MetroNews Staff

Today December 14, 2018

‘Class 51’ of Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy graduates

The academy is a free volunteer program for youth who are educationally at-risk.

Photo gallery: GW improves to 2-0 with 59-34 win at Saint Albans

Defending Class AAA champion George Washington wins comfortably at St. Albans.

Yesterday December 13, 2018

USDA announces pilot program to increase internet access in rural areas

The ReConnect Program will provide $600 million in loans and grants for projects in rural America.

Federal appeals court rejects permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The 604-mile pipeline is planned to run through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.

Vigil held for Martinsburg shop owner shot during robbery

Residents gathered to pray for the critically injured woman.

Costs of Raleigh County mine rescue being evaluated

Emergency crews rescued three people from the mine on Wednesday.

AG’s Office warns of ‘pay-for-prayer’ scam

Currently, a call is going around the state where a caller portrays him or herself as a representative of the "St. Mary's Prayer Center Ministry."

Wheeling Park offering ‘Silent Santa’ event for kids with autism, other special needs

It's one of several such events being held across West Virginia this holiday season.

Re-scheduled Domer hearing set for Thursday morning

It was not known Wednesday evening if 36-year-old Adam Lee Domer will appear at the hearing.

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Man rescued from abandoned mine calls ordeal ‘life-changing experience’

Gov. Justice says appropriate response paid off.

Education leaders concerned over Rucker selection; Carmichael responds

Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, announced this week Jefferson County Sen. Patricia Rucker will serve as the next Senate Education Committee Chairman.

PEIA Finance Board holds first hearing on plan proposals

Items discussed include a new third-party administrator and changes to the life insurance program.

Photo gallery: Chapmanville improves to 2-0 with 80-61 win over Winfield

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Photos from Chapmanville’s 80-61 win over Winfield. (Photos by Chuck Roberts/Dynamic Photography)

WestRidge director says Monongalia County ‘natural fit’ for Leidos

The focus will is to hire up to 80 percent of the company's employees within the Mountain State.

Tuesday December 11, 2018

EPA, Army announces revised WOTUS rule

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was on hand for the announcement.

Rucker selected as next chair of Education Committee

Sen. Patricia Rucker, R-Jefferson, was first elected to the state Senate in 2016.

Williamstown, Winfield, Wheeling Park & GW lead in MVB Champions Cup

The fall sports season has concluded and the standings are updated for the MVB Champions Cup.

One dead in early morning shooting in Kanawha County

Two groups met to exchange items sold online and a dispute erupted leading to gunfire.

Monday December 10, 2018

Three Guys Before The Game – Bye bye Will, Hello Sags (Episode 74)

Will Grier says bye, Sagaba says hello!

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