| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a surprising string of victories last fall, Democrats now face a challenging terrain as they look to hold onto their Senate majority in 2014 and prevent Republicans from gaining full control of Congress during President...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Property values in Berkeley County appear to have stabilized after three years of decline, county officials said Thursday’s Berkeley County Council meeting.
The assessed valuation of property for 2013, which is used to project tax revenue,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A hastily formed group dubbed “Moms for Manchin” is planning to counter a Second Amendment, gun-rights group’s planned demonstration Saturday outside U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s office in Martinsburg with a rally of its own.
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The Rockefeller name has opened doors and carried considerable influence in West Virginia politics for years, Eastern Panhandle leaders said Friday.
With Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s announcement Friday that he will leave the U.S. Senate in 2014, that...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Shaw Hall, a student residence, opened on the west side of W.Va. 480 about 40 years ago to mark the beginning of Shepherd University’s West Campus.
More than four decades of separation between the East and West campuses ended Monday afternoon...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Second Amendment supporters braved the cold Saturday during a rally in Martinsburg, vowing to never compromise their right to bear arms following a deadly school shooting that has left some lawmakers calling for a ban on certain types of guns.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Monday morning Michael D. Lorensen will step up to the bench to the call of “All Rise” for the first time.
Lorensen, 53, of Martinsburg, W.Va., the Eastern Panhandle’s newest circuit court judge, was sworn in Friday by 23rd Judicial...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:19 PM
West Virginia’s Supreme Court might be asked to help resolve a pending challenge of the state’s new congressional districts, and those who have questioned the legality of the district lines haven’t given up the fight.
Both sides in a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:15 PM
A Republican Jefferson County Commissioner thinks it’s “terrific” that Republican U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito will run for the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Democrat Jay Rockefeller in 2014.
A Democratic Jefferson County Commissioner...
| 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...