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New safety equipment to be placed in Marion County Schools

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The Marion Sheriff’s Department has joined forces with the county Office of Homeland Security to be able to purchase safety equipment that will be placed in the schools. Plans of action have been developed that require specialty equipment to keep students safe in the event that an incident were to occur. Marion […] → Read More

How would Lewis County make up for revenue losses if Amendment 2 passes?

The West Virginia Center for Budget and Policy held a meeting Tuesday to discuss Amendment 2 in Lewis County. → Read More

How to become a soccer referee in West Virginia

The West Virginia State Referee Program hosted a new U.S. Soccer Grassroots Referee Clinic at The Bridge Sports Complex on Sunday. → Read More

West Virginia University School of Medicine hosts Walk with a Future Doc

West Virginia University School of Medicine Saturday hosted Walk With a Future Doc, its first Pediatric Day for community members and kids. → Read More

Fairmont Homebrewers Club raises money for West Virginia food pantries

Fairmont Homebrewers Club hosted its annual Homebrewers Against Hunger at the Brickside on the Green on Saturday. → Read More

West Virginia volunteers pack food for ‘hungriest in the world’

Knights of Columbus members of West Virginia as well as Cross Catholic Outreach held a meal packing event called “Food for the poor is food for your soul” in Kingwood, Preston County on Saturday. → Read More

How would West Virginia counties make up for revenue losses if Amendment 2 passes?

The Randolph County Commission hosted a town hall meeting to discuss Amendment 2, which is a property modernization amendment that will be on West Virginia voters’ ballots this November. → Read More

‘Protest for Pride’ held outside Monongalia County BOE

Protesters stated that the Monongalia County Board of Education has banned progress Pride flags stating claims of “politics” and “indoctrination.” → Read More

From foster child to princess: WVU hosts unique ‘Week of Purpose’ keynote speaker

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — Princess Sarah Culberson delivered the keynote address during “Week of Purpose” Wednesday on the campus of West Virginia University. Culberson was born in Morgantown to an African father and a white mother and was placed into foster care as an infant and later adopted by a West Virginia family. Growing up […] → Read More

CAMC and Mon Health celebrate the creation of Vandalia Health

Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) and Mon Health System celebrated the creation of Vandalia Health Wednesday. → Read More

Marion County Schools recognized as Purple Star District

Marion County Schools announced that seven schools have achieved the distinction of being named a Purple Star Award School through the partnership with the West Virginia Department of Education in collaboration with the Common Ground Partnership. → Read More

Mayors Association discusses West Virginia Amendment 2

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) – On Wednesday, the Harrison County Mayors Association discussed Amendment 2, which is a property modernization amendment that will be on voters’ ballots this November’s election. Amendment 2 proposes taking 27% of personal property taxes and giving the state legislature control over those funds. In the meeting, it was discussed that if […] → Read More

WVU Wind Symphony hosts first concert of the season

The West Virginia University Wind Symphony was originally scheduled to perform at the downtown Morgantown Ruby Amphitheater but because of forecasted inclement weather, the concert was moved indoors. → Read More

Paw Paw Fair hosts fall mud bog

The Paw Paw Fair Board held their last mud bog of the year on Saturday. → Read More

Fairmont Sr. Polar Bears hosts 57th band spectacular

On Saturday, the 57th Fairmont Senior Polar Bears Band Spectacular took place on the field at East-West Stadium. → Read More

Jane Lew Lions Club hosts safety fair

The Jane Lew Lions Club hosted its ninth safety fair Saturday at the park to teach kids about safety and provide some fun family entertainment. → Read More

Comprehensive Plan Fair held to answer questions

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – During the last year, Monongalia County, the City of Morgantown, Granville, and Star City have been working to update their comprehensive plans in coordination with the Metropolitan Transportation Plan. A comprehensive pan fair was held at Mountaineer Station Thursday on the campus of West Virginia University. The fair allowed residents the opportunity […] → Read More

Community conversation about arts and culture in Harrison County

The Cultural Foundation of Harrison County held a community conversation focused on arts and culture at the Benedum Civic Center in Bridgeport Tuesday evening. → Read More

Preston County Buckwheat Festival hosts Media Day event

KINGWOOD, W.Va. – A media event was held at the Kingwood Volunteer Fire Department Community Building where the top members of the Senior Royalty Court and their families were able to answer questions. The Preston County Buckwheat Festival kicks off Thursday, September 29, and it is the 80th year of the festival. They will have […] → Read More

WV Italian Heritage Festival celebrates honorees

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival held a celebration at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center Tuesday evening. → Read More