CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday said he would welcome any president to the state besides former President Barack Obama.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors on Wednesday filed a tougher charge against the police officer at the center of the George Floyd case and charged three other officers, delivering a victory to protesters galvanized by a death that roused racial tensions and unleashed coast-to-coast unrest.
FAIRMONT — As an associate professor of music at Fairmont State University, Daniel Eichenbaum said he is especially devastated by the discontinuation of the music and theater majors at the school.
FAIRMONT — West Virginia industries that rely heavily on tourism dollars should prepare for lean summertime months, according to a recent online survey of would-be travelers conducted by the state tourism office and two marketing firms.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
CHARLESTON — Throughout the Mountain State, many crafters — both newcomers and sewing experts — have stepped up to help fill gaps in the state and national supply of personal protective equipment by making reusable fabric masks for health care personnel and other essential workers.
Monday, June 01, 2020
CHARLESTON — State health officials report that another person has died in West Virginia from the novel coronavirus COVID-19, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources bring the total of deaths to 76.
FAIRMONT — For 10 minutes, demonstrators lay in the intersection of Adams and Jefferson streets Sunday afternoon chanting.
Sunday, May 31, 2020
FAIRMONT — A group of advocates assembled at the Marion County Courthouse Saturday afternoon to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
FAIRMONT — If you’d hoped to see a Revolutionary War-era frontiersman blacksmith forging a horseshoe in his shoppe while wearing a surgical mask, you’d have been sorely disappointed. Which means one thing: Prickett’s Fort is back.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
MORGANTOWN — Friday's arrest of disgraced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the apparent choking death of a handcuffed black man will not change the manner in which police work in black communities, according to a local criminal justice expert.
FAIRMONT — Marion and Harrison counties are both reporting exceptionally low early voting turnout numbers, but enormously high requests for absentee ballots, according to elections officials.
Friday, May 29, 2020
FAIRMONT — Prickett’s Fort State Park, where another generation of Americans once sheltered-in-place against an existential threat in its midst, cracked open a sturdy log door this week and, like the picnickers scattered across the grounds around it, rejoined the world.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
FAIRMONT — West Virginia’s towns and cities are expected to experience an 11.5% revenue shortfall in the near future as a result of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, according to a new report published by the National League of Cities.
FARMINGTON — In years past, getting to the Marion County Soccer Complex on a busy day involved walking along Husky Highway from a parking spot on a side road.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
RACHEL — In his 41 years as the school’s director of security, Sheldon Tennant has witnessed every graduation ceremony in the history of North Marion High. Tennant, 77, has performed his duties at every commencement ceremony since the school’s inaugural 1979-1980 academic year.
FAIRMONT — A large percentage of Marion County’s African American community were provided access to COVID-19 testing on Friday and Saturday.
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Each year around this time, John Jezioro looks forward to celebrating his birthday with his grandmother, Mary Romino, however, the novel coronavirus COVID-19 put an end to this year’s party.
FAIRMONT — Fairmont State University is discontinuing its academic programs in music and theatre, including music and theatre education.
Friday, May 22, 2020
FAIRMONT — On Monday, Morgantown-based Mon Health Systems received approval from the West Virginia Health Care Authority to build a new $25 million community hospital in Marion County.
FAIRMONT — Each election year, the Marion County Chamber of Commerce holds a candidate forum that allows local candidates to speak to the people they may eventually represent, if elected.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
FAIRMONT — Federal government funding to replace the lost revenues of local governments is essential for a stable future for West Virginians, said the director of a state association that represents counties.
Harold E. Adams, 86, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday, June 02, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home is honored in handling all arrangements.
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