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Annual Donations

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ELKINS — The Tygarts Valley Scottish Rite Masons did their part on “GivingTuesday” by making donations at both the West Virginia Children’s Home and the Randolph County Homeless Shelter this week. The organization makes annual donations each year during the holiday season, ...

Elkins Council set to vote on ATV ordinance

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ELKINS — Elkins City Council will vote tonight on the second and final reading of a proposed ordinance that would allow ATVs and UTVs to drive on the streets within city limits. On Nov. 19, Elkins Mayor Van Broughton broke a 5-5 tie by casting his vote to approve on first reading the ...

Wild Wednesday winners drawn

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ELKINS — Betty Kelley of Elkins was the $200 Grand Prize winner of last week’s Wild Wednesday drawing. The Inter-Mountain’s Wild Wednesday edition is traditionally the biggest edition of the year and comes packed with coupons and sales flyers. On Nov. 25, the public could take ...

W.Va. to offer free at-home COVID-19 tests

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CHARLESTON — State officials announced Wednesday another option for West Virginians to get tested for COVID-19 without leaving their homes. Gov. Jim Justice said the state would pay for COVID-19 tests that use saliva instead of nasal swabs that can be sent to residents’ homes instead of ...

Justice decries latest COVID-19 death numbers

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CHARLESTON — As COVID-19 death totals in West Virginia continue their ghastly climb, Gov. Jim Justice expressed both his condolences and his frustration. According to the Department of Health and Human Resources, 778 West Virginians have died from the coronavirus as of Wednesday. Since ...

Turkey Trot raises money for local organizations

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BELINGTON — Barbour Community Health Association’s ninth annual Belington Wellness Center Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run raised $1,700 for two local charitable organizations — Heart & Hand House and the Belington Presbyterian Church. Each year, the Turkey Trot event raises ...

‘Captain Cindy’ battling impact of COVID-19

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CLARKSBURG — In her 30-year career as a firefighter, Clarksburg Fire Department Captain Cindy Murphy has never encountered a public health challenge as far-reaching as the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus’ attack on the public’s health is more obvious than it’s impact on first ...

One killed in two-vehicle wreck

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ELKINS — One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Route 219 outside Parsons Tuesday morning, officials said. The wreck involved a tractor-trailer and a box truck colliding head-on. The impact sent the vehicles over an embankment, bringing down a utility pole on the ...

First major snowfall hits region

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ELKINS — Residents woke up Tuesday to the first substantial snowfall of the season in Randolph and surrounding counties. Snowshoe saw the biggest total of snow with three inches reported Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Elkins and Beverly both posted around one inch ...

Old Fashioned Christmas set in Beverly on Saturday

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BEVERLY — Organizers have accepted the challenge of creating a safe community Christmas celebration during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the family friendly holiday event will be unveiled this weekend. Beverly’s 2020 Old Fashioned Christmas celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 ...

W.Va. sees worst month yet during COVID-19 crisis

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CHARLESTON — With West Virginia closing the chapter on November and state officials expressing hope the vaccines can be distributed in December, the state experienced its worst month ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The bottom line is we can’t stop this today,” Gov. Jim Justice ...

Jackson leading digital media program at D&E

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ELKINS — Alumna Macy Jackson ’09 has been appointed instructor of digital media at Davis & Elkins College. Jackson stepped into the role after serving as an adjunct instructor in creative arts and education at the College for the past four years. The fall semester ushered in the ...

Laurel Place offers assistance for those with holiday depression

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ELKINS — The winter season is upon us and the colder weather may bring individuals further into isolation. Many Americans have been hunkering down amid the COVID-19 pandemic since early March and this prolonged isolation may take its toll on individuals, especially the elderly population. ...

Hospital welcomes Marsh to team

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BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Katheryn Marsh, FNP-C to its family medicine team. Marsh received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis. She resides in Tucker County with her husband and two children and is active with St. ...

Marlinton man charged with murder

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MARLINTON — A Pocahontas County man has been charged with first-degree murder related to the death of a man in a shooting incident. Jeremi Lee Kincaid, 27, of Marlinton, is being held in Tygart Valley Regional Jail without bond. According to the criminal complaint, prepared by Trooper ...

Local health officials prep for vaccine

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ELKINS — A local hospital has received a special freezer in preparation for storing a COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Monday. Due to Thanksgiving gatherings last week, another spike in already high COVID-19 numbers is expected in days to come and state and local officials are pleading ...