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Illegal Drugs, Stolen Virginia Property, Recovered in Gerrardstown
GERRARDSTOWN, W.Va. — A stolen ATV out of Frederick County Virginia has been located in Gerrardstown, along with illegal drugs and a growing operation. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department tells the Panhandle News Network they got a request for assistance Sunday from their counterparts in Fre...[read more]

Toddler is in Critical Condition Following a Drowning Incident in Berkeley County
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A toddler is in critical condition following a drowning incident over the weekend. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department reports the incident involving the one-year-old was reported Sunday evening just before 7:30 p.m. at a home in Martinsburg. A press release indicates th...[read more]

MPD Chief Gibbons Recognizes Five Officers with Lifesaver Award
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. —February 14th is a day known to most of us as romantic, a day to love and be loved. For 5 Martinsburg City Police officers it was a day of heroism. At Thursday’s Martinsburg City Council meeting the officers were presented with a Lifesaver Award. Police Chief Erin Gibbons  exp...[read more]

WVRC Media Teams Up With Red Cross To Raise Help Storm For Impacted Communities During Day of Giving
The Red Cross is Assisting Storm Impacted Communities Volunteers are conducting damage assessment and providing assistance  Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. CHARLESTON, WVA, April 5, 2024 — The severe storm system that affected ou...[read more]

Flagger Killed in Line of Duty To Be Laid To Rest Saturday
RIPPON, W.Va. — A Mount Hope woman who was killed while working flag operations last week in Jefferson County will be laid to rest this weekend. Kathy Ruth, 62, was standing on the shoulder of Rt. 340 in the work zone and had traffic stopped when a vehicle driven by a Harpers Ferry woman swerved […][read more]

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MetroNews This Morning 4-16-24
Summary of West Virginia news, sports, and weather for Tuesday, April 16, 2024 The post MetroNews This Morning 4-16-24 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Blackwater River included on America’s Most Endangered Rivers list for 2024
National group worried the state's preferred route for development of Corridor H presents a threat to the river as well as nearby historical sites The post Blackwater River included on America’s Most Endangered Rivers list for 2024 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

DOH public meeting set for Wednesday for new Monongahela River bridge in Morgantown
Proposed bridge location, types of bridge will be available to view. The post DOH public meeting set for Wednesday for new Monongahela River bridge in Morgantown appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Wheeling Central Catholic hands Williamstown first loss, 8-6
The Maroon Knights rallied back from a four-run deficit to collect their eighth consecutive victory. The post Wheeling Central Catholic hands Williamstown first loss, 8-6 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

FAFSA mess makes it even harder for WV students to get to college
More education typically, but not always, leads to higher incomes. There is plenty of research showing that individuals with associate or bachelor degrees or higher end up with better jobs and higher pay than their counterparts with only a high school diploma. Nationally, about 62 percent of  hig...[read more]

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