School supply “Bash” next Friday; donations still sought

August 4, 2021

by Trish Rudder   The Community Back to School Bash will be held on August 13 between 5-7 p.m. at the Warm Springs Intermediate School to ensure all Morgan County students have the supplies they need. School supplies are needed for all grades from Elmer’s Glue Sticks to dry erase markers to 3-ring binders – “Trapper…

Most files recovered in school ransomware attack

August 4, 2021

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools has been able to recover most of the files that were lost in a July 2 ransomware attack that affected many businesses and agencies in the United States and around the world. A Russian-based hacker group initially demanded $70 million to stop the widespread cyberattack. School Superintendent Kristen Tuttle…

Bath council agrees to study water line extension down U.S. 522

August 4, 2021

by Trish Rudder The Bath Town Council voted to approve the study to determine if it is feasible for the town-owned Berkeley Springs Water Works (BSWW) to extend its water lines down U.S. 522. The sewer department, Warm Springs Public Service District, wants to extend its lines down U.S. 522 and wants the town’s public…

Morgan County Expo returns

August 4, 2021

Family activities, entertainment downtown this weekend by Kate Evans The Morgan County Expo returns with an assortment of family fun this Friday, August 6 and S aturday, August 7. The two-day event includes entertainment, food, information booths and family activities and will take place rain or shine. This year’s Expo is on a smaller scale…

Local man arrested after hitting building, leaving scene

August 3, 2021

Police have charged a Morgan County man with reckless driving and leaving the scene of a property damage crash, after he ran his pickup truck into an old store at the Fish Hatchery and then fled the area. On Monday, August 2, at  approximately 12:30 p.m., Morgan E911 received a call of a subject who…

Hancock National Night Out set for this Tuesday

July 28, 2021

by Geoff Fox Last year, Hancock Police and the Town of Hancock put a damper on National Night Out events, reducing it to a fireworks display for 2020. This year though, it’s going to be a return to normal as National Night Out takes place Tuesday, August 3, in Widmeyer Park. The event kicks off…

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