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The Hampshire County United Way — along with nearby Allegany, Garrett and Mineral counties — has begun its annual community fundraising campaign that will generate hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide funding to nonprofit programs here.

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CHARLESTON — Officials at the West Virginia Housing Development Fund say the time has never been better to own a home in the Mountain State.

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CAPON BRIDGE — A need for census participation to keep West Virginia from losing federal funds and a vote in Congress was discussed in the Capon Bridge Town Council meeting last Tuesday.

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MOOREFIELD — Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has hired author Joe McGee as an English instructor and assessment facilitator.

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Work on the Capon School Street mural started at 10 a.m. Saturday, drawing an estimated 50 community volunteers who finished the paint-by-number mural in 1 day, the first step completed in the Capon Bridge Revitalization Group’s project that will include removal of 2 abandoned fuel tanks and…

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CAPON BRIDGE — The Capon Bridge Town Council set Halloween trick-or-treat hours as 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31.

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INWOOD — An Augusta man died in a 4-vehicle crash last Wednesday night on the Exit 5 off-ramp of I-81, the West Virginia State Police say.

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KEYSER — Once again, the Indie Theater on Main Street hosted the Family Crisis Center’s Day of Remembrance Ceremony for victims and survivors of domestic violence.  This year’s ceremony took place on Oct. 5.

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ROMNEY — The annual Hospice auction is being held Saturday, Oct. 19, and the event promises delicious food, fun for the kids and, of course, proceeds that go toward the patients and families of Hospice of the Panhandle.

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Students from the West Virginia School for the Blind celebrated White Cane Safety Day by walking from campus down Main Street to the courthouse. In 1964, Congress declared that Oct. 15 would be a day to acknowledge the importance of the white cane in society as a symbol of independence and t…

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ROMNEY — The Hampshire County Board of Education moved to keep the rule that teachers and school staff must sign in and out when arriving and leaving the school during their meeting on Monday night.

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The Internet safety expert who briefed school staff on the dark side of online life in August will be telling the same story to students and parents here next week.

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Mental and behavioral health care are coming to Hampshire County schools next year at nearly no cost to the system.

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CAPON BRIDGE — Ownership issues are complicating work on Capon School Street and Tannery Row.

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We’re smack in the middle of deer-and-car-collision season in West Virginia — and the latest numbers say it’s worse than ever.

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INWOOD — An Augusta man died in a 4-vehicle crash Wednesday night on the Exit 5 off-ramp of I-81, the West Virginia State Police say.

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With picture perfect weather for an outdoor evening event, Romney’s 2nd annual Oktoberfest on Sept. 27 was another successful event sponsored by the Refresh Restart Romney volunteers.

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Fort Edwards ended the season Sunday with its annual “Tea with Mrs. Edwards,” at which an appropriately dressed Maryanne Lister offered tea and pastries to guests. The historic site will reopen in mid-June with the traditional celebration of Hampshire Family Frontier Days. 

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Youths in Hampshire County will be “inspired to do” during National 4-H Week, being celebrated this week.

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White Cane Safety Day is next Tuesday (Oct. 15) and the West Virginia School for the Blind has a series of activities planned, including a presentation from the Guide Dog Foundation.

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ROMNEY — Plans for housing the county’s two ambulances that may include taking back the county-owned building used by the Capon Bridge Rescue Squad were discussed at Tuesday’s county commission meeting.

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CHARLESTON — As legislators returned to Charleston for September interim meetings, the Senate met to confirm 137 Justice appointees, including Byrd White as commissioner of highways, arguing over concerns on whether he is qualified to hold that office.

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Seniors Emily Ratliff and Dennis Davis were crowned Homecoming queen and king at halftime of the Hampshire-Keyser football game Friday night.

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In a global economy, trade is king and often the centerpiece of international disagreements between nations. Because strength is often tied to a nation’s ability to export goods, trade agreements can either bond countries together or act as the catalyst for war.

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Freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, of assembly and to petition the government are woven, like stars in the flag, into the fabric of the First Amendment.

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I have nieces who celebrate Black Friday with perhaps more glee and abandon than Christmas itself.

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — The clinic beside Hampshire Memorial Hospital is expanding to bring more doctors here and improve service.

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The 2019 mast survey is out and the evidence is clear for next month’s buck season.

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ROMNEY — The Romney Project committee is working hard to create a ‘terrifically terrifying’ experience for those who dare enter the Hampshire House of Horrors on four special days during Halloween week.