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County schools fall short of multiple state standards on Balanced Scorecard

by Kate Evans Morgan County’s “scorecard” on state-mandated assessments from last year show a lot of red for county schools, highlighting multiple areas where student knowledge does not meet state standards for their grade level. West Virginia’s “Balance Scorecard” lists academic standards, progress, English learners and Student Success as factors[Read More…]

Autumn delivered at Cacapon Homecoming

     The 26th annual Cacapon State Park Homecoming on Sunday, October 1 featured sunny blue skies, all-day music, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, refreshments and a silent auction to benefit the park foundation and its many projects.    Door prize crew members Lin Dunham, Cacapon State Park Foundation vice-president[Read More…]

Morgan County tourism industry continues to grow

by Trish Rudder Travel Berkeley Springs president Stephanie Rebant told the Bath Town Council that tourism grew 9 % this year in Morgan County. At the September 19 council meeting, Rebant said the total hotel/motel tax revenue collected by the town and county in FY23 (July 1, 2022 to June[Read More…]

George Franklin Carson

George Franklin Carson 1934-2023 George Franklin Carson, age 89, passed on to the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 21, 2023 at his son Rodney’s home in Sachse, Texas. George was under Hospice care at the time of his passing. George was born June 1, 1934[Read More…]