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Justice announces Corridor H bid award

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice announced Tuesday that he has approved a bid award for construction of an approximately 3-mile section of Corridor H in Tucker County, a major project in his Roads to Prosperity program. A.L.L. Construction Inc. was the lowest of five bidders for the project, ...

Dynamite removed from Tygart Hotel; Streets re-opened

UPDATE: The dynamite has been removed and the streets have been opened back to traffic, officials said. ORIGINAL POST: Workers in the old Tygart Hotel in downtown Elkins have discovered old dynamite while working, according to Elkins City government spokesperson Sutton Stokes. He said the ...

Some local gas prices dropping

ELKINS — A line of vehicles could be seen at the pumps at the Elkins Sheetz store Tuesday, thanks to a dramatic drop in price on some of the convenience station’s gas. The price drop, which began Tuesday at the Elkins location, is for Unleaded 88 and E85 gasoline. Through July ...

Expiring subsidies raise concerns

CHARLESTON — Healthcare advocates in West Virginia are calling on Congress to find a way to extend health insurance subsidies put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic before they expire later this year. The federal American Rescue Plan Act extended eligibility for health insurance ...