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Harrison County Commission Approves Sewage Rate Increase, 911 Fees

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 04, 2017 1:00 PM
The Harrison County Commission approved two rate increases during Wednesday’s Commission meeting.   The first, a 26 percent sewage rate increase for customers of the Greater Harrison Public Service District. The other approved i...
 

WV Business College Loses Accreditation, Closes School in Nutter Fort

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 04, 2017 5:26 AM
West Virginia Business College informed its returning students by email last Monday the school’s two campuses in Nutter Fort and Wheeling had closed.   “Due to declining enrollment both campuses of West Virginia Busine...
 

GRAPEVINE: A Very Special Birthday Tribute to Mark

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | July 30, 2017 9:00 AM
Approximately 34 years ago I was at my son Marty's wedding and my cousin Margie took me aside to tell me she was pregnant. She lived next door to us and her older son was about the same age as my twin sons.  We were cousins and we...
 

Krystian's Kolumn: The positive power of gardening and catching up with friends

By Local News | July 29, 2017 4:00 PM
“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” ~ Audrey Hepburn My list of things I want to do include growing a garden. I come from a family with green thumbs on both sides and had some success this summer with lavender and a ca...
 

After 40 years, Annabel Timms School of Ballet will have new owner but same focus

By Local News | July 29, 2017 10:00 AM
The Annabel Timms School of Ballet is changing hands, but the workings and faculty of the hometown dance studio will remain the same.    A former student and current dance instructor, Heather Starkey Mudrick, is taking ov...
 

Funeral services announced for very popular singer-song writer Glen Shaffer, Jr.

By Local News | July 25, 2017 10:00 AM
Popular musician and one of West Virginia's best guitarists, Glen Franklin Shaffer, Jr. 38, of Bridgeport passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was born April 9, 1979 in Grafton, WV; son of Glen Franklin Shaffer, Sr. and the l...
 

Secretary of State Mac Warner to Welcome President Trump to West Virginia on Monday

By Local News | July 23, 2017 5:33 PM
Charleston, W.Va.  It's his first official visit back to West Virginia since taking his oath of office on January 20th.  And when he does return to the Mountain State late Monday afternoon, President Donald Trump will address the...
 

Krystian's Kolumn: I'm looking forward to Camp Mountain Heart...bugs and all!

By Local News | July 22, 2017 8:00 PM
This year, summer travel opportunities provided me with a special visit to Texas.  I was also fortunate to visit my birth state of New Mexico, allowing me to reconnect with my family and exploring all the natural wonders both states have to o...
 

Georgie Dye, Popular Restaurant Manager and Fiance of Magistrate Don Kopp, Dies at 65

By Local News | July 15, 2017 2:13 PM
Georgianna “Georgie” Dye, 65, of Clarksburg, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours on Friday, July 14, 2017.  She was in her new home on Seneca Drive at the time she passed.  Georgie dearly loved her...
 

Krystian's Kolumn: The challenge of spreading and sharing encouragement for children

By Local News | July 15, 2017 2:00 PM
By Krystian Leonard.  Creating a vision is always the easiest part for me. But implementing and understanding all the hoops and pitfalls that you have to fight thru to make your vision work can be discouraging.   I woke up yeste...
 
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