Jake Flatley, Author at WV MetroNews

Today April 2, 2020

30 Kanawha judicial employees test negative for COVID-19

Kanawha County leads the state in confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

Soccer tournament cancellations significant loss for Barboursville, Kanawha Valley

Barboursville Mayor Chris Tatum expressed understanding of the move.

Yesterday April 1, 2020

School districts seeing issues with online learning system as demand increases

Schoology has seen a 400 percent increase in usage this week.

Tuesday March 31, 2020

Wheeling officials await US Army Corps decision on use of OVMC in backup plan

The mayor is worried for capacities at local hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday March 30, 2020

Residents in Ohio County cleaning up the mud following flash flooding

The West Virginia National Guard has two officers there helping with cleanup.

City and county parks, playgrounds closing to prevent large gatherings

Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District the latest to act.

Sunday March 29, 2020

Nonprofits around the state will see relief under federal stimulus bill

Nonprofits are included under small businesses.

Saturday March 28, 2020

Gambling treatment group reaching out to those suffering from sudden closures

All casinos and sportsbooks are closed during the COVID pandemic.

Friday March 27, 2020

Residents in Charleston senior living home test negative for COVID-19

All residents were tested after one resident tested positive on Wednesday.

Thursday March 26, 2020

Fourth Kanawha judicial employee tests positive for COVID-19 as county cases rise

As of Thursday afternoon, there are 15 positive cases in the county.

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Yeager Airport working through continuity plan as coronavirus takes massive toll

Airport director vowing for a rebound.

Kanawha County Schools relaunches meal program with multi-day packs

Nutrition Director complimentary of hundreds of workers.

Tuesday March 24, 2020

Day of Prayer in West Virginia set for Wednesday

The ceremony will go with Justice's media briefing.

With medical supplies running low, CAMC reaching out for help

CEO says they have one weeks worth of supplies left.

Monday March 23, 2020

West Liberty suspends president search; Greiner agrees to stay longer

The Presidential Search Commitee made the move among concerns with coronavirus.

Kanawha County Schools relaunches feeding program; state superintendent weighs in

Kanawha County Schools is expected to launch a new program on Wednesday.

Sunday March 22, 2020

Court system adjusting to order put into place due to COVID-19

Chief Justice Tim Armstead entered order March 16.

Thursday March 19, 2020

As passenger numbers drop, Yeager Airport working through COVID-19 outbreak

Airport had seen months of momentum before turn.

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Restaurants, patrons feel the crunch with immediate closures

Restaurant official in WV says place couldn't deal with being closed for more than 30 days.

Former advocacy group worker sentenced to home confinement for embezzlement

Christopher Kimes took more than $60,000 in 83 seperate transactions.

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