Harrison Co. Commission

Family & Friends to Remember the Life of Clarksburg Mayor & Businessman Jim Shaffer

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 27, 2018 4:00 PM
Shirley James “Jim” Shaffer, Jr., 77, of Clarksburg, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018 surrounded by loved ones following an extended illness. He was born in Clarksburg on December 15, 1940, a son of the late Shirley J. Shaffer...
 

UNCERTAINTY: With Woody Thrasher Out, is the $73 Billion China Energy Deal Doomed?

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 23, 2018 10:00 PM
West Virginia, where per capita income and gross domestic product still rank near the bottom of the country, is running its government economic development agency without its top three leaders. Woody Thrasher Commerce S...
 

One of Anthony Bourdain's last "Parts Unknown" shows filmed at Lost Creek Farm

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 06, 2018 6:00 AM
By Mike Costello.   When Bourdain visited Lost Creek Farm, I knew who he was. It took his tragic death for me to understand why he truly mattered. Last Friday morning started out well within the realm of the ordinary. Just before 7 a....
 

Liberty Dedicates Facility to Noted Alum and National Championship Coach Jimbo Fisher

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 24, 2018 2:00 PM
Clarksburg native Jimbo Fisher is a lifetime athlete, dedicating many years to athletics, and even decades after calling Harrison County his home, he still gives back to the athletes of his home community. Fisher alma mater, Liberty High...
 

WV Culture & History to Dedicate Archive of Works and Letters of Sen. Jennings Randolph

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 20, 2018 10:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Close to 900 boxes of now fully cataloged materials from the archives of former U.S. Senator Jennings Randolph (D-W.Va.) will officially be made available to researchers in the Mountain State and worldwide on West Virginia...
 

"He's rarely at the capitol" - Miley cites absenteeism in call for Governor to resign

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 18, 2018 7:00 AM
Gov. Jim Justice did not promise to start living near the Capitol or to immediately make good on his debts this past Friday. Instead, the governor blasted back at Democrats, saying they want him to conduct business as usual while his focus is...
 

Woody Thrasher Out as Secretary of Commerce; Governor Says Investigation Continues

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 17, 2018 9:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Last Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice asked for and received the resignation of Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher, the administration announced in a news release. That now means the government arm of West Virginia economic develo...
 

Senator Capito Supports Millions for Funding Initiatives for Veterans Programs

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 09, 2018 12:00 PM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today voted to advance two FY2019 government funding bills—the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Act and the Military Cons...
 

Grapevine: PWA Hosts "Women of Distinction" Luncheon; FSU President was Speaker

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 04, 2018 4:00 PM
On Friday, June 1st, the Progressive Women's Association presented the "Women of Distinction Award" to ten deserving Harrison County Women.  The PWA hosted a luncheon in their honor.   The women honored were...
 

Bishop Bransfield, Regional Catholic Community Celebrate the Life of Father Leo Lydon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 02, 2018 8:00 AM
Reverend Leo Bernard Lydon, 95, of Bridgeport, WV died on Sunday, May 27, 2018.  He actively and faithing served the Catholic Church for more than seven decades.   Father Lydon was born in Buck Run of Fink, WV, on April 3...
 
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