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Major TV Networks to Air President's Visit to Charleston; Thousands Expected to Attend

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 21, 2018 12:00 PM
When President Donald Trump last visited Charleston, it was as a candidate for the office he now holds. It was May 6, four days before the primary election. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropped out of the race days before, mak...
 

Delegates Iaquinta, Hamrick and Queen Vote FOR Supreme Court Impeachments

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 6:00 PM
The House of Delegates this past Monday considered articles of impeachment not just on a single political figure but on each sitting member of the state Supreme Court. The only justice who isn’t under consideration for impeachment...
 

Family & Friends Remember Businesswoman and Nursing Home Owner Roxanne McDaniel

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Roxanne McDaniel, 75, of Bridgeport, left this life on Sunday, August 5, 2018, to join her heavenly Father. She passed away at her residence surrounded by her children. Roxanne was born on July 24, 1943, to the late Frank Folio and Mary Fernan...
 

Aviation Hall of Fame Featuring Astronaut Jon McBride Coming to Harrison County

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 04, 2018 5:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Another big name is on its way to the Robinson Grand in downtown Clarksburg. This time, however, it’s part of a private event honoring West Virginia’s leaders in aviation and aerospace.   Ac...
 

SOLD OUT! Oct. 20th Grand Opening of Robinson Grand Sells Out in Less Than Two Hours

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 25, 2018 8:00 AM
The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center announces its GRAND OPENING event on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. featuring acclaimed comedian and talk show host, Jay Leno, with after-party entertainment by the internationally-accla...
 

One of Anthony Bourdain's last "Parts Unknown" shows filmed at Lost Creek Farm

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 06, 2018 6:00 AM
By Mike Costello.   When Bourdain visited Lost Creek Farm, I knew who he was. It took his tragic death for me to understand why he truly mattered. Last Friday morning started out well within the realm of the ordinary. Just before 7 a....
 

Liberty Dedicates Facility to Noted Alum and National Championship Coach Jimbo Fisher

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 24, 2018 2:00 PM
Clarksburg native Jimbo Fisher is a lifetime athlete, dedicating many years to athletics, and even decades after calling Harrison County his home, he still gives back to the athletes of his home community. Fisher alma mater, Liberty High...
 

Friends Near and Far Coming Together to Assist RCB's Biggest Fan - Dougie Layfield

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 24, 2018 7:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.   Back in 2005, while attending a Bridgeport boys’ basketball game at Robert C. Byrd High School the Eagles were honoring the 10-year anniversary of the squad that made it to the state championship game. As each pl...
 

After Five State Championships....Robert Shields Reflects on Life as a Baseball Coach

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 23, 2018 5:00 AM
Baseball coach Robert Shields has played a critical role in part of the long term athletic success at Bridgeport High School. After leading the Indians to a fifth straight Class AA title earlier this month, Bridgeport won both the girls...
 

WV Culture & History to Dedicate Archive of Works and Letters of Sen. Jennings Randolph

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 20, 2018 10:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Close to 900 boxes of now fully cataloged materials from the archives of former U.S. Senator Jennings Randolph (D-W.Va.) will officially be made available to researchers in the Mountain State and worldwide on West Virginia...
 
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