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Citizens Bank supports YMCA

ELKINS — Citizens Bank of West Virginia, a longtime supporter of the Elkins/Randolph County YMCA, recently presented the organization with a contribution of $7,500. “Citizens Bank is committed to supporting programs that build strong, vibrant and healthy communities,” commented ...

Theater to offer spring musical

ELKINS — It’s a tale as old as time. Elkins High School is bringing the beloved family musical, “Beauty and the Beast,” to the Elkins High School Theatre stage April 19-20. This classical production was selected as an educational opportunity for the theater students of Elkins High, as ...

Woman’s Club donates to library

ELKINS — The WGFC Woman’s Club of Elkins recently made a $750 donation toward the Elkins Randolph County Public Library Capital Campaign Fund. Library Director Stephanie Murphy was presented with the donation. This completes the $1,500 pledge made by the group for its two-year ...

Gov. seeks disaster declaration

CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia’s congressional delegation is urging President Donald Trump to approve Gov. Jim Justice’s request for a federal disaster declaration for severe storms that hit the state in February. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito and Congressmen David ...

D&E SVA set to host Casino Night

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Student Veterans Association is turning back time as they host their annual Casino Night fundraiser with the theme “Rat Pack Era.” The event is set for 9 p.m. Friday in Halliehurst. Admission is $10 for the general public, $5 for military with an ...

Local cadette scout earns Summit award

ELKINS — Girl Scouts of Black Diamond council, Randolph County Service Unit, hosted the annual pinning ceremony March 13. Holly Harper, a cadette scout with Troop 35041, was presented with the Journey Summit Award. A Summit Award is given to a Girl Scout at any level who completes three ...

Citizens Bank to host Homebuyer Seminar

ELKINS — Citizens Bank of West Virginia will offer a Homebuyer Seminar on April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at its Elkins office, 211 Third St., to help aspiring homeowners learn about the home-buying process. The seminar is being held in partnership with the Elkins Randolph Board of Realtors and the ...

Miss Elkins contests crown winners

ELKINS — A new Miss Elkins Area and Outstanding Teen were crowned during a competition on March 10 at the Gandy Dancer Theater in Elkins. Madeline Collins was crowned Miss Elkins Area 2018, and Adriana Schelhase was crowned Miss Elkins Area’s Outstanding Teen 2018. Collins is ...

U.S. senators announce funding for Region 7

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., recently announced the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will award $310,000 for the Region 7 Planning and Development Council, the Planning and Development Councils in the ...

CCWV targets opioid epidemic

BUCKHANNON — Officials with Community Care of West Virginia recently presented their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic in West Virginia in front of healthcare organizations from around the nation during the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Quality Conference. Dr. Sarah ...

Bears talk scheduled

CANAAN VALLEY — Steve Rauch, a wildlife biologist for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, is scheduled to present a program about black bears at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Canaan Valley Resort State Park. Rauch’s talk will include information about bear biology, research, ...

College offering FAFSA session

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College will host a session for anyone needing help in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Benedum dining room. The free event will be presented by the Office of Financial Planning and D&E Upward ...

Fred Brooks Garden Club hosts meeting

TENNERTON — The Fred Brooks Garden Club hosted its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Tennerton United Methodist Church. The guest speaker for the meeting was Jim Fregonara, wildlife biologist for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Club members were treated ...

Citizens Bank pledges ER donation

ELKINS — Citizens Bank of West Virginia has pledged $25,000 to Davis Medical Center for the complete transformation of its Emergency Department. Once completed, the renovation and expansion will include 20 private exam and treatment rooms, plus two state-of-the-art trauma bays, two ...

New technology coming to Cancer Care Center

ELKINS — Physicians, planners, architects, engineers and others recently gathered to finalize plans for the construction of a vault at the Cancer Care Center in Elkins, which will hold a new, state-of-the-art TrueBeam linear accelerator. “We will break ground later this month with a ...

CEOS to sponsor pie, cupcake event

PHILIPPI — This year’s Pie Contest at the 29th Annual Blue & Gray Reunion gives a nod to contemporary tastes by adding a cupcake division to the traditional pie division, according to Betty Daugherty, Barbour County CEOS president. The Barbour County Community Educational Outreach ...

Landis Realty leaders announce expansion

DAVIS — Leaders with Landis Realty, a longtime real estate agency in Canaan Valley, recently announced the opening of their new vacation rental services in Canaan Valley along with their expansion to Martinsburg and northern Virginia. Kim Landis, owner of Landis Realty, recently became a ...

Garden Program to open for 2018

ELKINS — North Central Community Action will take 2018 Garden Program applications starting April 2. The Garden Program was designed to help families supplement their food supply by providing seeds, plants and education on gardening. Participants will receive a voucher to purchase ...

Performance planned at The Icehouse

ELKINS — The T-Mart Rounders, an old-time trio with musical roots in West Virginia, will present a live performance from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at The Icehouse on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. Snacks and an open jam session will follow the concert from 9 to 10:30 p.m. The ...