Nearly 400 tested during four days of COVID screenings

October 21, 2020

More testing set as county stays in orange status by KATE SHUNNEY Morgan County’s rising number of COVID-19 cases triggered a series of testing events in the county last week. State health protocols say a county that is in orange status, as Morgan County was late last week, must hold free testing events every 24 hours…

State picks Pennsylvania contractor to build 522 bypass

October 21, 2020

by KATE SHUNNEY West Virginia Highway officials have chosen the contractor who will build a four-lane U.S. 522 bypass around Berkeley Springs starting this year. Trumbull Corporation won the bidding process for the highway project, submitting a bid of $59,822,690 to construct the roadway. The project includes three bridges and three at-grade intersections, and an interchange…

Travel group reports strong local tourism despite virus

October 21, 2020

Hotel/motel tax revenue holds steady amid pandemic by TRISH RUDDER & KATE SHUNNEY Travel Berkeley Springs board members Stephanie Rebant and Jeanne Mozier told the Bath Town Council and Morgan County Commissioners earlier this month that tourism in Morgan County was on the verge of a record year before the virus restricted travel during the fourth quarter of…

Paw Paw students in remote learning Monday after COVID case confirmed

October 12, 2020

Students at Paw Paw Schools are learning out of the classroom today, Monday, October 12 following a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a student. Morgan County School Superintendent Kristen Tuttle announced the shift to remote learning at Paw Paw on Sunday evening in a letter posted on the school system’s Facebook page. Press Release–positive case 10.11.20. In…

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