Taylor County Archives

FridayJuly 8, 2022

Taylor County Courthouse closing blamed on COVID fatigue

Breakout confirmed at sheriff's office.

MondayDecember 28, 2020

Taylor County Courthouse closing blamed on COVID fatigue

Breakout confirmed at sheriff's office.

MondayDecember 7, 2020

No charges in Taylor County shooting death

Sheriff says it appears to be self-defense.

WednesdayDecember 2, 2020

Teen charged with arson after Taylor County house fire

Grafton Police said the suspect was 16.

SaturdaySeptember 19, 2020

Man dies in tractor accident in Taylor County

Victim dead at the scene after he was pinned under the machine.

SundayAugust 23, 2020

COVID-19 deaths in Mercer County, Taylor County part of latest DHHR report

On Sunday, West Virginia's daily infection rate was 1.39 percent.

TuesdayAugust 18, 2020

Taylor County health officials trace nursing home outbreak

Officials say another rise in positive cases at the Rosewood Center elderly care facility is now known to be tied to another outbreak at a church in Taylor County.

FridayJune 19, 2020

Six buildings damaged, destroyed in downtown Grafton fire

No word yet on what started the Friday blaze.

MondayJune 1, 2020

WednesdayApril 22, 2020

Grafton Memorial Day parade canceled amid coronavirus concerns

GRAFTON, W.Va. — One of the country’s longest continuously-running Memorial Day parades will not be happening this year. The Grafton Memorial Day Parade Committee announced Wednesday the 153rd parade and memorial service has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. “We went over any and all options we could,” committee chairperson Doug Robinson said. “We

TuesdayApril 14, 2020

SundayApril 5, 2020

Boyles staying with Grafton hospital after interim role

Interim president and chief administrative officer George Boyles has become the full-time chief administration officer.

WednesdayFebruary 26, 2020

Taylor County jury, judge send Flemington man to prison for the rest of his life

Jury doesn't take long to decide no mercy in John Michael Hess case.

SaturdayFebruary 8, 2020

Fire claims life in Taylor County

Blaze occurred Friday evening.

MondayJanuary 27, 2020

Pilot dead in Taylor County plane crash

Crash occurred near Valley Falls State Park.

WednesdaySeptember 25, 2019

Mon Health affiliates with Grafton City Hospital

Move made to keep healthcare choices available in Taylor County.