Redistricting meetings planned

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CHARLESTON — The final dates in a series of statewide meetings determining how the West Virginia Legislature will look after redistricting have now been set as lawmakers await population data. The Joint Committee on Redistricting announced Monday redistricting public hearings will take ...

CVB provides grant to Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

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ELKINS — The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad’s New Tygart Flyer returned to the Elkins Depot on July 1 for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now the railroad has received a grant from the Elkins-Randolph County Tourism CVB. “We recognize the ...

Man accused of bringing drugs into jail

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ELKINS — A Randolph County man has been charged with transportation of a controlled substance into a correctional facility after police say he attempted to sneak drugs into the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. Marc David West, 31, is being held at the TVRJ on a $20,000 cash-only bond set by ...

D&E named a College of Distinction


ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College has again been recognized for its commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. The honor is based on the College’s primary goals of student success and satisfaction. Colleges ...

Manchin, Capito announce $1.4M for hospital preparedness


CHARLESTON — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,400,530 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) as part of ...

Used book sale to benefit library scheduled


ELKINS — The Elkins Bookhounds, Friends of the Library group, will hold a used book sale on Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24 at the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA at 400 Davis Avenue. Hours for the sale are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday. Generous donations are ...