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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A little more than three years after opening its doors, Entsorga has temporarily closed them. “On April 4th, they sent a letter saying that they would be temporarily closing.  They were doing some sort of financial review,” according to Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority Chair Clint Hogbin, who says that’s basically what […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 16, 2022, 3:29 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The City of Martinsburg will be accepting unwanted items, for free, from City residents on Saturday, May 21, 2022. A press release from the city calls it a ‘great time to clean up your yard and clean up your shed.’ For older or mobility challenged residents, pick up can be arranged by […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 16, 2022, 12:47 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Council has released guidelines for organizations hoping for a piece of the ARP A pie. According to a release from the county, on March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP A) into law. The $1.9 trillion Fiscal Recovery Funds package is intended […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 16, 2022, 11:20 am
BUNKER HILL, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Sheriff’s office has released details about another arrest related to the weekend shooting outside the Touch of Texas establishment in Bunker Hill. On scene, they found found that a twenty-one year old Winchester, VA man had been shot in the parking lot of the club after a dispute. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 11, 2022, 2:47 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — As the dust settles in the 2022 primary in the Mountain State, here are some results from the Eastern Panhandle. In the Republican Primary for the 16th Senatorial District, Jason Barrett defeated Renee Wibly and will likely face Democrat Hannah Geffert in the General Election. Geffert was appointed to that post after […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 11, 2022, 1:02 pm
 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A few other races of note out of the Panhandle during Tuesday’s primary election included county level races. In Berkeley County, the Republican Primary race for Circuit Clerk saw Shelly Schoppert with 47 percent of the vote, Jamie Wolfe with 32 percent, and Josh Shiley with 21 percent. In the race for County […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 11, 2022, 12:45 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Board of Education races were in the spotlight Tuesday during the state’s Primary Election. All non-partisan races were decided yesterday. With four seats up for grabs, Berkeley County’s top four vote getters were Patrick “Pat” Murphy, with 17.30% of the vote. Jackee Long had 15.34% Damon Wright garnered 11.71% of the vote […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 11, 2022, 11:12 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Here’s a rundown of election night results in Morgan County as reported by our Parker Stone. When combined with totals from Berkeley County, in the 90th Delegate District, George Miller had 1290 votes over Ken Reed’s 894. In the County Commission race, Bill Clark won the Republican primary over Gary GW […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 11, 2022, 9:45 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The West Virginia medical examiner will have to make the final determination, but Morgan County Sheriff KC Bohrer says they believe they know the identity of the person whose remains were found in Morgan County Wednesday by mushroom hunters. A press release from Sheriff KC Bohrer says investigators believe the remains […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 9, 2022, 10:07 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two shooting incidents in the county that resulted in death last week. One occurred Friday morning, according to a press release from the department. The release stated that at approximately 2:30 a.m. Friday, deputies responded to a reported shooting at Touch of Texas, located at […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 9, 2022, 10:03 am