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New electrician business RTW Electric, LLC opens in area

by Kate Evans Morgan County resident Ron Wood,  a licensed and insured electrician, opened his new electrician business RTW Electric, LLC at the beginning of February.  Wood has more than 20 years’ experience as an electrician. He handles half residential and half commercial electrical jobs. Services Services that RTW Electric,[Read More…]

Murder suspect charged, facing hearing in Morgan County

A Frederick, Md. man arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Morgan County man will appear in Morgan County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing today, Wednesday, March 22. The suspect, identified as Ian P. Grayson, 30, has been held without bond at Eastern Regional Jail[Read More…]

Nita Mae Jamison

Nita Mae Jamison 1934-2023 Nita Mae Jamison, age 88, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Stonerise Berkeley Springs. Born March 16, 1934 in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Blakely and Edna Northcraft Lyons. She was a member of First United[Read More…]

Herbert R. Rankin

Herbert R. Rankin 1939-2023 Herbert R. Rankin passed away on March 17, 2023, in Orange, Va. He was born on April 11, 1939, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. He is survived by his son Herbert R. Rankin, Jr (Ronnie) and wife Amy L. Rankin, and 2 grandchildren MacKenzie L. Rankin and[Read More…]

Geoffrey Thomas Reed

Geoffrey Thomas Reed 1947-2023 A celebration of life will be held April 1, 2023 for the recent passing of Geoffrey (Geoff) Thomas Reed. Geoff was born June 15, 1947 in Gary, Indiana, the son of the late Hugh Patrick and late Helen Hussong Reed. In his early years, Geoffrey worked[Read More…]

Timothy Douglas Younker

Timothy Douglas Younker 1967-2023 Timothy Douglas Younker, 55, passed away surrounded by loved ones on March 7, 2023 following a long battle with cancer. Born June 17,1967 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late James Younker, Jr. and Joann Betts. He was a 1985 graduate of[Read More…]

Tammy K. Greer

Tammy K. Greer Tammy Kay Greer of Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, February 23, 2023. There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are being handled by J.L. Davis Funeral Home.

U.S. Senators Manchin and Barrasso introduce bipartisan America’s Outdoor Recreation Act 

WV Press Release Sharing WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-WV, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee, and John Barrasso, R-WY, Ranking Member of the Senate ENR Committee, introduced America’s Outdoor Recreation Act of 2023 (AORA).  Originally introduced in the 117th Congress as the Outdoor Recreation Act, the bipartisan legislation[Read More…]