Monroe County

WVU Considers Selling Donated Farm In Monroe County

The Autumn Harvest Festival in Monroe County is a yearly tradition. Agriculture and community has been celebrated at this event for over three decades. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the festival returned on Sept. 24 to Willow Bend Road, near Union, West Virginia. But for some, the return was bittersweet.

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State Renegotiating Lease With Monroe County’s Sweet Springs Property

A historic springs resort in Monroe County is embroiled in a lease dispute, pitting a local investor against the state of West Virginia.

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Musician Henry Reed Dies: June 16, 1968

On June 16, 1968, musician Henry Reed died in Glen Lyn, Virginia, at age 84. He was born and grew up in Monroe County, where he learned local tunes dating…

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