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McGregor Staying As Principal at Moorefield High School – WVDE Audit Positive

Photo by Jean Flanagan Moorefield High School Principal Patrick McGregor with Secretary Connie Turner. ‘Mr. Mac’ took over as principal after Thanksgiving last year.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Patrick McGregor started having flashbacks as soon as he walked through the door. “Hey, Mr. Mac.” “How’s it goin’?, Mr. Mac.” “Hi, Mr. Mac.” “Good morning, Mr. Mac.” “There

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Calling All Artists

  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 of not only

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HCEAA Gets New Equipment

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 See could barely contain her enthusiasm after

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Johnson Receives Artists Grant

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 expand or

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RDA Discusses Restricting Public Access

      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 Executive Director Mallie Combs, an incident that

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Olivet Cemetery To Create a Memorial Walkway to the Cremation Garden

  An artists’ rendition of the Cremation Garden with three columbariums for cremains.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “Olivet’s attraction is it’s simplicity and we want to keep that simplicity.” Judy Patterson, member of the Olivet Cemetery Board of Directors was describing the Cremation Garden and other improvements planned for Moorefield’s oldest historic cemetery. The

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Korolev Writes Political Satire

  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 it backwards.” Korolev’s new book “Ghost

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Hardy Times January

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 published in the

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Good for Glenville!

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 cut tuition

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