3 school districts closing early due to high water
Several schools are closing early Wednesday amid active weather.
Hope Gas donates $125,000 to Mountaineer Food Bank
Hope Gas Inc. has been in business for 125 years and decided to celebrate this milestone Thursday by presenting a check for $125,0000 to Mountaineer Food Bank (MFB).
Upshur County teen credited with saving woman from her burning home
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — A senior student at Buckhannon-Upshur High School is hailed as a hero after he helped his neighbor out of her burning home last weekend in the French Creek community of Upshur County. Ian Strader, age 18, was headed out to his car to grab his laptop...
Gee with doctor
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WV News) — One of Upshur County's most prominent locations recently got the chance to showcase the skills and resources it has available to take care of people in the community.
Thunderstorms with gusty winds Wednesday – here’s what to expect
A line of thunderstorms will push through the region Wednesday. Some of those storms could produce gusty wind and locally heavy rainfall. Chief Meteorologist Joe Fitzwater has the latest on what to expect in your area in tonight's forecast.
Leadership from West Virginia University visit St. Joseph's Hospital
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WV News) — One of Upshur County's most prominent locations recently got the chance to showcase the skills and resources it has available to take care of people in the community. On Thursday, WVU President Gordon Gee, Vice President for Economic Innovation James Hoyer and Assistant Vice...
🚧 Road Safety Restoration on Interstate 79 in Braxton County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 7 heavy maintenance crews have recently conducted essential maintenance along Interstate 79 in Braxton County. This activity involved the removal of ditch line obstacles, including rocks and trees, which is crucial to re-establish the ditch flow line. The intention of this maintenance work is to restore the road to a safe condition for public use. Through these efforts, the WVDOH is committed to ensuring that the necessary infrastructure is maintained, thus promoting better safety for drivers traveling through the area. These kinds of maintenance operations are part of ongoing efforts to enhance road conditions and #SeeingResults is symbolic of the progress and tangible outcomes being witnessed by the community.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Cowen as of 2024-02-28. 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 Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Bonnie's Bus Returns to Area for Pair of March Stops Including One in Harrison County
Bonnie’s Bus mobile mammography unit will visit Upshur and Harrison counties offering three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education to women. A service of WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals and the WVU Cancer Institute, Bonnie’s Bus will be at:. Community Care of Rock Cave from 8 a.m. to...
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 […]
10 Famous Singers from West Virginia
Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of the Appalachian Mountains lies a state that has birthed some of the most iconic voices in the realm of music – West Virginia. From the rolling hills to the bustling cities, this state boasts a rich cultural heritage that has significantly influenced the world of entertainment. In this exploration, we delve into the melodious tapestry of West Virginia’s musical legacy, uncovering the top ten famous singers who have left an indelible mark on the industry. From the heartfelt ballads of country music to the electrifying rhythms of rock ‘n’ roll, West Virginia has produced a diverse array of talent that resonates across genres and generations. Each artist not only embodies the spirit of their homeland but also serves as a testament to the profound impact that a small Appalachian state can have on the global stage. As we traverse through the lives and careers of these remarkable individuals, we witness the triumphs, struggles, and enduring legacies that have solidified their places in music history. Join us on this journey as we celebrate the unparalleled talent and undeniable influence of the top ten famous singers from the Mountain State. Through their unforgettable performances and timeless compositions, these artists have not only captured the hearts of millions but have also immortalized West Virginia’s musical heritage for generations to come. So, sit back, turn up the volume, and let the soul-stirring melodies of West Virginia’s finest serenade you as we pay homage to the singers who have shaped the sonic landscape of our world.
Intense Debate: 25 Members of Drug Trafficking Group Face Charges for Supplying West Virginia with Drugs
Twenty-five members of drug trafficking organization charged for supplying drugs to West Virginia. A recent case targeting a Philadelphia-based drug trafficking organization has led to the charging of twenty-five individuals. These individuals are accused of supplying methamphetamine, fentanyl, and cocaine to North Central West Virginia. The operation resulted in arrests across Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia. However, the alleged leader, Rodney Johnson, and two other suspects remain at large. This news, which broke three days ago, has been the subject of much discussion.
Stories of the Week: February 18 through February 24
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. A memorial service is set for Liberty High School teacher Ryan Lantz, who died Tuesday. Mountain State Brewing Company has plans for a new location in Monongalia County. A Bridgeport McDonald’s...
Rain ends today, but more rain returns next week
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - After a rainy Thursday night, this Friday afternoon will end the workweek with cloudy skies and a slight chance of rain. As for what the weekend and next week will be like, find out in the video above!. A low-pressure system lifted moisture into the Ohio...
Stonewall Resort hosts Wedding Expo for brides to be
Officials at Stonewall Resort spent Sunday helping brides in north central West Virginia plan their happily ever afters.
WVDOT announces delays on US 50 on Monday
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia Department of Transportation has announced there will be delays on US 50 due to patching on Monday. Motorists may experience delays in the westbound slow lane on US 50 between mileposts 81 and 82.75 from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 26, 2024, for patching. One lane will be open at all times. Motorists are advised to plan and allow additional time for their commute.
West Virginia House approves bill to get rid of Social Security tax
WEST VIRGINIA- West Virginia’s Republican-led House of Delegates approved a bill Thursday that would cut and gradually phase out the state income tax on Social Security benefits. Eliminating the tax is a key priority for GOP Gov. Jim Justice, who announced it as part of his annual budget proposal during his final State of the […]
UniCare Health Plan of WV hosts Repack the Backpack event
UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia held a Repack the Backpack event at Meadowbrook Mall on Saturday, which looked to provide school supplies to families in the community who are running low.
First case of avian flu confirmed in West Virginia since 2006
After a surge in cases across the country in the past few months, West Virginia has confirmed its first case of avian influenza.