| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Longtime plans for a 1,000-foot stretch of new road extending Fairfax Boulevard from 12th Street to the Fairfax Crossing housing development became a reality Tuesday when city officials learned they’re getting $5 million to build it.
| 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...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Republican voters in West Virginia backed presumed presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday, while Democrats sent President Obama a message that he’s still wildly unpopular in the Mountain State.
The primary also featured congressional...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:31 AM
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito has won a rare Republican primary challenge as she seeks her seventh term in Washington.
Capito defeated state Del. Jonathan Miller and Elkins artist and campground operator Michael Davis on Tuesday to capture her party&...
| 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 4, 2012
| 2:08 PM
An Eastern Panhandle hospital complex said it could lose $300,000 under new Medicare reimbursement rules, and similar small, rural facilities across West Virginia could lose a total $5.5 million a year.
The change also could be retroactive to 2009,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 6:02 PM
The new War Memorial Hospital on Fairview Drive will open to the public Saturday, hospital officials said Monday.
Despite the drizzling rain and cold temperature, more than 250 people — many in winter coats — attended Monday’s...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:40 PM
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, during a visit Monday to the Eastern Panhandle, did not shy away from associating herself with the “American tradition” of paying taxes — if only to promote free tax-preparation services that are available...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:26 PM
John Reisenweber, a commercial lender at Centra Bank in Martinsburg, W.Va., started his new job this week as executive director of the Jefferson County Economic Development Authority.
Reisenweber, 41, of Martinsburg, a member of the Berkeley County...
| Feb 9, 2012
A lucky spin of the wheel last April 8 turned Allison Speaker of Shepherdstown into the queen of the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival — a title she gives up April 13 when a new spin picks her successor.
Speaker, 23, daughter of Homer Speaker...