Tia Myers is Morgan County Teacher of the Year

by Kate Evans Warm Springs Intermediate School fourth grade teacher Tia Myers was selected as the Morgan County Teacher of the Year at the April 16 Morgan County School Board meeting. Myers has been teaching at the intermediate school for 14 years. Myers was in special education her first year of teaching at the intermediate…

Bryner named state’s Probation Officer of the Year

Morgan County Probation Officer Sean Bryner has been named West Virginia Probation Officer of the Year. Bryner, of Berkeley Springs, has worked for the county’s probation department since 2004, and also performs duties across the entire 23rd Judicial Circuit, which also includes Berkeley and Jefferson counties. Supreme Court officials announced the award, which is made…

Local school, public health officials keep focus on immunizations as outbreaks spread concern

by Kate Evans Officials with Morgan County Schools and the Morgan County Health Department have said they have measures in place to ensure that children here are immunized against contagious diseases like measles and mumps. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports confirm there are now 626 measles cases in 22 states including Maryland,…

School board keeps levy rates at current rate

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board formally adopted the same proposed regular state school levy and special levy rates for Fiscal Year 2020 that they approved at their March 19 special meeting at Pleasant View Elementary. The board has adopted the same levy rates for the last five fiscal years. The school board’s…

Nearby parks set special events for National Park Week

by Kate Evans Every April the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation celebrate National Park Week — a week of fun activities and special events hosted by parks across the country. National Park Week 2019 takes place from April 20 to April 28. All entrance fees are waived on Saturday, April 20. Special…

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