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Hancock woman arrested, charged with drug offenses

A Morgan County Sheriff’s officer responded to a call from McDonald’s on Saturday, June 4 at about 8 p.m. of a female in her 30’s on drugs who refused to leave. She later left when told that police were alerted. According to a criminal complaint filed in Morgan County Courthouse[Read More…]

County school board to host superintendent finalists

by Geoff Fox The Washington County Board of Education has narrowed its considerations for the next superintendent of Washington County Public Schools to two candidates. The BOE was to have concluding interviews and activities with both finalists yesterday, Tuesday, June 7, and today, Wednesday, June 9. Current Superintendent Boyd Michael[Read More…]

Marian Elizabeth McCray

Marian Elizabeth McCray 1924-2022 Marian Elizabeth McCray, 98, Hancock, Md., passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at War Memorial Hospital, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born March 23, 1924, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edward T. Unger, Sr., and Edith Henry Unger and the widow[Read More…]

Charles Edward Socks

Charles Edward Socks 1932-2022 Charles Edward Socks, “Pap Socks,” 90, Hancock, Md., passed away Saturday, June 4, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Born March 13, 1932, in Fairplay, Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late John and Freda Socks, and the widower of[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report, May 23-29

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of May 23-29: May 23 Parking complaint on West Main Street. Warning issued. Assault investigation follow-ups on East Main Street. Case is still under investigation. Traffic complaint in the 100 block of East Main Street. Unable to locate. 911[Read More…]