FAIRMONT — After months of planning, fundraising and remodeling, the Union Mission has a new safe place for Marion County’s homeless residents to find lodging on freezing nights.
Saturday, November 28, 2020
FAIRMONT — Small Business Saturday celebrated its 10th birthday yesterday and never before has the shopping holiday taken on so much importance to local merchants.
Friday, November 27, 2020
FAIRMONT — The Marion County Chamber of Commerce received a $5,000 grant in June from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and saved the funds money until now.
Thursday, November 26, 2020
RIVESVILLE — For the past seven years, Rivesville has been applying and re-applying for government funding to repair and replace a main water supply line that runs from the city of Fairmont, which supplies the town’s water.
CHARLESTON — The Alzheimer’s Association West Virginia Chapter is offering a free two-part educational series in next month for caregivers whose loved ones are in the late stage of the disease.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
FAIRMONT — From an early age, it seems Dr. Scott Moore was destined to become the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association’s “Veterinarian of the Year.”
WHITE HALL — The White Hall Public Safety Building was used as a polling precinct for early voting, and also as a voting precinct for the Nov. 3 general election.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
ELDORA — Nearly 20 homes off Sweeps Run Road near Eldora in Marion County have experienced major water issues for two years since blasting began at the nearby Purdy’s Run Aggregates limestone quarry, according to residents whose water supply has been adversely affected.
FAIRMONT — In his storied athletic career, Rashod Kent accomplished something very few individuals have ever done before. After playing major college basketball for Rutgers, he switched sports and played in the National Football League.
Friday, November 20, 2020
CHARLESTON — A 79-year-old Marion County man is one of 16 West Virginians who died during the past 24 hours due to COVID-19, according the latest novel coronavirus update from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
FAIRMONT — On this day in 1968, the Farmington No. 9 Mine exploded in a burst of gas and dust, trapping miners inside resulting in the death of 78 people.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
FAIRMONT — As it began to deliberate language from which it hopes to develop a request urging city police to prohibit certain restraint and entry tactics, the Pastoral Alliance for Social Justice and Change heard from a former police officer-turned-sociology professor on Thursday.
FAIRMONT — The Marion County Family Resource Network hosted Santa Claus for a breakfast event in Fairmont last year, but the 2020 coronavirus pandemic is preventing his return this year.
FAIRMONT — Three hundred children won’t have to worry about the coming winter weather thanks to city firefighters and the national nonprofit Operation Warm.
CLARKSBURG — A Morgantown man pled guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to a federal firearms possession charge, according to U.S. Attorney Bill Powell.
FAIRMONT — Nursing students at Fairmont State University will help improve living conditions for area residents who do not have permanent shelter using funds from a $40,000 grant from the Morgantown-based Milan Puskar Foundation.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
FAIRMONT — When the United Way of Marion and Taylor Counties reached the halfway point of its annual campaign on Nov. 6, the nonprofit’s leaders and board members knew they still had to raise its target goal of $500,000.
Ruth G. Hutchinson, 82, of Fairmont, passed away Monday, November 23, 2020. She was born in Fairmont on June 23, 1938, a daughter of the late Norman and Alma Holloway. She was a member of the Welcome Baptist Church choir and church. She enjoyed crochet, music, church, cooking for her family,…
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