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FirstEnergy begins solar subscription process
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – FirstEnergy Corporation customers with Mon Power and Potomac Edison can now purchase solar renewable energy credits (SREC’s) from five utility-scale solar projects planned in the state. In April, the Public Service Commission conditionally approved construction on all five proje...[read more]

Wetzel County teacher resigns, under investigation following Fairmont field trip
WETZEL COUNTY, W.Va. – Members of the Wetzel County Board of Education have accepted the resignation of an English teacher after allegations of misconduct with a student during a field trip. No information has been released regarding what happened between the student and Drew Schmaltz during the ...[read more]

Bartlett Housing Solutions nears pre-storm operation levels
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Bartlett Housing Solutions at Hazel’s House of Hope on Scott Avenue is back in business, and soon they’ll be back to full operations following a May 1 storm that ripped the roof off most of the building. When the storm hit about 30 people in the building were not injured and e...[read more]

Former Hazelton guard admits to bribery charges
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A former FCI Hazelton corrections officer has pleaded guilty to charges related to bribing a public official. Eli Scott Villers, 29, has admitted to one count of conspiracy to bribe a public official and one count of bribery of a public official. U.S. Attorney Bill Ihlenfeld s...[read more]

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Manchin active in gun talks, Capito notes ‘pivotal moment’ in responding to shootings
A group of U.S. senators will continue discussions on now to prevent mass shootings with the goal of drafting a legislative response to this week's massacre at a Texas elementary school. The post Manchin active in gun talks, Capito notes ‘pivotal moment’ in responding to shootings appeared first ...[read more]

WVSSAC Class AAA State Baseball Tournament schedule
The large-school semifinal matchups are set for Friday, June 3. The post WVSSAC Class AAA State Baseball Tournament schedule appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Herbert Hoover wins their fifth consecutive Class AA state title
The Huskies pounded out 17 hits in the decisive game of the tournament. The post Herbert Hoover wins their fifth consecutive Class AA state title appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Mountaineers fall to Kansas State, bow out of Big 12 Tournament
West Virginia suffered an 8-5 loss to Kansas State and now must anxiously await its postseason fate. The post Mountaineers fall to Kansas State, bow out of Big 12 Tournament appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]