‘Birdeye Bend’ Section Of W.Va. Mountain Rides Tourism Project Dedicated
The Birdeye Bend section of the four statewide tourism loops extends more than 170 miles through Morgantown, Elkins and Clarksburg.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Weijia Jiang was born in China but immigrated to Buckhannon in Upshur County when she was a child. Today, she is the White House Correspondent for CBS News in Washington, D.C.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
More than $800,000 has been awarded to four county school boards in West Virginia to help with school safety needs. Grant, Pocahontas, Upshur and Marshall…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
An explosion at the Sago mine in Upshur County killed 12 men on January 2, 2006. The initial methane blast at 6:30 a.m. killed one worker. Twelve men sought refuge from the carbon monoxide fumes, but 11 men were dead by the time rescuers reached them 41 hours later.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia’s greatest naturalist, Maurice Brooks, was born at French Creek in Upshur County on June 16, 1900. The Brooks family name is synonymous with…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Sixteen schools in eight West Virginia counties will share more than $12,200 in grants for sustainability projects.The grants are provided by the state…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A federal commission found that a mine operator’s failure to notify MSHA and mine rescue teams immediately after an explosion in 2006 was inexcusable. .…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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