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Threat found inside B-UHS

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TENNERTON — A threat found on a bathroom wall at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Wednesday morning caused school officials and law enforcement to spring into action and resulted in a quick resolution. “We had an issue with a student who made a threat on a bathroom wall,” principal Eddie ...

Randolph Sheriff’s Office saw increased calls in 2018

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ELKINS — Randolph County Sheriff Mark Brady has announced his office responded to 7,357 calls in 2018. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office totaled 1,203 traffic stops and responded to 340 collisions last year, Brady said. During 2018, the Sheriff’s Office issued 364 citations on ...

Capito, Manchin announce flood funding for Tucker

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, have announced $350,000 for the city of Parsons through the U.S. Economic Development Administration. Funding will support infrastructure improvements ...

Manchin announces partnership

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen, Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced that West Virginia will be included in the new National Telecommunications and Information Administration initiative that will help make sure the national broadband availability map is accurate. This is especially important to rural ...

D&E to host Career Expo

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ELKINS — Area residents looking for a career change and businesses seeking employees will both be in luck as the Davis & Elkins College Office of Career Services and Student Employment hosts the 2019 Career Expo. Open to the public and free to job seekers, the event is set for 10 a.m. to ...

West Virginia gas prices rise

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Gas prices in Northern West Virginia are eight cents more expensive this week at $2.277 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Only three Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states have more expensive gas price averages on the week, including West Virginia (+3 cents). The ...

AHF Products names CEO

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LANCASTER, Pa. – AHF Products has announced that Brian Carson has been appointed as the company’s first President and Chief Executive Officer. Carson also has been elected to AHF Products’ Board of Directors. Mike Bell, previously the Chief Transition Officer for the company, will ...

Scholarships available from Tucker Community Foundation

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More than 35 scholarships from the Tucker Community Foundation are available for high school and college students in Barbour, Grant, Mineral, Preston, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties in West Virginia and Garrett County, Maryland. Scholarship awards will range from $500 to $10,000 with ...

Grant writing workshop and listening tour set in Elkins

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ELKINS — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) State Arts Office will host a grant writing workshop and listening tour in Elkins on Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Randolph County Community Arts Center, 2 Park St., Elkins. The event is free and ...

Envirothon set for Canaan Valley

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CHARLESTON —The West Virginia Envirothon, the state’s premiere conservation education competition for high school students, will be held April 17-18 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park in Tucker County. Five-member teams who participate in the Envirothon explore current environmental and ...

SJMH and GSC announce partnership

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Glenville State College and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital have announced a new partnership. The two entities signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting post-secondary educational opportunities for SJMH employees, spurring economic development in Lewis and Gilmer Counties, ...

Upshur County Schools Menu

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The following is next week’s menus for Upshur County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — No school Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage and pancake on a stick, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; lunch — Chicken nuggets, parmesan broccoli, baked beans, peach ...

Plan now available for public review

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The West Virginia Traumatic Brain Injury Social Service Model Plan 2018-2019 is now out for public review and comment. The draft plan can be found at http://tbi.cedwvu.org/media/3366/wv-tbi-social-services-model-plan-2018-2019.pdf. The WV TBI Advisory Committee will be accepting public ...

Financial advisors make Honor Roll

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CHARLESTON — Fifty-two West Virginia investment professionals have been named to the sixteenth annual SMART529 Honor Roll for encouraging families to save for higher education. “West Virginia’s financial advisors play a valuable role in helping many families prepare for future costs ...

SJMH to provide Health Fair Saturday

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Saturday will be Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Day at the Glenville State College women’s and men’s basketball games in Glenville. The designation is the culmination of the collaboration between SJMH and GSC. As part of the SJMH Day, the hospital will have a gigantic health fair ...

RTC students display skills

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ELKINS — Randolph Technical Center students took part in a skills competition hosted by SkillsUSA Tuesday afternoon. RTC students displayed their abilities in fields including Crime Scene Investigation, Electrical Construction-wiring, Commercial Baking & Culinary Arts, Health ...

Reform package on the move

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CHARLESTON — The massive education omnibus bill has survived the committee process and could be passed by the House of Delegates by Thursday. Senate Bill 451 passed out of the House Finance Committee Tuesday morning with the House Education Committee’s Friday strike-and-insert amendment ...

Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Tourism CVB request funding

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ELKINS — Officials with the Elkins Depot Welcome Center and the Elkins-Randolph County Tourism CVB are requesting additional funding from Randolph County and the city of Elkins in the upcoming fiscal year. The two entities joined into one in May 2018 to focus on “the things we know are ...

WVWC student facing felonies

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BUCKHANNON — A West Virginia Wesleyan College student was arrested after the smell of marijuana emitting from a residence hall room led to the discovery of marijuana and a pistol. On Monday, the Buckhannon Police Department responded to the campus after security officers received ...

Elkins man charged with felony burglary

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ELKINS — An Elkins man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly entering a residence and removing his clothes. Charles Berton Lanham, 39, has been charged with burglary. At approximately 6:15 a.m., deputies responded to a burglary in progress on Hart Ranch Road outside of Elkins, a Tuesday ...