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Jefferson County holds public hearing on emergency service
Many emotions filled the Jefferson County Commission meeting room Thursday evening, as residents were asked to give their opinions on the possible implementation of an emergency services fee in the county.
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Walking out hunger initiative
They say that to walk in a person's shoes is to know their story, and recently, Wayne County resident Tom Knopp's shoes have seen a lot.
Thu May 23, 2013
Local Residents Speaking to Officials About Electric Bills Charges
Recently residents in the Eastern Panhandle have been complaining about being over charged on their electric bills from Potomac Edison on Wednesday.
Ohio Valley Continues To Lose Population
Despite promises of job growth resulting from the local oil and natural gas boom, the aging Upper Ohio Valley has lost an estimated 1.2 percent of its population since the 2010 Census, figures released today indicate.
Power issues voiced by residents in Charles Town
Potomac Edison's billing practices and inconsistent meter reading came under criticism Tuesday during a public meeting held in Charles Town.
Wed May 22, 2013
Several area students honored at Shepherd University
Four Jefferson County and five Berkeley County residents were among 16 Shepherd University students recently named McMurran Scholars, the university's highest academic honor.
Tue May 21, 2013
Organic sheep farm tucked away in Jefferson County
In 1994, he bought a Jefferson County farm and inherited the sheep on it. Today, Barton still has his job in the medical field while operating Good Faith Farms, where his more than two dozen sheep have 10 acres of pastures to roam freely.
Ground broken for new medical of...
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday afternoon for a new medical office building that officials believe will provide better access for patients and also be more visible, thanks to its location just off U.S. 340.
Mon May 20, 2013
Smith says goodbye to D&E grads
Retiring Davis & Elkins College President G.T. "Buck" Smith got up close and personal with the 2013 graduates at the school's 104th annual commencement ceremonies Saturday.
Sat May 18, 2013
Associated Press Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: May. 17, 2013 4:40 PM EDT Updated: May.
Journal Junction for May 18
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Fri May 17, 2013
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Young people had the opportunity to promote the animals they will show at this year's Jefferson County Fair during Expo 2013, the fair's 31st annual livestock exposition, which took place Saturday at the fairgrounds.
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Plan now to be part of Relay For Life
Two emotional activities will be part of Jefferson County's Relay For Life event next month at Charles Town Middle School football field: the Survivors Lap and the Luminaria Ceremony.
Thu May 16, 2013
Historian to receive honorary degree from D&E
John C. Allen Jr., an architectural historian in Jefferson County, will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree from Davis & Elkins College during Saturday's commencement ceremonies.
Wed May 15, 2013
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Mon May 13, 2013
Ex-W.Va. sheriff gets 1 year for 2010 beating
A former West Virginia sheriff was ordered into federal custody Monday and will spend a year in prison for his role in the 2010 beating of a bank robber after a high-speed chase.
Criminal charges eyed against Jeffco employee who accepted cash to move customer in car tag line
Jefferson County officials fired one employee last week and placed another on leave pending a disciplinary hearing after a FOX 6 video showed an employee taking cash from a customer .
Journal Junction for May 13
"How many jobs did the CVS and Tractor Supply bring to our city? Did any of these jobs pay more than minimum wage?" someone asked.
Ex-W.Va. sheriff learns punishment in 2010 beating
A former West Virginia sheriff who admitted violating the rights of a bank robbery suspect after a 2010 car chase is being sentenced in Wheeling.
Family works to complete eighth Dairy Queen store
Roger and Vicki Peterson grew up at their parents' Dairy Queen stores. Before the siblings were born, in 1958, their parents had already purchased their first store.