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Preston Commission shows support for $600K in parks improvements

Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 4:52 PM

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Commission expressed its support for $600,000 in parks improvements during the Oct. 23 meeting.Commissioners voted to send a letter of support for a grant application to the Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust....

Morgantown officials to ask for rehearing on hydroelectric project

Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 12:28 PM

MORGANTOWN — City officials plan to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a rehearing on the hydroelectric project the agency authorized for the Morgantown lock and dam. The issue was added to council’s most recent agenda...

Couple sues Kingwood over raw sewage in their home

Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 12:24 PM

KINGWOOD — A couple is suing the City of Kingwood, saying it allowed raw sewage to back up into their home. Charles and Debbie Keefer own a house on Veterans Memorial Highway. It is the last home hooked to the sewerage system before the pu...

W.Va. Supreme Court issues ruling in Secure US case

Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 12:22 PM

The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — Litigation from the 2102 demise and sale of former Morgantown security firm Secure US continues to trickle through the state court system.In the latest action, the state Supreme Court has overturned a Kanawha...

Kingwood’s new structure law in effect

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:17 PM

KINGWOOD — Kingwood’s new vacant structure ordinance is now in effect, and owners of vacant properties have 30 days from passage to register. Council passed the ordinance on final reading Oct. 10. The law went into effect...

Solid Waste Authority seeks to collect

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:16 PM

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Solid Waste Authority (PCSWA) is trying to collect more than $40,000 being held by the state as unclaimed property. County Commissioner Don Smith, who was appointed to the PCSWA when he was elected...