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June 10, 2010
WILLIAMSPORT -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office was investigating an armed robbery just after midnight today at the Sheetz at 100 E. Potomac St. in Williamsport. The robbery was called in at 12:03 a.m. A man wearing a white bandana or scarf with a black design entered the store, pulled a small handgun and demanded cash, Lt. Mark Knight of the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. The man fled on foot with cash, Knight said. No shots were fired and there were no injuries, he said.
NEWS
July 3, 2013
The Hagerstown Police Department has charged a third person in a June 16 assault near Sheetz at 301 E. Washington St., according to Washington County District Court records. D'Anthony Derrell Hairston, 19, of 60 E. Washington St., in Hagerstown is charged with first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree assault, according to court records. Donovan Antonio Watts, 24, of 3042 Brightseat Road, Apt. 302, and Chalonda Chylease Henderson, 27, of 50 Summit Ave., Apt. 502, both of Hagerstown, were charged last week with one count each of first-degree assault and two counts each of second-degree assault, according to the application for statement of charges.
NEWS
August 20, 2011
A person was stabbed Friday night in the parking lot of Sheetz at 700 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release. Hagerstown police officers were dispatched to Meritus Medical Center at 11:36 p.m., where the victim was taken shortly after the stabbing, Sgt. John Lehman said. The victim, whose name wasn't released, was in stable condition, Lehman said. Police are looking for a black male in connection with the stabbing, Lehman said.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | July 13, 2010
WILLIAMSPORT -- In a repeat of a previous proposal, the owner of property at the intersection of Artizan and Potomac streets is requesting that the Williamsport Town Council abandon part of an alley on the property as part of a plan to build a new Sheetz, according to town documents. Higher Ground Realty LLC is the owner of the former Red Barron property. Bowman 2000 LLC has contracted to buy the site and to build a Sheetz store that would replace an existing store on the corner opposite the property, according to a proposal distributed at a town council meeting Monday night.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | March 26, 2012
The new Sheetz store planned south of Martinsburg at the U.S. 11 and Business Park Drive intersection is expected to include drive-through service, a unique feature among the Altoona, Pa.,-based company's string of stores in the region, officials said Monday. Sketch plans for a 6,489-square-foot convenience store with a carwash, gas pumps and a drive-thru on 4.07 acres in Tabler Station Business Park were advanced by the Berkeley County Planning Commission to the preliminary plan stage of the county's approval process.
NEWS
By DAVE MCMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | February 14, 2011
A request to abandon part of an alley at Artizan and Potomac streets as part of a proposal to build a new Sheetz store went before the Williamsport Town Council again Monday night. Town council members were presented with the alley-abandonment request last year and scheduled a public hearing on the request. The push to build a new store has been considered for some time, and Washington County Circuit Judge W. Kennedy Boone III in 2009 issued an order upholding a zoning decision that allows a new Sheetz next to where an existing one operates.
NEWS
June 2, 2012
 Two people were charged in connection with gunshots being fired early Saturday morning at the Sheetz convenience store on West King Street in Martinsburg, W.Va., the Martinsburg Police Department said. Cambria Olenzuk, 19, of Martinsburg was charged with four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of conspiracy and carrying a concealed deadly weapon, according to a police department news release. Timothy Stewart Jr., 20, of Inwood, W.Va., was charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and one count of conspiracy, the release said.
NEWS
By DANA BROWN | July 2, 2010
GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Construction soon will begin on a second Sheetz convenience store in Greencastle that is set to open in late November or early December. The project "is going well," said Mike LaCesa, director of real estate for Sheetz. The new Greencastle store is one of 26 Sheetz projects slated for completion this year, he said. Crews have been preparing the ground for construction at the intersection of Grindstone Hill Road and Pa. 16. LaCesa said the new store should attract customers traveling on Pa. 16 into Waynesboro as well as traffic from Interstate 81. "We think this is a little bit of a different market" LaCesa said.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | February 24, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- Washington County Circuit Judge W. Kennedy Boone III issued an order Monday upholding a zoning decision that allows a new Sheetz convenience store and gas station to be built in Williamsport's Town Center zoning district. Boone dismissed an appeal by a group of 45 Williamsport residents and property owners, who argued the town's zoning ordinance prohibits the sale of petroleum products in the Town Center district. Developer Bowman 2000 LLC is seeking to construct and lease out a new, larger Sheetz at the corner of North Artizan and East Potomac streets, across North Artizan Street from the current Sheetz.
NEWS
by DON AINES | April 14, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A proposal to open a Sheetz store in the west end of Chambersburg had some council members and residents questioning the effect it would have on traffic in the area. The 5,100-square-foot store would be built on two acres with entrances off Lincoln Way West, Loudon Street and Monticello Court, according to the subdivision plan submitted by the company. If the subdivision and land development plans are approved by the council, the new store could be open by September, said Michael A. LaCesa, Sheetz's director of real estate.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | September 10, 2013
I would like to wish a very happy birthday to Mrs. Mette Sheetz. I hope you have a great day and a wonderful year ahead. Women's Club seeks vendors for fall festival The Women's Club of Hagerstown is looking for vendors to sell items at its annual fall festival. The event is well-attended and offers quality merchandise to an appreciative audience. Fall Fest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19. Cost for a sales space is $25. Call Donna Smith for more information at 301-797-8761.
