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"Birdwatching and Banding" Open to the Public on September 30th and October 1st

By Local News | September 26, 2017 12:00 AM
Novice and avid bird watchers can enjoy two days of birding activities at Tygart Lake State Park on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 and take part in bird banding practices that focus on fall migration. Banding, which involves attaching small numbere...
 

Outdoor Recreation in WV: 90,000 Jobs and $90 Million in Consumer Spending

By Local News | September 25, 2017 9:00 PM
Outdoor recreation means 90,000 jobs and $9 billion in consumer spending for West Virginia, according to a new report.  The Outdoor Industry Association found recreation pays $2.4 billion in wages and more than $650 million in state...
 

WVU Law School Professor Kendra Fershee becomes second Democrat to file for Congress

By Local News | September 24, 2017 11:59 PM
A WVU professor will seek the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of West Virginia. Kendra Fershee, who is running her campaign on “freedom to stay” and creating opportunities for West Virginians, announced...
 

Acclaimed TV chef Anthony Bourdain stopped off in Beckley on his way to Clarksburg

By Local News | September 24, 2017 2:00 PM
Register-Herald.  Early Saturday morning before heading to Clarksburg, Anthony Bourdain spoke about his experience in southern West Virginia while filming an upcoming episode of his hit show, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.”...
 

ON THIS DAY: Can you name one of the original members of the U.S. Supreme Court?

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 24, 2017 7:00 AM
The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. That...
 

Commentary: WV Tourism Commissioner asks residents to get involved in #AlmostHeaven

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 23, 2017 3:00 PM
By Chelsea Ruby, WV Tourism Commissioner.  In #AlmostHeaven West Virginia, choosing a favorite season can be next to impossible. Each one seems wilder and more wonderful than the last. Snow-capped winter mountains give way to springt...
 

Benedum Airport announces daily flight schedule to Washington, DC and Chicago

By Local News | September 23, 2017 10:12 AM
It’s been known for some time that Bridgeport’s new daily air service provider – SkyWest flying under the United Airlines banner – will start daily scheduled service Nov. 1 out of Bridgeport.   It&rsquo...
 

Clarksburg native Kim Craig named Distinguished Alumnus of WVU School of Business

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 23, 2017 5:00 AM
The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics will induct four graduates into its renowned B&E Roll of Distinguished Alumni during WVU Homecoming Weekend. This year’s honorees, who represent various industries, will...
 

Senator Capito to Host Forum for Students Interested in Admission to Military Academies

By Local News | September 20, 2017 7:00 AM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced she will host four Academy Days this fall for West Virginia students interested in learning more about admission to U.S. service academies and available ROTC scholarships. Members of Senator Ca...
 

ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS: Now Accepting Entries for "Roadsides in Bloom" Calendar

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 18, 2017 10:00 AM
Harrison County Delegate Ben Queen, an accomplished photographer himself, is encouraging all photographers interested in the state's beautiful nature to enter an upcoming photo contest hosted by a couple of state agencies.  It is FREE to...
 
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