Government Officials

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...
 

Dominion donates downtown Main Street building to Harrison County Board of Education

By Local News | February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
  On Monday, Dominion announced the donation of its former Dominion Transmission, Inc., (DTI) headquarters building in downtown Clarksburg to the Harrison County Board of Education. The 130,000-square-foot facility located at 445 West Mai...
 

Memorial Service for GOP Leader Tommy Phillips is Friday at Simpson Creek Baptist Church

By Local News | February 15, 2017 7:00 AM
Thomas Emery Phillips, Jr., fondly referred to as "Tommy", a resident of Bridgeport, passed away at his residence on Friday, February 10, 2017. He was 36 years old.   He was born November 21, 1980 in Atlanta GA, a son of Tho...
 

Higher Ed Policy Commission stops grant program for WV Business College in Nutter Fort

By Local News | February 04, 2017 9:00 AM
The state Higher Education Policy Commission approved a resolution Friday excluding West Virginia Business College from a key financial aid program following the current semester.   Acting on a report showing a number of probl...
 

Donald J. Trump of New York becomes the 45th President of the United States

By Local News | January 21, 2017 10:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th President of the United States. West Virginia leaders and citizens congratulated Trump after he took the oath of office on the U.S. Capitol steps surrounded by thousands of peo...
 

Bob-n-Along: Today in America we celebrate the inauguration of Donald J. Trump

By Bob Stealey | January 20, 2017 11:00 AM
If today is Friday, January 20, 2017, then it's a day I've been looking forward to for a long, long time!   Can you imagine why? Well, it has an awful lot to do with America's version of the Changing of the Guard, as...
 
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