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Crews respond to house fire in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Crews responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Clarksburg. According to the Clarksburg Fire Department, the fire broke out at 1:42 for a house on Fairview Avenue.


1 person taken to the hospital after crashing into a garage

Quiet Dell, W.Va. - One person was taken to United Hospital Center after a single-vehicle accident early Tuesday morning in Harrison County. According to 911 officials, a car crashed into a garage just after 5:45 a.m. on Chicken Inn Hill in Quiet Dell.


Harrison County man to star in upcoming film

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Local actor, Greg Mason, will be starring in an upcoming movie titled "Man's Best Friend" about war veterans and their service dogs. He was born in Fairmont and lives in Clarksburg.


West Virginia lawmakers react to Mueller report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Most of West Virginia’s federal lawmakers expressed satisfaction with special counsel Robert Mueller’s report which states there is no evidence showing anyone with President Donald Trump’s campaign worked with Russia to affect the 2016 presidential election.


Drug epidemic behind increased Harrison County budget

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Harrison County Commissioner says the state’s drug epidemic is behind the need for an increased county budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Harrison County Commission approved a $23.7 million budget for 2019-2020 at its Wednesday meeting.


Lists place spotlight on thousands of West Virginia road needs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has all the road repairs it can handle. “There’s almost 15,000 tasks that they sent in that they need done,” Byrd White, the state’s newly-appointed transportation secretary, said Tuesday morning on WJLS in Beckley.


Fairmont man facing multiple drug charges in Monongalia County

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - A Marion County man is facing multiple drug charges in Monongalia County after deputies said they found cocaine, marijuana and heroin in his jacket pocket during a traffic stop.


DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Federal Court Requiring West Virginia Consulting Firm to Pay $1,635,804 in Back Wages and Damages

US Department Labor issued the following announcement on March 19. After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), a federal appeals court affirmed a district court judgment requiring Fire & Safety Investigation Consulting Services LLC – based in Bridgeport, We


Lawyer for Liberty High School assistant principal asks school board to reconsider contract decision

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Liberty High School Assistant Principal Lee Livengood is requesting that the Harrison County Board of Education reconsider its decision to not renew his contract.


DOH determining priority for repairs on West Virginia roads

CHARLESTON — Priorities on which secondary roads in West Virginia will be tackled for repairs were in the process of being determined Monday evening as a list of proposed roadways needed work was released.


Celebrating Volunteers: Ryan Cottrell

CLARKSBURG, W.V.a. - A group of area first responders are working to comfort children through traumatic situations. For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, we introduce you to Ryan Cottrell who is leading those efforts.


Suspended women’s player sues WVU for reinstatement; Judge denies it

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Monongalia County Judge denied a request by suspended West Virginia women’s basketball player Theresa Ekhelar who is seeking reinstatement to play in the WNIT.


West Virginia school revenues, salaries increase as student enrollment decreases

CHARLESTON — As state policy experts, teachers, parents, lawmakers and students continue to meet for regional roundtable groups in preparation of the May special session on education, numbers show an increase in education spending despite students leaving the system.


Conference asks ‘What If’ the church confronted the opioid crisis

Editor’s note: This is the first in an ongoing series about churches in West Virginia dealing with the opioid crisis. Ann Hammond, a member of United Methodist Temple in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and a recovering heroin addict, said that her church was one of the only places she still felt some com


DOH advises Marion Co. drivers to expect delays on two separate road projects

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Marion County drivers can expect to experience traffic delays over the course of the next month. The West Virginia Division of Highways is letting motorists know to anticipate delays on two different roads, County Rds. 19 and 91.


GHS girls compete at Connect-Bridgeport Invitational

BRIDGEPORT—The Grafton High School girls track team opened their 2019 season running in the Connect Bridgeport Invitational, this past weekend. The GHS girls ran against teams from Bridgeport, Morgantown, Doddridge, Preston, Lincoln, Lewis and Braxton.


Bridgeport City Council gives virtual tour inside future Indoor Sports and Recreation Complex

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - The inside layout of the Bridgeport Indoor Sports and Recreation Complex was unveiled at Monday's. Omni Associates, who have been planning the project, gave the public a look inside the $55 million complex through a virtual video tour.


Attorney general Patrick Morrisey has filed lawsuit against Wheeling-Charleston Diocese

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Attorney general Patrick Morrisey has filed a lawsuit again the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese. Morrisey claims the dioceses were negligent in their practices of employment and may have knowingly hired some pedophiles.