Category Archives: People To Know

40 Years at the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce

Article By: M.T. Decker Photos By: Angela Cornwell It's rare these days when someone works in the same place for more than twenty years, but Susan Sanders has surpassed even that, having spent the last 40 years working for the Martinsburg/Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce. Part of what has made the past 40 years possible is the Chamber of Commerce and its mission. The Chamber of Commerce was established...

Davis Designs the Burg

by M.T. Decker Davis Design, located at 1404 New York Avenue is the place for commercial design. Be it traditional hand-painted signs, or high tech printed matter, they have what you need. When I walked into their shop, I was greeted by Owner/Operator Thomas Davis. Davis is a traditionally trained sign painter who doesn't miss the irony of how he got here.

Protecting Our Water, One Drop at a Time

Article By: Bonnie Williamson Photos By: Jenny DiCola This past summer, the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, along with most of the Eastern Seaboard, experienced unprecedented amounts of rainfall. According to the National Weather Service, the region had 20 inches of rain more than it normally does. Though most may believe rain, in reasonable amounts, may be a blessing, what happens when it comes to stormwater runoff,...