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Greene County holds line on taxes for 11th straight year
WAYNESBURG – The Greene County commissioners haven’t raised taxes over the past decade, and 2019 won’t be an exception to their fiscal rule. The commissioners unanimously passed their $19.238 million general fund budget that keeps the tax rate at 7.535 mills.
Pennsylvania woman attacked by black bear
MONTGOMERY, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania game wardens are trying to capture a black bear that attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Officials told WNEP-TV the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards Wednesday night.
Morgantown mall sues food court restaurant
MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown Mall is suing one of the restaurants in its food court for failing to pay rent. Rob Abel, LLC, doing business as Dave’s Famous T&L Hot Dogs Burgers and Robert Able, individually, are the defendants in the suit filed Dec. 11 in Monongalia County Circuit Court by Morgantown
Deputies called to armed home invasion early Thursday morning
MORGANTOWN — A paralyzed man and his caregiver were the victims of an armed home invasion early Thursday morning. Deputies with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department were alerted to the robbery just after 4 a.m., Chief Deputy Al Kisner said.
Pittsburgh native among those arrested for suspected white supremacist attack on DJ
SEATTLE - The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Freshmen trio leads Raiders to victory over Bulldogs
WAYNESBURG – Cole Homet, Colton Stoneking and Noah Tustin may be freshmen at Waynesburg, but they don’t wrestle like it. The trio all picked up wins to help lead the Raiders to a 44-27 non-section victory over Beth-Center on Tuesday at Waynesburg Central High School.
'Bus to Bethlehem' leads to better holiday for needy children
St. Sebastian Regional Catholic School has teamed up with Connect Inc. to organize a “Bus To Bethlehem” that is collecting gifts for needy children in the Washington, Greene and Westmoreland counties.
Local health centers among those to distribute free naloxone this week
As part of a statewide effort for Stop Overdoses Week, local health centers will be among those giving out free naloxone doses this Thursday. Centers in Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties are among the 80 sites to distribute the overdose reversal drug between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
GCCTC hosts another successful Christmas buffet
The aroma inside the Greene County Career and Technology Center last Friday was enough to make anyone’s stomach growl. The school’s cooking and hospitality students hosted another successful Christmas lunch buffet that had lines out the doors of the facility.
Ohio man charged with homicide in death of pair
An Ohio man with a criminal history in the region has been charged with murdering two men in Somerset County last year after they allegedly swiped drugs and cash from his Johnstown “stash house.”
Raiders win on the road at Southmoreland, 59-39
Waynesburg Central led 14-8 after the first quarter Tuesday night and carried the lead throughout the non-section game for a 59-39 victory at Southmoreland. The Raiders (2-1) increased their lead to 31-17 at halftime and 39-23 after three quarters.
NC woman arrested in suspected white supremacist attack on DJ
SEATTLE (AP) - The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
West Greene Lions name Outstanding Students
West Greene Area Lions Club has named its Outstanding Students – Joey Reed, Drew Wise and Savannah Pettit. Joey is the son of Bob and Karen Reed of Waynesburg. He is captain of the baseball team and received the Silver Slugger Award and All-County Award (2017 and 2018). He is also captain of the bas
Wrestling roundup: Burgettstown, Waynesburg impressive in section openers
Burgettstown opened its Class AA Section 1A opener with a 52-23 victory at South Park on Wednesday. of the 10 bouts that were contested, 10 ended in falls with Burgettstown winning six of those. The Blue Devils dominated in the middleweights.
Greene Turtle hosts annual "Tips for Tots" event
MORGANTOWN, W.Va - All tips received on Wednesday at the Greene Turtle in Morgantown will be used to purchase Christmas toys for underprivileged children. Last year, the restaurant raised more than $16,000 and hope to beat that total this year.
Freshmen trio leads Raiders to victory over Bulldogs, 44-27
WAYNESBURG — Waynesburg Central's Cole Homet, Colton Stoneking and Noah Tustin may be freshmen, but they don't wrestle like it. The trio all picked up wins to help lead the Raiders to a 44-27 non-section victory over Beth-Center on Tuesday at Waynesburg Central High School.
Three taken to hospital in I-79 accident
MORGANTOWN — A driver attempting an illegal u-turn caused a four-vehicle accident near mile marker 155 on Interstate 79 on Tuesday morning. Chief Deputy Al Kisner, of the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department, said a driver slowed down and got in the left hand lane so he could cross the median at o
Medical marijuana takes root in Washington and Greene counties
Mark Leventry, owner of MW Leventry Construction in Windber, suspected something was wrong when he began having trouble with balance while standing on rooftops. After undergoing tests, Leventry was diagnosed six years ago with multiple sclerosis.
Raleigh woman arrested in suspected white supremacist attack on DJ
SEATTLE (AP) — The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Greene County man accused of threatening to kill family with shotgun
A Greene County man faces felony terroristic threats charges after state police said he threatened to kill three family members with his shotgun during a domestic dispute at his Greene Township residence Friday afternoon.