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Tim Miley says that most Democrats in the House of Delegates support legalization of marij...

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 11, 2019 6:00 AM
WV House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley said Thursday a majority of Democrats in the House support the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana.   “In talking with the various members individually, the major...
 

Coach Holgorsen Issues "Farewell Letter" to Mountaineer Football Fans

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 10, 2019 6:24 AM
Outgoing West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen submitted this farewell letter that appeared in Sunday’s edition of The Dominion Post:   After eight seasons in Morgantown, I am beginning a new chapter in my coaching...
 

Liberty High School Assistant Principal Reinstated; Sensitivity Training Ordered by School...

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 10, 2019 6:00 AM
The Liberty High School administrator accused of confronting a transgender student for using the boys bathroom will be back to work next month.   The Harrison County Board of Education moved to reinstate assistant principal Le...
 

MCM's "Pound for Pound" Pet Food Challenge Sets Record! More Than 7 Tons Donated!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 07, 2019 7:00 AM
The results are in for the 2018 MCM Business Systems "Pound for Pound Challenge". The event is sponsored annually by Roger Lehosit and MCM Business Systems of Nutter Fort.   The drive benefits the Harrison County Humane Soci...
 

Rick Rock and NCWV Airport Authority Very Pleased with Record-Breaking Year in 2018

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 06, 2019 7:00 AM
No one has to tell North Central West Virginia Airport Director Rick Rock or Airport Authority President Ron Watson about tough times at the Bridgeport facility. Both were on hand when things were about as dismal as it could get from a flight...
 

WVU Signs Neal Brown to a 6-Year Head Coaching Contract Worth More Than $19 Million

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 05, 2019 3:00 PM
Neal Brown, one of six FBS coaches to win 10 or more games in each of the last three years, has been named West Virginia University’s 35th head football coach.   WVU President Dr. E. Gordon Gee, in conjunction with Direc...
 

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...
 

Stephen Griffith, educator and former owner of Griffith, Inc. auto dealership, dies at 76

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 04, 2019 4:00 PM
Stephen D. Griffith III, 76, of Clarksburg, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the United Hospital Center. He was born in Macon, Georgia, on June 30, 1942, a son of the late Stephen D. Griffith Jr. and the late Ruth Keeley Griffith...
 

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...
 
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