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Fourth magistrate added in Mon County, five and six coming soon
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Monongalia County Circuit Court Judge Perri Jo DeChristopher has sworn in Tim Pocious as the fourth magistrate. Pocious takes over for Todd Gaujot, who recently resigned after his second admonishment from the Judicial Investigative Committee. In 2019, Pocious was sworn-in to f...[read more]

Rainfall totals very greatly, some schools release early, but no major problems reported in Mon County
MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. – Rainfall forced early dismissal of some Monongalia County schools Friday, but MECCA 911 director Jim Smith reports very few flood-related issues. Clay-Battelle Middle School and Clay-Battelle High School were dismissed at 10:30 a.m., and students from Mason Dixon Elemen...[read more]

Self described “political outsider” wants to lead West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Owner of one of the largest car dealerships in the state, the Dutch Miller Auto Group, Chris Miller is a Republican candidate for governor with a strong message of economic development. On WAJR’s “Talk of the Town,” Miller said he wants to turn the traditional government-taxpaye...[read more]

Two charged in meth-related death of two year old in Mon County
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Two have been charged after an autopsy revealed methamphetamine intoxication contributed to the death of a two-year-old. Reports indicate the child died in Monongalia County in December of 2020 and Brandy Eddy, 42, of Sutton, and the child’s father, Jonathan Eddy were in the hom...[read more]

Fairmont police say Thursday morning shooting was a targeted attack
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Police in Fairmont are calling the shooting at the Fairmont Hills Apartment Complex early Thursday morning a targeted attack, and there is no further danger to the public. Fairmont police chief Steve Shine said Leo Charles Ginty, 18, and Clayton Vanlier Peck, 22, both of Frostbu...[read more]