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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice and the state Board of Education want in-person instruction to return to public schools in West Virginia beginning January 19th. The West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) leaders put out a statement this week saying they are ‘adamantly opposed to the unilateral decision by the state school board and Governor […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: January 15, 2021, 1:27 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Half an hour after the official start of a community vaccination event for those 70 and older in Martinsburg today, the slots had been assigned. Berkeley and Morgan County Health Department’s Dr. Kevin McLaughlin tells the Panhandle News Network 650 folks that were in line were allocated the slots for those doses. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: January 14, 2021, 4:31 pm
Renner, McDonald Cleared of any Wrongdoing after Capitol Protests CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — The two Jefferson County bus drivers who were suspended with pay after last week’s protests in the nation’s capitol have been cleared of any wrong doing. Spokesman Dan Casto confirms Tina Renner and Pam McDonald both had their hearings this week. Superintendent […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: January 14, 2021, 12:47 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has announced the seizure of ‘significant amounts’ of cocaine, crystal meth, heroin, fentanyl’ and other substances after an ongoing investigation into drug activity on Fairbee Road south of Berkeley Springs. Sheriff KC Bohrer announced this week his office and members of the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: January 13, 2021, 4:04 pm
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Two Jefferson County Schools employees are suspended with pay after the school system got wind of their attendance at Wednesday’s protest rally in Washington, DC. Superintendent Dr. Bondy Shay Gibson sent a letter to the employees notifying them of the suspension and indicating that they could be terminated. The letter advised […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: January 11, 2021, 12:27 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The two men shot to death in Martinsburg Saturday night have been identified in what police believe to be a fight between two motorcycle clubs. Berkeley County Sheriff Nathan Harmon tells The Panhandle News Network they have been identified as 52-year-old Richard Light Sr. and 39 -year-old Robert Truhan. Harmon says the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: January 5, 2021, 12:08 pm
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. — The Eastern Panhandle community is processing the loss of a young combat veteran who lost his life battling an arson fire in Kearneysville Sunday. As final arrangements are being made for 30-year-old Senior Airman Logan Young of the 167th Civil Engineer Squadron’s fire crew, another fire fighter injured in the blaze has […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 29, 2020, 12:39 pm
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. — The 167th Airlift Wing airman who was fatally injured while responding to a barn fire early Sunday morning has been identified. 30-year-old Senior Airman Logan Young joined the West Virginia Air National Guard in 2018 and served as a fire fighter in the 167th Civil Engineer Squadron. He enlisted into the United […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 28, 2020, 3:21 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Berkeley County woman was killed Monday evening when she was struck by a truck that had run onto her porch and into her front door of her home in the 800 Block of Blairton Road. Berkeley County Sheriff’s Corporal Zachary Anaya is leading the investigation. He says the truck struck the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 23, 2020, 5:57 pm
BAKER HEIGHTS, W.Va. — An elderly woman reportedly died after a vehicle was driven into her home on Blairton Road Monday evening. The Baker Heights Volunteer Fire Department report being dispatched to the scene around 6 Monday evening, where they found an elderly woman not breathing after being hit by a vehicle in her home. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 22, 2020, 12:15 pm