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News in Wood County, West Virginia
Taylor County Craftsman Handcrafts Unique Gifts From Wood
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:26:20 -0800
Not just anyone can turn wood into a masterpiece, but for Greg Cartwright, it's become second nature. Cartwright began making pens as a hobby but decided to go pro after a trip to Webster County.
Pipeline Bill Passes House
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:05:11 -0800
A bill has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that will allow for a streamlining of processes involved in creation of natural gas pipeline.
Variety Children's Charity Presents Children with Adaptive Bicycles
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:04:00 -0800
Variety the Children's Charity, Monongalia County Commission, and the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department presented adaptive bicycles to children with disabilities Wednesday.
Animal Shelter Seizes Dozens of Dogs from Independence Home
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:11:11 -0800
The Preston County Animal Shelter seized more than 40 dogs from a hoarding situation that they said got out of control. The dogs are all beagle or beagle mixes that are 4 years old or younger.
Monongalia County Faces More Issues With Recycling
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:49:00 -0800
Recycling in Monongalia County is becoming a bigger issue. The county commission called in the West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board to its work session to discuss the problem and come up with a solution.
Clarksburg Seeking Potential Investors For Hotel and Conference Center
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:26:28 -0800
Clarksburg's Urban Renewal Authority is working with the consulting firm, Pompan Hospitality Global to bring a hotel and conference center to the city's central business district.
Ohio doctor sentenced in Charleston to 4 years in prison
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:26:57 -0800
Staff reports An Ohio doctor was sentenced in federal court in Charleston on Monday to 48 months in prison for writing more than 160 illegal prescriptions. Dr. Robert Timothy Hogan II, 33, of Coolsville, Ohio, admitted in October that he traveled between Athens County, Ohio, and Wood County, West Virginia, and wrote prescriptions for controlled substances to an individual who was not his patient ...
Harrison County Mayors Discuss County Development Corporation
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:19:11 -0800
Harrison County mayors got together for their annual Mayors' Association meeting, Wednesday evening.
Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority To Cease Recycling Program
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:56:21 -0800
The Monongalia County solid Waste Authority (SWA) met Wednesday evening in Morgantown to discuss the future of its recycling program.Both the public and officials have debated about the issue for some time, despite this, the SWA has made the hard decision to cease operations with its recycling program.
UPDATE: Marion County Man Acquitted of Felony Charges by Wood County Jury
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:34:09 -0800
Judge Michael Aloi moved the trial to Wood County, citing William Bowman's criminal history. In 1989, Bowman blew up a car that injured former Marion County Sheriff Ron Watkins.