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Residents of the Tuscarora Zoning District requested the County Council maintain the district during public hearing

MARTINSBURG — Stating concerns regarding possible environmental impacts and a desire to protect their home and investments, citizens showed up in large crowds Thursday morning and evening to share their overwhelming desire for the Berkeley County Council to maintain the Tuscarora Zoning District. After a petition was submitted and presented...
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Berkeley Post 14 Hornets begin baseball season

The American Legion’s Berkeley Post 14 Hornets were scheduled to dive into their baseball season today with a doubleheader against Waynesboro. Instead, Post 14 will begin its season in a doubleheader against Waynesboro stating at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The Hornets return this year with a new name and a...
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Showe named Berkeley County Schools’ Counselor of the Year

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Musselman High School’s Christopher “Chris” Showe has been named Berkeley County Schools’ Counselor of the Year. The announcement was made during Monday’s school board meeting. At that time, Christi Heaton, the school district’s director of academic counseling, said Showe was nominated by a parent and that it...
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Crib Sides for June 13, 2021

• Laura Baer and Charles Price, of Kearneysville, announce the birth of their son, Derrick Wayne, 2:12 p.m. April 9, 2021, at Berkeley Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. • Megan Herklotz and Dakota White, of Bunker Hill, announce the birth of...
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Berkeley Council hears overwhelming opposition to vacating Tuscarora zoning

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Council members have stopped short — but just barely — of saying that a controversial proposal to vacate the Tuscarora Community Zoning Ordinance is dead. Three councilmen who spoke during Thursday’s public hearing said they didn’t feel removing the current regulations would be the best...
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Kevin G. Cantrell

Kevin Grady Cantrell, 39, of Hedgesville passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Berkeley Medical Center. Born April 28, 1982 in Rockville, MD, he is the son of Lillian June Mullins Cantrell and the late Danny Ray Cantrell. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Ciara...
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Martinsburg man facing child pornography charges

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Brandon Cody Sabol, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was indicted by a federal Grand Jury in May 2021 on child pornography charges, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Sabol, 32, was indicted on one count of “Distribution of Child Pornography” and one count of “Possession...
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Man sentenced to one year home confinement for child pornography charge

MARTINSBURG — A Martinsburg man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to one year of home confinement and a lifetime of supervision on supervised release for possessing more than 600 images of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard said. Jeffrey Allen Johnson, 51, pleaded guilty in February 2020...
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Berkeley County man sentenced for role in drug conspiracy

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Theodore Richardson, of Martinsburg, west Virginia, was sentenced today to 30 months of incarceration for his role in a drug conspiracy that spanned several states, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Richardson, also known as “JR,” age 57, pleaded guilty in March 2021 to...
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Berkeley County Council supports DRC, Sheriff's Office in seeking grants

MARTINSBURG — The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and Day Report Center are pursuing individual grants, totaling roughly $1.6 million, aimed at helping address the need for more law enforcement officers locally and providing additional support to recovery efforts in the county after the Berkeley County Council expressed their support Thursday morning.
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Berkeley County man sentenced for drug possession

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Walter Lee Evans, of Hedgesville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 131 months of incarceration for a drug distribution charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Evans, age 48, pleaded guilty in February 2020 to one count of “Possess with Intent to Distribute Heroin.” Evans...
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Martinsburg woman sentenced for role in drug conspiracy

ARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Lisa Richardson, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 30 months of incarceration for her role in a drug conspiracy that spanned several states, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Richardson, 50, pleaded guilty in October 2020 to one count of “Distribution of Fentanyl...
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Police: Drug house condemned after shooting

MARTINSBURG — Following an investigation into a shooting on West Virginia Avenue at the end of May, the home at which it occurred has been condemned, Berkeley County Sheriff Nathan Harmon confirmed. On May 26, deputies responded to the shooting at 1200 West Virginia Ave. in Martinsburg, according to a...
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Extreme Dance holding recital June 18 and 19

MARTINSBURG — Extreme Dance Studio (located in Berkeley Plaza in Martinsburg) will be holding their 2021 annual recital “Extra! Extra! Dance All About It!” this weekend at Airborne Church. Showtimes are set for 6:30 p.m. June 18 and 19. Tickets are $12 and available at the door.
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Volunteers needed for workdays at local nature preserves

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is seeking volunteers to lend a hand at their public nature preserves to maintain them for summer camp kids and hikers. Weekly workdays at Cool Spring Preserve in Jefferson County are planned 7-10 a.m. Mondays from June 14 through the end of August. Cool Spring is located at 1469 Lloyd Road, six miles south of Charles Town.