Communities

Augusta’s Pickin’ Indoors planned

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following property transfers were recorded at the Randolph County Courthouse: Shirley G. McBee to Dennis P. McBee, two tracts in Beverly District, no monetary consideration. Danny Ray Arbogast to Charles W. Dyer and Natalie R. Dyer, two parcels in Dry Fork District, $14,000. Ray ...

Church hosting free concert

Brian Free and Assurance will be performing at Christ’s Church in Horner, on Rt. 33 between Weston and Buckhannon, 7 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Rick Wyatt would like to invite you to a night of celebrating the Lord in song and praise. The concert is free and is open to the public. Brian ...

Parsons mayor urges others ‘keep your check-ups’

PARSONS — Parsons Mayor Dorothy Judy has a lot of people who depend on her: She is married with three children, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, she owns her own hair salon and she has been the mayor of Parsons for nearly 10 years. She shares one important piece of advice to ...

Ensemble to perform in Grant County

PETERSBURG — Grant County Arts Council Inc. will present Appalachian Ensemble, a traditional music and dance ensemble of students from Davis and Elkins College, at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Landes Arts Center, 18 Mt. View St. in Petersburg. Event Underwriters are Linda and Duke McDaniel, and ...

Kater set to return to D&E for performance

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College alumna and international recording artist Kaia Kater will present two special events Saturday as part of Homecoming, Senator Nation and Family Weekend. A question-and-answer session, “From D&E to the International Stage,” will take place at 10 ...

Strengthening Families Program set

Strengthening Families Program: For Parents/Caregivers & Youth 10-14 Fall Sessions are set to start at Elkins Middle School. Randolph County was one of two counties in West Virginia selected to implement a scientific proven model to prevent teen substance abuse and other behavior ...

Edward Jones supporting Alzheimer’s Walk

ELKINS — Edward Jones branch associates are honored to support the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimers in Elkins. The Elkins walk will take place on Saturday in Riverbend Park. Check-in begins at 1 p.m. and the walk begins at 2 p.m. The local Edward Jones branches ...

Road Closure

Division of Highways has announced the temporary closure of Tucker County Route 21, Clover Run, through 5 p.m. Oct. 19, for culvert replacement. The closure will occur at milepost 2.05, located 0.02 miles west of county Route 21/1, Johnstown Road intersection. No traffic will be permitted to ...

HAS students visit Dolly Sods

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School students kicked off their Outdoor Skills program for the year with a camping trip to Dolly Sods. After setting up camp, the group participated in hiking, sight-seeing, campfire cooking, and flashlight tag. After a night in the tents, they learned about ...