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Randolph to form E911 board

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission voted unanimously to form a new E911 Advisory Board during its regular meeting Thursday at the James Cain Courthouse Annex. The new board will be appointed by the county and will have six members, including at least one fire service provider, one law ...

Spring concert scheduled at Town Square

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ELKINS — The Highland Parish United Methodist Church is sponsoring a spring concert Saturday at The Rotary Amphitheater in Elkins Town Square. The concert will feature the gospel Christian group Westward Road, now touring in support of their new album “Love Has Won.” They’re currently ...

Nurses being honored nationwide

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ELKINS — National Nurses Week, which honors all that nurses do for their communities, is prompting tributes from politicians as well as discounts and benefits from nationwide food chains. On Wednesday, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited University Medical Center in Las Vegas to thank nurses ...

Manchin working on compromise on voting rights package

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CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Wednesday he is working with fellow Democratic senators to make changes to a key voting rights bill that has some lawmakers conflicted. Speaking Wednesday after the unveiling of signage for the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, ...

Departments battle apartment blaze

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ADRIAN — Multiple fire departments were called to help fight an afternoon blaze that gutted an apartment building in Upshur County Thursday. The State Fire Marshal’s Office will investigate the cause of the fire in the apartment building, where 13 building were living, officials said. No ...

IM’s Skidmore enjoys working with advertisers

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Editor’s Note: The following is part of a series of articles profiling The Inter-Mountain’s staff. ELKINS — Chongo Skidmore, an advertising representative for The Inter-Mountain, enjoys meeting “face to face” with advertisers — albeit in a socially distanced way during the ...

D&E Class of 2021 Commemorative Medal features Myles Center

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ELKINS — The newest addition to the Davis & Elkins College campus served as inspiration for the design of the Class of 2021 Commemorative Medal. The rotunda entrance to the renovated Myles Center for the Arts is featured on the front of the coin with artwork by senior Aidan ...

PSC demands correction plan for Suddenlink problems

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CHARLESTON — Public Service Commission Chairman Charlotte Lane directed Suddenlink Communications to file with the Commission by June 7 a plan to correct insufficiencies in customer service. Lane held a meeting yesterday with Suddenlink representatives and Commission Staff to discuss a long ...

Datebook

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

McKinley, Mooney make earmark choices

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WASHINGTON — West Virginia’s congressional lawmakers for Northern and Southern West Virginia submitted funding requests for projects through the new earmark system, while the congressman for the middle of the state submitted no requests. Through the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, ...

Justice stresses vaccinations at Coalton stop

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COALTON — While making a quick stop in Coalton this week, Gov. Jim Justice spoke to a large crowd at St. Patrick Church’s Parish Hall about the importance of all West Virginians being vaccinated against COVID-19. The governor, who was in town to present the city with a $3.3 million ...

State gets ready to vaccinate children

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CHARLESTON — As West Virginia struggles to get teenagers and young adults vaccinated for COVID-19, the state is preparing for the likely approval of middle schoolers for vaccinations. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve next week a request from Pfizer/BioNTech to ...

Celebrating National Nurses Week

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ELKINS — The importance of nurses has never been more evident than during the COVID-19 pandemic, and National Nurses Week begins today, giving us an opportunity to show our gratitude to these true heroes. Today is National Nurses Day, a day set aside to thank nurses and other healthcare ...

Officials on hand for New River Gorge National Park renaming

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LANSING — State and congressional officials were on hand Wednesday as the New River Gorge National River received a long-sought upgrade to New River National Park and Preserve, the nation’s 63rd and newest national park. U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, ...

Gandy Dancer opens Friday

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ELKINS — Friday will be the opening night for Gandy Dancer Theatre’s 11th season. “Throughout the pandemic we have managed to allow our guests to have a safe environment to enjoy fabulous live music,” said G’na Stephens, the CEO of the theatre. The Gandy Dancer Theatre ...

Datebook

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

$3.3M Grant Awarded

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COALTON — Gov. Jim Justice visited Coalton Tuesday and awarded the small Randolph County town a $3.3 million Abandoned Mine Land Grant during a ceremony at St. Patrick Church’s Parish Hall. The money will fund major improvements to the town’s water system, which has been in ...

BOE votes to approve stadium plan

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ELKINS — A new era will begin this fall for Elkins High School’s football program, as the school’s football facility will no longer be historic Wimer Stadium. The Randolph County Board of Education voted Tuesday evening to approve a resolution enabling the county school system to ...