Sports

DO YOU HAVE A GAMBLING PROBLEM? March is Gambling Addiction Awareness Month

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 20, 2019 12:00 AM
Problem gambling tied to video lottery machines still leads the way in calls to the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia, the operator of 1-800-GAMBLER, which is nearing its 20th year in operation in the Mountain State. “...
 

Prominent Businessman, Respected Oil and Natural Gas Executive Stan Pickens Dies at 79

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 19, 2019 1:00 PM
Stanley Neal Pickens, of Clarksburg, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at his home with family by his side. Stan, a proud West Virginia man, who was born May 7, 1939, began any speaking engagement and loved to tell his friends he was born...
 

NEED A SUMMER JOB? College Students Should Consider Starting Their Own Business

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 14, 2019 12:00 AM
It takes money to have fun in college, and it’s no secret that tuition and costs go up every year. But with classes scattered throughout the day and even at night, how can you add a job?   That’s why more and more...
 

DNR Announces Trout Stockings for "Gold Rush" in April; Deegan Lake Included

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 10, 2019 7:00 AM
The WV Department of Natural Resources has announced that in early April it will stock lakes and streams throughout the state with more than 40,000 golden trout.    The stockings are part of the second annual "Gold Rush"...
 

Harrison School Board Taking Applications for Dozens of Part-Time Coaching Positions

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 10, 2019 12:00 AM
The Harrison County Board of Education has posted dozens of job openings for coaches.  Those coaching positions are for male and female teams in WVSSAC-regulated sports in middle school and high school.   In addition, the school...
 

CALLING YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS! Meadowbrook Mall to Host "Business Fair" in April

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 09, 2019 5:00 AM
Meadowbrook Mall is hosting a unique event aimed at nurturing and rewarding the minds and ideas of prospective young entrepreneurs. On April 13, the mall will hold the 1stAnnual Bridgeport Children’s Business Fair with opportunity for up...
 

GRAPEVINE: Reminiscing About Graduation from Broadway Junior High School in 1954

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 03, 2019 6:00 PM
When talking with most people just the mere mention of moving to a new home or area brings an audible groan.  Since I have been through several moves in my lifetime, I too, can be heard making that groan.  But I have learned that if...
 

With Even Chain Stores Closing, Does Harrison County Have Too Many Restaurants?

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 03, 2019 5:00 AM
Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop in the BFS service center at Charles Pointe is the latest Harrison County dining option to close for business.   Last week, Hermosilla's Deli at White Oaks announced that they had closed perma...
 

NOT FAKE NEWS: 500-Year Old Trees Discovered in West Virginia Forest

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 02, 2019 5:00 PM
Enjoying the great outdoors is one of our favorite things to do in West Virginia. Most people don’t realize the Mountain State is home to a virgin forest filled with enormous trees and wonderful trails – or that you can explore it...
 

New WVU Head Football Coach Neal Brown to Make About $3 Million a Year

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 13, 2019 7:08 AM
Neal Brown’s contract at West Virginia includes a $150,000 incentive for winning the Big 12 title and $100,000 for appearing in the conference championship game.   The six-year deal worth more than $19 million was made a...
 
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