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  • City of Clarksburg Gives Financial Update on Robinson Grand Project

    City of Clarksburg Gives Financial Update on Robinson Grand Project

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-10-09 23:13:15 GMT

    "Once complete,  The Robinson Grand will attract performing arts programming and productions drawing children, teens, adults. seniors, as well as community organizations to the events and memories," said Antero Resources Regional Senior Vice President Al Schopp. 

    "Once complete,  The Robinson Grand will attract performing arts programming and productions drawing children, teens, adults. seniors, as well as community organizations to the events and memories," said Antero Resources Regional Senior Vice President Al Schopp. 

  • Antero Resources Donates $600,000 To Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center

    Antero Resources Donates $600,000 To Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-10-07 02:19:53 GMT

    On Friday evening civic and business leaders gathered at the Waldomore to celebrate the progress of the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center. Antero Resources pledged its support by donating $600,000 to restore the theater.

    On Friday evening civic and business leaders gathered at the Waldomore to celebrate the progress of the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center. Antero Resources pledged its support by donating $600,000 to restore the theater.

  • Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center West Addition Takes Shape

    Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center West Addition Takes Shape

    Friday, September 29 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-09-29 22:54:49 GMT

    Here at WBOY, we've been able to offer you an exclusive look at an economic development project in Harrison County. 

    Here at WBOY, we've been able to offer you an exclusive look at an economic development project in Harrison County. 

  • WVU Professors Unveil New Tomato Varieties for University's Anniversary

    WVU Professors Unveil New Tomato Varieties for University's Anniversary

    Friday, September 8 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-09-08 21:53:15 GMT

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of WVU, The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design decided to head to the farm for a special project.

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of WVU, The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design decided to head to the farm for a special project.

  • WVWC Unveils New 3D Printer

    WVWC Unveils New 3D Printer

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-08-09 23:49:09 GMT

    As students head back to school soon, those who attend West Virginia Wesleyan College may notice a unique addition to help with their classes.

    WBOY had the chance to check out the college's new 3D printer. 

    As students head back to school soon, those who attend West Virginia Wesleyan College may notice a unique addition to help with their classes.

    WBOY had the chance to check out the college's new 3D printer. 

  • Bridgeport Offers Incentives to Small Businesses

    Bridgeport Offers Incentives to Small Businesses

    Monday, March 6 2017 10:03 PM EST2017-03-07 03:03:58 GMT

    With more national chain stories closing around the country as well as a few here in the area, cities work with local small businesses to help them thrive. "People, the people are already coming",said Bridgeport small business owner Jennifer Blair. "So people are already down here, they are going to see a new show, they are going to want to come in." Friends-turned-business-partners Jennifer Blair and Andrea Kerr take a walk around their new home on Main St...

    With more national chain stories closing around the country as well as a few here in the area, cities work with local small businesses to help them thrive. "People, the people are already coming",said Bridgeport small business owner Jennifer Blair. "So people are already down here, they are going to see a new show, they are going to want to come in." Friends-turned-business-partners Jennifer Blair and Andrea Kerr take a walk around their new home on Main St...

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Georgette Taylor

    Celebrating Volunteers: Georgette Taylor

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 10:19 AM EST2017-02-28 15:19:11 GMT

    Spring starts in just a couple of weeks, which means another season of Girls on the Run. For this February's Celebrating Volunteers we meet a woman who helps area girls maintain healthy habits and a positive attitude.

    Spring starts in just a couple of weeks, which means another season of Girls on the Run. For this February's Celebrating Volunteers we meet a woman who helps area girls maintain healthy habits and a positive attitude.For 10 weeks every spring, you can find Morgantown Learning Academy teacher Georgette Taylor here in the gym after her last class of the...

  • Home and Work Organization Tips: Part 2

    Home and Work Organization Tips: Part 2

    Thursday, November 17 2016 1:53 PM EST2016-11-17 18:53:28 GMT

    WBOY enlisted the help of certified professional organizer and President of All Squared Away, Julie Mills to keep work spaces at the station organized. 

    WBOY enlisted the help of certified professional organizer and President of All Squared Away, Julie Mills to keep work spaces at the station organized. 

  • Home and Organization Tips: Part 1

    Home and Organization Tips: Part 1

    Thursday, November 17 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-11-17 18:41:54 GMT

     As 2016 comes to a close, many of us look ahead to the New Year, which  means setting goals. One of which could be getting organized, especially at work.  

     As 2016 comes to a close, many of us look ahead to the New Year, which  means setting goals. One of which could be getting organized, especially at work.  

  • Thousands of Students Benefit From Backpack Program in NCWV

    Thousands of Students Benefit From Backpack Program in NCWV

    Thursday, November 10 2016 2:44 PM EST2016-11-10 19:44:48 GMT

    Right now in Harrison county almost 3,000 children don't know when they will eat their next meal. The Backpack Program in schools works to make sure students are fed.  

    Right now in Harrison county almost 3,000 children don't know when they will eat their next meal. The Backpack Program in schools works to make sure students are fed.  

