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Some WVa high school sports teams to change classes

Nov. 24, 2019 2:45 PM EST

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Several West Virginia high school athletic teams will be changing classes after the governing body for prep sports released its structure system based on enrollment for the next four school years. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the West Virginia Secondary School Activities...

County staff take new approach to close rail trail gaps

Oct. 26, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — When Shinnston resident Kathleen Panek is marketing her bed and breakfast to potential guests, one of the top attractions she lists is the local rail trail. Panek's Gillum House Bed and Breakfast is located within view of the Harrison County portion of the West Fork River Rail...