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Martinsburg’s Mayor passes away after a year on the job

Martinsburg City Council announced the sudden passing of Mayor Harriet Johnson.

Johnson’s death occurred late yesterday Jul. 6 after only a year on the job.

Johnson was the city’s first female mayor in its history.

She is remembered for her contributions to the city and her want to get Martinsburg ready for the next generation.

Johnson is survived by her husband Tom with no cause of death given at this time.

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