West Virginia man admits to firearms and drug charges
ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A West Virginia man has admitted to firearms and drug charges. Jacob Glen Vance, age 23, of Petersburg, West Virginia, has admitted to having a machine gun and methamphetamine. Vance pled guilty to possession of a machine gun and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. According to court documents, Vance’s home […]
What to do if you suspect an animal has Rabies
GRANT COUNTY, WV. (WHSV) -In Grant County, West Virginia a skunk has tested positive for rabies. Sandria Glasscock, Administrator and Nurse Director said Rabies are transmitted through saliva. She added if your pet comes into contact with a wild animal, check to see if they have been bitten, but make sure you wear gloves.
The coldest February in Hardy County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Decades-Old Business Employing Hundreds of State Workers, including Plenty in Region, Closes its Doors
According to MetroNews, Allegheny Wood Products, a 50-year-old West Virginia-based internationally known hardwood producer, closed its doors Friday and eliminated hundreds of jobs held by state residents. State Economic Development Secretary Mitch Carmichael called the news “very sudden and unfortunate.” He spoke with company officials. Friday afternoon. MetroNews...
🚧 Ongoing Canopy Clearing Operations in West Virginia District 5
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 5 teams are actively engaging in canopy clearing efforts within the district's seven counties. The operations are part of routine maintenance to ensure safer travel and visibility on the roadways. Among the affected locations, crews are currently working along WV 93 in Grant County, CR 55 in Hardy County, and River Road in Morgan County. These activities are a part of the continuous efforts by the WVDOH to maintain and improve the conditions of the state's transportation routes. The department's recent updates have highlighted the progress in canopy clearing, showcasing the tangible results of their ongoing work. Local motorists are advised to exercise caution when traversing these areas and to be mindful of workers present on the road.
Corridor H public meeting will answer questions on new 9-mile highway
A meeting will be held in Tucker County Tuesday evening to answer questions and gather feedback from community members about the 9-mile section of highway being built between Davis and Parsons.
Man crashes stolen car after domestic dispute, charged
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A man from Tucker county was charged with multiple violations after crashing a stolen car into a pole. On February 24th, police responded to a domestic dispute and were warned that one of the people involved was Gregory Smith Jr., who police say has had “multiple law-enforcement interactions prior to this incident”.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Petersburg as of 2024-02-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
Two West Virginia men charged with federal firearms violations
ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two men have been charged with federal firearms violations in North Central West Virginia. Wesley Shane Haggerty, age 35, of Cabins, West Virginia, was indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm. According to court documents, Haggerty was previously convicted of multiple domestic violence, burglary, and drug charges, prohibiting him from having […]
Lane Restriction on County Route 21/13, Cecil’s Ridge Road, to Begin Tuesday, February 27, 2024
County Route 21, Cecil’s Ridge Road, will be restricted to one lane from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning Tuesday, February 27, 2024, through Tuesday, April 15, 2024, for slip repair. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Motorists are advised to reduce speech and expect delays. Alternate Routes: Use...
Charlie Obaugh Auto Group Student Athlete of the Week: Dillon and Dusty Smith
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - It’s not often you meet a pair of twins who excel both in their athletics and academics, but Pendleton County’s Dillon and Dusty Smith aren’t any normal brothers. Both brothers continue to excel in both areas, maintaining a 4.0 gpa while contributing in...
Town of Davis will not have water Sunday night
The Town of Davis will be shutting off all of its water the evening of Sunday, Feb. 25 so that crews can repair a major water leak.
Hitting the Slopes: Howard University Students Explore Outdoor Sports
It’s no secret that Black people are scarcely found in extreme outdoor sports such as skiing and snowboarding. The National Ski Areas Association found that Black people are only 1.5% of skiers found at American resorts. On February 10, a group of 15 Howard University students left the cityscape...
How personal income has changed in Grant County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Grant County, West Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Police attempting to identify two individuals
MOOREFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals. The Moorefield Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in identifying the individuals pictured above. If you have any information please message the Moorefield Police Department Facebook page. You can also call the Moorefield Police Department at (304)-530-1777 or contact […]
Pickin’ in Parsons Schedule Announced
1PM & 6PM Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys. Non-service camping is $15 per night. Showers, restrooms, and dump stations available. Generators welcome. Camp fires and jamming are always welcome. Fees listed here are in addition to event tickets. Upon arrival to camp, you must have a ticket...
Missing Hampshire County man found at the scene of fatal car accident
ROMNEY, W.Va. A missing West Virginia man was found dead at the scene of a vehicle accident near Romney on Monday afternoon. Jason Shingleton, 26, of Purgitsville, was reported missing around 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. Shingleton was last seen in Romney around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 18, and...
Small Lime Manufacturer Makes a Big Difference
From the overlook on U.S. Route 33, you wouldn’t know there is a limestone mine and processor hidden in the Germany Valley. The mine and processor operator, Greer Lime Company, is a proud small business and the largest employer in Pendleton County, West Virginia. Greer is an integral part of the community and considers itself a steward of the land and environment.
This is where you can find the best tamale in West Virginia, according to Yelp
MOOREFIELD, WV (WOWK) — Tamales are a very popular and delicious dish that can be found all around the world. Originating in Mesoamerica, tamales are now seen in most Mexican restaurants, which have had a massive spike in interest, according to Yelp’s State of the Restaurant Industry 2023 report.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.29 and $3.39 in Petersburg as of 2024-02-22. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.