More than 60% of the personnel at Upshur County schools plan to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Most faculty and staff surveyed by Upshur County Schools recently said they plan to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Board of Education learning at their meeting last Wednesday. Dr. Jeffery Harvey, Upshur County Schools Director of School Safety and Emergency […]

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Bill & Mala Harker Endowed Scholarship Established at Fairmont State University

Fairmont State University

Clarksburg native and president and co-founder of a private investment firm and his wife, an attorney, have developed a scholarship to support students from Harrison and Marion counties. Bill and Mala Harker have established the Bill & Mala Harker Endowed Scholarship, which will provide scholarships to a Fairmont State University student with first preference to […]

Mon Health Medical Center Foundation offering healthcare scholarship


Morgantown, W.Va. – Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 15% in the next decade, a faster pace than the average of all occupations, adding 2.4 million jobs. Educating these new employees is expensive. The Mon Health Medical Center Foundation, in Morgantown, continues to make a difference for local students with a scholarship program to help […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Justice announces West Virginia reaches U.S.-leading 93.7 percent 1st dose vaccination rate; secures more therapeutic treatments

Gov Jim Justice

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia health leaders and other officials today for his latest daily press briefing regarding the State’s COVID-19 response. WEST VIRGINIA CONTINUES TO SET THE BAR FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTIONDuring today’s briefing, Gov. Justice reported that West Virginia continues to lead the nation in the rate of COVID-19 vaccine […]

For the fifth straight day, Upshur County reports the loss of a life from COVID-19

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Saturday that 1,475 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. For the fifth straight day, Upshur County reported a death caused by the virus — a 79-year old female. Sixteen county residents have now died from COVID-19, according to the DHHR. […]