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URGENT CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! Flooded WV Communities Need Help Now More Than Ever

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 19, 2016 2:00 PM
Local flood response organizers are reporting an urgent need for volunteers to help with flood cleanup efforts over the next 10 days. According to Volunteer West Virginia Executive Director Heather Foster, more than 1,000 homeowners have re...
 

"The Starving Artist" Leaving Downtown Clarksburg for New Location in Bridgeport

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 19, 2016 1:00 PM
Originally from South Carolina, The Starving Artist has occupied two different Clarksburg venues during the last five years. By the time August rolls around, the art studio - with its Bohemian feel and classic teal, apple green and fuchsia color s...
 

"Go Fund Me" Account Set Up for Liberty High School Student Fighting Burkitt's Leukemia

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 19, 2016 5:00 AM
An upcoming freshman at Liberty High School, 14-year-old William Headley has been battling Burkitt’s Leukemia since his February diagnosis. A Go Fund Me page has been established to help offset the Salem family’s financial burden and t...
 

At Their Convention Held in Bridgeport, Mountain Party Picks Charlotte Pritt for Governor

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 16, 2016 5:00 PM
In 1995, then State Senator Charlotte Pritt beat a very popular State Senator Joe Manchin for the Democrat nomination for Governor of West Virginia.  Pritt was the very first woman to secure a major party nomination for Governor in West Virgi...
 

Thanks to Republican Leadership on Tobacco Tax, PROMISE Awards 3,500 Scholarships

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 14, 2016 4:00 AM
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission announced Wednesday that more than 3,500 students who graduated from high school this year have been awarded PROMISE Scholarships totally more than $18 million.   Students a...
 

VIDEO: Fugitive Wanted for Making Threats Arrested at Eastpointe Carrying 14 Knives

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 13, 2016 8:00 AM
The video of an arrest by police officers in Harrison County has been the subject of controversy since Friday, but Clarksburg Police Chief Robbie Hilliard said Wednesday he has complete faith in the actions of his officers and the Harrison Cou...
 

Nutter Fort Resident Greg Mason Lands Role in Internet TV Series "Small Town America"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 13, 2016 7:00 AM
Born in Marion County and with a residence currently in Nutter Fort, Greg Mason has long been an actor playing various roles. Most recently, Mason has had the opportunity to continue his career with a starring role in a unique series on the intern...
 

U.S. Attorney Ihlenfeld Warns Public of Deadly New Street Drug Called "Flakka"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 13, 2016 6:00 AM
It wasn’t too long ago that the “bath salts” craze was at an epidemic level, particularly here in North Central West Virginia. The synthetic drug that had law enforcement in Bridgeport, Harrison County and across the state and na...
 

UHC Selected to Participate in Innovative New "Oncology Care Model" for Cancer Patients

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 12, 2016 6:00 AM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Monday announced that it has selected United Hospital Center as one of nearly 200 physician group practices and 17 health insurance companies to participate in a care delivery model tha...
 

Family Tragedy: 19-Year Old Liberty Grad and Her Mother Die Within Hours of Each Other

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 12, 2016 4:00 AM
On Monday, July 4th – the day we celebrated the anniversary of our nation’s independence – a terrible tragedy struck one local family, not once, but twice. Very early in the morning, 19-year-old Dahnasia Loy, a 2015 graduate...
 
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