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ABU begins year welcoming new faculty

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University is starting the 2019-20 academic year with a few new and returning faces. AB welcomed 13 new faculty members during new faculty orientation on Aug. 12. New faculty are Adam Anderson, assistant professor of computer science; Mackenzie Bergeron, ...

Traffic delay announced

The Division of Highways has announced the delay of traffic along U.S. Route 219 and U.S. 33, also known as the McDonald’s Intersection, beginning Sept. 3 through Sept. 5 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving. Paving will continue on U.S. Route 33 toward Harman Sept. 6 through Sept. 11 between the ...

Interact Children’s Museum meeting set

A group in Elkins is working to bring a new and exciting addition to the area. Interact Children’s Museum is in the planning phase, and those working to make this happen invite local parents and interested individuals to a meeting to learn more about this venture. “We will be meeting ...

Mooney announces mobile office hours

Throughout the Second District, members of Congressman Mooney’s staff will be making stops in each county to meet with constituents who may be having problems with a federal agency. We ask that constituents bring copies of documentation related to their issues. “Helping my constituents ...

AG Morrisey robocall fight

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies in reaching an agreement that will result in the phone companies adopting eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. The bipartisan, public-private agreement will ...

Clinic planned in Buckhannon

BUCKANNON — The Central West Virginia Aging Services Health Fair and Flu Clinic will be from 8-11 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Buckhannon office located at 8 N. Spring St. in Buckhannon. Lab work and flu shots will be offered at a discounted rate. Informational booths will be on hand to discuss the ...

Program raising suicide awareness

PHILIPPI — September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month and Broaddus Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an average of 129 deaths by suicide occur per day and there are an ...

Randolph County Marriages

The following marriages were recorded at the Randolph County Courthouse: Charles Joseph Lambiotte, 64, of Fairmont, to Sondra Jean Cain, 58, of Fairmont on Aug. 16. Joshua Paul Woods, 27, of Valley Head, to Trisha Travelle Marstiller, 24, of Valley Head on Aug. 16.

Elkins City Hall News

Council and administrative staff are gearing up for another busy week, but before we delve into that let’s talk about what one of our city boards has been up to. The Elkins Tree Board announced a new program last week to help maintain and grow our reputation as a Tree City by offering two ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following deeds were recorded in the county clerk’s office: On Aug. 1, James P. Bazzle to R. Todd Chadwick and Deborah L. Chadwick, land situated in Beverly District. On Aug. 2, Natalie Barb, by Thomas William Barb, to Thomas J. Tesar Jr., real estate situated in Elkins Corporation ...

Wesleyan to welcome more than 350 new students

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College will welcome a talented and diverse new student cohort for orientation activities on Saturday. The projected class of over 350 undergraduate students will build on the College’s rich tradition of attracting a talented and engaged student ...

Helvetia Hoot celebrates West Virginia traditional arts

HELVETIA — Helvetia Hoot, formerly known as Dare to be Square West Virginia, returns to Helvetia, this Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Helvetia Hoot celebrates the traditions that make this region unique, offering workshops in old-time music, craft, dance, folklore, foodways, square ...

Elkins announces Adopt-a-Tree Program

ELKINS — A new program that promotes planting trees throughout the city is being initiated by the Elkins Tree Board this fall. An Adopt-A-Tree program will provide a free tree to two selected homeowners in each of the city’s five wards. Application deadline for residents is Friday, Sept. ...

Team members of the month honored

MOOREFIELD — David Brunelle has been honored as the June 2019 Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim’s Moorefield fresh plant. Brunelle works in the Dapec 3 department on day shift and has worked for the company since August 2018. “David is willing to jump in and help where ever ...

Railroad dispatcher to present update

PHILIPPI — Lars Byrne, the senior dispatcher for the Durbin & Greenbrier Railroad, will discuss the latest developments in tourist trains during a luncheon meeting Sept. 12 at the Medallion Restaurant in Philippi. Byrne, who is also a licensed conductor and former locomotive ...

Pierpont program receives award

Pierpont Community and Technical College, Aviation Technology Program, located at the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center, was honored Aug. 10 to be the recipient of the Civil Air Patrol’s, Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace National Award for an organization in Aerospace ...

Group donates to Elkins library

ELKINS — The Friends of the Library, also known as the Elkins Bookhounds, recently donated $1,000 to the library for the acquisition of new books. The library maintains a list of requested new materials and librarian Stephanie Miller commented that this donation would go a long to ...

Upcoming delays on Smoke Hole Road in Grant County

BURLINGTON — The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists that traffic delays have begun on Smoke Hole Road, County Route 28/11, in Grant County. Delays can be expected between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays. Work is expected to be completed in ...