This was on my mind 5 years ago this week, and it still irritates me today. Some marketer probably ought to take that consumer irritation and turn it into another annoying cartoon character.
West Virginia has the 6th largest state highway system in the country — over 3,300 miles of roads the Department of Highways struggles to keep litter free. Hampshire County’s share of this is 694.5 miles of roads to be maintained and kept free of roadside trash.
April 12: Thomas Harrison Pyles Jr, 25, of Wardensville was arrested on a warrant out of Mineral County for improper registration, driving while license suspended or revoked-3rd offense, speeding and no insurance.
ROMNEY — Hampshire County Schools hit another official milestone on the long road to seeing 3 new schools: Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has given his official approval for the board to proceed with the issuance of bonds to finance the new schools, the new Capon Bridge Elementary gym and…
ROMNEY — County property tax rates will remain the same as last year, and county property owners will retain their 10% discount on flood insurance, as the result of actions taken at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting.
CAPON BRIDGE — A weekly farmer’s market will open in Capon Bridge — probably on Capon School Street and probably in June, the Capon Bridge Town Council learned at its monthly meeting last week.
ROMNEY — The magistrate’s ruling Friday morning wasn’t what Love Shack owner Sabrina Droescher wanted to hear, as the judge denied her request to keep 7 of the 103 seized dogs from her Cabin Road property on Cooper Mountain and was subsequently formally indicted on 103 charges of animal cruelty.
Skies might be gray, but Hampshire County’s redbuds are in the pink right now —particularly along their most prominent stretch, the mile-long run up the west side of Cooper Mountain.
ROMNEY — For what feels like the 1st time ever, Hampshire County Schools have a little bit of money, thanks to the Covid relief dollars that have been consistently trickling into the school board office since the fall.
Love Shack owner Sabrina Droescher’s request to keep 7 of the 103 seized dogs from her property off Timber Mountain Road was denied by a magistrate ruling Friday morning.
The Hampshire County Health Department revealed Thursday that the U.K. Covid variant (B.1.1.7) has been detected in a Hampshire County resident.
First, I’d like to start this commentary by thanking Alyson for her letter to the editor dated March 17. I went back and reviewed my notes and found she was absolutely correct in that I had inadvertently misstated that 16- and 17-year-old children would be given a right to vote.
ROMNEY — The annual Hampshire County Bluegrass Festival is back on the books for this summer after the pandemic railroaded all summer events last year, including the musical Romney mainstay.
Businesses here are nearly as eager for a new round of government subsidies as they were a year ago when the Small Business Administration offered forgivable loans to help firms stay afloat as Covid-19 shut down the economy.
CHARLESTON — A bill that would regulate needle exchange programs in West Virginia passed the Republican-controlled legislature on Saturday. Critics have said more stringent requirements for the programs will constrain the number of providers who give clean syringes to injection drug users no…