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Douglas sold to Hagerstown area dealer

For 86 years, Douglas Motors has been a staple in Hancock as a car dealer selling Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles, used vehicles, and servicing those vehicles. But at the stroke of midnight on Monday, March 28, Douglas Chevrolet will no longer exist. In its place will be Hancock Chevrolet at[Read More…]

Hancock man arrested, charged with making terrorist threats

Jared A. Cubbage, 23, of Hancock was arrested on Friday, March 11 and charged with making terrorist threats following a series of harassing and threatening texts he allegedly sent in February. In the texts, he allegedly threatened to “kill cops” and create “a small town tragedy.” Multiple threats were outlined[Read More…]

Town advisor confirms details of his role with Hancock council

A Hancock News editorial on March 2 calling for town officials to hire a permanent town manager prompted Town Advisor Bill Valentine to explain in a Hancock council meeting what role he has within the town government. During the March town meeting, Valentine addressed questions about his role and salary[Read More…]

Valley Health lets patients have more visitors as COVID declines

Valley Health’s patient visitation guidelines changed to Level Yellow on Monday, March 14, because of declines in COVID and flu cases in the region. Since late November, Valley Health hospitals and outpatient locations have operated at the more restrictive Level Red as a precaution to protect patients, families and caregivers[Read More…]

Martha’s House to reopen youth & family activities Monday

After two years of being closed for public use, Interfaith Service Coalition will be reopening Martha’s House on Monday, March 14. Martha’s House, located at 47-49 West Main Street, takes its name from Martha of Bethany in the New Testament of the Bible who, along with her siblings, was friends[Read More…]