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U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito visits Eastern Panhandle, addresses local needs

By Kelsie LeRose, The Journal

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., visited Berkeley County Wednesday to receive updates on local infrastructure projects, as well as local community service programs.

“Today was a great opportunity to see firsthand how Martinsburg and Berkeley County are taking the right steps to create safe communities, drive job creation and make the area a great place to live and raise a family,” Capito said after her all-day visit Wednesday.

During her meeting at the Berkeley County Day Report Center Wednesday afternoon, county officials thanked Capito for her continued support at the federal government level, which has paved the way for some of the county’s successes.

“You and Sen. Manchin met with us six years ago when this was still a vision, and we appreciate your support. You gave us that bridge money, and that is all we asked for was bridge money to get started, and we wanted you to see where we have already grown in five years, and we are already thinking about expansion,” Berkeley County Administrator Alan Davis said.

Tim Czaja, director of Community Corrections, along with Davis and Berkeley County Council member Eddie Gochenour, gave Capito a tour of the new DRC building, located in the same parking lot as the sheriff’s department…

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