Morgan County Schools awarded $1.15 million in distance learning funding

March 3, 2021

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools has been awarded a $999,999 distance learning grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  A private anonymous donor gave a $150,000 match toward the funding making it a total of $1.15 million. Morgan County Schools received the highest USDA grant award in West Virginia. According to a…

Route 9 planning meeting to be held online Thursday

March 2, 2021

West Virginia highway officials will talk about planning information about Route 9 between Berkeley Springs and Martinsburg this Thursday, March 4 at 6 p.m. in an online meeting open to the public. The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will hold the virtual public meeting for the “WV 9 Planning and Environmental Linkages Study.” “The…

Three low water bridges closed, Potomac still rising

March 1, 2021

Three low-water bridges in Morgan County have been closed today, Monday, March 1, due to high water. Morgan County Division of Highways (DOH) Supervisor Rodney Crowell said Monday morning that the bridges on Johnson Mill Road, Rockford Road, and on Kilgore Road at the Morgan County-Hampshire County line have been closed. The low water bridge…

Ready to put vaccines into arms

February 24, 2021

by Kate Shunney Morgan-Berkeley County Health Department staff are more than a year into unprecedented demands to act as the front line of public health here in the COVID-19 pandemic.  Local staff has now put their primary focus on getting vaccines to county residents. Nursing director Angela Gray said her vision is very clear –…

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