| May 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
A $500,000 earmark for construction of the Raleigh Street extension in Martinsburg was one of the last such appropriations secured by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, she said while touring the 1.2-mile road project Tuesday.
“It’s a new world...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Forty men and women from 20 countries raised their right hands Friday morning in the federal courthouse in Martinsburg and pledged their allegiance to the United States of America.
They were sworn in by U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh in a second-...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Two Eastern Panhandle lawmakers in the state House of Delegates have sworn off pork.
Yet there is no guarantee that the state money they have declined to request for local projects, also known as “pork barrel” projects, will not end up...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Williamsport High School graduate and newly appointed U.S. district court judge Gina M. Groh says she is a small town girl who is living “a uniquely American dream.”
“I didn’t get here on my own through just hard work and...
| May 8, 2012
Voters in Berkeley and Jefferson counties have no shortage of contested races to decide in Tuesday’s primary election.
In addition to voting in presidential, U.S. House and U.S. Senate races, there also are primary contests for governor,...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:28 PM
For the first time in its 123-year history, a Berkeley Springs High School graduate was appointed to theU.S. MilitaryAcademy in West Point, N.Y.
West Point-bound Loguen McKee, 17, is one of the top 10 graduates from the 2012 class of 181 seniors who...
| Nov 7, 2012
The following are up-to-date results from contested races in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia with early voting totals and 32 of 32 precincts in Jefferson County reporting:
Jefferson County Commission
Frances Morgan, D — 8,905
Jane Tabb, R...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:36 PM
West Virginia voters re-elected Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday, even as they rejected President Obama’s bid for second term and considered a lengthy ballot that also features the governor’s race, a slew of legislative posts and...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Long-term unemployment is “a real problem” facing the U.S. economy, a lead economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond said Wednesday during a bankers roundtable at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College near Martinsburg.