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Monongalia County commissioners end mask mandate in county buildings for the fully vaccinated
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Commissioners in Monongalia County have eliminated the mask mandate in county buildings for those who are fully vaccinated. Commissioners and other elected officials have access to regular coronavirus status meetings, commission president Sean Sikora said then decision was mad...[read more]

Monongalia County commissioners reject additional medical cannabis regulations
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Monongalia County commissioners unanimously additional regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries proposed by the board of health. Commissioners reached the decision after a deliberating following a two work session with board members one week ago. All three commissioners ...[read more]

Search warrant leads to drug arrest in Morgantown
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A Morgantown man is behind bars following the execution of a drug-related search warrant on Hawks Nest Drive. Members of the Mon Metro Drug Task Force and the West Virginia State Police Special Response Team recovered 80 grams of cocaine, $5,000 and a loaded .40 caliber Smith ...[read more]

MECCA 911 director assesses June flood damage
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Several parts of Monongalia County are still recovering from the flash floods of June 2021. During Monongalia County Commission’s regular meeting Wednesday, the Monongalia Emergency Centralized Communications Agency (MECCA 911), gave an update on some of the damage that was re...[read more]

Prep plant fire at Monongalia County coal operation

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Manchin asks colleagues to work together on elections bill after For the People Act blockage
Following his Republican colleagues' successful block of a sweeping elections bill, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Wednesday lawmakers need to work in a bipartisan way to pass elections legislation. The post Manchin asks colleagues to work together on elections bill after For the People Act...[read more]

The Game Within The Game (Episode 67)
Longtime oddsmaker Dave Sharapan joins host Brad Howe for a look at the NBA conference finals, five MLB trends to watch and two NHL plays in the latest episode of The Game Within The Game presented by DraftKings. The post The Game Within The Game (Episode 67) appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Monongalia County Commission uses new state law to reject additional health department regulations on medical marijuana
Health board may decide to challenge. The post Monongalia County Commission uses new state law to reject additional health department regulations on medical marijuana appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Ravenswood student latest West Virginia Scholar
Julia McCoy has a full-ride to West Virginia Wesleyan. The post Ravenswood student latest West Virginia Scholar appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Survey shows trout are still in the stream well after stocking
Trout are still in the stream, even when you don't see them and to catch them, you'll need to adjust your tactics. The post Survey shows trout are still in the stream well after stocking appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]