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Vandalism Of Vehicle Parked At Brunswick High Under Investigation
The vehicle was spray-painted. Brunswick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the vandalism of a vehicle at Brunswick High. Authorities says a vehicle parked at the high school was spray-painted on Sunday night, February 18th. . If you have an information about this incident, you’re asked...
BCSO arrest an Inwood man after a traffic stop
Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) reports the arrest of an Inwood man after a traffic stop. Inwood resident Derrick Hollins has been arrested after being stopped by Berkeley County Sheriff’s Corporal Shockey. Back up was called and Deputies located 10 bags of suspected cocaine along with a bag...
Brunswick Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, in Brunswick, a total of 12 crime cases were reported. The most prevalent crime was trespassing, with 3 incidents, followed by theft, assault, and other types of crimes, each with 2 incidents. The less frequent crimes were domestic-related incidents, suspicious situations, and vandalism, each with 1 incident. The details reveal that the thefts occurred on February 16, with one incident in the morning and another in the evening. The two assaults also took place on February 15 and 16. The data indicates a need for increased vigilance in the place, particularly against trespassing, theft, and assault. The authorities are expected to take necessary steps to curb these recurring incidents and ensure public safety.
Jefferson County tackles meningitis outbreak in Amish community via vaccines
An update on the recent meningitis outbreak within Jefferson County's Amish community. At the county health board's latest meeting on Tuesday morning, the county medical director reported they had vaccinated 166 out of the 168 in the community against meningitis. The health department reported in December that 10 children became...
Local Job Opportunities: WVDOT Hiring Bridge Safety Inspectors and Technicians in District 5
The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) is hiring for multiple positions in the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) District 5. This district includes Grant, Hardy, Mineral, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties. Positions such as Transportation Bridge Safety Inspector 1, Transportation Engineering Technician Trainee, and Transportation Geographic Information Systems Technician Trainee are open.
U.S. 11, in Berkeley County, to be closed through March 1
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — U.S. 11, Winchester Avenue, in Berkeley County, will be closed from Wilson Street to Sheridan Avenue, from 8 p.m. through 6 a.m., through Friday, March 1, to allow for the installation of pipe across U.S. 11. A detour will be in place to route traffic around...
Jefferson High School Symphonic Band receives statewide honor
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Jefferson High School (JHS) Symphonic Band has been named West Virginia’s 2024 High School Concert Band, the highest achievement attained by a high school band in the Mountain State. This year marks the seventh time the ensemble has received the prestigious designation since 2011. High school bands statewide compete […]
Savoring Italy in Charles Town: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three delightful Italian restaurants in Charles Town. Have you had the chance to sample any of their offerings? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
PSC issues trash warning in Jefferson, Berkeley counties
BERKELEY COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Residents of two Eastern Panhandle counties are warned to be alert to a Maryland garbage collector not certificated in West Virginia. The Public Service Commission of West Virginia issued the alert on Friday concerning B&E Trash of Adamstown, MD. Customers affected are in Jefferson and Berkeley counties. “B&E Trash is not […]
WV Charles Town's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near charles town.
On the Market: Historic Loudoun Home Once Owned by Robert Duvall
The Quaker-built manor with an eight-stall courtyard barn on 28 acres is listed for $3.7 million. If you love the smell of countryside in the morning, then this 28-acre estate at Purcellville, previously owned by actor Robert Duvall, might just be for you. Nestled in Hunt Country just outside Philomont,...
Firefighter injured in deadly Sterling home explosion released from hospital
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — A firefighter injured in the deadly home explosion in Sterling on Friday was released from the hospital Tuesday after days of treatment. He was one of 11 firefighters rushed to the hospital after an underground propane tank exploded, destroying a home on Silver Ridge Drive in the Sugarland […]
‘He was a great person': Father mourns 19-year-old shot to death in Ashburn
A local father is desperately searching for answers after his 19-year-old son was found shot to death in a Northern Virginia parking lot. Loudoun County sheriff's deputies responded to residents' reports of gunfire at the Ashburn Meadows apartments in the 44400 block of Keller Square off Gloucester Parkway on Valentine’s Day at about 7:30 p.m. after multiple 911 calls.
These Martinsburg, WV based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of martinsburg..
Martinsburg, WV Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near martinsburg.
Experience Purcellville's Sweet Side: Exploring the Top 3 Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Venues
This article presents three of the top Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt spots in Purcellville. Have you had the chance to try these delightful treats? If yes, we invite you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Vandalism On Cummings Drive
Monday morning when Brunswick High School’s (BHS) basketball team arrived for practice, they were met with a startling scene. BHS had been vandalized late Sunday night – leaving significant damage to the property. Seven windows had been broken with asphalt from nearby roadwork and green spray paint had been used in various places.
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office reports missing person (Joseph Skowron) last seen in Mount Airy on February 11th
The following information was shared by Frederick County Sheriff’s Office on February 19th:. Joseph Skowron was not reported as a missing person to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office until Saturday, Feb. 17. If you have any information that can lead us to the location of Joseph, call 301-600-2071.
Martinsburg Police report an arrest made in shots fired incident
The Martinsburg Police Department report the arrest of a suspect in a shooting on West Race Street. Authorities arrived to find a victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. Lifesaving techniques were initiated, and the victim was transported to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition at last report.
Virginia cold storage company to invest $27M in Frederick County expansion
WCS Logistics, a Winchester-based cold storage company, announced its expansion in Frederick County today. The expansion will include a new 83,000-square-foot facility to meet increasing demand and approximately 15 new jobs will be created. The logistics company offers a wide range of storage options, including freezer, cooler, controlled atmosphere, tempering,...