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Changing of the Guard: Gibbons installed as Martinsburg Police Chief one Day after Chief George Swartwood Honored as 39 year career draws to a close
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — On the last day on the job for 39-year veteran Martinsburg Police Chief George Swartwood, his successor has been named. Erin P. Gibbons, who most recently served as Deputy Chief, will assume the role officially Sunday.  The Martinsburg Chief of Police oversees 50 sworn office...[read more]

Tenth Annual Military Heritage Event Set for Saturday in Stephens City
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — 79 years ago, 150 thousand Allied troops landed at Normandy on D-Day. Many of them were mere teenagers. Phil Fravel is from the American Military Heritage Museum in Stephens City, Virginia. Each year, he hosts a homecoming for area military veterans from all conflicts. Fravel...[read more]

Mississippi Man Accused of Shooting at Vehicles, Terrorizing Girlfriend on I-81 in Pennsylvania
CHAMBERSBURG, PA — A man from Mississippi is facing multiple charges after reportedly shooting at other vehicles and terrorizing his girlfriend on I-81 in Pennsylvania last week. Edward Jackson Nickens, 31, of Lambert, Mississippi, was arrested June 2nd. The Chambersburg Public Opinion reports he...[read more]

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TIF Districts extended for Monongalia County developments
Supporters say district near Star City has been a successful. The post TIF Districts extended for Monongalia County developments appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Wahama senior Mikie Lieving named State Softball Player of the Year
Lieving helped the White Falcons to a third consecutive Class A state championship. The post Wahama senior Mikie Lieving named State Softball Player of the Year appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Beckley car club to hold candlelight vigil for Sgt. Cory Maynard
The candlelight vigil will be held this Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Raleigh County Courthouse. The post Beckley car club to hold candlelight vigil for Sgt. Cory Maynard appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]