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News in Marion County, West Virginia

DOH Repairs Potholes on White Island Road After Strong Reaction from Residents
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:49:09 -0800

A Marion County man is sending a strong message to the Division of Highways after he and his neighbors said they've dealt with potholes for months.The good news? That message seems to have been heard.

Local Groups Receive Recycling Funding
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:20:12 -0800

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection announced the grants on Tuesday.

Marion County Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:49:38 -0800

A Marion County man has been charged with cultivating marijuana after authorities said he was growing more than $50,000 of plants on his property.While flying over Marion County last September, state police said they observed more than 20 marijuana plants near a residence on Moody's Run Road.

Salvation Army Hands Out Toys To Area Families
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:04:00 -0800

Families from Monongalia County were getting a hand in making their kids' Christmases a little bit brighter Tuesday, thanks to the Salvation Army.

Man wanted in four Monongalia slayings found dead
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:10:32 -0800

By Erin Beck A Westover man who police believe was responsible for four fatal shootings in Monongalia County Monday morning was found dead Monday evening, according to West Virginia State Police. Jody Lee Hunt, 39, had taken to social media to say he blamed a disloyal lover for his actions. A body matching his description was found Monday evening in his truck off of U.S. Route 19, near the ...

Suspect in West Virginia shooting rampage found dead after daylong manhunt
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:45:21 -0800

After four people were killed in three separate shooting incidents, police launched a search for suspected gunman Jody Lee Hunt. His body was discovered in a truck.

One Stop Convenience Stores Gives 28 WV Schools Grants
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:34:13 -0800

A convenience store chain that is headquartered in Charleston, WV, announced that they successfully secured $500 grants for 28 local West Virginia schools.One Stop, obtained the grants through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program.

Retired Teachers to Become Tutors in Harrison County
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:19:08 -0800

Harrison County Superintendent Mark Manchin held a meeting Tuesday, December 16, with retired teachers about using them as tutors for the county. Manchin said he will work closely with the county's principals and administration to form a plan to bring those experienced teachers in to help students with subjects they are struggling in.

UPDATE: Funerals Set for Mon. County Shooting Victims
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:35:06 -0800

Police say a towing company owner killed his ex-girlfriend, two men she was having a relationship with and the owner of a rival tow truck firm in West Virginia.

Alternative pipeline route would bypass Nelson County
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:43:40 -0800

An alternative route for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline that would avoid Nelson County has been submitted by Dominion Resources in its “Route Alternatives” resource report to the Federal Energy