34-year-old Andrew Jeffries, last seen on a motorcycle in West Virginia on August 20, 2018Ada E.NewsBreak Contributor
The Philippi Mummies of West VirginiaAppalachian ThymesNewsBreak Contributor
Columbia County contractor accused of taking $6,300 from Brandonville homeowner, failing to perform workThe Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
Preston County man charged with murdering his wife
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A man from Preston County has been charged with first degree murder after police say he shot and killed his wife. On February 20, 2024, police responded to a call about reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene to find the victim, Natasha Collins, had...
How personal income has changed in Preston 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 Preston County, West Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Oakland, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Fort Hill High School basketball team will have a game with Southern Garrett High School on February 22, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
February 28, 2024 Board of Education Meeting (Special Work Session)
The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a Special Work Session on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. The purpose of the Work Session is to discuss the proposed FY2025 operating budget and for the Board to take action on the Superintendent Contract for SY2025-2028. The Board will meet in the Community Room at Dennett Road Educational Complex. The meeting is open to the public and will be live-streamed for public review.
Oakland's Cream of the Crop: 4 Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Spots to Savor
This article presents an exploration of four Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt spots in Oakland. Have you had a chance to try any of these delightful treats? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Kingwood High's Coach Bence Earns Nomination for Prestigious R.O.C.K. Mentoring Program
Coach Christopher Bence from Kingwood High School has been nominated for the 2024 R.O.C.K. Mentoring Program. A colleague nominated Bence, acknowledging his coaching abilities. The R.O.C.K. Mentoring Program is a joint initiative by the Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation and Texas A&M Thornton-McFerrin Coaching Academy. The program's goal is to support and retain teacher-coaches at high school and middle school levels.
Embark on a Culinary Journey: Oakland's Top 3 Italian Dining Spots
In this article, we'll be exploring three remarkable Italian restaurants nestled in the heart of Oakland. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Tucker County supermarket reopening after fire
PARSONS, W.Va (WDTV) - The Shop’n Save in Parsons is reopening at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20th after catching fire nearly 2 weeks ago. The Parsons Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief says it appears the fire started from one of the produce refrigerators at the front of the store. Thankfully, sprinklers activated and nobody was injured.
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Philippi as of 2024-02-21. 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 $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Garrett Regional Medical Center earns ACR Accreditation in Ultrasound, CT, and Nuclear Medicine
Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in multiple imaging modalities, including ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The imaging modalities receiving ACR accreditation are:. Ultrasound imaging, also known...
Taste of Oakland: 6 Fast Food Experiences You Need to Try
In this article, we're exploring six fast-food spots in Oakland. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Man charged after allegedly stealing rifles from unoccupied house
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A man from Taylor County has been charged with Grand Larceny after allegedly stealing several firearms from an unoccupied home. Police received a complaint about a breaking and entering concerning an unoccupied house and garage. Court documents say that numerous firearms were taken from the property...
FIRST ALERT: Widespread snow tonight & tomorrow
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Today will end the work week with cool, dry conditions. Then during the evening and overnight hours, widespread snow will push into our region. Find out the timing and impacts, as well as what next week will be like, here!. A First Alert Weather Day is...
George “Tom” Harward retires after 45 years with Barbour Community Health Association
BELINGTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – When George “Tom” Harward started working in the medical field 45 years ago, he could not have foreseen being one of the founders of Belington Medical Clinic or the tremendous growth at Barbour Community Health Association (BCHA) that would occur under his leadership. Now, after a remarkable 45 years of service, […]
County closes all schools due to staff shortages
TAYLOR COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – One county made the decision to close all schools in the county today due to staff shortages. According to Taylor County Schools (TCS), today, Friday, February 16, 2024, was a Non-Traditional Instruction Day for all TCS. The closure comes as a result of unforeseen staff shortages throughout the school district. […]
🚧 Canopy Clearing Operations Underway along WV Routes 42 and 9
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 5 crews are hard at work conducting canopy clearing operations to enhance road safety for motorists. Focused efforts are currently taking place along WV 42 in Grant County and WV 9 in Morgan County. These operations involve the mechanical removal of tree canopies overhanging roadways, which aim to improve visibility for drivers and extend the sight distance on these routes. The clearing is a maintenance effort that provides clearer and safer travel pathways for vehicle operators. The WVDOH’s commitment to maintaining safe travel roads is evidenced through their ongoing #SeeingResults initiative.
Grafton Monster getting its own festival in 2024
The Grafton Monster will finally be joining its fellow cryptids Mothman and Bigfoot, and will be getting a festival in its honor in 2024.
🚧 Road Maintenance Activities Underway in WVDOH District 8 Counties 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways (WVDOH) District 8 crews are currently engaged in various road maintenance activities across several counties. These counties include Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, and Tucker, known for their challenging and mixed geography. In an effort to improve driving conditions for local residents and visitors alike, maintenance operations have been reported on multiple roadways. Workers have been actively pulling shoulders along CR 21/3 and performing canopy clearing on US 219 to ensure clearer visibility and safer driving lanes. Additionally, with winter conditions affecting roadway safety, the crew is also dedicated to clearing snow and ice on US 219 – a critical task for maintaining traffic flow and preventing accidents during this season. These ongoing maintenance efforts are part of WVDOH's commitment to road safety and infrastructure enhancement, ensuring that transportation within the district remains reliable and secure for all roadway users.
Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog February 20
February 20, 2024: The weather today will be sunny, with highs in the lower 40s and a low of 24. Southeast winds of around 5 to 10 mph. Garrett Regional Medical Center awarded 3-year ACR accreditation for ultrasound, CT, and nuclear medicine after a thorough review. It’s Bus Week at...
No. 1 Tucker County gets by No. 2 Tug Valley
PARSONS, W.Va. — In a battle of two of the best Single A teams in West Virginia, the host Tucker County Lions won over the Tug Valley Panthers 56-50 Saturday in Parsons. The Panthers had a long drive to Tucker County in the northeastern part of the state. They went into the game ranked No. 2 in Single A, while the Lions were ranked No. 1.