Government Officials

WVDNR warns boaters about boat safety and new laws prior to Memorial Day festivities

By Local News | June 11, 2017 1:08 PM
Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to be safe when operating their boats on the state’s waterways.   DNR officers held a press conference on the bank of...
 

Congressman McKinley will seek re-election; Will not run against Joe Manchin for Senate

By Local News | June 04, 2017 10:00 AM
Regpublican First District Congressman David McKinley announced this week that he will not challenge Democrat United States Senator Joe Manchin in 2018.   Manchin is up for re-election to another 6-year term.  He has announced th...
 

"Meet the Candidates" for Clarksburg City Council and Clarksburg Water Board

By Local News | June 01, 2017 6:00 AM
There are a total of ten candidates vying for four posiitons on the city council.  Current council members Bob Caplan, Ryan Kennedy and Jim Malfregeot are seeking re-election.  Current councilman and former mayor Sam "Zeke" Lop...
 

Grafton to Host 150th Anniversary of Longest Running Memorial Day Parade in the U.S.

By Local News | May 27, 2017 9:00 AM
By Alex Wiederspiel. The town of Grafton claims ownership to the longest running Memorial Day service in the United States. And, technically, they are right–according to Keith Barnes, Director of the West Virginia National Cemetery and...
 

John W. Davis and the presidential election in 1924 made U.S. history on a number fronts

By Local News | May 11, 2017 6:00 PM
By Feature Writer & Historian Rod Rogers.  As the minutes ticked away ending a beautiful spring day on the thirteenth of April 1873, Anna Kennedy Davis gave birth to her first and only son, John William Davis. Anna had been reading Gibbon...
 

Secretary Warner urges West Virginia voters to assist in free and fair municipal elections

By Local News | April 16, 2017 10:00 AM
With the bulk of the 2017 municipal elections rapidly approaching, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner asks the public and the candidates associated with the upcoming 2017 municipal elections to assist in ensuring fair and clean municipal...
 

Embarrassment? Governor unveils cow manure on a silver platter as he vetoes budget bill

By Local News | April 14, 2017 5:00 AM
In this story posted by WV MetroNews' Jeff Jenkins, Gov. Jim Justice showed state lawmakers what he thought of their $4.1 billion budget, vetoing it with a pile of bull manure Thursday.   Appearing before a crowd in the st...
 

Medical Marijuana in West Virginia Passes in the State Senate; House to Consider Next

By Local News | April 01, 2017 7:00 AM
WV METRONEWS.  State Senator Bob Beach (D – Monongalia, 13) said Thursday, if nothing else, passage of the Medical Cannabis Act in the West Virginia Senate was a major achievement.   “The Senator from Logan [R...
 

WV Officials Note 45th Anniversary of 26th Amendment That Lowered Voting Age to 18

By Local News | April 01, 2017 12:00 AM
by Mac Warner, WV Secretary of State.  Sometimes when people mention the United States Constitution, they might be able to recite the 1st Amendment’s rights to free press and freedom of religion, or they might speak of the 2nd Amendment...
 

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

By Local News | March 24, 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...
 
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