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Democratic candidates discuss issues

March 24, 2014 UNION — Democratic candidates seeking election to various government agencies gathered at the Union Community Building in Barbour County Friday night for a special forum hosted by the Barbour County... more »»

Greene selected as Strawberry Queen

March 24, 2014 TENNERTON — Charleston native Nichole Greene first yearned for a taste of what it would be like to serve as Strawberry Queen in 2013, when she traveled to Buckhannon for the town’s annual berry... more »»

Weaver selected in Junior Royalty Pageant

March 24, 2014 BUCKHANNON — The stage beamed Sunday with the smiles of 44 West Virginia Strawberry Festival Junior Royalty Pageant contestants vying to be crowned as one of the 2014 Junior Princesses or the 2014... more »»

Capito speaks at Barbour dinner

March 24, 2014 PHILIPPI — At least 164 guests attended the Barbour County Lincoln Day Dinner Saturday. Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, who is running this election year for a seat on the U.S. more »»

Libraries ask for continued support

March 24, 2014 BELINGTON — Barbour County librarians have been visiting their local government agencies this month to explain the services they provide and ask for financial support. more »»

Hundreds attend Rotary Fun Night

March 24, 2014 BEVERLY — Elkins Rotary members transformed the Beverly Fire Hall into a “roof raisin’, foot stompin’” country barn for Saturday’s Rotary Fun Night. more »»

New Barbour sheriff takes oath

March 22, 2014 PHILIPPI — Including the newly appointed sheriff, seven law enforcement officers and four tax deputies were all sworn in Friday as part of what one official said was an effort by the Barbour County... more »»

Residents rally over sewage concerns

March 22, 2014 DAILEY — Residents of East Dailey and Valley Bend have taken their concerns with waste water surfacing in their yards to local and state government officials, but the parties cannot seem to agree on... more »»

Winter cold led to sales slowdown

March 22, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles about the effects this winter’s extreme weather had on the local area. more »»

Parsons police chief resigns

March 22, 2014 PARSONS — The Parsons chief of police, Jonathan Jones, has tendered his resignation to return to Georgia. more »»

Choice Bus offers area students lesson

March 22, 2014 BUCKHANNON — This week, many students in Upshur County have taken part in a program aimed at dropout prevention. more »»

Toy car race to spin into area

March 22, 2014 BELINGTON — Load the best Hot Wheels toy cars that can be found and spin down to Belington on Sunday for a special racing program. The Drags not Drugs program at 2 p.m. more »»

City attorney issue stirs controversy

March 21, 2014 ELKINS — A proposal to change the city’s legal representation led to heated discussion during Thursday’s Elkins City Council meetin. more »»

Home Rule proposals detailed

March 21, 2014 BUCKHANNON — City Administrator Michael Doss on Thursday presented what he called a “unique, bold and aggressive” application for the city of Buckhannon to join the state of West Virginia’s Municipa... more »»

EMS student headed to National Spelling Bee

March 21, 2014 ELKINS — After spelling “ephemeral” and then “fuselage” Wednesday evening at the Bridgeport Conference Center in Clarksburg, Elkins Middle School eighth-grader George Triplett won the West Virginia... more »»

Randolph County names new chief deputy

March 21, 2014 ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission unanimously approved the promotion of a new chief deputy for the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Thursday. more »»

Winter took a serious toll on vehicles

March 21, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles about the effects this winter’s extreme weather had on the local area. more »»

Brine may be more destructive than salt

March 21, 2014 ELKINS —The brine solution used to make area roads safer for driving may ironically have caused damage to both roads and vehicles this winter, officials said. more »»

Buckhannon Rotary learns more about Hospice

March 21, 2014 BUCKHANNON — Participation in hospice — an end-of-life program — is not about giving up, but rather about living, one local doctor told the Buckhannon Rotary Club at its regular meeting Tuesday. Dr. more »»

Commission supports housing project proposal

March 21, 2014 BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Commission on Thursday agreed to endorse a builder’s plans to proceed with constructing an affordable housing project in the county. more »»



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