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With Omicron stubbornly sticking around, the interest in at-home Covid-19 tests in Hampshire County has skyrocketed. With last week’s launch of the federal government’s “get your free Covid test” website, the interest is spiking even more. How do you get your free test? How does the free test system work? Where can you buy the tests in Hampshire? How do you get your result, and what do you do with that result once you have it?

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If pictures are truly worth 1,000 words, then here’s an 11,000-word look back into Hampshire’s history.

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Home sales boomed to a record high here in 2021, and land sales were close behind.

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A new year brings with it the possibility of new beginnings and a desire to see these new possibilities take hold in our lives.

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I was once acquainted with a man who we’ll call Jim.

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The days are getting colder and winter could finally be here, but who knows?

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It’s that time of year again and many of us are making a list of New Year’s resolutions. However, how many times do we make resolutions that do not get checked off of our list?

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Now that we’ve had some cold, snowy days, I’m reminded of a question that’s perplexed me for many years. “When did it become uncool to wear a coat?”  

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Although it was a nasty, raining, cold, foggy morning, Hampshire Wellness and Fitness raised over $2,600 during the United Way Halloween Weekend event that also included donations towards personal trainings and chair massages. Combined with the Silent Auction that ensued the entire week afte…

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Happy New Year. Tax season is fast approaching and we need volunteer tax preparers to make it possible for us to partner with AARP for their annual tax preparation service.  No prior experience or training needed. All training will be provided by AARP via Zoom the 2nd week of January. Tax pr…

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Geraldine Loy turns 100 on Jan. 28. Send her birthday wishes to Geraldine Loy, 516 Irving View Lane, High View, WV 26808.

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CUMBERLAND — Three Hampshire County women earned nursing degrees from Allegany College of Maryland at the school’s fall commencement ceremony.

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Employees of Hampshire Memorial Hospital recently held several fundraisers to benefit the County United Way campaign in Hampshire. Pictured are Michele Walker, executive director for County United Way, Matthew Thomas, Rachel Abbott and Jackie Blaylock, all employees of Hampshire Memorial. Th…

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January is here and a frigid one it is.  Our 1st measurable snowfall gave me the day off (folks don’t come out to get their hair done during a snowstorm; they aren’t going anywhere) and I enjoyed it.  It was beautiful as it came tumbling down.  I am always excited about the 1st one, but my e…

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Happy New Year, everyone. How many times have you heard it already? We all hope and pray for a better year than 2021.

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Continual exposure to air pollution, even at levels permitted by U.S. regulations, may be associated with thousands of early deaths, according to a new study published in the Lancet Planetary Health journal.

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Families all around Hampshire County enjoyed the 1st snow of the year, which, in some places, resulted in a foot of snow.

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Alexandra Grassi’s exhibit of acrylic paintings will be on display at FNB Bank’s main branch, 105 N. High St., Romney, until Feb. 22 as part of Hampshire County Arts Council’s Art in Public Places program. ο

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If you have a picture to share, email it to news@hampshirereview.com, mail it to P.O. Box 1036, Romney, WV 26757 or drop it by our office at 74 W. Main St. For more photos from Hampshire County’s past, visit the Hampshire History page on Facebook.

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How much do you know about this place we call home? Here’s our 6th annual test of your knowledge of Hampshire County trivia — 30 multiple-choice and true-or-false questions. The answers are attached below. Score yourself and brag to your friends.

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Last month, I wrote about pausing before the headlong rush into Christmas to celebrate Advent, the period of penitence and preparation pointing to Christmas being more than memorial to the long-ago birth of Jesus.

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Today (Jan. 5) is the last day of Christmas (as in the 12 days thereof) and there is one gift that all of us have been given.

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I said something to someone once that I felt like my life was in a rut. In other words, I felt as if I were going nowhere, just spinning my wheels and making no progress.

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The weather appears to be continuing on its quest to thoroughly confuse our garden. Mid-60-degree days are wreaking havoc with our plants.

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A delicious meal waiting for you and your family at the end of the day is possible with a slow cooker.

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Augusta’s 4-H group and Club Leader Mikayla Kidner met Nov. 10, electing officers. We also collected cat and dog food for the Augusta Animal Hospital to donate to the Hampshire County Animal Shelter.

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Dec. 8 was the Augusta 4-H club’s Christmas party. We donated socks, hats and gloves to the “Warm the Children” program.

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Last week, we heard a radio segment about the teen slang trends of 2021. Much to our Savages’ dismay, my husband and I have begun adding these new words to our vocabulary.

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Sheila Wade’s watercolor paintings will be on display at The Bank of Romney’s main branch until Feb. 9 as part of Hampshire County Arts Council’s Art In Public Places Program.

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As we begin the New Year, we might take a moment to reflect on the events over the last year.  Unprecedented events like the Covid-19 virus prompted us to pause and become more flexible in our schedules.  Being at our best allows us to accept these changes in our daily lives.  Let’s project …

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“Put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.” Colossians 3:10

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County United Way, the agency that serves Hampshire and 3 other counties, is kicking off its annual campaign with a goal of inspiring hope.

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Last week, with New Year’s Eve coming up fast, I’m not going to lie to you: I was having a personal crisis.

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