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Death Toll Rises to 24 as Record WV Flood Waters Recede Leaving Thousands Homeless

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 26, 2016 12:00 PM
By Jeff Jenkins from WV MetroNews.  The flash flood-related related death toll rose to 24 Saturday as Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced his request for individual federal disaster assistance for flood victims in Greenbrier, Nicholas and Kanawha...
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THE BROADWAY COMMUNITY GARDEN was officially opened on Saturday with Mayor Cathy Goings overseeing a ribbon cutting that started at 11:00am. The garden is located in the 1300 Block of E Main Street. Most of the raised gardens were tended by children ...

Clarksburg's Population Peaked in 1929 with 35,115 Residents; Today just 16,439

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 25, 2016 9:00 AM
Clarksburg, in north-central West Virginia, is the county seat of Harrison County and one of the state’s oldest cities. Clarksburg is located at the junction of U.S. 50 and U.S. 19, two miles west of the junction of U.S. 50 with Interstate 7...

Governor Tomblin: "Horrific flooding claims the lives of 23 West far."

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 25, 2016 6:00 AM
Report from Hoppy Kercheval, WV MetroNews.  The death toll from the historic flooding in West Virginia has now reached at least 23 with most of the deaths being reported in Greenbrier County.   “The thoughts of Joanne a...

Clarksburg's YMCA Brings the Entire Community Together to Develop "Community Gardens"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 24, 2016 12:00 PM
The YMCA of Harrison County received a $2,000 grant from Whole Kids Foundation and partnered with them on a children’s community garden.  The garden consists of 18 raised beds in which they are growing tomatoes, basil, cabbage, endi...

Bob-n-Along: Returning Home from Vacation and Bits & Pieces for You to Think About

By Bob Stealey | June 24, 2016 6:00 AM
Say what you like about Clarksburg, but to my way of thinking, there's still a certain magnetism about our city. For instance, whenever you have been out of town for any period of time at all, there's a longing to come back--even if m...

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