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Jefferson County Coach, Athlete, Civil Rights Figure James Taylor Has Passed Away
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University is among those mourning the loss of local civil rights leader and Shepherd University Hall of Famer James Taylor, who passed away September 7th. He graduated from Page-Jackson High School then enlisted in the US Navy and served in the Korean War accordin...[read more]

Valley Health Says 97 percent of employees are vaccinated or waivered; COVID-19 Patient Census “Surges”
WINCHESTER, Va., — Valley Health officials say 97 percent of its staff has either received the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved exemption. The deadline was September 7th for employees to comply or face termination. Mark Nantz, President and CEO of Valley Health says he’s “extremely proud”of what h...[read more]

Former Jefferson County Sheriff Pete Dougherty has Passed Away
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Former Jefferson County Sheriff Pete Dougherty has passed away. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement Monday morning. As he was campaigning for the 16th District Senate seat in 2020, he spoke to the Panhandle News Network about his history of public ser...[read more]

COVID-19 Cases Ticking up in Eastern Panhandle
CHARLESTON, W.Va. There are 143 more COVID-19 cases in Berkeley County than there were a week ago. Those numbers from the Saturday report of the state DHHR, which indicated 1,455 active cases in Berkeley County. In Jefferson County, 555 cases represent 118 more cases over a seven day period. In M...[read more]

Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in Frederick County; Several People May Have Been Exposed
The Frederick County, Maryland Health Department is cautioning residents they may have come in contact with a rabid cat. On Friday, September 3, 2021, Frederick County Animal Control (FCAC) collected a cat from the Brunswick Family Campground in Brunswick, Maryland, after reports of multiple peop...[read more]

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Greenbrier County issues indoor mask mandate; governor does not
West Virginia hits new high for active covid cases. The post Greenbrier County issues indoor mask mandate; governor does not appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

State police prepare for largest crowd in Morgantown since 2019
Troopers from across the state will help with traffic, other game day situations. The post State police prepare for largest crowd in Morgantown since 2019 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

WVU to continue with ‘best and most effective’ strategy against COVID-19
WVU urging vaccinations but not mandating them. The post WVU to continue with ‘best and most effective’ strategy against COVID-19 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

East Carolina at Marshall: What to watch for
The Thundering Herd look to protect the ball and slow Pirates' quarterback Houston Ahlers in an effort to prolong an unbeaten start to the season. The post East Carolina at Marshall: What to watch for appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Kanawha doctor charged as part of nationwide health care fraud investigation
More than 40 doctors, nurses, from across the U.S. charged. The post Kanawha doctor charged as part of nationwide health care fraud investigation appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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