Day: May 19, 2020 Archives

TuesdayMay 19, 2020

Parkersburg council sets stage for B&O exemption, approves budget revisions

The final vote on the B&O proposal is scheduled for June 2.

SNAP, WV WORKS can be used for Walmart, Amazon purchases

Bill Crouch, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources, said Tuesday this gives cardholders another option while maintaining social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Charleston Town Center reopening Thursday

Retailer and restaurant hours will vary by store.

West Virginia to receive part of $550 million settlement

West Virginia will receive more than $6.4 million as part of a multistate settlement involving Santander Consumer USA Inc.

DHHR: Positive test rate stays below 2 percent

Only a handful of confirmed cases added Tuesday.

Tight End Treylan Davis joins WVU Class of 2021

Davis is the 20th-rated tight end in the ESPN 300 Class of 2021

Slemp details “encouraging” results of statewide nursing home testing

No new cases found at 71 percent or facilities in the state.

WVU & Marshall make the grade in NCAA APR scores

All of WVU's and Marshall's programs meet the NCAA APR multi-year standards.

Almost a year after disputed election, Supreme Court justices hear the saga of Harpers Ferry

Appeal could settle election results and determine fate of development project that has divided town.

Morgantown 4-day workweek pilot project begins in July

Most city employees will work Monday-Thursday.

WVU, Marshall, others distribute CARES Act grants to students

Millions given out for emergent needs related to pandemic.

Charleston native Ken Tackett ready to resume life on PGA Tour

Tackett is a tour rules official and an advance official in charge of course setup.

Delegate Hill announces resignation because of job change and move

Delegate was not running again for seat representing Nicholas and Greenbrier counties.

Justice announces W.Va. inmate has tested positive for coronavirus

Justice also lifts 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers.

Unemployment jumps to 15.2 percent in West Virginia

Pandemic-fueled joblessness soars.

Manchin part of roll out of bill meant to help local governments directly

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito appeared on Tuesday's MetroNews 'Talkline.'

Unusual school year coming to an end in West Virginia

The last time students were physically in schools in West Virginia was Friday, March 13.

Manslaughter charges filed in Monongalia County shooting death

A man allegedly shot and killed his 51-year-old step-daughter during the incident.

DHHR adds total tests, confirmed cases to COVID-19 numbers

Positive test rate remains below 2 percent.

Metronews This Morning 5-19-20

A grisly murder in Mercer County is blamed on a crowing rooster. Another murder case in Mingo County where the suspect is the victim’s grandson. The positive cases of Corona virus continue to remain flat with the positive test rate low. More businesses are added to the reopening list in West Virginia for this week.