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WVDOT allocates money for improvements at busy intersections
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:25:38 -0700

MARTINSBURG - The West Virginia Department of Transportation has added two highway projects in northern Berkeley County to its list of plans to improve roads in the county.

Bunker Hill man pleads guilty to robbing 7-Eleven
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:10:17 -0700

MARTINSBURG - A Bunker Hill man accused of robbing a 7-Eleven store clerk and customer at knifepoint last year pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of felony first-degree robbery in Berkeley County Circuit Court.

Not preventing child abuse, neglect is costly
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:10:17 -0700

MARTINSBURG - If you can't find it in your heart to protect children from abuse and neglect, then maybe you can find it in your wallet. That was West Virginia Senate Majority Leader John Unger's message for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.

Man pleads no contest to child porn charges
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:40:50 -0700

MARTINSBURG - An Inwood man accused of molesting children placed into his home by the Virginia Department of Social Services and taking nude photographs of a woman's child pleaded no contest Monday in Berkeley County Circuit Court to charges of...

Growth changing county's face
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:26:13 -0700

MARTINSBURG - As Berkeley County's population has significantly changed over the past 20 years, so has the county's business focus, transitioning from agriculture to industrial development.

Berkeley County to Install Four BCR Environmental Systems as Part of Chesapeake Bay Watershed Improvement Program
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:13:06 -0700

First BCR CleanBâ„¢ installations in West Virginia will reduce costs, reduce energy consumption, eliminate odor issues, improve regulatory compliance, and improve environmental conditions in the delicate Chesapeake Bay Watershed. (PRWeb April 09, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11748273.htm

Deaths Summary for Friday, April 18, 2014
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:15:44 -0700

BRIGHT, Herbert, 104, of Mount Pleasant, died Thursday. Arrangements by Fielding Home for Funerals of Charleston.

Indicted ex-deputy rejects plea offer
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:10:36 -0700

MARTINSBURG - A former Berkeley County sheriff's deputy indicted on firearm-related charges has rejected a plea offer from prosecutors. Michael L.

W.Va. man sentenced to 14 years in sex case
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:16:41 -0700

A West Virginia man was sentenced to a lengthy prison term for traveling across state lines to have sex with a juvenile female he had picked up in Morgan County.

State leader remembered
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:25:47 -0700

INWOOD - A lifelong West Virginian and Republican party supporter, David "Mick" Staton, 74, died Monday, prompting an outpouring of condolences and shared memories. Staton, who was an Inwood resident, served one term in Congress from 1981 to 1983.