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SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — An event scheduled for Monday evening at Shepherd University is aimed at discussing the price tag for a changing environmental landscape. The Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications is hosting “The American Conversation Series presents: AMERICA’S CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY: WHO PAYS, US OR OUR CHILDREN?” Interim Director Greg Fields on why there […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 20, 2022, 3:37 pm
 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Two Martinsburg residents are facing cocaine and fentanyl charges, accused of having enough fentanyl to kill 20,000 people, US Attorney William Ihlenfeld  announced. Desmond Lamont Davis, 31, and Karmen Grimes, 21, were indicted this week on one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute 28 Grams or More of Cocaine […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 19, 2022, 2:34 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Apollo Civic Theatre’s Michael Noll will be the honoree at this year’s Stefani Pierson Champion for Youth Dinner. The event is set for this evening at War Memorial Park beginning at 6 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by numerous community partners and hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 19, 2022, 12:12 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Sheriff Nathan Harmon is having a get together. On Saturday, May 21st, the parking lot will be filled with activities and community resources for families, and Sheriff Harmon says he’ll be giving tours. He’ll have a variety of first responder vehicles on display and for the parents, there’ll be a […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 18, 2022, 3:13 pm
 CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Two Berkeley County students are getting high praise for their swordsmithing. First Lady Cathy Justice announced the winners of the First Lady Student Artist Series Sword Smithing Design Contest in a ceremony this week at the West Virginia Culture Center. The winning sword will now be used to knight the winners […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 17, 2022, 2:45 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Schools has announced an interim superintendent to hold the position while a permanent replacement for outgoing Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy, who will step down at the end of June. In a Tuesday announcement, the school system announced Ronald (Ron) E. Stephens, IV would be interim superintendent of Berkeley County Schools, […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 17, 2022, 11:30 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The list of schools designated as Purple Star Schools includes many in the Eastern Panhandle. This week, Morgan County Schools announced Pleasant View Elementary and Warm Springs Intermediate Schools had earned the designation. The West Virginia Department of Education says a number of schools from the Eastern Panhandle also earned the designation, […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 17, 2022, 10:56 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Morgan County Schools has announced the Morgan County Virtual Academy application is currently open for the 2022-2023 school year. You can learn more about the structure and requirements of the academy at https://www.morganschools.net/page/virtual-academy. Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2022.
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 17, 2022, 10:38 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A little more than three years after opening its doors, Entsorga has temporarily closed them. “On April 4th, they sent a letter saying that they would be temporarily closing.  They were doing some sort of financial review,” according to Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority Chair Clint Hogbin, who says that’s basically what […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 16, 2022, 3:29 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The City of Martinsburg will be accepting unwanted items, for free, from City residents on Saturday, May 21, 2022. A press release from the city calls it a ‘great time to clean up your yard and clean up your shed.’ For older or mobility challenged residents, pick up can be arranged by […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 16, 2022, 12:47 pm