Buck season begins Monday

West Virginia’s buck firearms hunting season opens on Monday, November 25 and runs through December 7. Licensed hunters can take one buck per day during the two-week season, with a maximum of two antlered deer during the season. Two deer may be taken with a gun, crossbow or bow during the buck firearms season. Only…

Cold weather shelters open November 30

by Trish Rudder The Morgan County Homeless Coalition will offer cold weather shelter in the area beginning on Saturday, November 30 this year at Berkeley Baptist Church, said Bill Grow, the homeless coalition spokesperson. Shelters will be open nightly on a rotating basis through the end of February on Saturday morning, February 29. This is…

Special tax district option around bypass outlined to commission, EDA

by Kate Shunney A Bridgeport tax attorney with Steptoe & Johnson briefed Morgan County commissioners and members of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) about the benefits and requirements of creating a special tax district in the county – potentially one encompassing the area around a new U.S. 522 bypass. Joshua Jarrell was invited to speak…

Entries accepted this week for Winter Fest Parade

by Trish Rudder This Friday, November 22 is the deadline to participate in the 4th annual Winter Fest Parade in the Town of Bath. The parade through the town is on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 5 p.m. Winter Fest coordinator Danielle Swope said the application to participate can be downloaded from the “Winter Fest…

Empty Bowls set to fill community meal mission

The Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser benefit for the Meal Time Community Kitchen will be held Friday, November 22 at Berkeley Springs High School from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds from the gathering benefit the Meal Time Community Kitchen, which served roughly 16,000 free meals last year to families and single community members. The Meal…

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