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  1. Heritage vs. Hate: A military historian explains Confederate memorials in the Mountain StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Virginia Metro

    To some, the Confederacy is a source of regional heritage and pride; to others, it signifies a dark era of America's history, representing a time of slavery, oppression of African Americans and treason. The recent events that unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia, following the protests centered around the city's plan to remove its statue of Confederate States of America General Robert E. Lee, have sparked a controversia "I'm sure for some people they do think of it as heritage.


  2. Summer crews finish maintenance, repairs at Harrison County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | West Virginia Metro

    Summer crews are hired each year for repairs and construction at Harrison County Schools, and with a new school year beginning Tuesday, those crews have only days to finish their work. "When all the students arrive next week, they're going to see the floors shining, the rooms painted and in some instances new furniture," Harrison County Superintendent Dr. Mark Manchin said.


  3. Harrison Commission approves Charles Pointe as location for new 911 centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | West Virginia Metro

    Charles Pointe will be the future home for a new Harrison/Taylor 911 Center, as approved during Wednesday's Harrison County Commission meeting. "The other two commissioners certainly were trying to do what's best for the taxpayer dollars and felt that they could save a few million dollars by buying this structure and that it would fit the needs of the 911 center," Watson said.


  4. Developing: Judge denies jury consultant request in Lunsford caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | West Virginia Metro

    The motion to bring in a jury consultant to poll potential jurors in Lewis County and Upshur County has been denied by Judge Jacob E. Reger. The defense team for 34-year-old Lena Lunsford-Conaway, the woman accused in the death of her then three-year-old daughter Aliayah in 2011, filed the motion in front of Lewis County Circuit Judge Jacob Reger to use researcher Graham Godwin as the court's jury consultant.


  5. Location of Lunsford trial subject of motions hearing ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | West Virginia Metro

    The location of Lena Lunsford-Conaway's trial likely won't be decided Thursday, but how Judge Jacob Reger makes that decision could be in play at a Thursday afternoon hearing. Judge Reger is expected to rule on whether Lunsford-Conaway's defense team can hire a jury consultant to conduct a poll of the jury pool in Lewis and Upshur counties.


  6. Bridgeport's Nicewarner charged with attempting to seduce minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | West Virginia Metro

    The head football coach of Bridgeport High School is facing two felony charges Friday afternoon following the execution of search warrants by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department at Liberty High School and Bridgeport High School. Joshua Daniel Nicewarner, 34, of Bridgeport, is charged with one felony count each of soliciting a minor via computer and use of obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor. 26 comments

  7. Deputies execute search warrant at two Harrison County high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | West Virginia Metro

    Details are currently limited, but Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker confirmed the Harrison County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant for Wayne Jamison Field and the Bridgeport High School field house. The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram reports the second school being searched is Liberty High School. 5 comments

  8. Former WVBC students more at ease with educational futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | West Virginia Metro

    Former students of West Virginia Business College feel a little more secure in their future in education thanks to the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia. The CTC organized workshops to connect former WVBC students to representatives from West Virginia Junior College, Pierpont Community and Technical College and WV Northern Community College to discuss student transfer options.


  9. Arkansas murder suspect caught in ClarksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A man wanted for murder in Arkansas is in custody after being apprehended Thursday by multiple law enforcement agencies in Clarksburg. Dorsey is alleged to have shot 35-year-old Sharniece Hughes multiple times outside of her home on Mabelvale Pike in broad daylight.


  10. $17.4 million Highland-Clarksburg expansion to boost area drug treatment by 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The hospital will begin a $17.4 million expansion project early in 2018. The project will add 19 beds for adult substance abuse patients, 19 beds for adolescent substance abuse patients, a 10-bed acute unit for adolescents that will serve as a seven to ten day detoxification unit, 20 additional beds for forensics patients, an 8,000 square foot gymnasium, and a 200 x 100 foot outdoor green space for patients.


  11. Fire officials suspicious of Adamston fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A Tuesday night fire at an abandoned property in the Adamston area of Clarksburg is believed to be suspicious, Clarksburg Fire Chief Rick Scott said. Scott said there were no utilities active at the house, which is located at the corner of Adams Avenue and North 25th Street in Adamston.


  12. Man charged in Clarksburg stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Ian M. Knight is charged with two counts of malicious assault in reference to the stabbing, which occurred around 9:30 p.m. in the area of Washington Avenue and South 5th Street. Both victims were transported to United Hospital Center for treatment of their injuries.


  13. Bond to lead Probation Services DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Stephanie Bond will be the new Director of Probation Services, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Chief Justice Allen Loughry announced Wednesday. Bond, a native of Clarksburg, has served as director of the Division of Juvenile Services since July 2014, beginning as interim director in February 2013.


  14. COMMENTARY: West Virginians' resiliency made me a West VirginianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Despite having lived in the state for nearly 9 years, having lived in Morgantown, Clarksburg, Summersville, later Fairmont, and now Morgantown again, I never considered myself a West Virginian. It was my adopted home, but for how long? No journalist can ever answer that, especially working in a smaller market; especially serving a community far away what is considered "home."


  15. 35 facing charges in Harrison County drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Thirty-five people are facing charges following a drug round-up in Harrison County, the local Drug Task Force reported Thursday. Bridgeport Chief of Police John Walker announced Thursday that officers with The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force joined officers from seven other agencies to begin effecting arrest warrants for 34 people under investigation over the past year.


  16. Wellsburg native and WVU grad hopes newly published pepperoni roll book is "definitive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Candace Nelson is hoping her new book will become the definitive guide to one of West Virginia's most unique pieces of culinary and cultural history: the pepperoni roll. "I really try to pack as much information as I can about our state food into this one book so that folks have it all in one place," Nelson, author of The West Virginia Pepperoni Roll , said in an interview with MetroNews.


  17. Autopsy expected to confirm theory in Harrison County father-son shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A Wednesday morning autopsy is expected to confirm that a Harrison County son shot his father in the head a single time, killing him Tuesday. State Police Sgt. 1 comment

  18. Polls open for local elections in Harrison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    In Clarksburg, ten candidates are running for four City Council spots. Three incumbents including Robert Kaplan, Ryan Kennedy, and Jim Malfregeot are joined on the ballot by seven challengers.


  19. Lunsford trial postponed until OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The trial of the former Lewis County woman charged in the death of her then three-year-old daughter in 2011 will be postponed until October. Judge Jake Reger accepted a motion to continue the trial of Lena Marie Lunsford-Conaway, 34, previously of Pinellas County, Florida and Lewis County, West Virginia, after her defense team filed a motion two weeks prior.


  20. Murder charges dismissed, two new charges filed against Clarksburg man accused in late April shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Murder charges have been dropped following a Monday morning hearing for a Clarksburg man who is accused of firing a gunshot into a group of people outside of a bar last month that resulted in the death of a Harrison County woman. Clarksburg Police initially arrested Michael Quentin Hawkins, 37, of Clarksburg, on charges of murder.


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