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New Monongalia County Judge, Prosecuting Attorney sworn in

Perri Jo DeChristopher was first sworn in as a new Division Three, Circuit Court Judge of Monongalia County, and Gabrielle Mucciola was sworn in as a new Prosecutor Attorney. → Read More

Buckhannon-Upshur senior selected for scholarship race in Florida

He was one of only 20 drivers in the country selected and will have a chance to win up to $250,000 in scholarships. → Read More

Tennerton Elementary students raising money for ‘Kids Heart Challenge’

Tennerton Elementary School students have been raising money for the American Heart Association since Jan. 4, and one student has really dedicated himself to the challenge. → Read More

First West Virginia gun show of 2023 held in Morgantown

“Showmasters Gun Shows” held its first Morgantown gun show of the new year at the Hazel and J.W. Ruby Community Center over the Jan. 21 weekend. → Read More

Chili cook-off raises money to benefit Bikers Against Child Abuse

North Central West Virginia's chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.) held a chili cook-off at Triple S Harley-Davidson between 1-3 p.m. on Jan. 21. → Read More

Fayetteville man wins new motorcycle in sweepstakes giveaway

The Miley Legal Group made a big announcement for its motorcycle giveaway at RG’s Almost Heaven Harley-Davidson on Jan. 21 at 1:30 p.m. → Read More

WVU School of Medicine promotes healthy eating in ‘Walk with a Future Doc’ series

West Virginia University’s School of Medicine held its first “Culinary Day” at the Edith B. Barill Riverfront Park in its “Walk with a Future Doc” series on Jan. 21 beginning at 10 a.m. → Read More

Clarksburg Mission and Louis A. Johnson Hospital collaborate for MLK Day: ‘It’s a day of service, not a day off’

A speaker for an MLK Day event in Clarksburg reminded attendants that the day is meant to be a reminder to serve your community. → Read More

Mon River receives annual blessing from local Orthodox Church

The St. Mary's Orthodox Church held its annual Blessing of Open Waters for the Monongahela River in Edith Barill Riverfront Park on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. for the Feast of Theophany. → Read More

Bridgeport ‘Hoop Shoot’ sends four participants to regional competition

The Elks Lodge held its “Hoop Shoot Program” at the Bridge Sports Complex on Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m. → Read More

WVU to host MLK Day events

West Virginia University is celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., as well as others who have defended fundamental rights, for MLK Day on Jan. 16 at the Mountainlair. → Read More

PetSmart embarks on new journey as it opens in Morgantown

PetSmart has finally made an appearance in Morgantown as they held their grand-opening on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. → Read More

18th annual ‘Run to Read Half Marathon’ held in Fairmont

The Literacy Volunteers of Marion County held its 18th annual “Run to Read Half Marathon” at Prickett’s Fort State Park on Saturday. → Read More

Tips on filing taxes in 2023

Tax refunds will be looking a little differently this year with the IRS going back to pre-pandemic filing. → Read More

Salem Water Board announces water contamination

The Salem Water Board sent a notice to its customers on Jan. 5 stating that its water has been contaminated. Here’s what it means. → Read More

City of Bridgeport’s water and sewer rates to increase

An ordinance was approved at a Bridgeport City Council meeting on Jan. 9, which was its first reading for a water and sewer rate increase. → Read More

Adamston church permanently closes its doors

The Christ United Methodist Church located in Adamston held its last communion on Jan. 1, as it has permanently closed. → Read More

Child Advocacy Center holds open house for elected officials

The Harrison County Child Advocacy Center held an open house on Thursday for local elected officials under its new name “Hero’s Haven Child Advocacy Center.” → Read More

Shinnston PD looking for stolen ATV

SHINNSTON, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Shinnston Police Department wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday that an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) was stolen from the Public Works Department. The police department identified the ATV as a red 2012 Honda Rancher and was taken on New Year’s Eve at approximately 7:00 a.m. If you have any information […] → Read More

Restaurant Roadtrip: The Bad Axe Bistro

This rustic and fun-filled restaurant in Braxton County offers food, games, a bar, and four recreational axe lanes. → Read More