Monongalia County, WV Archives

ThursdayFebruary 18, 2021

WVU professor assisting with NASA Mars mission

The rover Perseverance successfully landed Thursday on Mars.

WVU allowing some on-campus activities as coronavirus numbers improve

University officials spoke Thursday about resuming several activities around campus.

WednesdayFebruary 10, 2021

Man arrested in Morgantown murder case

Deputies say Gary Smith was paternal grandfather of Alexa Randolph's child.

MondayFebruary 8, 2021

Police identify remains discovered in Morgantown

Man reported missing in Parkersburg last fall.

FridayFebruary 5, 2021

Investigator says leads in Morgantown woman’s murder pointing in similar direction

The body of Alexa Randolph was found in her car last week.

ThursdayFebruary 4, 2021

Monongalia commissioners looking to expand broadband

The commission previously participated in an analysis of issues affecting access, which includes elevation differences.

WednesdayFebruary 3, 2021

Wheeling attorney explains involvement in challenging Morgantown police board

The Monongalia and Preston counties Fraternal Order of Police chapter retained Teresa Toriseva as legal counsel in challenging the commission.

MondayFebruary 1, 2021

Morgantown woman’s death being treated as homicide

Body was found Friday in Walmart parking lot.

SundayJanuary 31, 2021

Body of missing Morgantown woman found in car in Walmart parking lot

Alexa Randolph had been missing since Thursday.

Monongalia County delegates will propose changing DOH funding formula

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two Monongalia County lawmakers plan to propose changes to the state Division of Highways funding formula during this year’s legislative session, as the lawmakers argue the current system fails to recognize growth and increased traffic. “The formula would take into account road miles in a district, it also takes into account truck

MondayJanuary 25, 2021

Monongalia County organizations unite on vaccine administration

Monongalia County leaders announced Monday a new partnership that has officials utilizing the existing WVU Medicine clinic space at the Morgantown Mall as an administration site.

SundayJanuary 24, 2021

Applications still coming in for open police chief’s job in Morgantown

City manager says hiring process is progressing.

ThursdayJanuary 21, 2021

Former Morgantown council candidate pleads guilty to election fraud count

Timothy Metz sentenced to 24 months probation as part of pre-trial diversion agreement.

Civil rights lawsuit filed against Westover, two city police officers

One of the named officers was previously accused of using excessive force.

SaturdayJanuary 16, 2021

FridayJanuary 15, 2021

Monongalia County officials continue with vaccination efforts

The local vaccination rate has increased steadily since the first delivery of doses.

SaturdayJanuary 9, 2021

Sikora gets nod as Monongalia County Commission president

Weirton native says position gives him more responsibilty.

FridayJanuary 8, 2021

Monongalia educators start receiving vaccine Friday

The clinic at Morgantown High School will be the first of multiple weekly events.

MondayJanuary 4, 2021

Monongalia County health officials busy with vaccines for those over 80

Health officer says 'by appointment' working better.

MondayDecember 21, 2020

Man stabbed Monday morning in downtown Morgantown

The victim suffered stab wounds to his back and shoulder. The suspect is in custody.