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MORGANTOWN — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., touched on a number of issues – mostly ones related to health care – during a town hall meeting on March 18 in Morganto...

Trump approves major disaster declaration for W.Va.

Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 9:24 AM

CHARLESTON — President Donald J. Trump has granted a request from Governor Jim Justice and issued a disaster declaration to help areas of West Virginia hit by the July 28-29 severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides.This action mak...

McGrew Celebration set for Sept. 3

Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:27 PM

KINGWOOD — The 20th Annual celebration of James C. McGrew’s birthday and recognition of local students who scored high on the Golden Horseshoe test will be Sept. 9.The event will also be an opportunity for the McGrew Society to show off som...

Taxi service extends to Preston area

Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:26 PM

KINGWOOD — Starting Aug. 20, Preston County residents can call a taxi.Morgantown based Motown Taxi recently received a certificate of need from the State Public Service Commission (PSC) to begin serving Preston and parts of Marion and Harri...

Automatic admission aims to boost college-going rate

Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:17 PM

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS) has launched a new initiative to help boost the college-going rate of high school graduates in the mountain state. All recent West Virginia high school graduates...

Business owners work to revamp Star City's image

Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 11:53 AM

STAR CITY — There’s a lot of pride in being from Star City. That pride is shining through with the establishment of several new businesses along University Avenue.“This is our High Street,” said Dominick Claudio, owner of Unique Consignment...

New Easton Hill intersection causing confusion

Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 10:50 AM

MORGANTOWN — The realignment work at the intersection of U.S. 119 and Monongalia County 857 at Easton Hill is still causing problems for residents of nearby Easton Mill Road. Don Zeh, who lives about 1/8 mile from the intersection, said GPS...