GORE — A married couple from Petersburg died in a head-on collision with a Romney family’s pickup truck while traveling the wrong way Route 50 last Thursday evening.
SUNRISE SUMMIT — Dr. Brittany Streets is a born and raised “West Virginia girl,” and she has joined the Valley Health team on Sunrise Summit as a doctor of osteopathic medicine.
ROMNEY — Last week saw the inaugural meeting of the Romney Economic Development Authority – an entity dedicated to encouraging economic and small business development within the town’s limits.
ROMNEY — A software company based in Colorado sued the Town of Romney last month over a squabble about the town’s website – and after reaching an agreement, the lawsuit has been dropped.
Romney’s “prost!” echoed from the Bottling Works on Friday night with the return of their Oktoberfest celebration. Cornhole, stein holding contests, costumes and music were the flavor of the evening as the event raised money for Refresh Restart Romney.
ROMNEY — The County Commission agenda for last Tuesday’s meeting was a short one, with the headlining item being a new job posting for Hampshire County Parks and Recreation.
Warm the Children is strapping in for another year of helping underserved children in this county – and applications are now open for the 29th season.
BERKELEY SPRINGS — After a notice 2 weeks ago revealed to District 89 delegate candidates that the outcome of the primary election might actually still be up in the air because of a vote counting error, the results are now in – with no change.
An unpaid suspension and a whopping fine are 2 recommendations from the Judicial Hearing Board for Judge Carter Williams following his “unethical” conduct at a traffic stop in Moorefield last year.
AUGUSTA — Dogs are loved by humans nationwide. These loyal companions provide joy for children and adults alike. Others, sadly, treat them as disposable inconveniences.
ROMNEY — If you’re over at Hampshire Park on River Road and notice a new addition to the grounds, you’re not reading it wrong – a new “StoryWalk” was installed there last week.
HIGH VIEW — Hardy Telecommunications, along with representatives of the Hampshire County Commission and the Hampshire County Committee on Aging (HCCOA), held a kick-off Sept. 9 to celebrate the launch of public Internet access at the senior center in High View.
ROMNEY — Property owners, take note: laws regarding delinquent property taxes are a little different this year, with the main change being that county sheriff departments are no longer in charge of the sale of properties in lieu of back taxes.
Covid numbers are dropping here, and the state is moving towards an “endemic” phase, according to James Hoyer, who leads the state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution efforts.
JUNCTION — The Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office has identified and located the vehicle in question after a frustrated Facebook post last week snowballed into a full-blown investigation, reopening a countywide conversation about driving safety and bus etiquette.
CAPON BRIDGE — The 13th annual Founders Day fest will finally set foot in Capon Bridge after the event took a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
Tracy Simpson from Burlington picks up the quilted flag she won from a Friends of the (Hampshire County) Library raffle held in August. Romney resident Maureen Wysopal quilted the cathedral window flag. She donated her hard work to the Friends of the Library to show her support for the colla…
BERKELEY SPRINGS — As counties are looking ahead toward November and the general election, May’s primary results were thought to be well in-hand – except that last week, a notice from the Morgan County Clerk’s office sent to primary candidates suggested something a little different for the H…
CAPON BRIDGE — Dorinda Strother and Robert Toothman were sworn in as new members of the Capon Bridge Town Council and revisions of the town’s building code and vendor permit ordinances were announced at the Sept. 13 town council meeting.
ROMNEY — A magistrate court hearing last week will result in a jury trial after the defendant’s motion to dismiss charges – based strictly on what he called Constitutional law – was denied.
CHARLESTON (AP) — A Maryland company announced Friday it will build a natural gas power plant designed to capture climate-changing carbon in northern West Virginia. Officials said it was made possible by a recently signed law embraced by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin that gives tax breaks for …
Celebrating the 50th year of Highland Arts Unlimited (HAU), the James Miltenberger Jazz Ensemble’s “Beethoven to the Beatles” is coming to the region for one show only at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Church-McKee Arts Center on the campus of Potomac State College.
ROMNEY —Earlier this month, Hampshire County Pathways Inc. received notification that they will be granted $225,000 through the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Office of Drug Policy (ODCP) and other partners.
ROMNEY — The Hampshire County grand jury handed up a range of indictments last week, including a slew of assault and drug charges, larcenies and even a 1st-degree murder.
AUGUSTA — A “Day of Giving” at the Hampshire County fairgrounds in Augusta from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, will raise money to do something about the fairground’s aging barns.
PURGITSVILLE — Though visible progress with the water project in Purgitsville has seemed sluggish over the past few months, it has reached a milestone: with over 80 percent of the easements done for the water lines, the project is in the “home stretch” to its construction phase.
ROMNEY — There will be several countywide changes when it comes to voting this November, the County Commission approved at their Tuesday morning meeting.
ROMNEY — The town council members approved the new Romney Development Authority appointments at Monday’s town meeting. The term began Sept. 12, 2022, and will end Jan. 1, 2024. The appointees are: Patty Anderson, Paula O’ Brien, Donald Cookman, Derek Shreve, Gina Jordan, Celeste Franzen, Ada…