Government Officials

Harrison County Welcomes 33 New Businesses in December; Business Growth Going Up!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 04, 2019 5:00 PM
Grant County led the state in overall percentage of new business growth for December 2018 with a total of 12 new businesses, according to West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner.   That equates to a 2.21 percent growth for Grant C...
 

Wilson Currey, Longtime Educator, Principal and School Board Member Dies at 88

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 04, 2019 1:00 PM
Wilson W. Currey died January 3, 2019. He was born on June 3,1930 in Shinnston, WV and reared on the banks of the West Fork River.   Wilson was the son of the late Ralph B .and Thelma J. Currey who were long term residents of...
 

Senator Joe Manchin Explains How Government Shutdown is Affecting West Virginia

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 02, 2019 7:00 PM
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on how the partial government shutdown is impacting West Virginia. According to OPM, there are roughly 18,000 federal employees in West Virginia.   “I have...
 

Republican Led Legislature Changing Plates to Get Handle on State-Owned Vehicles

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 02, 2019 10:00 AM
The green license plates for state-owned vehicles are gone.   Beginning Jan. 1, all state-owned vehicles were required to have new gold and blue license plates. It’s a way to keep better track of the state’s vehicl...
 

WAJR to Offer Listeners a Regional Talk Radio Show to Replace The Gary Bowden Show

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 02, 2019 6:00 AM
Local issues will be the focus a new talk radio show coming to WAJR-FM starting Wednesday morning. “The Talk of the Town with Dave Wilson and Sarah Giosi” will air each weekday morning at 9:06 and feature discussion about current e...
 

Senator Mike Romano says West Virginia should legalize recreational marijuana

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 02, 2019 12:00 AM
Just six months remain until medical cannabis is to become available in West Virginia, though issues with the bill’s content continue to cause delays. Sen. Mike Romano, D-Harrison, believes that because of these delays, the July 1...
 

WV Offers an "Address Confidentiality Program" to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 01, 2019 2:00 PM
Victims of domestic violence can rest assured knowing their residential location can be safely hidden from their abusers, thanks to West Virginia’s Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) managed by the WV Secretary of State’s Office...
 

100,000+ New WV Voters Registered in Two Years; There were 4,057 in Harrison County

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 01, 2019 6:00 AM
WV Secretary of State Mac Warner announced today there have been 101,542 new voters registered since he took office less than two years ago. A county-by-county breakdown can be found HERE.   Warner’s administration took...
 

City Council to Kick-Start Demolition Program in 2019 with $400,000 Loan from MVB

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 01, 2019 2:00 AM
Members of the City of Clarksburg's Urban Renewal Authority (URA), city officials and executives of MVB Bank met Wednesday, December 12th, to execute a $400,000 loan which will allow the city to restart its very popular and succcessful demolit...
 

Lou Ortenzio Named New Executive Director of The Clarksburg Mission

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 01, 2019 12:00 AM
Changes in leadership lie ahead for the Clarksburg Mission, with long-time Director of Ministry Lou Ortenzio taking the role of executive director effective Jan. 1.   Earlier this month, Chris Mullet announced he would be step...
 
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