In The News

Local NewsMetroNews

104.5 FM & 1440 AM | The Voice of Morgantown | Morgantown, WV

WAJR-AM

Mon Health system keeping pace with COVID cases, opening new resources
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Monday 10 a.m. report from the DHHR has 636 new COVID cases identified in the last 24 hours. Hospitalizations are at a pandemic high of 463, 136 people are being treated in ICU and 60 people are on ventilators. On MetroNews Talkline, president and CEO of the Mon Health Sys...[read more]

Turtlebids.com is live…log on and save big!

Federal funds used to buoy local charities during pandemic
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Several Morgantown area charities are in line to receive federal funds with the assistance of Morgantown City Council. During council’s regular meeting Tuesday, an ordinance was unanimously approved to allocate over $450,000 in Community Development Block Grant – Cornoavirus (...[read more]

Driver identified in Fairmont hit-and-run case
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A young boy was hit by a car that fled the scene in Fairmont near the intersection of 5th Street and Walnut Avenue Wednesday. The boy was riding with other children when he was hit by a dark blue or dark gray Chevy Equinox LT. Police say the bicycle was found later […][read more]

Chestnut Ridge Church suspends in-person services
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Chestnut Ridge Church has suspended in-person service until the end of the year in the building at 2223 Cheat Road. Sunday, November 22, services will be available online at 9 and 11 a.m. at the church website, Facebook, YouTube, and on The Ridge app. The Ridge Live and Fa...[read more]

WV MetroNews

The Voice of West Virginia

So, Where Does the Governor of WV Reside?
It turns out that where the Governor of the State of West Virginia lays his head at night is a constitutional question. The State Supreme Court has ruled that a state lawmaker’s lawsuit to force Governor Jim Justice to live in Charleston should proceed in Kanawha County Circuit Court. Delegate Is...[read more]

New manufacturing agreement to bring up to 1,000 jobs
DST Innovations and Blue Rock Manufacturing agreed to establish a new facility for developing energy cells. The post New manufacturing agreement to bring up to 1,000 jobs appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Capito joins GOP legislators in urging transition; GSA makes resources available to Biden
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., is part of a growing group of Republicans that support starting the presidential transition process. The post Capito joins GOP legislators in urging transition; GSA makes resources available to Biden appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Coal miner dead in Kanawha County incident
Gov. Jim Justice confirmed the news. The post Coal miner dead in Kanawha County incident appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

The Game Within The Game – Episode 26
Welcome to one of the best sports weeks of the year. Host Brad Howe and longtime Vegas oddsmaker/risk analyst Dave Sharapan look back at week 11 in the NFL and look forward to week 12, including: MNF (Rams at Bucs), the Thanksgiving Day games and the Sunday slate. The post The Game Within The Gam...[read more]