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Hancock hoopsters add win against Forbes Road

Last Thursday’s home basketball faceoff between Hancock and the Forbes Road Cardinals ticked another box in the win column for the Panther boys on Thursday, February 15. Hancock topped the Cardinals 65-61, building on heavy scoring by Senior Isaiah Demory (18 points), Junior Aiden McCarty (14 points) and Junior Jacob[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of February 12-18: February 12 Check well-being, 100 block West Main Street. Subject was sleeping. Theft reported, 200 block East Main Street. Information taken. Service to advise, 100 block West High Street. Subject advised. Suspicious person, 100 block Fairview[Read More…]

County Health Department joins downtown partnerships to provide essential care services

The Washington County Health Department recently joined several downtown partnerships to expand essential health care services primarily in Hagerstown. Every second Tuesday each month, teams from the health department will offer HIV, Hep C and syphilis education and testing at the Community Care Network of Washington County’s event from 4-7[Read More…]

Architect unveils designs for packing shed, reveals offer

by Geoff Fox An architect who presented an idea for the town’s current Public Works building at 317 and 319 East Main Street brought a more detailed look and renderings before town officials during the February town meeting. This was the first town meeting of 2024 as the January town[Read More…]

Cindy Lucille Crane

Cindy Lucille Crane 1956-2024 Cindy Lucille Crane, age 67, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at her home. Born August 26, 1956 in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edward Wilson and Carletta Jane Huff Godlove. She graduated from Hagerstown High[Read More…]

Gary Lee Waugh

Gary Lee Waugh 1964-2024 Gary Lee Waugh, age 59, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at Winchester Medical Center. Born December 29, 1964 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Lewis Richard Waugh, Sr. of Berkeley Springs and the late Ilean Cordelia “Todd” Waugh.[Read More…]

Lady Panthers fall to Faith & Hundred

The Hancock girls varsity basketball team came out of a busy week on the court with two close losses, falling to Faith Christian Academy on Thursday, February 8, 38-35 and then to the Hundred Hornets on Saturday, February 10, 43-38. Senior Skylar Smith was the top scorer against Faith Christian,[Read More…]

Panther boys add win against Faith Christian

Hancock’s boys basketball team clawed their way to a last-quarter win against Faith Christian Academy on Friday, February 9, 59-58. The Panthers were ahead 30-28 after the second quarter, but were nearly overcome by the Falcons as they outshot Hancock in the third quarter. But the Panther boys roared back[Read More…]