The West Virginia Division of Labor is strengthening its enforcement of undocumented worker laws by adding five inspectors to its staff.
Located throughout the state, these inspectors will concentrate on identifying and citing employers whose employee rosters include undocumented workers who are paid without following reporting requirements and illegal aliens. These employers can receive stiffer penalties, including fines and confinement in jail.
New Paw Paw Mayor Kenny Crites said the town was continuing its campaign to get the Borderline facility to clean up its grounds. The land around the Paw Paw plant is filled with large stacks of plastic.
A fire damaged about eight acres of land in a hayfield along Rt. 13, near the intersection to Shanghai Road on Saturday, July 14. The hayfield, belonging to Carrie Rowland, caught fire a little before noon.
Visits to the Humane Society of Morgan County, Morgan County Sheriff's office, Morgan County Health Department and Morgan County Commission unearthed few solutions to the growing problem of stray and feral cats that roam unabated across our land and through our communities.
Water capacity is becoming a big issue for the Bath Town Council. Take, for example, the special council meeting held Monday morning, July 9 to discuss the availability of water with Newbraugh Development Company, Inc. of Martinsburg.
A Jefferson County jury last week found Victor W. Dill of Berkeley Springs not guilty of all counts against him in a complicated fraud case that has dragged on for years.
The not-guilty verdict on seven felony charges and five misdemeanors was returned on Thursday, July 12, in Jefferson County Circuit Court, following a trial that began on Monday, July 9. Three other charges were dismissed by Special Judge Donald Hott on the first day of the trial.