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  1. Navy veteran uses military experience to give back locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Inwood native Theo Chambers always knew he wanted to see the world, and figured that being in the military was a good way to accomplish his goal. When it came down to choosing a branch, he jokes that the Navy was what was left after the others were systematically eliminated due to various reasons.

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  2. Confederate flag's purpose debated locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    It's nearly Independence Day, American flags are out in abundance but there's yet to be any local controversy over flying the Confederate flag. That's comforting to south Berkeley resident James Reed - who doesn't endorse the recent killings inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, or the racial hatred that reportedly fueled the attack -and who still flies the Confederate flag on his front porch.

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  3. Hedgesville rallies past Morgan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Rain at Morgan County Little League's field shifted the opening games of the District 6, Area 1 Junior League baseball tournament to Oatesdale Park. Martinsburg provided offensive fireworks on its home field in the early game, taking advantage of errors to defeat South Berkeley 16-2 in five innings.

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  4. Jefferson prevailsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Game 2 of the District 6, Area 1 11-12-year-old tournament at the Jefferson County Little League complex pitted Martinsburg against the host Jefferson County. Jefferson, on the other hand, scored five times after that, including three runs in the sixth inning, and scored in every inning but the fifth to put the game out of reach in its 9-4 win Sunday night.

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  5. A Cut Above: Uncle Joe's Barbershop fills a niche in MartinsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsburg Journal

    Journal photo by John McVey Two-year-old Bera Roberts gets a trim recently at Uncle Joe's Barbershop in downtown Martinsburg from Jason Romage, the proprietor, while his mother, Cheree Roberts, looks on. This was evidenced on a recent Monday with people knocking on the door of Uncle Joe's Barbershop at 204 N. Queen St. even though the "Traditional Tonsorial Establishment" is closed Mondays.

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  6. Dr. James K. LeverettRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Martinsburg Journal

    Dr. James Keith Leverett, Ed.D, 60, of Harpers Ferry, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015, at the Veterans Medical Center in Martinsburg. Born July 29, 1954, in Lexington, North Carolina, he was the son of Sarah Bohannon Leverett and the late Rev.

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  7. Misty L. RiggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Martinsburg Journal

    Born Nov. 13, 1978, in Martinsburg, she is the daughter of Raymond Riggs and wife, Sharon and the late Arizona McDaniel Riggs. In addition to her father and stepmother, she is survived by two daughters, Bailey Stuckey and Mackenzie Autumn Leaves Riggs; three sisters, Paula Riggs, Rosa Riggs and Sarah DeHaven; two brothers, Scotty Cook and Jeff Baker; grandmother, Marie Newcomb; life-time companion, Gerardo Gomez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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  8. Jimmy L. BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Martinsburg Journal

    Jimmy "Jim" Lee Brown, 77, of Westminster, Maryland, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at the Dove House after a 16 month battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Born Nov. 19, 1937, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Elmer Edward Brown and Margaret Priscilla Brown.

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  9. Little League bans JCLL players, coachesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Martinsburg Journal

    Controversy swirled Friday after a Jefferson County Little League defeated South Berkeley Little League in the District 6 Senior League championship game on Thursday at Oatesdale Park in Martinsburg. A picture of Jefferson players making an obscene gesture while positioned under a scoreboard showing their 9-0 win circulated around the Internet, sparking negative feedback and sanctions for those involved.

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  10. Same-sex couples still seek full rightsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Martinsburg Journal

    John Mason is elated with Friday's Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. "But it's only the first step," Mason said.

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  11. Best of the BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Martinsburg Journal

    Journal photo by Ron Agnir All-area volleyball players, from left are Kristen Nunn, Martinsburg; Taylor Ferguson, Martinsburg; Hayley Eppinger, Hedgesville; and Taylor Lord, Musselman.

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  12. Area WVU students are used to tuition increases, but not happyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Martinsburg Journal

    Thanks to approval from Charleston policy makers, it's now official: West Virginia University students will soon be paying more to attend classes. That's because the state Higher Education Policy Commission has approved a nearly 10 percent increase for in-state students starting in the fall.

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  13. Berkeley Senior Services receives award for AARP driving programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Martinsburg Journal

    On Wednesday, Berkeley Senior Services was recognized as the top agency in West Virginia to promote safe driving through the AARP Smart Driver Course, a course the organization has offered for more than 15 years. Out of 185 sites in the state that offer the driving safety familiarization course, Berkeley Senior Services ranked first, based on the annual number of course participants and, in total, has served thousands of residents.

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  14. Hope E. RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Martinsburg Journal

    Hope Ellen Roberts, 58, of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the Berkeley Medical Center. Born Aug. 30, 1956, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward Calvin and Betty Lee LaRue White.

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  15. Boonsboro shuts out Blue SoxRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Boonsboro scored all six of its runs in the first three innings, while the Blue Sox managed just a handful of hits, hitting the ball several times right at the opposition. Jake Mays had two hits, including a double, and Darrin Zombro also had a double for the only Martinsburg extra-base hits.

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  16. Martinsburg scores late to best HedgesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Clinging to a one-run lead, the Martinsburg 9-10-year-old Little League All-Star team just kept batting around Tuesday night at Oatesdale Park. Leading 3-2 over Hedgesville, Martinsburg batted around in both the fourth and fifth innings to claim a 14-3 victory, a game lasting five innings because of the mercy rule, and advance from Area 1 play into the District 6 tournament.

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  17. All-J.A.Y.s awards ceremony todayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    MARTINSBURG Roll out the red carpet, it's time for The Journal's annual All-Journal Athletes of the Year awards celebration. The even, which honors award winners from fall to spring takes place at 7 p.m. today at the gazebo of the Martinsburg mall.

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  18. Jefferson uses hot start to top Morgan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Jefferson didn't let a long rain delay interrupt its hot start during the District 6, Area 1 9-10-year-old tournament on Tuesday night. Jefferson went ahead 2-0 in the first inning before heavy rain moved in and caused a delay for more than an hour.

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  19. Martin's pulls recalled bottled waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Following a voluntary recall notice due to E. coli from Niagara Bottling LLC, Martin's stores have pulled one of their bottled water brands from the shelf and will be offering a refund to customers. Fourteen brands of bottled water were voluntarily recalled after evidence of E. coli bacteria was found at the spring source of Niagara Bottling about a week ago.

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  20. Driver of wrecked truck flown to Va. hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    The W.Va. 9 westbound ramp off U.S. 340 in Charles Town was closed Tuesday afternoon due to a single-vehicle accident involving a cement truck that rolled over.

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