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Knowles Appointed Mayor of Martinsburg; Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Adopted
Kevin Knowles is Martinsburg’s Mayor. The Martinsburg City Council selected Knowles out of a field of ten Wednesday evening to fulfill the three years remaining on term of the late Mayor Harriet Johnson. Knowles said he and the late mayor were friends who collaborated on a lot of projects. He sai...[read more]

Accidents at Tabler Station Entrance Ramp Persist; Eastern Panhandle Trucker calls Lack of Merge Area “Dangerous”
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The entrance ramp at Tabler Station Road that saw a four-vehicle accident Sunday was already the scene of other crashes in the few weeks since Interstate 81 northbound lanes in Berkeley County were reconfigured June 28th. Construction in the area has been part of a years’ lon...[read more]

Martinsburg Mayor Harriet Johnson Remembered Fondly
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — With an honor guard standing watch over the funeral chapel, family, friends, and colleagues gathered in Martinsburg this week to remember Martinsburg Mayor Harriet Johnson, who passed away last week at the age of 71. A common thread was how much she loved her city, how she co...[read more]

Moving Forward: Martinsburg City Council Seeks Input on Who Should Fill Mayor Johnson’s Unexpired Term
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Martinsburg City Council on Monday agreed to solicit letters of intent from people interested in serving as the next mayor. The action follows last week’s death of Harriet Johnson. Johnson, the city’s first female mayor, was hospitalized last week after suffering an undis...[read more]

Martinsburg’s Mayor Hospitalized in Northern Virginia for Undisclosed Medical Condition
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Martinsburg Mayor Harriet Johnson is reportedly hospitalized at INOVA Fairfax after suffering an undisclosed medical emergency. The City of Martinsburg released a statement Tuesday afternoon saying they have no additional information to provide other than that the mayor was t...[read more]

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New signs unveiled for New River Gorge
The U.S. Congress approved the designation last December. The post New signs unveiled for New River Gorge appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

West Virginia lawmakers request help regarding Clarksburg water problems
The requests from U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., in addition to Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., follow the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Bureau of Public Health issuing orders stemming from elevated lead levels. The post West Virginia lawmak...[read more]

Texas, Oklahoma expected to inform Big 12 next week they’re on the way out
The Longhorns and Sooners could shake up the landscape of college athletics by leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. The post Texas, Oklahoma expected to inform Big 12 next week they’re on the way out appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

W.Va. native takes over as head of National School Board Assn.
Grafton native Chip Slaven ascends to leadership position at a time when school boards nationwide are facing a host of challenges. The post W.Va. native takes over as head of National School Board Assn. appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

WV DHHR confirms 2 new COVID deaths, active cases rise by almost 100
More than 1,300 active cases reported Friday. The post WV DHHR confirms 2 new COVID deaths, active cases rise by almost 100 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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