County residents have a chance to vent their frustrations to one of West Virginia’s U.S. Senators and a member of the Federal Communications Commission in a town hall Friday morning.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
This statement is something I feel is necessary to provide the public with some truth on my opinion of the Field Project and other issues involving Hampshire High School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.