ROMNEY — Redistricting and county elections — including what Hampshire County can do to ensure the integrity of election results — were discussed at Friday’s meeting of We the People at The Bank of Romney Community Center, with Hampshire County Clerk Eric Strite as guest speaker.
CHARLESTON — Hampshire County will be part of West Virginia’s 1st Congressional District beginning next year, a State Senate Committee recommended Monday.
An exhibit of traditional paintings in acrylic by Stephanie Fulcher will be on display until Nov. 1 at the downtown branch of The Bank of Romney as part of Hampshire County Arts Council’s Art in Public Places program. o
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI age…
ROMNEY — Commission President Brian Eglinger appointed a committee of Commissioner Bob Hott, County Clerk Eric Strite and 911 address coordinator Aaron Cox to draw up new precinct boundaries at Tuesday’s meeting of the Hampshire County Commission.
Everyone wants his/her voice to be heard – especially in matters that have a direct impact on his/her daily lives and their budgets. When the Public Service Commission is considering the various aspects of a case that will affect the general public, we want to hear what you have to say.
More and more parents in school districts around the country are speaking out and making a difference when it comes to their children’s education — as they should. Some of the school books are egregious and shouldn’t be placed in a school of any kind.
KEYSER — As a Chicago tribute band, Chi-Town Transit Authority prominently features the horn section as well as the tight vocal harmonies that Chicago is known for and they are bringing this signature sound to the region for one show only Saturday (Oct. 16).
ROMNEY — The Hampshire County Commission will send letters to the Potomac Regional Jail, the state Department of Corrections and local legislators, expressing concern over the availability of drugs at the county jail.
MCHENRY, Md. — Four Hampshire County residents were arrested on drug charges by troopers from the Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack after a traffic stop in Garrett County on Sept. 23.
MONONGAH — The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many medical systems to the brink, but one of the most short-staffed positions in this chain of care are emergency medical technicians.
ROMNEY — Hampshire County will set new precinct boundaries soon as part of the redistricting process following the 2020 Census. Several voters requested changes in current boundaries at last week’s evening meeting of the Hampshire County Commission.
A packing shed fire mid-afternoon last Thursday drew crews from Slanesville, Levels, Springfield Valley, Romney, Augusta, Capon Bridge, Paw Paw, Great Cacapon, Fort Ashby and Burlington to the structure off French’s Station Road in Levels.o
This morning, the Hampshire County Health Department announced 3 more Covid related deaths. The deceased include an 81-year-old man from Romney, a 64-year-old man from Bloomery, and a 57-year-old man from Augusta. All 3 men were hospitalized at the time of their deaths. This brings the Hampshire County total to 47 Covid-19 related deaths. As of today, there are 7 new cases, 75 active cases, 8 hospitalizations, 47 deaths and 2,986 positive confirmed cases.
The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has announced the invasive pest known as the spotted lanternfly has been confirmed in Hampshire County. The spotted lanternfly has been reported and confirmed in High View and Capon Bridge. The WVDA is asking residents to kill the bug when possible, stating "If you see em'; squash em'!" If you see this pesky bug in Hampshire County please report sightings to the WVDA at email@example.com
ROMNEY — It seems like ages ago that the county passed a bond for 3 new elementary schools and a new gym at Capon Bridge Elementary, but with the plans for the CBES gym falling into place, it’s the 1st bond project to get underway.
ROMNEY — With a 3 to 1 vote, the school board took the 1st step to closing John. J. Cornwell Elementary at Monday night’s meeting, beginning the formal closure process.