August 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

Apple Butter Festival Parade plans march on

Applications for the 44th Annual Apple Butter Festival Parade are available through the Chamber of Commerce or online. This year’s theme is Morgan County Pride.  More...

Historic Preservation Office seeks nominations for Preservation Awards

The West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is seeking nominations for Our Legacy, Our Future Preservation Awards. Recommendations for nominees will be accepted until September 15. More...

Justice names new Chief of Staff

Senator William Michael “Mike” Hall from Putnam County became Governor Jim Justice’s new Chief of Staff, effective Monday, August 21.  More...

Worship Directory

Berkeley Baptist Church, Route 522 and 13, 304-258-4101 - Breakfast 9 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship service and children’s church 10:45 a.m. Food pantry distribution site call for more infor. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. More...

DHHR’s Medicaid fraud Control Unit receives data mining authorization

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit announced the approval of a waiver that will allow it to conduct data mining activities designed to detect Medicaid fraud. More...

Guest speaker at Adventist Church

A former law enforcement officer, Ron Goss, from Locustdale, Va., will be speaking at the 11 a.m. worship service of the Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3606 Valley Road, on August 26.  More...

Glasses & masks come out for Eclipse 2017

Betsy and John Morris of Webster County, were equipped and ready to catch the full length of Monday afternoon’s solar eclipse. More...

Round The Town

—TEACHER SAID: You know summer break is officially over when you have to start remembering what day it is.  —Drivers, pay attention. More...

Solar co-ops holding info sessions

Several informational sessions are being held in the Eastern Panhandle about the formation of solar co-ops.  The Jefferson County Solar Co-op, the Berkeley & Morgan Counties Solar Co-op, and the Potomac Highlands Solar Co-op are each seeking More...

WVU project on drug injection risks gets federal grant

West Virginia University’s Rural West Virginia Responds to Opioid Injection Epidemics: From Data to Action project has received $525,031 in new federal funding to address the opioid crisis in rural regions.  More...

“Big Jim” visits area on addiction awareness walk

A man named Jim Downs is walking from Panama City, Fla. to Niagara Falls, Canada as a fundraising/awareness effort for addiction and recovery services. He carries a handmade cross. More...

Caruso joins Berkeley Medical Center

WVU Medicine and Berkeley Medical Center announced the appointment of John Caruso, MD, FAANS, FACS, board certified neurosurgeon, to the medical staff of Berkeley Medical Center and the Department of Neurosurgery at WVU Medicine.  More...

Johnson to lead newly created office to combat substance abuse

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch appointed Jim Johnson as director of the newly formed Office of Drug Control Policy.  More...

Senior Life Services Menu

Thursday, August 24 - Cream of mushroom soup, bread, cheesy peas salad, applesauce and milk.  Friday, August 25 - Sliced ham on bread, baked beans, lettuce and tomato, chocolate pudding and milk.  Monday, August 28 - Roast pork, buttered ri More...

State receives $28 million in funding for housing programs

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced more than $28 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for West Virginia housing programs across the state.  More...

Shepherd's Masterworks Chorale to have auditions

Shepherd University's Masterworks Chorale will hold auditions on August 25 and 28 for the Saturday, December 2, performance of the choral masterworks, Mendelssohn's "Psalm 42" and Fauré's "Requiem." More...