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Morgan County Sheriff: Cacapon State Park Fire “Suspicious”
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — It could have been a lot worse, according to those on the scene of a fire on the property of Cacapon State Park Thursday evening. It was described as a brush fire out of control soon after it broke out just north of the Golf Course Maintenance Shop. Morgan County Sheriff...[read more]

Cacapon State Park Scene of Overnight Brush Fire; Multiple Fire Crews Responded
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Multiple crews were on the scene of a large fire at Cacapon State Park Thursday night. It was described as a brush fire out of control. The Eastern Panhandle had been under a fire advisory and a high wind advisory most of the day. Fire crews from the Panhandle responded,...[read more]

WV State Police Announce Jefferson County DUI Checkpoint  
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. — A sobriety checkpoint is coming up in Jefferson County. First Sergeant M. A. Cole, District 1 Commander of the Kearneysville detachment of the West Virginia State Police tells The Panhandle News Network a DUI checkpoint will be held Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 6:00 P....[read more]

Wind Advisory/Fire Advisory for our Listening Area Revised for Thursday through Friday Morning
BALTIMORE, MD — Wind and Fire Advisories from the National Weather Service for the region have been revised. The National Weather Service says the wind advisory goes into effect from 10 a.m Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. Areas affected include...[read more]

Longtime Delegate John Doyle Will Run for Jefferson County Commission
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — 67nd District Delegate John Doyle (D – Jefferson County) has announced he’ll run for Jefferson County Commission in next year’s election. Doyle has spent 25 years in the House of Delegates.  He says redistricting was a big reason he’s leaving.  “Because they drew the distri...[read more]

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Yeager Airport officials eyeing new terminal with infrastructure money
Airport getting $10 million in five years; plans to apply for a grant program for terminal. The post Yeager Airport officials eyeing new terminal with infrastructure money appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

WVU draws Minnesota in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl
The game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix on December 28th. The post WVU draws Minnesota in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

No plans to reintroduce coronavirus policies in nursing homes
Nursing homes and long-term care facilities reduced visitor restrictions in November following a federal directive allowing visitations. The post No plans to reintroduce coronavirus policies in nursing homes appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Boone County hunter charged after shooting man his mistook as a bear
Jimmy Castle, 70, faces charges of misdemeanor negligent shooting and felony failure to render aid. The post Boone County hunter charged after shooting man his mistook as a bear appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Crouse appointed to House seat while also looking at 2022 election
Crouse was appointed to the seat by Gov. Jim Justice Nov. 24. The post Crouse appointed to House seat while also looking at 2022 election appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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