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Randolph to provide water project funds

ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission unanimously voted to support funding requests for water projects from both the Huttonsville PSD and the Town of Mill Creek this week. Both parties were seeking help with water distribution issues in their areas and the commission agreed to help each ...

Federal judge says transgender case can move forward

CHARLESTON — An effort by state and county education and athletic officials to get themselves removed from a case involving a transgender student athlete was rejected by a federal judge, moving the case forward. In a memorandum opinion and order issued Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Joseph ...

Tucker County volunteers serve 600 community meals

PARSONS — A group of local volunteers helped bring a Tucker County tradition back to the table again by distributing 600 Thanksgiving Day meals from the Tucker County Senior Center last week. “It took 75 volunteers to prepare nearly 600 meals,” coordinator Roxanne Bright said. ...

Hawkins named Probation Officer of the Year

ELKINS — Smiles, laughter and tears were plentiful in the Randolph County Circuit Courtroom Thursday afternoon, as Heidi Hawkins was announced as the West Virginia Probation Officer of the Year. Hawkins, the chief probation officer for the 20th Judicial Court in Randolph County, was ...

Justice explains vaccination tools confusion s

State officials explained Thursday how the vaccination totals posted on the Department of Health and Human Resources COVID-19 dashboard dropped by tens of thousands earlier this week. During his Thursday COVID-19 briefing, Gov. Jim Justice was asked about that precipitous drop. According to ...