CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A representative from West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office will meet with Eastern Panhandle residents this month to discuss consumer-related issues and answer questions.Kanette Petry, a consumer outreach and compliance specialist with the office, will host the events.The meetings include:• Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Senior Center at 217 N. High St. in Martinsburg, W.Va.• Monday, May 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Morgan County Senior and Family Services at 106 Sand Mine Road, Suite 1 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.• Tuesday, May 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Anna Mae Reedy Senior Center at 103 W. 5th Ave. in Ranson, W.Va.The events are open to the public. Reservations are not required.For more information, call Petry at 304-539-6999. … [Read more...] about W.Va. AG office to host meetings in Panhandle
The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) has announced it is searching for a developer to potentially build more than 1,000 units of housing at its medical center at its West Los Angeles campus between Brentwood and Westwood. The agency said it is prepared to lease the land to the developer for 75 years at no cost, as part of its redevelopment master plan, according to KPCC. Renovating the 51,000-square-foot Building 207 for housing homeless and at risk homeless veterans, would be the developer’s first order of business. While the DVA did not specifically state precisely how many units it would like to see built or exactly how many acres are to be leased, in 2015, when then DVA Secretary Bob McDonald signed the agreement, he promised to build around 1,200 units of supportive housing for veterans. However, to date, only 54 veterans have moved into new housing since that agreement. Speaking with KPCC, the medical center’s Heidi Marston said, “Generally, principal … [Read more...] about West L.A. VA Seeking Developer
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center invites the veterans and their families to its quarterly Veterans Town Hall on Thursday, May 10th. From 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Medical Center officials will provide updates and answer questions. The town hall is happening at AMVETS Post 10, in Athens. That's at 1001 Winterville Road. … [Read more...] about VA to hold Veterans Town Hall
MORGANTOWN — Fox News crews prepared for tonight’s (May 1) debate with three of West Virginia’s six Republican U.S. Senate candidates, one week ahead of the May primary election. The debate involving 3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.), state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and former Massey CEO Don Blankenship, is scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown. It is closed to news media and tickets were distributed by Fox News. The debate will air nationwide on Fox News Channel at 6:30 p.m. and is also scheduled to be broadcast on some MetroNews Radio Network stations in West Virginia. Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum will moderate the event. … [Read more...] about Fox News crews set up for W.Va. GOP U.S. Senate primary debate
For more information on current traffic conditions, please go to tristatetraffic.comMARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A wreck stopped traffic on Interstate 81 in West Virginia for more than an hour Tuesday morning.According to a Berkeley County EMS supervisor, the crash happened about 5 a.m. in the southbound lanes near the 4.5 mile marker. The wreck involved a semi and a passenger car, the supervisor said, and two people suffered injuries deemed not life-threatening.The interstate was reopened about 6:20 a.m., and traffic was moving smoothly at 7:25 a.m.Further details were not immediately available. … [Read more...] about Wreck stops traffic on I-81 in W.Va.