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Rotary Members Gather for Picnic

August 16, 2008 For the first time in the history of the Rotary Club of Elkins, President Pat Schumann extended an invitation to former members and members of the club’s sister organization in Tucker County to... more »»

Elkins Metal Recycling Asks for Cooperation

August 9, 2008 I wrote an article for this paper on July 28 regarding the demolition of the defunct Century Limestone Company’s loading tipple, storage silos, administrative and other storage buildings by the... more »»

RCDA?Planning ‘Ribs and Rails’

August 2, 2008 By Wayne Sheets Contributing Business Writer The centennial celebration of the Elkins Railroad Depot continues with planning by the Randolph County Development Authority for... more »»

Are Elkins Merchants Squandering An ‘Economic Opportunity’?

July 26, 2008 At Tuesday’s Downtown Merchants’ meeting, those in attendance — the ones who are always there — addressed three major concerns: The city’s cleanliness, esthetics and business hours mindset. more »»

Elkins Tree Board Looks for Answers

July 19, 2008 Heather Biola presented a questionnaire to those present at the Downtown Merchants meeting on July 8 seeking answers to some of the issues facing the newly appointed Elkins Tree Board. more »»

Independence Day Car Show Is Huge Success

July 12, 2008 Ed Griesel said it the only way it could be said Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the annual Independence Day weekend car sho. more »»

WVRRM? Planning Gala Celebration

July 4, 2008 Next weekend promises to be one of the most exciting weekends at the Elkins Train Depot since the heyday of rail transportation some 50 years ago. more »»

Sesquicentennial of West Virginia

June 28, 2008 The West Virginia Division of Tourism has formed a partnership to highlight Civil War sites in West Virginia and is taking full advantage of the soon to come 150th anniversary of the... more »»

Historic Preservation Group Opens Exhibit

June 21, 2008 The Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation and Historic Beverly Preservation will observe the grand opening of the new Heritage Center’s first permanent exhibit, “Travel a Turnpike Through Time”... more »»

Batdorf in Service to Elkins 30 Years

June 14, 2008     I cannot think of a better way to start this week’s column than by congratulating Capt. Jack Batdorf on his completion of 30 years of service to Elkins and its residents. more »»

First Impressions Are Lasting Impressions

June 7, 2008 By WAYNE SHEETS Contributing Business Writer A couple of years ago, a crash course on public relations was conducted at the Holiday Inn Express at which the instructor talked... more »»

Farmer’s Market Offers More Than Just Produce

May 31, 2008 From all indications, the Farmer’s Market is becoming more than just a place to buy and sell produce, baked and canned goods each Saturday from 9 a.m. more »»

Dartmore Storage Expands Belington Facility

May 31, 2008 Dartmoor Storage recently announced a 20-unit expansion to its Belington-based facilit. more »»

Wilson Lane Development Breaks Ground on Highland Meadows Project

May 31, 2008 Area residents and dignitaries attended a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a newly planned community in Elkins by Wilson Lane Development LL. more »»

Chamber Preparing for July 4 Celebration

May 24, 2008 Plans for this year’s July 4 celebrations are well under way, according to Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce President Kathy Leombruno and Executive Director Ellen Spears. more »»

AMT?Begins Packaging Program

May 17, 2008 The folks at the American Mountain Theater have come up with yet another innovative way to make it convenient and worry-free to visit Elkins and enjoy their show while in town. more »»

Newspaper Carrier’s Attack Angers Community

May 10, 2008 Last Saturday morning, I was having breakfast at the Seneca Mall Cafe and couldn’t help but overhear a conversation between a group of patrons concerning the mugging and robbery of John Zirbs. more »»

Merchants Again Discuss Downtown Shopping Hours

May 3, 2008     Once again the dominate subject at the bi-monthly Downtown Merchant’s meeting on Tuesday was how to get our visitors to the downtown stores and the hours those stores are... more »»

Vacationing on a Tank of Gas

April 26, 2008 Last weekend, Sue decided it was time to discuss our vacation plans, and I listened. more »»



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