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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Residents of the Eastern Panhandle and surrounding areas can expect a messy Tuesday night and Wednesday morning commute. The National Weather Office’s DC/Baltimore office has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for eastern West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and central and western Maryland with the exception of Garrett County. Meteorologists say rain […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 10, 2019, 4:44 pm
Over the last decade, Martinsburg has established itself as the premier high school football program in West Virginia.
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 9, 2019, 5:35 pm
The shooting happened early Saturday morning outside of a nightclub.
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 9, 2019, 5:11 pm
The university’s Board of Governors in November opted to freeze current tuition and fee rates for the next academic year.
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 9, 2019, 12:44 pm
No high school football coach in West Virginia has achieved the level of success as Martinsburg’s David Walker.
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 5, 2019, 12:33 pm
More than 160 members of the West Virginia Army National Guard were honored Tuesday with a deployment ceremony.
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 4, 2019, 12:35 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Landlords cited under Martinsburg’s Drug House Ordinance could be seeing stiffer penalties for repeat offences under an idea proposed by Martinsburg Police. Police Chief Maury Richards recently explained the suggested fine schedule for enhanced penalties on Panhandle Live. “For the first violation, if they come into compliance, that case is dismissed. But […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 3, 2019, 6:07 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The annual Martinsburg Christmas Parade returns on Tuesday. The Martinsburg Police Department has announced no parking will be allowed after 5 pm Tuesday in the 100 block of N. Queen Street and the 100 block of South Queen Street. The entire parade route (see map) will close at 6:30 pm. The Main Street […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 2, 2019, 5:03 pm
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — No injuries were reported after a morning accident involving a Jefferson County school bus. A school system spokesperson confirms bus 2020 was struck by a vehicle Monday morning while traveling to Jefferson High School along Country Club Road. 35 students were on board at the time of the crash. “We appreciate the […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: December 2, 2019, 1:32 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — An investigation continues after a person was struck by two vehicles in Berkeley County. The crash happened at 5:07 pm near the intersection of Williamsport Pike and Meadow Lane. Berkeley County Sheriff Curtis Keller confirmed 51 year-old James Stone was hit by one vehicle, which fled the scene, then was hit by a […]
Author: mikemccullough
Posted: November 29, 2019, 12:43 pm