Area Breaking News

Annual local count of homeless individuals could use volunteers

by Kate Evans The Telamon Corporation and the West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness will conduct their annual  24-hour Point in Time Homeless Count in Morgan County beginning next Wednesday, January 27 at 4:00 p.m. and ending Thursday, January 28 at 3:59 p.m. Telamon staff will coordinate a street count and collect information of individuals and…

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Four arrested in drug search

A police search tied to a drug investigation last week in ended in several arrests and seizure of a variety of drugs. According to a press release from Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer, officers from the Sheriff’s Department, the Town of Bath, West Virginia State Police and the Eastern Panhandle Drug Violent Crime Task Force…

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Maryland State Police helicopter hoists injured person in local rescue call

A crew of rescue and medical personnel with the Maryland State Police were called into Morgan County on Monday afternoon to assist in getting medical attention for a person who was injured by a falling tree. According to Lt. Nathan Wheelock, Commander of Helicopter Field Operations for Maryland State Police, Helicopter Trooper 5 responded to…

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