership.
Journal Junction for March 22
So the elected officials of Jefferson County get a 12 percent pay raise and the teachers and school personnel who set the foundation for you to be there with your education gets 2 percent? The new Berkeley County Council president must have a secret money tree somewhere - $3.5-plus million for the new fire hall in Inwood and $3 million for the 911 ... (more)
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Judge reduces bond in false emergency case
Tucker County Circuit Judge Lynn A. Nelson reduced the bond Wednesday of an Elkins man accused of allegedly reporting a false emergency and making false claims.