Due to its overwhelming popularity, the Grant County Arts Council is once again hosting our Local Artists’ Exhibit. “I am surprised every year at the level of talent right here in the Potomac Highlands,” states Gina Hinkle, Programming Director. The non-juried art show is open to all residents ofContinue Reading

Pat Vereb with Physio Controls demonstrates the latest model of the Lucas CPR device. Photo by Jean Flanagan   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   “This equipment is going to revolutionize the way we provide emergency medical services. The people of Hardy County will truly benefit from it.” Leslie SeeContinue Reading

    By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   It happens every year about this time. The Hardy County Health and Wellness Center sees an influx of new members. “People make a resolution to get healthier, to loose weight, to exercise,” said H&WC Director Morgan See. The good news isContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Chuck Terrell is excited about the 2018 legislative session. It’s a far cry from the past several years, when the feeling was more of dread than anticipation. Terrell is the President of Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College and one the reasonsContinue Reading

Wardensville writer Vicki Johnson has received a 2018 Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. Professional development grants provide support for professional and emerging artists to expandContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   “I think it was a real wake-up call for some people.” Paul Lewis, President of the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority told the board of directors the collection agency hired last year is producing results. “We probably got between $4,000 and $5,000,” heContinue Reading

      By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner It seems incredulous that the county agency with the worst reputation for transparency would consider additional restrictions to public access of information. However, the Hardy County Rural Development Authority Board did just that at the Jan. 4 meeting. According to ExecutiveContinue Reading

1/17/18 Am Wood/RSI   American Woodmark Corporation  announced the completion of its acquisition of RSI Home Products, Inc. for consideration consisting of 1,457,568 newly issued shares of American Woodmark common stock, approximately $354 million in net cash and the assumption of approximately $589 million of RSI debt.  The cash portionContinue Reading

  By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Local author Nick Korolev’s usual fare is historical fiction, but with the recent turn of political events, he felt the need to revisit a screenplay he had written several years ago. “Most writers turn their novels into screenplays,” Korolev said. “I did itContinue Reading

Taxes Due The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind taxpayers Second-Half taxes are due by March 1, to receive the discount. After April 1, the Sheriff’s Office will accept full payment only. Also, 2017 taxes will be delinquent on May 1. Taxes not paid by April 30 will be publishedContinue Reading

Glenville State College announced in December it was cutting its tuition by 2 percent with the condition that their state appropriation would not decrease. In August, Glenville was the only 4-year college or university in West Virginia to hold the line on tuition. The school also announced plans to cutContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner As the 2018 election season gets underway, there are a few dates to keep in mind. If you have a desire to hold public office, there are various levels on which you can serve. The filing period to be a candidate for public officeContinue Reading

Hannah Heishman Moorefield Examiner The Council’s Dec. 19 meeting was brief. The council approved a motion to give the Hardy County Public Library $8000 for sidewalk construction, approved a payment to Gwin, Dobson & Foreman for the water plant project, and approved payment of invoices. On Tuesday, Jan. 2, MoorefieldContinue Reading

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va, talks with the media during the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Lookahead Friday, Jan. 5, in Charleston. Sen. Capito was in Charleston to visit two business sites and stopped by the annual media event between stops. West Virginia Press Association Photo By Taylor StruckContinue Reading