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The ‘Justice Tax Tour’ stops in Clarksburg, Martinsburg this week
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. Governor Jim Justice will continue his series of town hall meetings regarding his tax cut plan next week in Clarksburg and Martinsburg. The governor and secretary of revenue will be at the Bridgeport Conference Center on Monday, Jan. 30, at noon, and on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the ...[read more]

Granville officials invite residents to name new park
GRANVILLE, W.Va. The Town of Granville has plans for a new park along the Monongahela River, and they want the public to help name it. Entries are welcome by mail, in person, or online and can be submitted through Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. The top three selections will be determined by members of city […][read more]

WV resident Tanios is sentenced to the time he already served in U.S. Capitol riot

Suspected ‘gray death’ recovered during Elkins traffic stop
ELKINS, W.Va. – Police in Elkins made two arrests and recovered a quantity of methamphetamine and “gray death” while investigating suspected criminal activity at the High Life Lounge on Beverly Pike on Jan. 27. “Gray Death” is a mixture of fentanyl and heroin that looks like concrete. Since 2017,...[read more]

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Correctional Officers are Prisoners to Poor Pay
The shortage of correctional officers for West Virginia’s prisons, regional jails, juvenile centers and work-release locations has reached historic levels. About one-third of the positions at the facilities are unfilled, with vacancy rates much higher in the eastern panhandle. Newly appointed Div...[read more]

Governor touts Form Energy battery plant’s potential, and delegate asks about its investors
The plant proposed for Hancock County is meant to result in 750 jobs and is a $760 million project. The post Governor touts Form Energy battery plant’s potential, and delegate asks about its investors appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

State higher education officials hope Promise applications pick up
There's 5 weeks left to apply for the merit-based scholarship. The post State higher education officials hope Promise applications pick up appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Amjad to push for more substance abuse treatment availability in West Virginia’s jails, prisons
Dr. Amjad, the state's former health officer, outlines priorities in new role as director of correctional health care. The post Amjad to push for more substance abuse treatment availability in West Virginia’s jails, prisons appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]