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Two Berkeley County Students Named WVU Foundation scholars
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two Berkeley County students are getting a full ride from WVU. West Virginia University on Monday announced five school students are its West Virginia University Foundation Scholars. The Foundation Scholarship is open for West Virginia students who have a minimum GPA of 3.8 an...[read more]

Berkeley County Clerk Charged in Storage Unit Theft
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Clerk Elaine Mauck faces felony charges after allegedly breaking into storage units owned by her predecessor. The 74-year-old was arraigned Monday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on one felony charge of breaking and entering and one felony charge of petit ...[read more]

High Wind Advisory in Effect Today for Eastern Panhandle
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — There is a high wind advisory today through 2 a.m. Saturday for the listening area. The National Weather Service in Baltimore says to expect Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. The advisory area includes Western Maryland and Northern Virginia as well as West...[read more]

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Releases Information on Death During Assault Call, Arrest
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A Jefferson County man died while being arrested after allegedly assaulting an elderly woman early Saturday morning. It happened April 24th just after 1:30 a.m. in a home on Torrey Pines court near Charles Town. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tells The Panhandle News ...[read more]

Jefferson County Prosecutor Announces 51 People Indicted
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney, Matthew L. Harvey, reports that 51 individuals have been indicted by the Jefferson County Grand Jury between April 20 and April 22, 2021. The fact that a person has been charged with a crime, is merely an accusation. A defendant is pres...[read more]

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Morgantown asking judge to stop hearing on cancelled firefighter pay
MORGANTOWN – The city of Morgantown is asking a judge to step in and stop a hearing scheduled for next week before the Fire Civil Service Commission over the city’s decision to cancel shift differential pay for firefighters.  Representing the city Morgantown, attorney Ryan Simmonton, of Kay, Cast...[read more]

MetroNews This Morning 5-6-21
The state is looking a new ways to get young people vaccinated and in some cases taking the shots straight into the schools. Changes in the distribution of the vaccine from the feds don’t worry West Virginia health officials. Fairmont State is reopening campus, an odd discovery in Summers County....[read more]

Shot = $100
As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations has slowed across the country, states and communities are trying creative incentives to encourage individuals to get their shots. New Jersey and Connecticut are buying beers for the newly vaccinated. “This is the place to be, and the drinks are on us. What mor...[read more]

Toepfer’s buzzer-beater lifts Wheeling Central over Nitro, 40-39
Maroon Knights win low-scoring affair to advance in Class AAA state tournament. The post Toepfer’s buzzer-beater lifts Wheeling Central over Nitro, 40-39 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Poca gets by Bluefield, 49-42
Despite shooting 60 percent from the field, the Beavers fell short against the Dots. The post Poca gets by Bluefield, 49-42 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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