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White-tailed deer test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park: First detection for a national park in the state of West Virginia
WASHINGTON, DC — Two deer at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).  A press release from the National Park Service indicates the two deer were from the Jefferson County area of the park. The discovery was made during white-tail deer reducti...[read more]

WVDOH remembers fallen workers, urges work zone safety
CHARLESTON, WV – On Thursday, April 4, 2024, Kathy Ann Ruth, a flagger working for contractors A.L.L. Construction was killed in a work zone on US 340 in Jefferson County when she was run over by a driver who allegedly failed to yield for stopped traffic. The West Virginia Division of Highways wi...[read more]

West Virginia Government Issues Funding for Several Trails Projects Throughout the Eastern Panhandle
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Projects around the Panhandle will benefit from an allocation of taxpayer dollars to boost regional recreation and trails. A statement from the city of Martinsburg Friday is praising the recent announcement from the governor’s office regarding the allocation of funds. “We wou...[read more]

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Gov. Jim Justice signs first-ever Statewide 911 Retirement bill
The bill goes into effect January 1. The post Gov. Jim Justice signs first-ever Statewide 911 Retirement bill appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

No probable cause found, criminal charges dismissed against Allegheny Wood Products president
Magistrate rules claims are not a criminal case. The post No probable cause found, criminal charges dismissed against Allegheny Wood Products president appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

“I never gave up hope we’d find her and bring her home”
Father of missing 10-year-old talks about his range of emotions at the discovery of his daughter's remains nearly 24 years after she went missing. The post “I never gave up hope we’d find her and bring her home” appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]