Music by High Mountain Bluegrass and gospel echoed through Capon Bridge Saturday as the Capon Bridge Friends of the Library staged the first benefit to be held in the library's new gazebo. o
ROMNEY — With robust public participation over the course of 17 prior events, this coming Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative will give the public the opportunity to prevent prescription-drug abuse, misuse and theft by providing a safe and secure place to dispose o…
ROMNEY — The County Commission was asked at Tuesday’s meeting to approve Romney’s annexation of Rannells Acres, a residential subdivision located behind the Southern States building.
ROMNEY — Here ye, hear ye, the Romney Rotary Club will be knighting their 40th Knight of Olde Hampshire on Aug. 25. Elton A Judy was announced to be this year’s winner last Thursday by the organization.
ROMNEY — Hampshire County Schools held their annual “Stuff The Bus” campaign. Director of Transportation Calvin Davis said they “filled 3 buses about half full,” and “received over $700 in monetary donations.”
CHARLESTON — With school out for summer, family schedules and daily routines are changing. Children may be at home more, where they find things that could be poisonous.
HUNTINGTON — Hampshire High and 29 other schools around the state will receive 3D printers and other technology to spur innovation among agriculture teachers and students.
May 28: Roger Lee Haines Jr., 31, of Augusta was arrested on a Capias from Hampshire County Family Court for Failure to Appear in Court (on previous charge of Contempt of Court Order to pay child support) and Failure to Pay Child Support.
ROMNEY — A call for the repeal of the ambulance fee and an update on Purgitsville’s water problems were brought before the County Commission at its Tuesday meeting.
ROMNEY — Forms to report information for the 2020 tax year on personal property, business inventory and property, dog licenses and farm use valuation application will be sent out by the Hampshire County assessor’s office around July 1.
Cancer survivors, caregivers, and others attended the Relay for Life Survivor Dinner hosted by Hampshire Memorial Hospital’s “Bridging the Cap to a Cure” team and Valley Health. The room was packed and attendees were encouraged to dress in attire matching their favorite musical era and the e…
CAPON BRIDGE — Fort Edwards opened with a bang Saturday, as settler and Indian recreators fired rifles in a re-enactment of the Battle of Great Cacapon, part of the Family Frontier Day celebration that begins the fort’s open season each year.
KEYSER — Highland Arts Unlimited will kick off its 47th season with a free concert by Pan Jammin’ steel drum bands at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 in the Church-McKee Arts Center at Potomac State College.
After a dog was stolen during break-in last November, the Hampshire County animal shelter is now outfitted with security cameras, alarms and “panic alarms” giving access to 911 services.
Coupons for the senior farmer’s market nutrition program will be distributed by Hampshire County Committee on Aging from the administrative offices at 24781 Northwestern Pike, east of Romney.
ROMNEY — The county recycling center may be forced to close, at least temporarily, county commission president Bob Hott announced at Tuesday’s county commission meeting.
Civil War graves at Indian Mound Cemetery were decorated Saturday afternoon during a service led by re-enactors from the 13th Virginia Regiment, which march down Main Street Romney prior to the ceremony. o
CAPON BRIDGE — Capon Bridge voters have so far shown little interest in Capon Bridge’s municipal election, in which over half the seats on the town council (3 of 5) are up for grabs.