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Garden Club learns about growth and care

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ELKINS — Sara Phares, member of Emma Scott Garden Club and Master Gardener, engaged ESGC members with her program titled, “Succulents.... by Trial and Error.” Phares opened her program by relating that her mother had been a member of ESGC and she had attended many programs and flower ...

Rosenblum promoted at UPMC

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ELKINS — Lower Cheat resident Dr. Bret Rosenblum was recently named director of Consumer Telemedicine for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Through an application called Anywhere Care, patients may interact with medical providers in a real time Skype like platform to receive ...

DMC earns distinction

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ELKINS — Davis Medical Center recently announced the renewal of a continued three-year accreditation in mammography by the American College of Radiology. The ACR gold seal represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety, and is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR ...

HAS team to compete in robotics program

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ELKINS — As part of its STEAM curriculum, Highland Adventist School has registered a team of fifth- through eighth-grade students to participate in the 2018-2019 Robotics First Lego League program. Every year, First Lego League releases a robotics challenge which is based on a ...

Barnett helped create Elkins Railyard

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ELKINS — Elkins and Randolph County communities have lost a leader in local economic development. Denver R. “Barney” Barnett Jr., 75, who served as a member of the Randolph County Development Authority board from 1987 through 1992; as the executive director of the Randolph County ...

Senate postpones impeachment trial

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CHARLESTON — What was supposed to be the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Margaret Workman Monday screeched to a halt, as Acting Chief Justice Paul Farrell was absent after an appointed panel of justices ruled that impeachment procedures could not continue. The response Monday morning ...

Today is final day to register to vote

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CHARLESTON — With all eyes on West Virginia for the upcoming midterm elections, elections officials and the two major political parties are encouraging anyone who hasn’t registered to vote to do so by 5 p.m. today. Registered voters are also being encouraged to contact their county clerks ...

Elkins Main Street planning several activities, promotions

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ELKINS — Elkins Rotarians learned about the Elkins Main Street organization Monday during their weekly lunch meeting. Madalyn Humphrey, Elkins Main Street executive director, spoke about the group’s “four pillars.” “We have four pillars in the Elkins Main Street approach – ...

Augusta’s Pickin’ Indoors planned

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ELKINS — The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College invites the public to Wednesday Night Pickin’ as it moves to The Joni & Buck Smith Arts Forum in Myles Center for the Arts on the campus of Davis & Elkins College for the winter season. Jam sessions include country, ...

Mon Power relocates line for Corridor H bridge

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FAIRMONT — Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), relocated a half-mile stretch of a high-voltage transmission line in Tucker County for the construction of a new Corridor H highway bridge that is part of a West Virginia initiative to increase economic prosperity in ...

Celebrate Local! dinner cancelled

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PHILIPPI — “We are very disappointed, but we have had to cancel our final Celebrate Local! dinner scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 28,” says an Adaland Mansion spokesperson. According to Adaland, a conflict has arisen with the scheduled chef that makes the dinner impossible to take place. The ...

Tucker Co. Schools screenings planned

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Tucker County Schools along with Rhea Dyer, speech language pathologist, and Cheryl Bifano, educational audiologist, will be conducting the fall speech and audiology screenings/rechecks in county schools. Speech/hearing screenings are scheduled to take place Nov. 1. Students who will be ...

Bridge to be closed beginning Monday

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J.F. Allen Co. will be working on the pedestrian bridge for the Elkins Rail Trail Connector Project from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday on North Randolph Avenue between the intersections of Harrison and Heavner avenues. The road will be closed periodically throughout the night. Motorists should ...

Elkins Purple Majesties host meeting

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PARSONS — Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats hosted their October meeting on Oct. 8 at the First Baptist Church in Parsons. Queen Mothers Carolyn Lewis and BJ McKenzie presided over the meeting. Duchesses for the meeting were the Parsons Purple Majesties. October birthdays were announced ...

Mountain State Forest Festival Photo Exhibit winners named

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ELKINS — The winners of the 82nd Mountain State Forest Festival photography exhibit have been announced. Winners include: Maid Sylvia Choice: Charmagne Vecchio Nature category Maid of Honor Hannah: John Sainato Category Black and White Hands Maid of Honor Grace: Charmagne Vecchio ...

Voter registration deadline is today

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BUCKHANNON — Carol J. Smith, Upshur County Clerk, would like to remind citizens that today is the last day to register to vote, transfer or make changes to your voter registration information. She would also like to invite the citizens of Upshur County to an interactive demonstration of the ...

Regency acquires two Elkins shopping centers

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Regency Properties, a commercial real estate company specializing in County Seat Communities, recently acquired two centers in Elkins and one center in Summersville. With this acquisition, Regency now owns and manages four properties in West Virginia including Country ...