Taking the Chief's Challenge  Free Access 

State park hiking program back for another year

I’m prepared this time. The boots and trail maps are already in the car, and the water bottle is full. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 04:35 PM

Tournament fishing was a favorite pastime for Swaim  Free Access 

Fishing has long been one of the prime area pastimes for many.  Residents and visitors enjoy it while relaxing with family or friends, while others compete for top honors through area fishing clubs. More...

Posted 9/3/2015 11:01 AM

A Paint Night Tonight to Benefit the Morgan County Backpack Program  Free Access 

Paint, enjoy and support child nutrition

 A Paint Night to benefit the Morgan County Backpacks Program is scheduled for tonight, Friday, August 14 at 7 p.m.  This public event, hosted by Panorama at the Peak Restaurantis an opportunity to create a choice of two paintings with the More...

Posted 8/14/2015 10:17 AM

Behind the Mike at Max 92.9

New format is a big success for local FM station Maximum Music 92.9 More...

Posted 10/22/2014 07:47 PM

Little Learners Village opens new location

Oakland Road

The new location joins the Fairfax location of Little Learners Village. More...

Posted 7/24/2014 01:01 PM

Fulton County celebrates Heritage Days

Three days of fun June 13, 14 & 15

Set aside June 13, 14, and 15 to enjoy the many events at Fulton County Heritage Days  during the entire weekend in scenic, rural Fulton County, Pa.   More...

Posted 5/22/2014 03:38 PM

The Weber Brothers new “WE” CD rocks  Free Access 

Local music favorites The Weber Brothers have released their new “WE” CD of original music that showcases their exuberant high-energy blend of rock and roll, blues, country, jazz and swing. More...

Posted 5/15/2014 06:11 PM

5th annual Miss Morgan County to be crowned Sunday, April 6

     The 2014 Tiny, Little, Junior and Miss Morgan County will be crowned at the 5th Annual Miss Morgan County Scholarship Program on Sunday, April 6. More...

Posted 4/3/2014 04:24 PM

The New Renaissance Spa

A relaxing oasis of pampering and tranquility in Berkeley Springs

           Since opening in mid-November of this year, business at the Renaissance Spa at The Country Inn of Berkeley Springs is booming, enjoying success beyond all projections. More...

Posted 2/19/2014 11:28 AM

Share your valentine love story

And we’ll post it to the online edition of The Morgan Messenger! More...

Posted 1/29/2014 08:12 PM

A Dickens of a Christmas in Berkeley Springs

Holiday event coming to town first two weekends in December More...

Posted 11/24/2013 05:53 PM

Tanya’s Gathering Place fulfills a dream for owner

Following a dream. That’s what owner Tanya Hershey says of opening her Berkeley Springs consignment shop Tanya’s Gathering Place.  More...

Posted 11/4/2013 03:59 PM

Apple Butter Festival Adds Block Party

Ghost stories, local music and a firehouse filled with food and games mark a first-time ever Block Party on Apple Butter Festival eve in Berkeley Springs, WV.   The event is scheduled for Friday, October 11 from 6:30-11pm on three blocks of More...

Posted 10/8/2013 06:28 PM

Meet Cabaret Artist Marilyn Hausfeld

"Weekender" resident is highly acclaimed muscial artist More...

Posted 9/18/2013 03:29 PM

Berkelely Springs is for the birds during 2013 Fall Birding Festival

Berkeley Springs “tweeting” the old-fashioned way

Berkeley Springs will be “tweeting” the old-fashioned way when the Sixth Annual Berkeley Springs Fall Birding Festival comes to town the weekend of September 20-22. More...

Posted 9/1/2013 01:21 PM

Local turtles face daily hurdles, carry ancient appeal

Turtles have fascinated people over the ages with their slow, lumbering gait and armored shells where they retreat when danger is near. Local residents see turtles often lurking in backyards, woods, streams, ponds, fields or along roadsides. More...

Posted 7/24/2013 03:12 PM

Meet Lot 12's Damian Heath

Local man is award winning Chef

            Lot 12 Chef Damien Heath’s roots go deep in Berkeley Springs and Morgan County. He was raised here, the son of award-winning artists and county residents residents Jan and Jonathan Heath. More...

Posted 7/11/2013 11:02 AM

Dr. Thomas Leslie has fun fishing out west and in faraway places  Free Access 

by Kate Evans Berkeley Springs dentist Dr. Thomas Leslie has enjoyed a number of fly fishing excursions for trout in the western United States and Canada with friends. More...

Posted 9/11/2015 09:24 AM

Tournament fishing was a favorite pastime for Swaim  Free Access 

                                                          by Kate Evans More...

Posted 9/3/2015 08:50 AM

Maple syrup: from trees to waffles  Free Access 

by Jazz Clark Sitting in his woods one February morning, Jack Veara rubbed his hands together and waited. His neighbors had recently come back from Vermont with a gift: five spigots for harvesting maple syrup. More...

Posted 2/12/2015 02:36 PM

C & O Canal once again a focus of activity and transit

Historic canal is primed to once again become a focus of activity and transit.  More...

Posted 9/28/2014 03:13 PM

Interview with Robbie Mann

Morgan County Native and Bluegrass Musician

Glenville State College Bluegrass Band member Robbie Mann shares his thoughts in this interview with Ryan J. Fisher. More...

Posted 7/23/2014 11:25 AM

McCarthy named Cacapon golf pro

Ken McCarthy, a 54-year-old resident of Ashburn, Va. has been hired to fill the vacant head golf professional position at Cacapon Resort State Park. McCarthy fills the spot that former pro Charlie Fields held for 39 years. More...

Posted 4/23/2014 02:18 PM

Mosaics for the Masses offers creative outlet for greater good

Veronica Wilson has accumulated a shimmering array of material scraps from her years as a potter and glass artist.Outside her studio are bins full of glazed bowls and plates that got broken, squares and triangles of glittering glass too small to use More...

Posted 2/26/2014 06:22 PM

Rave reviews for Billy Thompson’s newest CD

Blues star calls Berkeley Springs home More...

Posted 1/31/2014 03:28 PM

Yankee Mercantile combines history and business

Webster Mills shop is worth the drive More...

Posted 12/17/2013 09:32 AM

America’s Got Talent Winner Coming to Berkeley Springs

His Classic Christmas Crooners Tour coming December 11 More...

Posted 11/24/2013 09:29 PM

Good things come from “going bad”

           Fermentation, it may be said, is the art of allowing good food to go bad. More...

Posted 10/9/2013 02:05 PM

A road trip through Southern Fulton, Pa.

A recent road trip with Beth Rowland up U.S. 522 into Fulton County, Pa. was just an excuse to get out of the office. There’s no sense claiming otherwise. The fact that we actually did some newspaper business along the way was purely accidental. More...

Posted 9/30/2013 04:42 PM

Funny Berkeley Springs

We've got funny right here in town

Strong comedy showing at Angus and Ale More...

Posted 8/10/2013 11:03 AM

How we got to be number 35

Museum presents series on statehood

   As “How we got to be a state” stories go, West Virginia’s turbulent beginning is unique. More...

Posted 7/24/2013 03:45 PM