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Stories of the Week: September 13 through September 19

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. Two Fairmont residents are accused of growing marijuana plants in their home. After a change to how West Virginia University students are counted in Monongalia County’s coronavirus figures, the county is now in the orange on the state’s map […] → Read More

AAA tells drivers not to hang masks from rear-view mirror

PITTSBURGH – AAA East Central wants to remind drivers that hanging items from a rear-view mirror, including protective masks, is a safety hazard. With varying requirements about masks/facial coverings in place, many drivers are keeping masks in their vehicles, and many are hanging them from their rear-view mirrors as a way to keep them handy. […] → Read More

Tractor driver pronounced dead on scene in Taylor County farm accident

GRAFTON, W.Va. — First responders arrived to the scene of a farm in Taylor County where a tractor rolled over on its driver, Friday morning. The Bridgeport and Flemington fire departments, as well as Fleminton EMS and the West Virginia State Police responded to a call of a personal injury accident on McDonald Drive, which […] → Read More

Monongalia County deputies searching for man missing since Sept. 8

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who has been missing for more than a week. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, James Travis Price, 31, of Morgantown, was reported missing by his family. Price is described as white, approximately 5’6″ tall and 175 pounds, with […] → Read More

In-person undergraduate classes at WVU canceled through Sept. 25

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In-person classes will be canceled on West Virginia University’s Morgantown campus Tuesday, Sept. 8. According to a press release, online classes will continue as usual, as will university operations. Staff members and faculty should report to work as usual. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 9, all undergraduate courses in Morgantown, with the exception of those […] → Read More

Jarco Trailer Sales Catch of the Week – Week 1

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are the nominees for the Jarco Trailer Sales Catch of the Week for week 1 of the high school football season. Check out each catch below and vote for your favorite. → Read More

Stan Cameon Insurance Coverage of the Week – Week 1

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are the nominees for the Stan Cameon Insurance Coverage of the Week for week 1 of the high school football season. Check out each play below and vote for your favorite. → Read More

Stories of the Week: August 30 through September 5

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. Gov. Jim Justice ordered Monongalia County bars to close back down on Wednesday after they briefly reopened. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reporting increased bear activity around the state. One person was killed in a […] → Read More

Coronavirus Active Case Trends: north central West Virginia recap for Sept. 4

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – 12 News is producing a weekly look at the trends in active coronavirus cases in north central West Virginia. This recap is released on Fridays, and it shows how the number of active cases has changed from the previous Friday. For the purposes of this report, these recaps will focus on Barbour, […] → Read More

BREAKING: Monongalia County high school football games canceled for week 1

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – High school football games in Monongalia County were abruptly canceled Friday afternoon amid comments from Gov. Jim Justice during his Sept. 4 coronavirus press briefing. Monongalia County went into the “red” on Friday, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources map used to determine the status of schools […] → Read More

Stories of the Week: August 23 through August 29

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. The mayor of Terra Alta has been charged with tampering with an internet connection after being taken into custody during a town council meeting. Fairmont residents shared their concerns at a city council meeting after a recent comment […] → Read More

Coronavirus Active Case Trends: north central West Virginia recap for Aug. 28

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – 12 News is producing a weekly look at the trends in active coronavirus cases in north central West Virginia. This recap is released on Fridays, and it shows how the number of active cases has changed from the previous Friday. For the purposes of this report, these recaps will focus on Barbour, Doddridge, […] → Read More

Coronavirus Active Case Trends: north central West Virginia recap for Aug. 21

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – 12 News is producing a weekly look at the trends in active coronavirus cases in north central West Virginia. This recap is released on Fridays, and it shows how the number of active cases has changed from the previous Friday. For the purposes of this report, these recaps will focus on Barbour, […] → Read More

Stories of the Week: August 16 through August 22

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. A former Bridgeport High School athlete recently underwent a successful heart transplant operation. Mountaineer Field will be closed to fans for WVU’s football season opener. West Virginia has confirmed its first case of a coronavirus-related illness present in […] → Read More

Glenville State College students begin fall 2020 semester

GLENVILLE, W.Va. – Glenville State College students marked the first day of fall 2020 semester classes on Aug. 17. Masks, temperature checks and social distancing are in place as students and faculty take on a unique challenge this semester. Classroom occupancy has been reduced, with seating spaced out to allow more room between individuals, according […] → Read More

Coronavirus Active Case Trends: north central West Virginia recap for Aug. 14

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – 12 News is producing a weekly look at the trends in active coronavirus cases in north central West Virginia. This recap is released on Fridays, and it shows how the number of active cases has changed from the previous Friday. For the purposes of this report, these recaps will focus on Barbour, […] → Read More

Morgantown man named 2020 ‘Logger of the Year’ by West Virginia Forestry Association

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A Morgantown man has been named the 2020 Logger of the Year in West Virginia. Chad Nicholson, of Nicholson Logging, LLC, received the honor from the West Virginia Forestry Association. According to a press release, the finalists for the award were Nicholson, William Bess, of Fenwick, and Kevin Beckman, of Oakland, Md. […] → Read More

Stories of the Week: August 9 through August 15

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. The Big 12 Conference released an updated 2020 football schedule, as it still plans to have a season this fall. New drone technology will help monitor coronavirus symptoms from up to 400 feet away. A Fairmont City Council […] → Read More

Spill slows traffic at Crystal Springs exit along Route 33 in Randolph County

ELKINS, W.Va. – A spill has closed West Virginia Route 92 at U.S. Route 33 in Randolph County. According to the Randolph County Office of Emergency Management, a hazmat spill of 50 to 60 gallons of driveway sealer spilled onto the roadway. The incident happened on Harrison Avenue, near J.F. Allen. An alert from the […] → Read More

Stories of the Week: August 2 through August 8

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. Harrison County Commission has voted a second time not to remove a statue of Stonewall Jackson from the courthouse plaza. The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department confirmed three separate coronavirus outbreaks within the past week. The Marion County Board of […] → Read More