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Elkins readying for leaf pick-up

ELKINS — Leaf pick-ups coordinated by the City of Elkins street department crews will begin on Monday, Oct. 4 and run through the remainder of the fall or until all leaves have been collected or snow falls, officials said Wednesday. Residents are asked to rake leaves into piles in the ...

After more than 40 years in Beverly, Bobbie’s will close Friday

BEVERLY — Bobbie’s, a business which has been a mainstay in Beverly for more than 40 years, will close this week. Due to health issues experienced by owner Bobbie Smith and her husband Jim, the popular convenience store, which opened up as a gas-only station back in 1979, will be ...

Local artist was inspired by pandemic

AUDRA — Back when things were shut down in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people found themselves isolated at home away from most of the outside world. For many individuals, things only got worse as time went on as loneliness, depression, and anxiety became common traits. But ...

Appalachian defends surcharge request

CHARLESTON — As the West Virginia Public Service Commission prepares to hear public comments and new evidence this Friday in a new Appalachian Power/Wheeling Power surcharge request to keep three power plants operating past 2028, two industry groups butted heads. Appalachian Power and ...

Tygarts Valley Middle/High School celebrating homecoming

MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley Middle/High School is in the midst of celebrating Homecoming and Spirit Week this week. A theme has been set for each day of the week. On Monday TVHS hosted Movie Monday. Tuesday was billed as Totally Tuesday and the school will celebrate Wonder Woman Wednesday ...