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BY DAVE McMILLION | March 19, 2002
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Turning the first floor of the C. Broadway Rouss Memorial Hall into a visitors center would be a "great launching place" for tourists coming to learn about Charles Town's history and also could serve as an arts center, city officials said Monday night. Mayor Randy Hilton said he thinks a visitors center is needed to capitalize on Charles Town's vast history. Apart from a brochure that shows visitors how to take a walking tour of the town's attractions, tourists are largely on their own when discovering the town, said Hilton.
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June 15, 1999
FREDERICK, Md. - A man lying on Penn Shop Road died after he was struck by two cars early Tuesday, Maryland State Police in Frederick said Wednesday. Leroy J. Hilton, 44, no fixed address, was lying on Penn Shop Road at the intersection with Md. 80 at around 3:30 a.m. when he was hit by a 1983 Buick Regal driven by Michael R. Bankerd, 49, of Monrovia, Md., police said. Bankerd left the scene but returned an hour later, police said. Hilton was then struck by a 1986 Dodge Aries driven by Alex E. Storms, 19, of Ijamsville, Md., police said.
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December 3, 2002
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia State police in Jefferson County investigated a two-vehicle accident on W.Va. 9 west of Charles Town that sent the wife of Charles Town's mayor to the hospital. Victoria Hilton, 54, of 316 S. Mildred St., the wife of Charles Town Mayor Randolph Hilton, was treated at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va., and released following the 5 p.m. crash, her husband said. The driver of the second vehicle, Mary Werner, 37, of Charles Town, complained of a knee injury but did not go to the hospital, Senior Trooper T. J. Mikell said.
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By KAREN HANNA | May 26, 2007
A former local high school football standout and one of the country's most recognizable blondes felt a "mutual attraction" when Hunter Cross and Paris Hilton went to camp for "The Simple Life. " Cross, a 1998 North Hagerstown High School graduate, called Hilton strong and amazing, but said he does not know whether he will see her once her current legal problems are resolved. During this season of the reality show "The Simple Life," Hilton and Nicole Richie go to a series of camps.
NEWS
August 11, 2004
Wednesday, Aug. 11 8 p.m. on Fox "Teen Choice Awards" Favorite entertainers and athletes, chosen in online balloting, are honored. "Road Trip" pals Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie will be the hosts; others scheduled to appear include "Smallville" stars Tom Welling and Kristin Kreuk, all-around celebrity Lindsay Lohan, and Chad Michael Murray of "A Cinderella Story. "
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March 7, 2003
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - James D. Spofford, 73, of Sun City and formerly of Lancaster, Pa., died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 6, 1929, in Wheeling, W.Va., he was the son of the late Jean Dimmick and Franklin Spofford. He was a 1947 graduate of Hagerstown High School. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., in 1951. He retired from Exxon in 1986, after 33 years. He held executive marketing positions in Cumberland, Md., Harrisburg, Pa., Richmond, Va., Roanoke, Va., Washington, D.C., and Lancaster.
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January 30, 1997
By CLYDE FORD Staff Writer CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The mayors of the five towns in Jefferson County asked Thursday for a slice of the video lottery funds that Jefferson County will receive when the Charles Town Races reopens. Under the law allowing video lottery, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Jefferson County government. Officials have estimated that the county could receive $1.25 million. On Thursday, Charles Town Mayor Randolph Hilton asked the County Commissioners to turn over 20 percent of the video lottery funds to the municipal governments.
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By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | February 17, 2011
Five years ago the nonprofit Friends of Happy Retreat organized to find a way to buy the home of Charles Washington, founder of Charles Town and kid brother to the first president, and turn the estate into a community asset. On Thursday, the Jefferson County Commissioners voted to join the cities of Charles Town and Ranson in an effort to come up with ways to buy, restore, develop and operate the 18th century home at Mordington Avenue and Blakely Place. The Friends were encouraged last summer when the selling price for the property dropped from $2.5 million to a more reachable $1.2 million.
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by LARRY YANOS | February 8, 2004
Rain, rain go away ... Over the years, Charles Town Races & Slots has been plagued by track surface problems, and the recent wet weather experienced in the Tri-State area has deeply affected the live-racing schedule. "Things are tough, for the horsemen, the jockeys, the fans," said Ann Hilton, president of the Charles Town Division/Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association. "We're losing a lot of days because of weather-related problems. The weather has just not cooperated.
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by DAVE McMILLION | July 12, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Another Jefferson County mayor is asking for time to sit down with county officials to discuss future growth in the county. Charles Town Mayor Randy Hilton said Thursday there is nothing specific he wants to talk about with county officials, but he thinks it is important to start a dialogue between the city and county about how the county will grow in coming years. "We need to be talking to each other," Hilton said. "We don't want to surprise each other.
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