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Kevin Knowles is Martinsburg’s Mayor. The Martinsburg City Council selected Knowles out of a field of ten Wednesday evening to fulfill the three years remaining on term of the late Mayor Harriet Johnson. Knowles said he and the late mayor were friends who collaborated on a lot of projects. He said he wants to carry […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: July 22, 2021, 10:50 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The entrance ramp at Tabler Station Road that saw a four-vehicle accident Sunday was already the scene of other crashes in the few weeks since Interstate 81 northbound lanes in Berkeley County were reconfigured June 28th. Construction in the area has been part of a years’ long effort to add travel lanes […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: July 19, 2021, 4:24 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — With an honor guard standing watch over the funeral chapel, family, friends, and colleagues gathered in Martinsburg this week to remember Martinsburg Mayor Harriet Johnson, who passed away last week at the age of 71. A common thread was how much she loved her city, how she could be seen cheerleading for […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: July 14, 2021, 3:14 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Martinsburg City Council on Monday agreed to solicit letters of intent from people interested in serving as the next mayor. The action follows last week’s death of Harriet Johnson. Johnson, the city’s first female mayor, was hospitalized last week after suffering an undisclosed medical emergency. Johnson served less than a year […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: July 13, 2021, 9:18 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Martinsburg Mayor Harriet Johnson is reportedly hospitalized at INOVA Fairfax after suffering an undisclosed medical emergency. The City of Martinsburg released a statement Tuesday afternoon saying they have no additional information to provide other than that the mayor was taken to a local hospital Sunday and then transported to INOVA, where the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: July 6, 2021, 5:05 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — In a year punctuated by the pandemic and the loss of one of its patriarchs, Orr’s Farm Market is seeing a surprise bumper crop. “We’re seeing unexplained double crops everywhere I look. It’s just blowing my mind. The strawberry crop this year was unbelievable and the blueberries are doing the same thing. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: July 6, 2021, 12:14 pm
PAW PAW, W.Va. — The Paw Paw police department has released details about a drug arrest from earlier this month. Police Chief Thomas says Sergeant T Harthun responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint June 15th, just before 9 p.m. at the Liberty Gas Station. Harthun reports finding a male and female asleep in the vehicle. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: June 29, 2021, 2:15 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Time is running out for residents to get free mulch from the Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority, according to Chairman Clint Hogbin “We sell that mulch typically, for $15.00 a pick up load. However, through the months of May and June, so we’ve got just a couple of days, we’re having a […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: June 29, 2021, 11:11 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va.— A Martinsburg man US Marshalls say was wanted on numerous charges including attempted murder, was arrested Friday. 21-year-old Quentrell Lowery faces two counts of attempted murder stemming from an incident January 29th in the 5400 block of Williamsport Pike. The U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force tracked Lowery to the 600 block […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: June 25, 2021, 4:33 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Martinsburg Police say they have arrested a man after responding to a shots fired call. A man, later identified as 35-year-old Wesley Cribb told police he had been in a verbal altercation at the 7-11 on Winchester Avenue and when he got home, he says three men got out of a vehicle […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: June 24, 2021, 3:44 pm