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Deck the halls: Doors to Christmas returns to Martinsburg Library

21 Doors of Christmas4 ra 11-20-17 Closeup of two Christmas Trees on display at the Doors of Christmas at the Martinsburg Public Library Monday afternoon in Martinsbruburg. (Journal Photo by Ron Agnir) MARTINSBURG - Main Street Martinsburg's annual Doors to Christmas returns to the Martinsburg Publi

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Life sentence for man gets reversed by supreme court

MARTINSBURG - The life sentence of a Berkeley County man who was convicted of a violent sexual assault of a woman has been reversed by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Berkeley County Judge John Yoder originally sentenced Marc A. Kilmer, 41, of Martinsburg, to life in prison to be served

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Brown-Voeltz obtains doctorate in social work

Crystal Brown-Voeltz, daughter of Robert and Wilma Hardy, and sister of Welton "Pooch" Brown of Hagerstown and Randy Hardy of Winchester, Va., graduated from Capella University in March with a Doctor of Social Work. Brown-Voeltz is a 1983 graduate of Williamsport High School. She attended the Univer

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Sharpsburg cancels Christmas tree-lighting ceremony

SHARPSBURG - The Town of Sharpsburg will not hold its annual Christmas tree-lighting celebration this year. The town has held the event for the past five years, but lack of interest forced officials to scrap the annual event. "We've done it for five years, and less and less people have been coming,"

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 22:36:13

Boonsboro budget panel focuses on scheduling

BOONSBORO - It is a fairly short deadline, but members of Boonsboro's new budget task force hope to have recommendations for a new budgeting schedule by January, according to task force Chairman Ernie Harr. Harr told the Boonsboro Town Council on Monday night that the panel quickly agreed that "we n

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-21 03:19:00

Up to 40 firearms stolen from store

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force is looking for a white male who broke into Tannerman's Trading Co. on Friday in Martinsburg. The West Virginia State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives received a report that 40 firearms wer


Town Run Tap House offers whimsy and tasty treats

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Beyond the hustle and bustle of the main street in Shepherdstown, you will discover a true gem. Hidden on a back alley next to the train tracks that rumble through the area, you will find an old barn/warehouse. If you didn't know it was there, you wouldn't know to look for it.

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-19 13:44:26

Nurse, mother of six takes on JFK 50

Editor's note: This is the final story in a series about some of the people who will compete in the JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon today in Washington County. Joanna Benchoff, 35, of Williamsport started running just a year ago. As a mother of six and an overnight labor and delivery nurse at Meritus Medi


Two Aiken men ID'd as victims in double homicide at Hahn Village

The Aiken County Coroner's Office has released the identities of the two men who were killed in a double homicide early Sunday morning in Hahn Village. Logan Michael Novak, 28, and Harry A. Butler, 26, both of Aiken, were shot while sitting in a vehicle on Bradby Lane in Hahn Village on Sunday, acco

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-20 19:35:00

UPDATE | Victims identified in Hahn Village shooting

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Investigators continue to examine the double homicide that took place on Bradby Lane on Sunday. There is no suspect at this time but authorities are urging anyone with any related information to contact Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372). Caller

WRDW-TV - 2017-11-20 22:41:00

Burger King adding locations north of Aiken and in Graniteville area

Fans of Whoppers and Croissan'wiches soon will have a new place to dine locally. Construction is nearing completion on a Burger King not far from Aiken on Columbia Highway North. And work on another is scheduled to begin in the Graniteville area in early 2018. Stix & Co., Inc., will be the franchise

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-20 19:22:00

Letter: Aiken must stop blight of trash

As we approach the coming holiday of Thanksgiving, anticipating the arrival of family and friends, I'm left with the same question I've had for the past eight years living in Aiken. How to answer my guests' inquiries regarding the incredible amount of trash along the highways, lawns, yards and count

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-20 04:19:00

Aiken city manager, city attorney meet expectations, statement says

Both the Aiken city manager and the city attorney have met job performance expectations, according to a statement issued by the City. Aiken City Council concluded Nov. 20 that City Manager John Klimm met the goals set before him. Overall, Klimm was rated on his communication, his interpersonal skil

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-21 02:26:00

Two people shot and killed in city of Aiken early Sunday morning, investigators searching for suspect

AIKEN, S.C.(WJBF) - The Aiken Department of Public Safety is looking for a shooting suspect, Sunday morning. Officers responded to a call of two people shot in Aiken just after midnight. Officers found two victims sitting in a vehicle parked along 305 Bradby Lane in Hahn Village. The Aiken County Co

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-19 10:37:34

One person dead after single vehicle accident in McDuffie County

MCDUFFIE COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- One person is dead after a single vehicle accident in McDuffie County. It happened on the 2300 block of White Oak Road, Monday. Coroner Foster Wylie says 44-year old Dexter Martin was driving an asphalt truck when he suddenly went off the road and crashed in a field. Mart

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-20 22:53:14

Columbia County to host 53rd Annual Christmas Parade

The Merchants Association of Columbia County presents the 53rd Annual Christmas Parade. The parade will be Sunday, Dec. 3rd from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The route begins at the intersection of N. Belair Road and Washington Road then winds down N. Belair Rd. to its intersection with Cox Road. If you can't m

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-20 14:52:51

117-Year-Old Melrose Home Hits Market

Address: 86-88 Lake Ave, MelrosePrice: $899,900Square Feet: 5242Bedrooms: 13Bathrooms: 7 BathsBuilt: 1900Features: Duplex featuring 2 great townhouse living areas that are bigger than most single families... 3rd floor is currently connected to either unit so it could be used as a great teenager or y

PATCH - 2017-11-21 05:04:48

Melrose potluck hosts many cultures, debuts new HRC symbol

The Melrose Human Rights Commission unveiled its new logo amid a celebration of the foods and cultures of all Melrosians at its 15th annual International Welcome Potluck, held at the Lincoln School on Thursday, Nov. 16. The dinner saw residents share dishes representative of their homeland or herita

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 23:21:57

Melrose police log, Nov. 6-12

The following are excerpts from the Melrose Police Log for Monday, Nov. 6 to Sunday, Nov. 12. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Nov. 6 6:57 a.m.: Caller reported finding needle on Bay State Rd. Police disposed of needle. 8:02 p.m.: Police served a harassment pr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 23:15:45

'Share with Shane' toy drive returns to Melrose for the holidays

The 10th annual Holiday Share with Shane drive is back in Melrose. For the past 10 years, Melrose teen Shane Correale has been collecting toys to donate to Children's Hospital. The Share with Shane basket is back again at Starbucks, 521 Main St., Melrose. At age 7, Correale was diagnosed with Chiari

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 18:09:46