The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hampshire County and surrounding areas from 1 p.m. on Friday afternoon until Saturday at 1 a.m. Expect 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation with freezing temperatures in the late afternoon through this evening. Watch out for…
CHARLESTON — The leadership of the State Firemen’s Association — which also happens to be 3 Hampshire County volunteer firefighters — was working the state capitol for 2 days last week to find funding to support their cause.
CAPON BRIDGE — The Farmer’s Daughter remains top hog at the state level as they celebrate yet another year of being WV Living’s “Best Burger.”
SUNRISE SUMMIT — Hampshire High School’s DECA program collected yet another honor for the 2021-22 school year: they were awarded the Membership Campaign, Promotion Campaign and Community Service Campaign.
Parents are flooded with paperwork every single day of the year. But this year, they absolutely want to keep track of one key letter — Letter 6419, to be sent to you by none other than the Internal Revenue Service.
MOOREFIELD — A cohort of instructors at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College are the 1st to participate in an internal peer-review system that has led to 2 courses earning Eastern Online Course Excellence certification.
CHARLESTON — A group of Republican lawmakers in West Virginia is trying to pass a law forbidding mask mandates in K-12 schools and restricting districts from requiring COVID-19 testing for people who don’t have symptoms.
Conservation experts in the state are expanding a forest mapping tool to assess the impact of development on thousands of acres of public lands.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday questioned a bill moving through the Republican-led Legislature that would prohibit mask mandates in public schools in response to the coronavirus, saying that he will wait on the proposal’s final outcome before deciding how to act.
I’m pretty sure that sometimes you read a sentence or paragraph or (shudder) an entire column I wrote and would take exception with what I’m about to announce, but truly I consider myself a wordsmith.
Too many West Virginians are dying from drug overdoses. We have been in this crisis for years and unfortunately, according to new government data, the crisis is growing.
The Eastern West Virginia Economic alliance met in Charleston this week. Joining us remotely were Eileen Johnson from the Hampshire County Development Authority and Lyn Goodwin from the Morgan County Development Authority.
It’s been another great year in the war on climate change. With a combination of forceful inaction, concentrated inattention, strenuous ignorance of facts, strategic amnesia and just plain orneriness we have once again succeeded in not losing to this implacable enemy which many of us still b…
What is the definition of dogma? Various sources give slightly different definitions, but it basically means (according to vocabulary.com): “the doctrine of belief in a religion or a political system.”
CHARLESTON — The Juvenile Justice Commission, originally created to investigate a tragedy, has worked for a decade to ensure the state’s court system fulfills its duty to provide justice in a way that protects the children over which it has jurisdiction, speakers said last week at a celebrat…
ROMNEY — Eight area residents have been charged with 223 hunting crimes involving at least 27 antlered deer in Hampshire, Mineral and Grant counties as well as Maryland.
Breezeline, the new name for Atlantic Broadband, says it is tapping into the new Affordable Connectivity Program to provide needy households a $30-a-month discount on Internet service.
KEYSER — The annual Mineral County Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival planning committee is now accepting proposals for presentations.
CAPON BRIDGE — For the 1st time in 18 months, every office in Capon Bridge’s town government has been filled. At the Jan. 11 Town Council meeting, David McMaster was appointed to a seat on the council and Tracey Grassi agreed to serve as town recorder.
MOOREFIELD — Donna Davy, an art instructor at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, recently earned national recognition from Artist’s Magazine for a portrait of her pet parrot.
CHARLESTON — A North Carolina steelmaker will build a $2.7 billion mill in West Virginia, creating an estimated 800 manufacturing jobs, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday.