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ON THIS DATE: March 23,1971 Congress Approved Reducing Voting Age to 18

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 23, 2019 10:00 AM
In June of 1924, Harrison County native Jennings Randolph graduated from Salem College with a degree in journalism.  His first job after graduation was as a reporter with the Clarksburg Telegram newspaper.  In August of that same yea...
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FEBRUARY REPORT. The Clarksburg Fire Department responded to 240 alarms during the month of February 2019 which resulted in $20,000 fire loss. For entire End-of-Month Report along with a breakdown of statistics visit

5th Annual West Virginia Comedy Festival Coming to Buckhannon March 29 & 30

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 22, 2019 11:16 PM
The 5th Annual West Virginia Comedy Festival will be at the Buckhannon Opera House on March 29 & 30, 2019 for the states largest celebration of comedy and comedians!    Hosted by The Fearless Fools, the weekend is chock-...

DO YOU HAVE A GAMBLING PROBLEM? March is Gambling Addiction Awareness Month

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 20, 2019 12:00 AM
Problem gambling tied to video lottery machines still leads the way in calls to the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia, the operator of 1-800-GAMBLER, which is nearing its 20th year in operation in the Mountain State. “...

Bridgeport High School Graduate Mayf Nutter Accepted Into the WV Music Hall of Fame

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 19, 2019 5:00 PM
The number of music acts in the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame (WVMHoF) will grow by five in 2020. The WVMHOF announced Tuesday at its store at the Charleston Town Center the inductees for the 2020 class, including Ethel Caffi...

Prominent Businessman, Respected Oil and Natural Gas Executive Stan Pickens Dies at 79

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 19, 2019 1:00 PM
Stanley Neal Pickens, of Clarksburg, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at his home with family by his side. Stan, a proud West Virginia man, who was born May 7, 1939, began any speaking engagement and loved to tell his friends he was born...