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Downtown taxing district generates about $215,000 yearly
Most of the downtown mall area and some adjacent spots are part of something called a special taxing district. And like the old beer commercial, even those living in the district might echo crime writer turned actor Mickey Spillane by saying, “It’s a mystery to me.”
Keyser man indicted on arson charges
Robert Lee Suter III, 44, who in February allegedly set his Sunnydale Addition house on fire, is included on the May 2013 term grand jury indictments list provided by the Mineral County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Sheriff to study school security in Newtown
Sheriff Craig Robertson will soon travel to Newtown, Conn., site of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, as part of a study on school security.
Myers says he will not seek new House of Delegates term
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers Jr., who represents Washington and Allegany counties in Maryland's House of Delegates, said Wednesday he will not seek re-election in 2014.
Eight people exposed to rabies
Eight people and two animals were exposed to rabies in Mineral County due to a recent incident in Piedmont with a raccoon, according to Dr. Richard Lechliter, county commissioner.
Bear hunting case placed on stet docket
The case of a LaVale man accused of hunting bears during closed season was placed on the stet docket Tuesday, eliminating a jury trial slated for Wednesday in Allegany County Circuit Court and denying the defendant the privilege to hunt for two years.
Ammunition in short supply across nation
At Bassin’ Box in LaVale, it’s pretty easy for owner Jim Wiegand to inventory his supply of rifle ammunition. He doesn’t even have to get off his chair.
Garrett County judge will render decision on mini-marina June 1
Judge Jim Sherbin will review exhibits given to him regarding the mini-marina at Lakeside Creamery Monday and make a decision on the matter by June 1.
Everett council member jailed in DUI crash
Everett Borough Councilman Charles Karns was in jail Monday, sentenced by Judge Thomas Ling to five days to six months for a 2009 driving under the influence offense that endangered the lives of two pedestrians, according to the Office of the Bedford County District Attorney.
Arts in the Schools Week Week-long program encourages young students to be creative
The first day of the Arts in the Schools Week program at George’s Creek Elementary School was a success.
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