| May 8, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Berkeley Heights Elementary School third-grader Cyrile Ngassa Ngakam told West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Wednesday that he wanted Tomblin’s job.
“I asked him if he was going to be a lawyer. He said, ‘No, governor,’”...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The state champs received a first-class welcome at the state capitol Thursday.
The Martinsburg High School football team was greeted by state Senate Majority Leader John Unger, D-Berkeley-Jefferson, and other state officials from the eastern Panhandle...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Legislation that authorizes up to $52.5 million in bonds for capital improvements at Cacapon State Park in Morgan County and one other state park passed the West Virginia Senate by a 33-1 vote Wednesday.
Now pending in the House, the bill would make $3...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:58 PM
The West Virginia House of Delegates Wednesday amended and then passed legislation by a 95-5 vote that authorizes up to $52.5 million in bonds for capital improvements at Cacapon State Park in Morgan County and one other state park.
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Legislation authorizing up to $52.5 million in bonds for capital improvements at Cacapon State Park in Morgan County and another state park is now bound for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s desk.
The bill, which will make $3 million in funding for annual...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Tuesday renewed a pledge to financially support the South Berkeley Recreation Center project, but declined to specify how much money he would make available.
The $2.1 million bid by Smithsburg-based Roy C. Kline Contractors was...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Growing up in Williamsport, Gina Marie Groh never in her “wildest dreams” thought she would one day become a federal judge.
As it turns out, Groh, didn’t have to dream.
The U.S. Senate Thursday approved the 23rd Judicial Circuit judge&...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Judge Gina M. Groh, whose nomination to the federal bench was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, resigned Monday from her seat in the state 23rd Judicial Circuit.
Groh, 47, informed state Supreme Court Chief Justice Menis Ketchum in a faxed...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Since 1998, when it was created, the Berkeley County Roundhouse Authority has struggled in its effort to turn a 19th-century railroad engine repair roundhouse complex into a viable entity for community use.
Clarence E. Martin III, authority chairman,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:19 PM
Twenty-third Judicial Circuit Judge John C. Yoder, who returned to the bench Wednesday after undergoing heart surgery last month, will preside over Judge Gina M. Groh’s docket, according to an administrative order put in effect Wednesday.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Democratic Party leaders in Berkeley County will elect 46 delegates to represent the county at the party’s state convention in June, said Niles Bernick, chairman of the county’s Democratic Executive Committee.
The county’s convention,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:22 PM
In a special meeting Monday, the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation board of directors approved an additional $600,000 for the South Berkeley Recreation Center project, officials said Tuesday.
The funding commitment for the project on the...