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Auction held for downtown Clarksburg properties
Kaufman Realty and Auctions held an auction for several properties in downtown Clarksburg on Wednesday. The Produce House on Chestnut Street in Clarksburg closed recently, after being family owned for more than a hundred years. The auction that was held on Wednesday sold off the family property and
Harrison Co. Commission extends public nuisance ordinance to include "drug houses"
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - An amendment to Harrison County's existing public nuisance ordinance will give law enforcement more leeway to combat some of the blight taking hold across the county.
Wild, Wonderful Weekend Preview: December 15-16
BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. Start your weekend off on Saturday with a Christmas Party, starting at 1 p.m. at the Clarksburg Library. Next, it's time for the Ugly Sweater Run 5K! The event starts at 3 p.m. at Veteran's Memorial Park.
WEST VIRGINIA News: A New York man, Amanze Antoine found guilty of firearms conspiracy and drug charges
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Amanze Antoine, of Mt. Vernon, New York, was found guilty this week of three counts involving illegal firearms sales and cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Fairmont man charged in Morgantown shooting
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Fairmont man is now in custody and facing charges connected to a Morgantown shooting. Carlos Luis Pagan II, 28, is charged with one count of attempted second dgree murder and one count of malicious wounding.
Students collaborate on educational book to be donated to local Elementary school
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A new educational book, written and illustrated by some local students in Harrison County, has just rolled off the printing press. The book is titled "Lily the Lady Bug Travels the Nifty Fifty," and tells the story of a friendly insect's journey to discover something unique about
Electrician accuses former employer of disability discrimination
CLARKSBURG — A Fayette County man is suing his former employer, alleging violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act. William Ballenger of Danese filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia against R&E Electric Company Inc., alleging denial of COBRA benefits
Man charged with delivery of methamphetamine
FAIRMONT — A 32-year-old Fairmont man was recently charged with delivery of methamphetamine for two alleged incidents earlier this year in Fairmont, according to criminal complaints.
West Virginia authorities rescue 3 people trapped in abandoned mine
Three people trapped in an inactive West Virginia mine for several days were rescued on Wednesday, state officials said. The three West Virginia residents were brought to the surface and transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, Samantha Smith, a spokesperson with the West Virginia Depa
Restaurant Road Trip: Hillside Cookhouse in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - Hillside Cookhouse in Bridgeport has only been around for a few months but the owner has been cooking at the restaurant's location for some time. The owner, Paul Helmick, was working at Gourmet Cafe, when its owner decided to close the restaurant.
Burnsville man to spend 8 years in federal prison on drug and gun charges
ELKINS, W.Va. - A Burnsville man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison, Tuesday, on charges stemming from a 2017 car chase with Lewis County sheriff's deputies.
Local nursing home gives back to its supporters
CLARKSBURG, W.Va - A Harrison County nursing home is giving back to the agencies that support it. The Clarksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation facility donated checks worth $500 each to various organizations Wednesday afternoon, which include Bi-County Nutrition, Medbrook Children's Charity, and Make-A
4 adults who entered West Virginia mine could face felony charges if their intention was to steal copper: Sheriff
The four people who illegally entered a West Virginia mine, where they were trapped for days, could face felony charges if investigators determine they had intended to steal copper, authorities said.
Sentencing begins for multi-state skimming scheme
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The sentencing phase has begun for five defendants who were part of a credit card skimming scheme spanning four states before it ended in Huntington last year.
Pet Helpers: Meet Taylor and Tyler!
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- These two little boys are up for adoption now!. They have had their first set of vaccines, dewormed, and microchipped. Coming from Southern WV, these little ones were dropped off at the Animal Control. We do not know what the parents were but we think there might be some
Funding denied for Harrison County Board of Education Consolidation Plan
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Funding for a 2 million dollar school renovation plan in. was not approved by the state School building authority. The Harrison County Board of Education proposed a plan that would have moved students from Adamston and Wilsonburg elementary into a renovated.
Three West Virginia residents sentenced for roles in methamphetamine distribution operation
Three West Virginia residents, including a Fairmont resident, were sentenced Tuesday to a nearly 25 years incarceration combined for distributing methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Guest editorial (Clarksburg): Don’t let state’s coal, oil and gas go to waste (Daily Mail Opinion)
With a colder-than-normal November for much of the country, natural gas prices are soaring to highs that haven’t been seen for at least four years. But whether those prices, now hovering around $5 per million British thermal units, can hold and even increase remains to be seen, as too many factors h
MONONGAH COLUMN: Monongah, a melting pot of dreams
In the field of Journalism, one never knows what to expect from day to day. On Thursday I received a call from Josephine Vespoint of Clarksburg. Josephine was a former resident of Monongah, whose family raised 12 children here.
Monday's Most Wanted: 12/10/18
BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. Law officials in both Harrison County and Monongalia County need your help finding Lamonte A. Rayford. We brought you this story last week, when Rayford was simply an unknown suspect, and with your help, police were able to identify him. However, he is still on the run. He is want