The DHHR Saturday Covid map was tardy for over 3 hours however once the map was released Hampshire County landed in the Orange zone. Although infection rates trended slightly upward at the end of the week, it was not enough to put Hampshire in the Red.
CAPON BRIDGE — “We feel lucky that the Cacapon River is one of the cleanest in West Virginia,” the Friends of the Cacapon River states on its web page — and the group plans to keep it that way.
The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind will hold a virtual public hearing next Wednesday, March 3, on its 10-year Comprehensive Educational Facility Plan.
ROMNEY — The Hampshire County Development Authority awarded the contract for asbestos abatement in the old Hampshire Memorial Hospital building to Morgantown-based Anderson Excavating at last Wednesday’s board meeting.
ROMNEY — Starting in April, Valley Health will be offering their Diabetes Management and Prevention program virtually for folks interested in making healthy lifestyle changes.
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has ordered the loosening of pandemic restrictions on businesses after a decline in coronavirus deaths and cases, and he sought the return of all elementary and middle school students to in-person learning.
ROMNEY — Logan Mantz, with the Capon Bridge Revitalization Group, presented updates on the Capon School Street project to the school board at their meeting Monday.
This particular act was broken down into 6 separate sections, with the 1st section describing potential federal laws or acts that this act would nullify in any said efforts to have them enforced within Newton County.
The members of the Hampshire County Board of Education want to thank all who have contacted us, whether by email, phone or in person, over the last few weeks expressing your concerns.
Two days after the Hampshire school board voted to return to in-person learning 4 days a week, the state board passed a motion Tuesday afternoon requiring pre-K through 8th grade students to return to 5-day in-person instruction.
Hampshire County Schools will see a return to in-person learning 4 days a week, effective Wednesday, the board decided at their meeting tonight.
CHARLESTON – Three cases of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, or more commonly referred to as the UK Variant, have been detected in West Virginia. Nationwide 1,523 cases have been reported including all the bordering states to West Virginia. This variant was first reported in the US at the end o…
After several inches of snow and freezing rain pummeled Hampshire County on Thursday Feb. 18, several accidents have been reported this evening.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice called for cutting West Virginia’s personal income tax in his State of the State address as he proposed tax increases on the wealthy and on the sale of soda and tobacco.
The improving conditions that sent Hampshire High School back to class Tuesday for the 1st time in 3 months are breathing relief into a healthcare system strained for 11 months by Covid-19.
The Capon Bridge Revitalization Group’s Project Coordinator Mary Billings presented updated plans for Capon School Street at last week’s Capon Bridge Town Council meeting, securing the council’s support for a new grant application.
With up to 300,000 people falling sick every day and up to 5,000 people dying daily from Covid-19, the U.S. is at war with the virus. Some 115,000 West Virginians have already gotten Covid-19 and almost 2,000 have died.
SHEPHERDSTOWN — Housed many, many feet above the ground, close to the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, lives a pair of eagles — Smitty and Bella.
MOOREFIELD — Would-be teachers in the Potomac Highlands will be able to complete a 4-year degree in elementary education through a new alliance between Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College and West Virginia University-Parkersburg.