Friday Aug 22
Sugar Grove may become minimum-security prison
The state Division of Corrections is evaluating the Sugar Grove Navy Base, scheduled to close next year, as a minimum-security facility for low risk inmates, Sen. Clark S. Barnes, R-11th District, said.
Virginia company may build veterans transition center in Pendleton
A "woman-owned, service-disabled, veteran-owned company" has approached local government and Navy base officials with a plan to repurpose the Sugar Grove Navy Base.
The Otago Daily Times
Storm batters mid-Atlantic states
A slow moving winter storm has lumbered across New England and the mid-Atlantic states, plopping heavy, wet snow and blowing strong winds blamed for coastal flooding and flight cancellations.
Back in Time: January 24, 1968
January 24, 1968 The Lincoln Republican reported: A. James Manchin looks toward New Year in rural development; US Senator Robert C. Byrd presented a model of one of the two 1,000-ft. diameter Wullenweber antennas under construction at Sugar Grove Naval Radio Receiving Station in Pendleton Co.; Landowners urged to protect wildlife by providing food, ...