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Landfill bill passes in Legislature
Calling it a "huge win for the city of Elkins," local officials rejoiced after a bill designed to help fund the official closing of the Elkins-Randolph County Landfill was passed in the final hours of this year's Legislative session Saturday.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Bill to provide tax credit for Greenbrier Medical Institute approved
It took Greenbrier Resort owner Jim Justice just two days to get a possible 10-year tax credit through the state legislature.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
WVU museum play depicts 'dangers' of coal mining
Little Hallie Marie didn't know it as a 10-year-old, but those treats her dad doled out of his dinner bucket at the end of his shift - the extra half of a sandwich, that little sliver of pie - weren't originally intended for her.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Inmates enter plea to battery
Two inmates of the Tygart Valley Regional Jail pleaded guilty to battery charges in Randolph County Magistrate Court Thursday in relation to the assault of a fellow inmate in January, according to the Randolph County Prosecutor's Office.
Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs set for March 29-30
It's been a long, cold winter and kids are more than ready for warmer weather and moving on to outdoor activities.
Mr. Curtis L. Corley, 67, a resident of Elkins, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Jones questions BOE about deficit
Elkins resident and retired teacher Bob Jones once again questioned Randolph County Board of Education members about its large deficit during Wednesday's regular meeting.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Maple Syrup Festival set in Pickens
The Pickens Improvement and Historical Society is preparing for the 30th annual West Virginia Maple Syrup Festival March 15 and 16 in Pickens, deep in the hardwoods of Randolph County.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Chilling' movie scene plays out in downtown Elkins
Like a scene straight out of "A Christmas Story," an area resident found himself in a rather compromising - and embarrassing - situation when his tongue became fused to a frigid downtown light pole during Monday's inclement weather.
Businesses cited in sting
Officials from the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and the Elkins detachment of the West Virginia State Police worked together on the Feb. 26 operation that visited 18 businesses, 10 Class A and eight Class B. "I can confirm compliance checks did take place in Randolph County and they were county wide," said Gig Robinson, spokesman for the ... (more)
Although weather forecasts called for 6-8 inches of precipitation by Monday morning, Elkins and vicinity actually saw less snow fall than some other parts of the state.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
East Dailey couple arrested for meth lab
Information from a local child led the Randolph County Sheriff's Office to a methamphetamine lab in East Daily Friday, police said.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Virginia Ann Lambert Bennett, 78, a resident of Valley Head, passed from this life Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2014, in Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center in Elkins.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
West Virginia Metro
The "Cupcake" bill now up for the Senate to sample
It's been dubbed the "Cupcake bill." Randolph County Delegate Denise Campbell introduced the legislation this session that calls for the West Virginia Department of Education to ease up a bit on their dietary restrictions for classroom celebrations.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Landfill bill progresses
Great strides have been made on House Bill 4339, which could lift the heavy financial burden of closing the Elkins-Randolph County Landfill.
Grand Jury hands down 33 indictments
An Elkins man who was charged with six counts of sexual abuse was one of 33 people indicted in Randolph County Circuit Court on Monday and Tuesday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Three rescued on Cheat Mountain
Two men and a boy from Fairmont - two of them suffering from hypothermia - were rescued by police and emergency officials in the Cheat Mountain area of Randolph County Monday evening.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Rescue effort underway in Randolph County; two men, boy found in remote location
Two men and a boy missing since Sunday following a fishing trip in Randolph County were found Monday evening but were in a very difficult to place for search crews to reach them.
Local artists, students, parents, local residents and art supporters gathered Saturday at the Elks Club in Elkins, raising funds for ArtsBank during the annual auction.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail: Short takes, Feb. 22, 2014
Deserved or not, West Virginia has a poor reputation when it comes to business and industry, which does put a damper on the state's economy and hence, its tax revenues.