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BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — A Morgan County deputy is recovering from injuries sustained in a Monday crash. Morgan County Sheriff KC Bohrer confirmed Deputy Dennis Jenkins was one of two deputies responding to an armed robbery call near the West Virginia/Virginia state line. Deputy Jenkins was involved in a crash at the intersection of Route […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 22, 2019, 3:34 pm
HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — One person is dead following a crash in Berkeley County. The crash happened late Sunday near the intersection of Hedgesville Road and Mountain Lake Road. Police received a suspicious vehicle call at 11:48 pm in the 12000 block of Hedgesville Road. A Morgan County deputy located the vehicle after it crashed into a […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 22, 2019, 3:15 pm
FREDERICK, Md. — Two teens face new charges after the deadly attack of a 59 year-old man at the Great Frederick Fair. Two juvenile brothers, ages 15 and 16, have been charged for the assault that led to the death of John Weed from Mount Airy, Md. The incident happened on the evening of Friday, […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 21, 2019, 4:11 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — A monument dedicated to Vietnam Veterans is closer to reality in Berkeley Springs. The Morgan County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund set out to raise $225,000 to build a monument to honor those who have called Morgan County Home and have served in that war. Tari Hampe said on Friday’s Panhandle Live […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 18, 2019, 5:54 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the Eastern Panhandle and surrounding counties. The warning goes into effect at 2 Saturday morning and will last until 9 am. High pressure will settle overhead tonight, bringing chilly conditions. Freeze Warnings and Frost Advisories are in effect for much of the […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 18, 2019, 12:14 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Road closures have been announced for the 40th Annual Apple Harvest Parade and Apple Trample 5K Fun Run. Road closures will begin at 10:30 Saturday morning and remain in place until the end of the parade. Parking will not be allowed on the entire parade route beginning at 9 Saturday morning. Vehicles […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 16, 2019, 4:33 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – It’s been named one of the seven best Fall Festivals in the U.S., and it’s happening this weekend. “This is our 46th year doing the Apple Butter Festival, and it’s just such a great time,” Organizer Jenna Hansroth said on Panhandle Live. “The weather is sounding like it’s going to be […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 11, 2019, 6:28 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Representatives of municipalities and county governments in the eastern panhandle are heading back to their full councils and commissions with a request for local funding to keep the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train running in West Virginia. Delegate Jason Barrett, D-Berkeley, said a Thursday night meeting with the local representatives and the governor’s […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 11, 2019, 5:39 pm
HAGERSTOWN, MD — Two construction workers were struck during a collision between a pickup truck and an SUV at the intersection of West Washington Street and Burhans Blvd Thursday. WDVM reports the Hagerstown Police Department says One worker has died. Police say charges are pending, and the area is closed for an unknown period of […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 10, 2019, 7:21 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A meeting of local and state leaders along with stakeholders impacted by the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train running through Berkeley and Jefferson counties will be Thursday. Del. Jason Barrett, D-Berkeley, helped organize the meeting that will discuss the funding wanted by the Maryland Transit Authority to continue the majority of rail services in […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: October 10, 2019, 10:53 am