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Tuesday Aug 26 | The Inter-Mountain

Area programs receive grants

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced the awarding of $12,769,410 in total grant funds to 157 justice and community service programs statewide.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tucker County, WV, Randolph County, WV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Officials discussing task force creation

So far, area law enforcement officials have only had informal conversations about the idea.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Philippi, WV, Barbour County, WV

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Group addresses parking concerns

Members discussed the status of the Little Free Libraries project in Upshur County, as well as an ongoing project to study parking in the downtown area.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Buckhannon, WV, Rock-Cave, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Upshur firefighters receive radio training

The West Virginia State Interoperable Radio Network provides the best communication in the 13,000-square-mile zone that protects the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank and the Sugar Grove Research Facility, said James T. Farrell, public information officer and administrative assistant with the Upshur County Office of Emergency ... (more)

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Related Topix: Green Bank, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Billy Robinson Jr.

He was born May 3, 1974, in Upshur County, a son of Billy Lee Robinson Sr. and Rachel Cutlip Robinson, who survive in Buckhannon.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Chamber hears from UCDA director

Hinton is the new executive director of the Upshur County Development Authority.

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Related Topix: Hinton, WV, Gilmer County, WV, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Osprey Drive man charged in attempted car theft

An Osprey Drive man was arraigned on several charges Friday after sheriff's deputies responded to a report of someone attempting to steal a vehicle at Wendling Plaza.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Commission signs off on settlement

Upshur County Commissioners Thursday signed off on a settlement with CoalQuest, a mining company that alleged the county erroneously assessed the tax value of Imperial Mine in 2012.

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Related Topix: Taylor County, WV

Wed Aug 13, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Former DOH supervisor pleads guilty to federal charge

A former highway administrator for the state Division of Highways in Upshur County has plead guilty to a charge of making a false statement to a federal agent.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Mount Clare, WV

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

James F. Gregory

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 88 South Kanawha Street, Buckhannon.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Heavner, WV, Morgantown, WV

Wed Aug 06, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Chomping down at the capitol

West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick continued a tradition Wednesday started by his predecessor.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Jenner sentenced to life in prison

Upshur County Circuit Court Judge Kurt Hall sentenced a Tennessee man to life in prison for the murder of his aunt.

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Related Topix: Reger, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Tenney gets 10 years for sex abuse

A Rock Cave man was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison Monday for sexually abusing his 15-year-old stepdaughter.

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Related Topix: Rock-Cave, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Reger, WV

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