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Woman dies in crash on U.S. 50

WALKER — A woman died in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Robert C. Byrd Highway (U.S. 50) near Montgomery Hill Road, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department announced. The accident was called in to the Wood County 911 Center around 1:39 p.m. with a report that a woman had been ...

Education rule-making amendment on West Virginia ballot

CHARLESTON — Amendment 2 is getting all the attention these days, but voters in West Virginia have three other constitutional amendments to consider on the November ballot, including an amendment that would give lawmakers sign-off on education regulations. Voters will head to the polls on ...

Picture This: Eubanks joins Parkersburg City Council

PARKERSBURG — Newly seated Parkersburg City Councilman Ray Eubanks, second from right, poses for a photo with, from left, Mayor Tom Joyce, Councilwoman Jesse Cottrille and Councilwoman Sharon Kuhl in council chambers at the Municipal Building after taking the oath of office Friday morning. ...

Greenmont Elementary School employee facing meth charge

VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department arrested an employee at Greenmont Elementary School on a drug possession charge Thursday. At about 3:41 p.m. Thursday, the Vienna Police School Resource Officer was called to Greenmont Elementary, located at 209 58th St., about an employee suspected to ...

West Virginia officials report 10 more COVID deaths

CHARLESTON — Two residents in their mid-40s are among the 10 confirmed COVID-19 deaths reported on Friday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The department has confirmed the deaths of a 46-year-old man from Logan County and a 46-year-old woman from Clay County. At ...