HEDGESVILLE HERITAGE DAY FESTIVAL - ARTS & CRAFT VENDORS WANTED!
The Town of Hedgesville is accepting handcrafted Arts & Crafts Vendors for the annual Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, October 12th, 2013 from 9:00AM until 4:00PM. There is no fee to reserve a space. Please contact (304) 754-4827, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planning the course of a town of more than 300 people is not a process that can be rushed. After more than a year of preparation, the Hedgesville Planning Commission finalized the town's 10 year comprehensive plan Tuesday evening, detailing the expectations and goals for Hedgesville's progress to 2023. This comprehensive plan will be Hedgesville's first independent town plan since 1978. The town was included in Berkeley County's comprehensive plan until 1995, when Hedgesville adopted zoning. More...
Olde Town Hedgesville Christmas
Friday, November 30th, 2012
6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Tree Lighting and Holiday Caroling with the Hedgesville Middle School Choir located at the Town Spring at 6:00 PM.
Local Shops and Churches will be participating with Festivities and Goodies.
Please help our Berkeley County Children not go hungry or cold this holiday season. Bring a healthy non perishable snack or a new pair of mittens/gloves and hat to donate to the Berkeley County Back Pack Program. A donation drop off box will be located at the Town Spring during the event. The drop off box will also be located at Naylor Library/Town Hall until December 21.
The Town of Hedgesville’s annual Heritage Day Festival will take place on Saturday, October 6th from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Festivities will include handmade Arts & Crafts, Historic Church Tours with Soups, Sandwiches, & Baked Goods, Book Signing by Author Rodger Engle "Stories from a Small Town" Book located at the Town Spring, Local Civil War History Presentations located at Naylor Library (featuring Steve French at 11:00 AM and Jim Droegemeyer at 12:00 PM), Children’s Area with Moon Bounce and Magic Shows (featuring Michael T at 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM), LIVE MUSIC by the BACK CREEK VALLEY BOYS from 11:00 – 2:00, and much more! Admission is free! Call (304) 754-4827 for more information.
Amidst a sunset island ambiance theme, art aficionados and other wandering souls who appreciate artistic beauty can enjoy a pleasant day touring local artists' studios in Hedgesville. The sixth annual North Mountain Arts Festival, to be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature works by Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland artists who will set up displays at "Mud In Your I" pottery store and studio, 201 N. Mary St., Hedgesville, owned by artist Kristin Nelson. "Berkeley County and other local areas are home to some extremely talented artists who really want the opportunity to share their work," said Nelson, who is sponsoring the event.
Nelson said she will sponsor 30 regional artists who will post behind her shop featuring their wares, which she said she carries year-round at her store. She said her store also carries commercial home and garden decor, adding another big draw at her shop are Hedgesville and Martinsburg insignia "Crocs" brand shoes. In total, Nelson said over 48 local artists will be present at the festival, where they will display creations including gilded butterfly jewelry, stained glass and paintings of Hedgesville and West Virginia. In observance of this highly anticipated celebration honoring natural form, some area churches will open their doors to the public for the day-long event. More...
HEDGESVILLE - While some might say "out with the old and in with the new," the old and new met, mingled and meshed Wednesday night during Hedgesville's "Victory for The Ville" celebration. Not only did a community that still possesses its smalltown feel and roots, despite now being a big Class AAA high school, toast the Eagles for winning the state boys basketball championship on Saturday in Charleston, Hedgesville didn't forget about its former heroes who won a championship 42 years ago.
The new and old came together as brothers of a similar persuasion after the Eagles nipped defending state champion George Washington for a 33-32 win on Phillip Largent's clutch free throw with 4.7 seconds remaining to win the current Eagles' title. We've been waiting 42 years to pass the torch," said 1970 standout Steve Catlett. "We thought we might pass away before we had a chance to pass it." More...
Deer Carcass Collection Begins
October 15, 2011
The Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority (BCSWA) is pleased to announce the collection of deer carcasses from Berkeley County hunters. The program will start October 15, 2011 and run through December 31, 2011. Effective immediately, any hide, bone or other waste material from any legally harvested deer will be accepted for free at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center. For the ease of handling, the material should be placed in one or more large paper "leaf" bags. The "leaf" bags can be purchased inexpensively at many area hardware and discount stores. Plastic bags used for material transportation can NOT be accepted at the recycling center. The Grapevine Road Recycling Center is open every Tuesday - Saturday; 9am to 5pm. The center closes on certain posted holidays. For the first time, this program is available to any Berkeley County commercial businesses that process deer meat. As necessary, the material will transported to the Tabb Composting operation in Leetown, WV for composting. This is an effort to increase recycling and reduce the littering and open dumping of deer carcasses along area roadways, creeks and streams.
Officials are scheduled to break ground Wednesday morning on a long-awaited public library project in Hedgesville.
The ceremony at 207 N. Mary St., the future site for what will be a two-story, stick-built library, is set to begin at 11 a.m., according to officials with Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Libraries.
Minghini's General Contractors Inc. was awarded a $1.2 million contract in August to build the shell of the two-tone sided structure and complete the first floor, said Kelly Tanksley, development director for the Martinsburg-Berkeley County library.
Finishing the interior of the second floor is projected to cost an additional $400,000, Tanksley said.
Altogether, the building will be more than 9,000 square feet when completed, Tanksley said.
Officials project the shell of the building will be built by the end of the year, but Tanksley said more money needs to be raised to finish the project. More...