The Morgan County Commission signed a regional initiative to have the Potomac River Watershed trash-free by 2013.
At their Friday, August 8 meeting, the commissioners added their signatures to those of more than 96 officials in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and the District of Columbia who have supported the Potomac River Watershed Trash Treaty.
Local watercolor artist Lynn Ferris captures the essence of light and life in her work.
Ferris' paintings have intricate detail, vibrant and soothing palettes of color and distinctive interplays of shadow and light. While architecture and occasional floral paintings have mostly been her fare, Ferris' latest series of portraits of mostly older people are her passion now.
Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue, Inc. volunteers will hold an adoption event at Berkeley Springs State Park this Saturday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will share their retired greyhound racers and talk about the breed and adoption process to potential adopters.
Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by Hettie and Bill Ballweber of Boonsboro, Maryland. Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue area representative Shelly Blankenship organized Saturday's adoption event.