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BREAKINGNEWS
July 11, 2013
A Virginia man was being held on $125,000 bond Thursday on charges that he robbed two people with a sawed-off shotgun at a Sheetz convenience store near Hagerstown on Wednesday night, according to Washington County District Court records. Rhae'drick Darrel Sowell, 27, of 7601 Cedar Creek Road, Middletown, Va., has been charged with two counts of armed robbery and one count of first-degree assault, the court records said. Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Sheetz store at 17550 Virginia Ave. at 10:38 p.m. for a report of a man in the parking lot pointing a shotgun at a woman, according to the statement of probable cause.
NEWS
July 3, 2013
The Hagerstown Police Department has charged a third person in a June 16 assault near Sheetz at 301 E. Washington St., according to Washington County District Court records. D'Anthony Derrell Hairston, 19, of 60 E. Washington St., in Hagerstown is charged with first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree assault, according to court records. Donovan Antonio Watts, 24, of 3042 Brightseat Road, Apt. 302, and Chalonda Chylease Henderson, 27, of 50 Summit Ave., Apt. 502, both of Hagerstown, were charged last week with one count each of first-degree assault and two counts each of second-degree assault, according to the application for statement of charges.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | May 2, 2013
Police seized 310 cartons of cigarettes from a vehicle that was stopped at a Martinsburg-area Sheetz on Wednesday, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court documents. Oda Qarqat, 46, of Bogota, N.J., was arraigned Thursday on charges of no operators license and transportation of unstamped cigarettes or tax-not-paid tobacco products by Magistrate Robert L. Lowe II, according to court documents. Qarqat was in Eastern Regional Jail Thursday night on $9,000 bond, according to court and jail records.
NEWS
November 13, 2012
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is monitoring the cleanup of a gasoline spill that occurred Monday night at the Sheetz at 245 S. Washington St. in Berkeley Springs. Approximately 350 gallons of gasoline spilled onto the pavement when an overflow occurred while a truck was filling an underground storage tank on the property, according to a news release from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The cause of the overflow and subsequent spill is still being investigated, the release states.
NEWS
By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | September 26, 2012
For the first time since early July, gas prices dropped this week nationally and locally, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic's website at midatlantic.aaa.com. The national average for regular-grade gasoline was at $3.80 per gallon Wednesday, down from $3.85 last week, and the priced locally dropped from $3.85 to $3.82 per gallon, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. Area residents remained skeptical about what lies ahead at the pump. “We'll have a break for a few weeks and people will say gas is looking good, but it's not going to be any relief,” Hagerstown resident Frank Daymude, 29, said.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | mattthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | September 17, 2012
Fearing he was in “imminent danger,” a law enforcement officer fired his weapon at a 33-year-old man Friday night who avoided capture outside a Sheetz store and led police on a high-speed pursuit on W.Va. 9, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Martin Cain Felder of Urbana, Md., and passenger Zachary Brian Huff, 20, of Hedgesville, W.Va., were wanted by police on drug-related charges before the pursuit, which began at about 10:30 p.m., according to court records.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | andrews@herald-mail.com | July 9, 2012
Plans for a new Sheetz in Williamsport got a significant boost Monday when the town council agreed to measures that allowed the project to go forward. It's been about four years since a developer and Sheetz first proposed building a convenience store at the corner of North Artizan and East Potomac streets. It would replace a smaller Sheetz store across North Artizan Street, next to Byron Memorial Park. The project has been held up by negotiation and opposition, including a lawsuit by 45 residents.
NEWS
June 16, 2012
One person was wounded early Saturday in a shooting at Sheetz at 1465 Edwin Miller Boulevard, West Virginia State Police said. Troopers J.A. Padilla and Z.S. Conner received a call at 4:12 a.m. for a report of shots fired and found a male in the parking lot with a bullet wound to his leg, Sgt. Michael A. Cole said. The victim was identified as William Olin Hamlin, 34, of Damascus, Md. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, Cole said. Witnesses told police there was an altercation inside the store between Hamlin and another male, Cole said.
NEWS
June 2, 2012
 Two people were charged in connection with gunshots being fired early Saturday morning at the Sheetz convenience store on West King Street in Martinsburg, W.Va., the Martinsburg Police Department said. Cambria Olenzuk, 19, of Martinsburg was charged with four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of conspiracy and carrying a concealed deadly weapon, according to a police department news release. Timothy Stewart Jr., 20, of Inwood, W.Va., was charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and one count of conspiracy, the release said.
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