McDowell County Courthouse News: February 5 through February 11

NOTE: No verified Land Transfers were filed in McDowell County between Feb. 5 and Feb. 11. The following Death Certificates were filed in McDowell County between Feb. 5 and Feb. 11: The following Marriage Licenses were filed in McDowell County between Feb. 5 and Feb. 11:

Gary Sawyers wins District Supervisor of the Year award

Gary Sawyers was presented with the 2023 Supervisor of the Year award for his outstanding job in promoting conservation and development in the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District. Gary is a beloved member of the community, having served the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District for many years. He continues to farm in the Meadow River Valley, teaches Sunday […]

WVSU Underfunded by $852 Million

By Quenton King and Joe Severino, for Black By God: The West Virginian State government has underfunded WVSU over the last three decades, according to federal government calculations. The HBCU, originally a land-grant institution, looks toward a future of agriculture. During his eighth and final State of the State address on Jan. 10, Gov. Jim […]

Bridge repairs begin Monday on US 340 bridge near Harpers Ferry

he Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be closing one lane of the US 340 Bridge, which carries US 340 across the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from Monday, February 12, 2024, through Friday, February 16, 2024, for bridge repairs. The bridge is located on US 340 about […]

Morgantown High School teams top WVU Academic Showdown Regional competition

Morgantown, W.Va. – Morgantown High School Team 2 placed first and Morgantown High School Team 1 placed second on Friday, at the 2024 Academic Showdown (Showdown) West Virginia University (WVU) regional competition. The wins secured the Monongalia County teams a spot in the finale on April 23, 2024, at the West Virginia Culture Center in […]

Herd women’s golf opens spring at Atlantic Invitational

Marshall Women’s Golf gets its Spring 2024 schedule underway, starting on Monday at the Atlantic Invitational, hosted by Florida Atlantic. The 54-hole event gets underway on Monday as the seven competing teams take to Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth, Florida, looking to get the spring off to a strong start. “We are really excited […]

Early week storm

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV We have a rain and snow maker that moves in for late Monday. High terrain snow showers should be expected Tuesday morning but the big snow totals will be to the north. Click link below for the full forecast.