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  1. Ex-library employees' grievances deniedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    Although the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Libraries system's controversial former director was terminated by the library board Aug. 1, things aren't completely back to normal for two former employees of the Hedgesville branch. Sheridan Montgomery served as the library system's director from December 2015 until her termination.

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  2. Library board appoints interim directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Library system's board of commissioners appointed longtime library employee David Porterfield as the interim director of the library system. A special meeting was held Thursday morning for the purposes of appointing an interim library director and discussing the process of hiring a new director, as former director Sheridan Montgomery was terminated from the position Monday.

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  3. WVU Tech to welcome students for first semester at Beckley campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | West Virginia Metro

    WVU Tech's days in Montgomery are numbered. In less than two weeks, more than 150 freshman and transfer students will begin classes at the WVU Tech Beckley campus.

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  4. Journal Junction for July 25Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... say the library was poorly run before in my opinion. How ironic it is that the library board is giving Ms. Montgomery another chance, when she has been firing employees left and right without cause. Let's see, nine Benghazi investigations, 60 votes ...

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  5. Library board evaluates directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    MARTINSBURG?- Members of the public endured a wait of more than 2 1/2 hours to hear the library board's Friday afternoon decision to place library director Sheridan Montgomery under interim review. Montgomery has caused a stir among patrons of the library and former employees since she began her role as the director of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library system in January.

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  6. Citizens explore options for libraryRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    After hearing statements from the mayor and city council stating they have no power to remove the director of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library system, Sheridan Montgomery, from her position, residents of Martinsburg and Berkeley County are seeking another course of action. Montgomery's actions as library director have been publicly criticized by patrons of the library and former employees who say Montgomery unjustly fired them.

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  7. Concerns voiced at public library forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... more than an hour expressing their distress over changes being made to the library system by director Sheridan Montgomery. Journal photo by Ron Agnir Bonnie Brannon, a former Musselman-South Berkeley community librarian, speaks during the ...

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  8. Oil Train Derailment: Q&A With Federal Railroad Administration HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Federal Railroad Administration acting chief Sarah Feinberg discusses the cause of a February train derailment during a news conference in Montgomery, W.Va., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. A new report by the FRA found that Union Pacific failed to properly maintain its tracks in the Columbia River Gorge, leading to the recent derailment of a train carrying crude oil.

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  9. Drugs seized during investigation have estimated street value of over $450,000Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Huntington News

    A Montgomery man caught with substantial amounts of methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. Bryan Lee Palmer, 43, entered his guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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  10. Obituaries - 6/15/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    ... Branchland. Betty Lue is also survived by siblings, brothers, Charlie Merritt of Branchland; Delbert Merritt of Montgomery, WV; Aice and Linda Merritt of Texas; Earl Peanut and Ann Merritt of Huntington, WV; John and Charlotta Hale of Clinton, NC; ...

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  11. City council approves amendment allowing Sunday alcohol salesRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Public Library. Many of the speakers spoke negatively about the library's recently-appointed director, Sheridan Montgomery, saying she is responsible for throwing away approximately 30,000 books in the library's collection and firing longtime ...

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  12. Sweet Briar College names vice president for enrollment managementRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Virginia Business

    ... summer. Allen has served as dean of enrollment services at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery, W.Va., since 2014. Early in his career, Allen worked for five years at Mary Baldwin as the assistant dean of admissions and ...

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  13. Toni BareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born March 1, 1953 in Montgomery, W.Va., daughter of the late James Ernest Chapman and Mary Katherine Loudermilk. She is survived by two sons, Lee Bare of Ravenswood and Chris Bare and his wife Melissa Rolston-Bare of Stafford, Va.; three grandsons, Trae, Noah and Payce; two sisters, Cecilia Bare and Jo "Sis" Huddleston both of West Virginia; one brother, David Earl Chapman of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

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  14. Eastern Panhandle Board of Realtors installs officersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... treasurer. Board of Directors installed were Melissa Boober, Sheila Linden, Justin Henry, Saira Caffarelli, Doug Montgomery, Patty Sherwood, Jay Deeds, Jean Wege, Mary Frazee, and Kerry Whitehead. Mike Hornby, owner of Homes and Land magazine, ...

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  15. Mountain Valley Pipeline Would Impose $Billions in Costs on Local...Read the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Huntington News

    ... and organizations from the eight counties (Greenbrier, Monroe and Summers in West Virginia, and Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Roanoke and Franklin in Virginia) commissioned the independent research to ensure that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ...

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  16. Sarah L. BuckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Montgomery, W.Va., a daughter of the late Otto and Lillian M. Stinnett Radcliff. Sarah was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse where she worked at Turtle Creek Nursing Home.

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  17. Gilbert native receives culinary awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Logan Banner

    Pictured above is Karie Montgomery with students in the Pro Start Culinary Program at Mingo Central High School and the instructor Chef Dan Sizemore.

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  18. Gilbert native receives culinary awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Pictured above is Karie Montgomery with students in the Pro Start Culinary Program at Mingo Central High School and the instructor Chef Dan Sizemore.

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  19. WVU plans expansions and improvements amid state funding limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... of a $2.3 million dollar engineering lab at the recently acquired Beckley campus while closing facilities in Montgomery. Alsop said there is no question purchasing the former Mountain State University property is a risk. "We think it's a solution ...

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  20. Donors keep young doctors in MontgomeryRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | KSL-TV

    The emotion in her voice had turned to fire as she spoke about the future of medical care in the Montgomery area, where doctors are graying and aging out of the workforce. There's a medical school here, but student loan debts, the state of Medicaid and the realities of the industry can make it tough to keep them in the areas with the most need, like Alabama's Capital City.

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