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Respected Attorney and Circuit Court Judge Frank Maxwell, Jr. Dies at Home at 96

By Local News | December 16, 2017 10:00 AM
The Honorable Frank Jarvis Maxwell, Jr, 96, passed away at his home in Clarksburg on December 12, 2017. Judge Maxwell was born in Clarksburg on July 13, 1921. The older son of Frank Jarvis Maxwell and Clara Gibson Maxwell, he attended Washing...
 

Jimbo Fisher Leaving Florida State for $75 Million Package Offered by Texas A&M

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | December 03, 2017 10:00 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- ESPN:  Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox said Saturday the reason Jimbo Fisher left for Texas A&M is because the Seminoles simply could not compete with the Aggies' finances. Fisher re...
 

Kirsten Wyatt to Serve as Parade Marshal for Clarksburg Christmas Parade on Friday at 6pm

By Local News | November 30, 2017 7:00 AM
Clarksburg’s Christmas Parade is Friday, Dec. 1, beginning at 6 p.m. The procession begins in front of Clarksburg Fire Department, traveling east on Main Street to Second Street, then west on Pike Street, concluding at the U.S. Post Offi...
 

Well Known for His Generosity and Kindness, Clarksburg Dr. Dino Colombo Dies at Age 81

By Local News | November 18, 2017 6:00 PM
Dr. Dino S. Colombo, 81, of Bridgeport passed away on Saturday November 18, 2017 at Monongalia General Hospital with his family by his side. He was born January 24, 1936 in Clarksburg.   A son of the late Samuel Colombo and Le...
 

President Trump Appoints Kris Warner to Lead USDA's Rural Development in West Virginia

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 05, 2017 3:00 PM
President Donald Trump has appointed Morgantown businessman and former Republican National Committeeman Kris Warner to serve as the State Director of the USDA's Rural Development in West Virginia.  The appointment was confirmed on Friday...
 

Funeral Services Set for Beloved Physician and Shinnston Resident Dr. M.V. Kalaycioglu

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 05, 2017 1:00 PM
Dr. M.V. (Kelly) Kalaycioglu, a beloved member of the Shinnston community where he practiced medicine for nearly 40 years, passed away in his home on Saturday, November 4, 2017, following an extended illness.   He was born on March 15...
 

HISTORY! RCB Lady Eagles Overcome Deficit to Win School's 1st State Soccer Championship

By Local News | November 04, 2017 1:00 PM
Report from The Charleston Gazette-Mail: BECKLEY – Charleston Catholic was 3:01 of game time away from a state championship. Just 5:49 later Robert C. Byrd was celebrating. Soccer can be a cruel game and the Irish was reminded o...
 

City Recognizes Johnny Workman and James DeMaria for Heroism and Bravery

By Local News | November 03, 2017 6:00 PM
Clarksburg City Council along with Fire Chief Rick Scott recognized Public Work's Assistant Superintendent Johnny Workman and Foreman James DeMaria for their act of bravery on October 12, 2017 in the North View section of town.  ...
 

Dr. Mirta Martin selected to become new president of Fairmont State University

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Dr. Mirta Martin will become the next president of Fairmont State University, the school’s board of governors announced during a meeting Thursday morning. Dr. Martin has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, banking...
 

A Gift After Life: Local educator honored to fulfill mother's wish to be an organ donor

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 15, 2017 9:25 AM
  By Jeff Toquinto.  Perhaps it was coincidence. JD Lister knows that’s in the realm of possibility even if he doesn’t believe it. For Lister and his family and friends, coincidence will have to take a back seat. Rid...
 
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