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AUGUSTA  — The fire that consumed a house on Sherman Drive Sunday morning got a head start on responders.

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DELRAY — A domestic call in Delray turned into a brawl with police at the Liberty station on the corner of U.S. 50 and Route 29 South Saturday night.

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Trooper 5 — the Maryland-based medical helicopter based in Cumberland — is seeing even less duty than ever.

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Three more people were at the home where a double murder occurred Nov. 18 than the pair charged with the slaying, police said last week.

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ROMNEY — The community is buzzing in preparation for Christmas in Romney, an event that promises music, fun for the kids and a day filled to the brim with activities to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

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GORE, Va. — A Yellow Spring woman died in a head-on collision Monday afternoon as she apparently attempted passing on a double yellow line.

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The Western Potomac Economic Partnership have agreed to include the executive director of the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport in Martinsburg as a member of the organization.

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ROMNEY — Philip Henry Spicer has pled guilty to a single count of unlawful assault, which carries a sentence of 1 to 5 years in prison.

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Ruritan President Tammy Unger (left) and Acting Mayor Laura Turner welcome everyone to Capon Bridge's annual tree lighting ceremony at the library Friday night. Inside, Santa gave out books and candy canes and children decorated ornaments, while outside there were carols, a living Nativity, …

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ROMNEY — Romney’s Town Council packed in a lot of business in the last 25 minutes of Monday night’s meeting after waiting 45 minutes to achieve a quorum.

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CHARLESTON — After a photo surfaced of West Virginia correction officer trainees giving what appears to be the Nazi salute, state officials quickly suspended some employees and the governor ordered the firing of those involved.

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ROMNEY — There is nothing like a natural Christmas tree to light up the holiday spirit, and now for all those Douglas Firs, Blue Spruces or any other variety, there is life after Christmas. 

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Sometimes a busy editor has to drop back and punt. Here’s my take on Christmas music from a couple years ago. I still stand behind it.

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Eagles soar along Jersey Mountain Road Friday morning.

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Business is growing in Hampshire County, but an institution of business — the Hampshire County Chamber of Commerce — is calling it quits.

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CAPON BRIDGE — A group of concerned community members is coming together on Dec. 11 at the River House to advocate for safe and affordable childcare in the county.

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With a Hampshire County Christmas on its way, there is no better time of year to reach out and make a difference in someone’s life. The ample opportunities in this county to give make it easy to help those who might need it this season and year-round.

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KEYSER — The 1st defendant in the Nov. 18 double murders on Beaver Run Road has been bound over for trial in Mineral County.

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Take a break from shopping and decorating to enjoy the sounds of the season as Highland Arts Unlimited (HAU) presents the Cumberland Choral Society at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Church-McKee Arts Center on the campus of Potomac State College.

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BRAMWELL (AP) — Almost 20 years ago, a new ATV trail was opened as an economic development project for southern West Virginia. Nobody was sure if any riders were interested in trying the new trails, but they came, they rode, and after 20 years they keep coming in ever greater numbers.

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Taylor Mazelon records herself teaching in her pre-K classroom at Potomac Heights Elementary School, as part of WVU Online’s new virtual observation system. Boards show her daily schedule, unit content standards, classroom rules and a recent science project. (WVU Photo/Taylor Mazelon)

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Last Wednesday's removal of 2 abandoned oil tanks from Capon School Street, paid for by the Capon Bridge Revitalization Group and performed by contractor Wendell Meade, completed another step in efforts to remake the street. The tanks once held heating oil and diesel fuel for the county schools. 

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FAYETTEVILLE — West Virginia sportsmen's groups say they are not happy they could lose about 4,800 acres (1,940 hectares) of hunting land if the New River Gorge National River is designated a national park and preserve.

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ROMNEY — Trinity Healthcare and First United Methodist Church in Romney both put on community dinners for Thanksgiving, feeding citizens of the county free of charge.

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State Board of Public Works members gave final approval Monday to public utility property tax assessments totaling $12.55 billion for the 2019 tax year, a nearly 12 percent jump spurred primarily by natural gas pipeline construction.

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As I started writing these words, it was a sunny chilly day. Now it is a warmer, cloudy day and I still am wondering what to write.

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The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission has a crisis of confidence brewing and probably doesn’t even realize it.

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The white luminaries with red ribbons can be seen as you drive down the center of town. The candles inside each luminary flicker in the cold night.

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One in 4 American women experiences domestic violence in her lifetime regardless of socio-economic background or ethnicity – more than breast, ovarian and lung cancer combined.

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One of the people that Jimmey Lee Lambert is accused of murdering last week had a prior criminal history with Lambert.

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ROMNEY — The town has started the approval process for an ordinance that targets vacant properties.

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Taryn Grapes marks a family tradition with her 8-point buck