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Monday April 8, 2019

Cause of death still undetermined for Harrison County man

A medical examiner identified Richard Lee Stonebreaker, of Clarksburg, as the individual whose remains were discovered last week near Clarksburg.

Sunday April 7, 2019

Harrison County Commission President Ron Watson running for House seat

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — After nearly two decades on Harrison County Commission, Ron Watson is throwing his hat into a different political ring. Watson recently announced...

Friday April 5, 2019

Buckhannon assistant city attorney ID’ed as victim of Thursday night fatal crash

H. Matthew Hymes succumbed to injuries he sustained during a crash Thursday evening at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Childer's Run Road.

Tuesday April 2, 2019

Harrison County authorities investigating human remains found near Clarksburg

An individual who was doing work on the property discovered the remains, which deputies confirmed were human remains upon arriving on scene.

Monday April 1, 2019

State advocacy group shares life-saving stories to demonstrate need for Medicaid

West Virginians Together for Medicaid held a press conference Thursday at Community Care of Bridgeport, unveiling a collection of stories from West Virginians whose lives have been affected by Medicaid. 

Thursday March 28, 2019

Georgia man pleads ‘not guilty’ in death of Fairmont woman

Terrick Robinson, of Cartersville, Georgia, appeared in Marion County Magistrate Court Wednesday, one of four individuals charged in the death of Courtney Nicole Dubois.

Wednesday March 27, 2019

Justice signs bill lowering coal severance tax

Justice held a signing ceremony Wednesday at the Harrison County Coal Company’s Harrison County Mine in Mannington.

Fairmont City Council appoints first woman to city manager position

The newly appointed city manager, Valarie Means, is set to become the first female city manager in Fairmont history.

Tuesday March 26, 2019

Summer start date projected for Bridgeport Indoor Rec Complex

The $55 million, 150,000 square-foot facility will be located near the current recreation complex at Charles Pointe and is set to be complete in 2020.

Drug epidemic behind increased Harrison County budget

Harrison County Commission approved a $23.7 million budget for 2019-2020 at its Wednesday meeting.

Friday March 22, 2019

Harrison County assistant principal accused of bullying transgender student retains legal counsel

The Harrison County Board of Education is choosing to allow Lee Livengood's contract to expire in June, but said the bullying allegations are not the reason for the decision.

Thursday March 21, 2019

Sec. Mac Warner encouraging voting among young population

Warner traveled to three high schools in Harrison County Thursday — Bridgeport, Liberty and Lincoln –– to speak with students in an effort to encourage eligible high school students to register to vote.

Fairmont to choose city manager by month’s end

All three candidates visited the Friendly City Wednesday for a tour of the city, meetings with department heads and more interviews with city council.

Tuesday March 19, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor investigation results in more than $1 million in back wages

A federal appeals court affirmed a district court judgment requiring Fire & Safety Investigation Consulting Services LLC to pay $817,902 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 70 employees.

Monday March 18, 2019

Area experts aim to prepare residents through Severe Weather Awareness Week

A Statewide Tornado Safety Drill will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, with all residents urged to practice safety measures.

Friday March 15, 2019

Three charged with arson, burglary following theft of deceased Harrison County war hero’s belongings

Investigators believe the three entered a residence on Gain Street in Salem on Jan. 23, 2019 with the intent to steal.

Wednesday March 13, 2019

Two charged after crashing into gate at Clarksburg FBI facility

According to a statement issued from the FBI Pittsburgh Office, the incident happened at around 8 a.m. Tuesday following a pursuit by FBI Police.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Arrest made in connection to fatal Clarksburg shooting

Malik Corbin Edler, 19, of Clarksburg, is facing multiple felony charges as part of a drug deal gone bad. 

Thursday March 7, 2019

One flown, two transported from Harrison County crash

According to Harrison County 911, two vehicles with entrapment were involved in the crash, which occurred at around 7:22 a.m.

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