VSP says MD man killed in Route 39 crash, 4 passengers hospitalized
UPDATE: 2:41 P.M. BATH COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police have released the identity of the person killed in the deadly single-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 39 in Bath County on March 4. VSP says that around 6:35 a.m. on Monday, 51-year-old Jose Rubi Albertico Lemus-Lemus of Beltsville, Maryland, and four passengers were […]
Richardson Announces Candidacy for Re-Election as Circuit Judge
GREENBRIER COUNTY W.Va. (WVDN) – Robert E. Richardson has announced his candidacy for re-election as Circuit Judge for Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties, pledging to maintain a high standard of integrity and impartiality. “During my ten years on the bench, I have always strived to uphold the law and to protect the values of our community,” he […] The post Richardson Announces Candidacy for Re-Election as Circuit Judge appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Multiple new businesses are opening in Randolph County
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Elkins celebrated two grand openings Saturday, The Hippie Chick Boutique and Alexandria on Main. The Hippie Chick Boutique offers trendy, handpicked boho styles ranging in sizes. Alexandria on Main is a bookstore and event space that features a large selection of new and used books. Mayor...
Beverly Elementary raising money for 'Project Playground'
Beverly Elementary School in Randolph County has unveiled "Project Playground" which looks to upgrade the original playground at the school which officials say has been in place for around 25 years.
Letter to the Editor- Jackson River Trail Project: Bittersweet
Dear Editor: We enjoy the Jackson River Trail and support its use, but if the new section under construction ever opens, it will be a bittersweet hike. The most recent delay in opening the new section along Cedar Creek into Bath County is from tons of rebuilt trail material eroding into Cedar Creek, just above […] The post Letter to the Editor- Jackson River Trail Project: Bittersweet appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Showers & chilly tonight, but 70 degrees ahead!?
Chief Meteorologist Joe Fitzwater has a look at your weekend forecast which improves as the weekend progresses, plus we could be looking at the warmest weather we've seen in months!
Pocahontas County Commission to discuss holiday policy for 911 employees at upcoming meeting
MARLINTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Regular Session agenda has been released for the upcoming meeting of the Pocahontas County Commission has been announced. The session, set to take place at 8:30am on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, will see consideration of holiday policies for 911 employees, discussion of a letter of support regarding a USFS Community […]
Bath Community Hospital Emergency Department receives 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award ®
February 2024 – Bath Community Hospital’s Emergency Department has been named a 2023 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award ® Winner by Press Ganey, the global leader in healthcare experience solutions and services. Press Ganey works with more than 41,000 healthcare facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to […] The post Bath Community Hospital Emergency Department receives 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award ® appeared first on The Virginian Review.
School delay for Thursday Feb 29th, 2024
(POCAHONTAS COUNTY) WOAY – Due to the incoming inclement weather, all schools in Pocahontas County will operate on a three-hour delay for tomorrow, Thursday, February 29th. Newswatch will keep you updated if any more schools follow suit.
Missing Pocahontas County man found safe
A Silver Alert was issued by the Elkins detachment of the West Virginia State Police for a Pocahontas County man on Monday.
The 64th Highland County Maple Festival
Monterey, VA – Virginia’s sweetest event of the year is almost here again! Nestled in the peaceful, rural mountains on the western border of the Commonwealth, travelers can take a step back in time for a cultural and culinary adventure at the county-wide Highland County Maple Festival during the second and third weekends of March. […] The post The 64th Highland County Maple Festival appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Severe Weather Updates: February 28, 2024
WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Follow this page for periodic updates on severe weather throughout the day today. FINAL UPDATE: Chief Meteorologist Chad Merrill’s latest forecast and a plethora of gorgeous sunset photos from our viewers!. 10:45 AM UPDATE: Below are the strongest wind gusts from today’s high wind...
Chargers Boys Basketball 2023-24 Season Recap
HOT SPRINGS – Bath County had a ton of success during their 2023-24 boys’ basketball season. The Chargers finished 13-14 overall for the season but had a Pioneer District Tournament third place finish as the 5-seed, while also earning their first regional playoff berth since 2019. In the very beginning of the regular season BCHS […] The post Chargers Boys Basketball 2023-24 Season Recap appeared first on The Virginian Review.
What is the difference between an Amber Alert and a Silver Alert?
GHENT, WV (WVNS) — When someone goes missing, we always get that familiar alert on our phones about it. But what is the difference between these alerts? The difference depends on age, the evidence that is available and the type of danger that person is in. This article will explain the differences between two common […]
Three Chargers Named to All-Pioneer District Basketball Team
HOT SPRINGS – Bath County finished its boys’ basketball season with a 13-14 overall record and reached the Class 1, Region C tournament for the first time in five years. The Chargers also had three of their players this past weekend be named to the All-Pioneer District teams. In total, there were 24 selections. […] The post Three Chargers Named to All-Pioneer District Basketball Team appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Pinpoint Weather: rain, wind and cold
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – A cold front will move across the region during the day on Wednesday bringing with it the potential for rain and a few thunderstorms. Along and behind the front, winds will increase with gusts to 50 mph possible. A Wind Advisory is in effect along the Blue Ridge where the gusts are expected to be strongest.
20 inmates indicted on additional charges in Randolph County
Indictments were returned against 30 people during the February 2024 Randolph County Grand Jury, including a work crew member who escaped in September and 19 inmates at Tygart Valley Regional Jail and Huttonsville Correctional Center.
Two individuals facing federal charges for straw purchasing firearms
ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two people have been indicted on federal firearms charges by a Grand Jury sitting in Elkins. John Allen Shomo, age 52, of Coalton, West Virginia, was indicted for the straw purchase of a firearm and making a false statement in connection with the purchase of a firearm. According to court documents, […]