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Preston committee asked to help fund building demolition

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 4:31 PM

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Clean-Up Committee was asked to help fund demolition of a former Northern Railroad building. Dale McVicker, president of the Preston County Parks and Recreation Commission (PCPaRC), told the committee PCP...

County Clerk faces polling problems for special election

Posted: Aug 16 2017 - 10:17 PM

MORGANTOWN — Monongalia County Clerk Carye Blaney said her office has had difficulty securing polling locations on short notice ahead of the statewide special election on Oct. 7. The special election is needed to enact the Roads to Prospe...

Reedsville Council discusses road repair, park plans

Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 10:41 PM

REEDSVILLE — Street repairs and park renovations were the main topics at the Aug. 14 Reedsville Council meeting. At the last meeting, council voted to advertise for someone to ditch and crown West Street. The deadline to bid is Aug. 22....

City accepts grant, will hire 12 firefighters

Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 11:39 PM

MORGANTOWN — For the first time since Lyndon B. Johnson was in the White House, Morgantown will fill new firefighter positions.City Council voted unanimously in support of a resolution to accept a $1.7 million SAFER grant during its Aug....

Judge says city clerk’s case will move forward

Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 10:01 PM

MORGANTOWN — U.S. District Court Judge Irene Keeley pointed back to a previous ruling in denying a second motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Morgantown City Clerk Linda Tucker. Tucker filed a federal lawsuit in March, claiming her testi...

Suit between Murray Energy and TV show returns to state court

Posted: Aug 13 2017 - 3:26 PM

MORGANTOWN — A lawsuit between Murray Energy and “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” will head back to state court. A judge rejected an effort by the program, HBO and other defendants to move the case to a federal...