Police arrest second man in connection with violent break-in

May 12, 2021

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department arrested a second man in connection with a May 7 home invasion that turned violent and sent a Berkeley Springs man to the hospital with a skull fracture. According to press release issued late Tuesday morning by Sheriff K.C. Bohrer, officers arrested Remington Colt Arnold, 30, on May 11 after…

Clark, Hoover, Sheppard are Golden Horseshoe winners

May 12, 2021

by Kate Evans Three Warm Springs Middle School eighth graders — Connor Hoover, Daniel Clark and Lee Sheppard — are the 2021 Morgan County winners of the Golden Horseshoe Award. The prestigious Golden Horseshoe award recognizes state students that excel in West Virginia history and culture and is given to the top-scoring eighth grade students…

911 Center dedicated to Michael, MacDonald

May 12, 2021

Morgan County’s 911 Center was officially dedicated last Wednesday, May 5 during an outdoor ceremony that honored two men closely tied to emergency communications in the county. County officials unveiled a wooden sign naming the facility the Michael-MacDonald 911 Center. A more permanent metal plaque will be installed by the county soon. The center was…

State to drop indoor mask rules by June 20, says Justice

May 12, 2021

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has said that the state’s  Indoor Face Covering Requirement will be lifted on the State’s 158th birthday –also known as West Virginia Day – Sunday, June 20, 2021. The call was made after consulting with State medical experts regarding vaccination rates, Justice said during a Friday press briefing. “We believe…

School board considers land purchase on Fairview Drive for future uses

May 10, 2021

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board will consider approving a contract of purchase of 28.3 acres of land at 1088 Fairview Drive at their meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 11. The land is located behind the intermediate school and adjoins the 23 acres the school board owns at the Warm Springs Middle School-Warm Springs…

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