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MCM Teacher Feature: From Business Back to Teaching, McCullough Loves the Classroom

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 23, 2016 12:00 PM
"The MCM Teacher Feature" is a special series of articles found only on Connect-Clarksburg.com designed to introduce Clarksburg-area educators to our readers.  The series is sponsored by MCM Business Systems and owner Roger...
 

School Board Uses Excess Levy to Fund Some Central Office Payraises in Excess of $4,000

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 23, 2016 6:00 AM
Harrison County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mark Manchin has taken some heat from teachers and school service personnel for his decision to talk the Board of Education into approving payraises for some principals and Central Office sta...
 

New GOWV Poll Conducted on Sunday Shows 69% Support Raising State's Tobacco Tax

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 23, 2016 5:00 AM
Below is a poll taken by GOWV.org.   The purpose of the poll was established to determine whether or not West Virginia voters were in favor of raising a cigarette tax to help fund the state budget.   A sampling...
 

With 11,000 Fewer Members Working & Paying Dues, UMWA Can't Pay Pensions or Health Care

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 22, 2016 9:00 AM
Members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) union's International Executive Board received sobering news Thursday.  Trustees of the UMWA Health and Retirement Funds and the Patriot Voluntary Employee Benefits Act issued a re...
 

Steptoe Attorney, Clarksburg Planning & Zoning Officer Ron Hanlan Dies at 67

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 22, 2016 8:00 AM
Ronald Herbert Hanlan, age 67, of Bridgeport passed away May 20, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family.   He was born August 2, 1948 in Clarksburg, WV; the son of the late Herbert Harold Hanlan and Mildred Frances (McDaniel)...
 

Four Students from United Technical Center to Represent WV at National Competition

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 21, 2016 6:00 AM
The student youth organizations from United Technical Center (UTC) competed in State vocational education competitions for Skills U.S.A. and H.O.S.A. (Health Occupations Students of America) this spring.   Statewide competitions were...
 

Bob-n-Along: Will Clarksburg Ever Make a Comeback with Job Opportunities for Downtown?

By Bob Stealey | May 20, 2016 10:00 AM
The issue of jobs is always one of the dramatic roadblocks in American society today, as evidenced by campaign rhetoric that can be heard prior to most any major election. When I mention roadblocks, of course I'm speaking of any of the gr...
 

North View Sisters "Gramma and Ginga" to be Featured Guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 20, 2016 5:00 AM
By now, most everyone that has any ties to social media knows all about “Gramma and Ginga.” The Facebook celebrities from Clarksburg have become a hit well beyond the border of that city, Harrison County and even West Virginia. Gr...
 

Clarksburg Native Steve Douglas, Longtime WVU Alumni Director, Dies at Age 63

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 19, 2016 5:00 PM
Steve Douglas, 63, the longtime head of the WVU Alumni Association, has died.  Douglas passed away Thursday morning after battling brain cancer for the last 17 months. Steve Douglas died Thursday at the age of 63. ...
 

Facemire and Romano Vote Against 45ยข Tobacco Tax Increase to Fund Promise and PEIA

By Mike Queen | May 19, 2016 2:00 PM
Today marks four days into the special legislative session called by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to deliberate on and pass a state budget.  This afternoon, all 34 senators had the opportunity to vote for one of Governor Tomblin’s thr...
 
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