Government Officials


Mac Warner recognizes Bethany Winters, Douglas Soule as "Honorary Secretary of State"

By Local News | March 20, 2017 6:00 AM
Secretary of State Mac Warner is proud to announce that Liberty High School senior Bethany Winters and Bridgeport High School senior Douglas Soule have been selected for the “Honorary Secretary of State” program for their efforts t...
 

Will the Harrison County school board allow cupcakes back for classroom parties?

By Local News | March 11, 2017 6:00 AM
From The Charleston Gazette-Mail:   The West Virginia Department of Education is immediately lifting the statewide ban on bringing outside non-nutritional food into public schools for “classroom celebrations,” leaving the...
 

Harrison school board warns parents that 15% of students already sick from flu outbreak

By Local News | March 09, 2017 9:30 AM
The Harrison County Board of Education sent a letter to parents earlier this week warning of an outbreak of flu in schools that has affected up to 15 percent of students in the county.   “This is the first year that I ca...
 

WV Attorney General Morrisey Urging Trump to Lift Transgender Rule for Public Schools

By Local News | March 09, 2017 6:00 AM
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is supporting the Trump administration’s decision to lift federal guidelines that allowed transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. &nbs...
 

Bob-n-Along: Thoughts on repealing and replacing Obamacare: the Affordable Care Act

By Bob Stealey | March 09, 2017 6:00 AM
There has been quite a lot of talk lately about Obamacare, or, as the creators of it have preferred to call it, the Affordable Care Act (ACT). From all the information I've been hearing about it, since it became an actual system of medica...
 

Governor Justice seeks legislative permission to furlough thousands of public employees

By Local News | March 08, 2017 11:00 AM
On the 16th day of the legislative session, Gov. Jim Justice is asking state lawmakers to pass legislation allowing for employee furloughs in the event of a fiscal emergency.   According to a release from the governor’s...
 

Mac Warner works with County Clerks to cancel 36,635 voters from registration files

By Local News | March 04, 2017 12:00 PM
Prior to taking office, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner expressed concern over keeping West Virginia’s voter registration files up to date and accurate. Upon taking office January 16, 2017, Secretary of State Warner began acting...
 

Dot Underwood named Harrison County's Field Service Rep for Secretary of State's Office

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 04, 2017 7:00 AM
West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce that Dot Underwood has joined his staff as Field Service Representative for Tyler, Pleasants, Doddridge, Harrison, Ritchie, Gilmer, Braxton, Wood and Wirt counties.  ...
 

WVU to distribute thousands of "take home" drug overdose reversal kits in West Virginia

By Local News | February 22, 2017 6:00 AM
By Alex Wiederspiel. A West Virginia University research department administrator has high hopes for a new program that will distribute thousands of “take-home” drug overdose reversal kits.   Last week, the pr...
 

Veteran, Former Principal and School Board Member "Bud" Pritchard dies at age 92

By Local News | February 19, 2017 7:00 AM
Wather D. “Bud” Pritchard, 92, of Brierwood Community in Bridgeport, passed away February 15, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born September 25, 1924, in Clarksburg, WV, the only child of the late George Dee and Ida Mae Wa...
 
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