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Two Martinsburg men indicted by grand jury plead not guilty

MARTINSBURG - Two Martinsburg men indicted by a federal grand jury on drug distribution charges, pleaded not guilty Wednesday at an arraignment in U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert M. Trumble. Christopher Deshaun Walker, 28, was indicted on

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Martinsburg moves to allow urban deer hunting

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg City Council, after hearing from concerned residents last week, is moving to expedite consideration of an ordinance that would allow an urban deer hunt in the city. A draft of the ordinance presented to city council members on Thursday could be read for the first

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 20:30:00

Walmart won't build store in Inwood

INWOOD, W.Va. - Walmart will not build a store in Inwood, W.Va., after all. "After much deliberation and consideration of several business factors, we have decided not to pursue development of a new store in Inwood," Walmart spokeswoman Anne Hatfield wrote in an email today to Herald-Mail Media. "Si

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 17:08:00

Sharpsburg residents raise concerns about water, sewer bills

SHARPSBURG - County water and sewer bills in the town of Sharpsburg were the hot-button topics of discussion Tuesday night when the Washington County Board of Commissioners held a meeting at Town Hall. The commissioners periodically visit towns in the county to hear from residents and town elected o

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 19:30:00

No filings yet for Clear Spring election ahead of Oct. 2 deadline

CLEAR SPRING - With just a couple weeks before the deadline, no one has filed to run for three open seats on the Clear Spring Town Council, including mayor. Up for grabs in the November election are the seats of longtime Mayor Paul D. Hose Jr., as well as council members Carol and Theodore Hovermale

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 23:03:00

Maryland Theatre's Century Club gets look at expansion plans

Buy Now Benito Vattelana, president of The Maryland Theatre board of directors, and Angel Myers, office manager for the theater, check out a video screen depicting what the theater's renovations will look like during an event Wednesday at Big Cork Vineyards in Rohrersville.Photo by Katiann Marshall

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 01:23:00

Building community: St Joseph's to hold annual 'fun-filled family' festival

Journal file photo A pitcher is victorious after hitting the target and dunking the parish priest, Father Eric Hall, into the tank at last year's St. Joseph Community Festival. MARTINSBURG - In an effort to bring a greater presence of the church to the community, St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mart

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Brown VII eager to face challenges as candidate

The nickname "seven" is a remnant from Samuel Brown VII's days as a student at Faith Christian Academy in Martinsburg. The challenges of being a young candidate are not surprising to Brown, 20, who affirms the obstacles facing West Virginia in the future. "People are leaving the state in droves eve

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Williamsport man gets seven years for arson

A Williamsport man who set fire to his girlfriend's apartment last year pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to first-degree arson and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Karl William Dailey Sr., 44, whose address was listed as 16 N. Conococheague St. in Williamsport, had be

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 22:01:00

Towpath trek and other local photos - 9/19/2017

Buy Now John Harrington of Kearneysville, W.Va., completes a bike ride on the C&0 Canal towpath at Hancock Monday by crossing over the canal onto Bern Road. Harrington and his wife Mary aim to eventually bike the full length of the canal in short sections. Kevin G. Gilbert A young deer roams the edg

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 12:27:00

Debra MH McLaughlin sworn in as Eastern Panhandle's newest judge

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Debra MH McLaughlin was sworn in Monday as the 23rd Judicial Circuit's newest judge during a ceremony at the Morgan County Courthouse attended by her husband, their three children, her parents and nearly 100 friends and well-wishers. McLaughlin, 49, has been serving as Morg

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 00:45:00

County commission votes to recommend easement to build water tower in Clearbrook Park

Pictured is a rendering of what the new water tower in Clearbrook Park could look like. GAINESBORO - The Frederick County Parks and Recreation Commission unanimously voted Tuesday night to recommend giving Frederick Water - formerly known as the Frederick County Sanitation Authority - an easement to

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 04:02:21

St. Maria Goretti High School renovation

A nearly $200,000 renovation and technology improvement project at St. Maria Goretti High School is nearing completion. (C.J. Lovelace/Reporter/Recorded on Sept. 18, 2017) C.J. Lovelace is a multimedia reporter covering local education, government and the town of Clear Spring for Herald-Mail Media.

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 21:26:00

Residents oppose Boonsboro parking changes

BOONSBORO - Residents and business owners spoke Monday night against a proposal to eliminate seven parking spaces on Main Street during a public hearing, saying parking in the town's business district already is limited. The Boonsboro Town Council is considering a recommendation by the State Highway

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 21:06:00

Abused horse 'Quest' recovers to find new home in Mount Airy, Md.

After months of care, love and rehabilitation, Quest, the 19-year-old horse - who was found malnourished and suffering from extreme hoof neglect - left for his new home Monday.Photo courtesy of Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Woodbine, Maryland. WOODBINE, Md. - It has been two years since a horse name

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 12:30:00

Four of nine dognapped pit bull puppies still missing

The whereabouts of four of nine pit bull puppies allegedly stolen last week by a Hagerstown-area man remain unknown. The suspect, Dawan Naquita Frazier, had a bond-review hearing Monday in Washington County District Court. Frazier, 24, of Bethlehem Court in Funkstown, is charged with first- and thir

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

Clear Spring American Legion meeting set

The Clear Spring American Legion Post 222 will hold a membership meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the post, 12335 Big Spring Road, Clear Spring. For more information, call 301-842-3741. Five generations of the Mary Elizabeth Green family Aug 6, 2017 Five generations of the Mary Elizabeth G

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Clear Spring High Class of 1961

The Clear Spring High School Class of 1961 will hold its fall luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Golden Corral near Valley Mall in Halfway. All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome to attend. For more information, call Allan at 301-988-1742. Fall festival slated for Oct. 7 The C

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 03:45:00

Man shot at Hagerstown hotel has died

A 19-year-old man who was shot at a Hagerstown hotel last week has died. Officer Heather Aleshire said the victim, whose name is not being released, died Sunday at Meritus Medical Center. The shooting suspect, 41-year-old Raymond Duke Trotman, is still at large. Trotman is charged in a warrant with

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 17:15:00

North Hagerstown High wrestler's case will remain in adult court

The Department of Juvenile Services recommended the armed robbery case of a star North Hagerstown High School wrestler be transferred to juvenile court, but a Washington County Circuit Court judge ruled Wednesday that Brian Anthony Stuart's case will remain in adult court. Stuart, 17, was charged as

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 22:47:00