Bath Town Police Officer PFC Richard Haynes was parked on the north side of N. Washington Street near Williams Street Saturday evening, October 13 at 6:17 p.m., when he observed an 18 wheel tractor-trailer headed south on N. Washington Street at a high rate of speed.
Members of the Morgan County Planning Commission set aside consideration of two residential subdivisions and gave the okay for two new commercial buildings along U.S. 522 south of Berkeley Springs.
Ancora Estates, a 20-acre proposed development with eight lots along Sir Johns Run Road, was tabled at the request of developer George Brent. Planners may consider changes to the original subdivision designs at their December meeting.
Applications for current openings on the Morgan County Fire Board and the Morgan County Economic Development Authority will be accepted until November 16. The county hopes to fill the volunteer board positions as soon as possible, said administrative assistant Bette Kidwell.
The long-awaited and much debated $15.7 million sewer system upgrade in Berkeley Springs is more than half-way done, and should be wrapped up by early spring 2008, according to Rodney Hovermale of the Warm Springs Public Service District.