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Sponaugle Sues Governor Justice

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Delegate Isaac Sponaugle (D-55) has sued Governor Jim Justice in Circuit Court in Kanawha County requesting the court order Justice, through a writ of mandamus, to reside at the Governor’s Mansion in Charleston. Sponaugle represents all of Hardy and part of Pendleton counties. “The Justice administration is a

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Eastern and AP220 Works With Pilgrim’s Pride to Train Workforce

Front row (l to r): Haile Wolday, John Belt, David Smarick, AP220 Consortium Director, Chuck Terrell, President of Eastern  Second row: Michael Hockensmith, Luke Myers, Jeremy Kraus, Henry Cook, Industrial Maintenance Technology Instructor, Corey Cook, Marshall Hottle By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Pilgrim’s Pride had a problem. The company needed trained industrial maintenance

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Gigliotti Indicted on Eight Felony Counts

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Matthew P. Gigliotti was indicted on a total of eight felony counts after Hardy County Sheriff’s Deputies found him living under an assumed name and having violated parole in Wisconsin. Gigliotti, 40, of Moorefield was one of seven defendants arraigned in Hardy County Circuit Court on Tuesday,

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Commission Contemplates Ambulance Levy

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The Hardy County Commission has proposed asking voters in November to approve an increase in their real estate and personal property taxes to fund ambulance service for the county. The commissioners discussed the levy at the June 4 meeting, but took no formal action. To provide taxpayers with

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Eastern Panhandle Residents Can Report Stream Blockages

Residents in Eastern Panhandle counties affected by this weekend's significant flooding are encouraged to call 1-866-UC-FLOOD (823-5663) to report stream blockages to the West Virginia Conservation Agency. The WVCA's Emergency Watershed Protection program is used during a state or federal emergency declaration in response to a sudden disaster. In cases of extreme

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Heavy Rains Challenge DOH Spring Schedules

Photo by Sharon Wilson Rocks and trees came down on South Fork Road in mid-May after heavy rains. DOH crews removed the debris.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Clearing rock slides, downed trees and repairing road washouts are not on the Hardy County Division of Highways spring schedule, but that’s what the workers

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