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WVU students, staff ‘walk out’ for reproductive rights

West Virginia University students took part in a national “Walk and Rally Out” Thursday supporting reproductive justice. → Read More

Construction begins on new BMX bike park in Morgantown

Morgantown city leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new $6 million BMX bicycle facility at Mylan Park. → Read More

New biking and hiking trail opens in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) – The City of Morgantown and West Virginia University have made it a goal to have an outdoor wilderness hiking and biking trail within one mile of every citizen. WVU’s Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Collaborative held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning for the first three miles […] → Read More

Golfers tee off in Harrison Co. fundraiser tournament

More than a hundred golfers teed off in windy conditions for an annual healthcare fundraiser in Harrison County Monday. → Read More

Glenville State unveils new dining facilities that are open to community

GSU opened two new dining facilities and an on-campus Starbucks, the only one in Gilmer County. → Read More

Fairmont Federal Credit Union donates $50K to WVU Medicine Children’s

Fairmont Federal Credit Union representatives presented a $50,000 check to WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital for its school intervention program. → Read More

New Spirit Halloween opens in Marion County

Spirit Halloween has been operating in north central West Virginia for 20 years but only in Clarksburg, Bridgeport and Morgantown. Now, it has opened its first store in Fairmont. → Read More

High school counselors receive training to further help students

Fairmont State University is helping high school counselors prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s college curriculum by training them on the latest in college admissions and transitions. → Read More

Local business donates $6K to Rock Cave Elementary teachers for supplies

ROCK CAVE, W.Va. (WBOY) – An Upshur County Man is helping school children by giving their teachers extra funding for their classrooms. Buckhannon native Matt Jenkins presented Rock Cave Elementary school with a check for $6,000 Wednesday afternoon as part of the Subaru Loves Learning program. Jenkins said each classroom in the school will get […] → Read More

New health and wellness store opens in Shinnston

A new Harrison County business offers customers a variety of homemade, all natural products that the owner says is good for your soul. → Read More

Almost Heaven BBQ Bash returning ‘home’ next year

A popular summertime outdoor festival will return to the Upshur County city that created it back in 2015. → Read More

West Virginia State Troopers hoping to win Best Looking Cruiser Contest

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WBOY) — West Virginia State Troopers are hoping to win this year’s Best Looking Cruiser Contest. Voting for The American Association of State Troopers‘ annual contest ended at 5 p.m. Thursday. During the contest, the Association challenges all 50 states to submit a photo of its best-looking state trooper cruiser. West Virginia placed […] → Read More

Loveberry Bake Shop in Weston holds grand opening

A Lewis County mom has turned her love of baking into a family business. → Read More

Motorcycle group honors fallen Tucker County officer

A group of motorcycle riders honoring the men and women who have gone beyond the call of duty rode into Tucker County Friday afternoon. → Read More

Better access coming to Mylan Park

The Monongalia County Commission has plans to open a gateway, bringing prosperity and better access to Mylan Park. → Read More

Upshur County State Farm agent earns community service grant

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WBOY) — An Upshur County State Farm agent was selected to receive grant money for her outstanding community service again. Kelley Tierney was one of 100 agents chosen from nearly 20,000 agents nationwide, to receive a $10,000 grant as part of State Farm’s Outstanding Community Engagement Program. Tierney chose the Foundation for Better […] → Read More

20K fans expected at High Point Raceway this weekend

MT. MORRIS, Pa. (WBOY) — One of the biggest motocross races in the world will be held just north of Morgantown this weekend. High Point Raceway in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania held warm-ups Friday for its 45th annual pro motocross circuit race that takes place Saturday. The race is the fourth of 12 races on the circuit. […] → Read More

Woodworking shop Moss’ Scrollworks open in Alum Bridge

ALUM BRIDGE, W.Va. — A former Doddridge County educator has started a new career in an old Lewis County schoolhouse. Moss’ Scrollworks held its ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony Friday afternoon in Alum Bridge. Owner Terry Moss said he began using a scroll saw years ago as a hobby making creative artwork out of […] → Read More

Ribbon cuttings held for five Marion County businesses

Five Marion County women celebrated their entrepreneurship together at the newly renovated Middletown Commons today in White Hall. → Read More

WV senators speak with veterans ahead of possible VA cuts

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A group of United States Senators talked with veterans across the state about eliminating the VA AIR Commission. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito took part in a live discussion Wednesday morning at several facilities including VFW Post 573 in Clarksburg. The Zoom conference focused on important aspects of the reintroduced […] → Read More