  • Community Rallies Around Backpack Program

    Community Rallies Around Backpack Program

    Thursday, November 10 2016 2:20 PM EST2016-11-10 19:20:45 GMT

    In Harrison County, nearly 3,000 children struggle with a lack of food. The Backpack Program in schools keeps students fed. 

    In Harrison County, nearly 3,000 children struggle with a lack of food. The Backpack Program in schools keeps students fed. 

  • Straight Ticket Voting Eliminated in West Virginia

    Straight Ticket Voting Eliminated in West Virginia

    Thursday, October 27 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-10-27 20:31:41 GMT

    Early Voting is officially underway in West Virginia, but for the 2016 General Election, voters will no longer be allowed to use the straight ticket option. 

    Early Voting is officially underway in West Virginia, but for the 2016 General Election, voters will no longer be allowed to use the straight ticket option. 

  • Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center Seeking Executive Director

    Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center Seeking Executive Director

    Thursday, October 20 2016 6:17 PM EDT2016-10-20 22:17:59 GMT

    The city of Clarksburg is now accepting applications for the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center Theatre executive director. 

    The city of Clarksburg is now accepting applications for the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center Theatre executive director. 

  • Upshur County Reveals New Business Center

    Upshur County Reveals New Business Center

    Wednesday, October 5 2016 7:43 AM EDT2016-10-05 11:43:14 GMT

    The community will soon begin construction on the Upshur Innovation and Knowledge Business Center. 

    The community will soon begin construction on the Upshur Innovation and Knowledge Business Center. 

  • Clarksburg City Officials Preserve Pieces of Theatre History

    Clarksburg City Officials Preserve Pieces of Theatre History

    Thursday, September 29 2016 7:23 PM EDT2016-09-29 23:23:46 GMT

      The renovation process is continuing on the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center in downtown Clarksburg. .      But before construction inside the theatre begins, WBOY took an exclusive look underneath the stage at a piece of theatre history. "It's literally a trip down memory lane for Clarksburg city officials as they catch a glimpse of past performers at the Robinson Grand.  "There is a lot of history here and I would say...

      The renovation process is continuing on the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center in downtown Clarksburg. .      But before construction inside the theatre begins, WBOY took an exclusive look underneath the stage at a piece of theatre history. "It's literally a trip down memory lane for Clarksburg city officials as they catch a glimpse of past performers at the Robinson Grand.  "There is a lot of history here and I would say...

  • Sen. Capito Works To Prevent Future Flooding In West Virginia

    Sen. Capito Works To Prevent Future Flooding In West Virginia

    Wednesday, September 14 2016 5:44 PM EDT2016-09-14 21:44:16 GMT

    Senator Shelley Moore Capito is working on a bill that aims to help prevent future flooding in West Virginia. Capito said the Water Resources Development Act will make sure locks and dams are in working order all over the country. Resources will also be provided to study the Kanawha River.   "We have resources coming into the state which will help with these smaller dams which will help with flood prevention and property destruction as well. It also reviews all of th...

    Senator Shelley Moore Capito is working on a bill that aims to help prevent future flooding in West Virginia. Capito said the Water Resources Development Act will make sure locks and dams are in working order all over the country. Resources will also be provided to study the Kanawha River.   "We have resources coming into the state which will help with these smaller dams which will help with flood prevention and property destruction as well. It also reviews all of th...

  • Harrison County Chamber Hosts Business and Leadership Conference

    Harrison County Chamber Hosts Business and Leadership Conference

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 4:34 PM EDT2016-09-13 20:34:03 GMT

    Harrison County business leaders and community members learned about leadership on Tuesday.

    Harrison County business leaders and community members learned about leadership on Tuesday.

  • Bridgeport Family's Elle Foundation Donates Money to Ruby Memorial Hospital

    Bridgeport Family's Elle Foundation Donates Money to Ruby Memorial Hospital

    Thursday, August 25 2016 1:51 PM EDT2016-08-25 17:51:46 GMT

    Almost four years ago WBOY met a Bridgeport family who created a foundation to honor their late daughter and to help children born with congenital heart defects. WBOY received an exclusive look as Krista and Zack Arnold made a donation to Ruby Memorial Hospital. 

    Almost four years ago WBOY met a Bridgeport family who created a foundation to honor their late daughter and to help children born with congenital heart defects. WBOY received an exclusive look as Krista and Zack Arnold made a donation to Ruby Memorial Hospital. 

  • City of Bridgeport Receives Honors From The State

    City of Bridgeport Receives Honors From The State

    Monday, August 15 2016 7:35 PM EDT2016-08-15 23:35:17 GMT

    The city of Bridgeport received a few honors from the state at a recent conference. 

    The city of Bridgeport received a few honors from the state at a recent conference. 

  • Department of Education Releases Standardized Test Scores

    Department of Education Releases Standardized Test Scores

    Wednesday, August 10 2016 5:24 PM EDT2016-08-10 21:24:16 GMT

    Initial results are in from this past school year's state standardized tests. The Department of Education released scores today in math, science and English/language arts. 

    Initial results are in from this past school year's state standardized tests. The Department of Education released scores today in math, science and English/language arts. 

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Patty McComas

    Monday, July 25 2016 6:44 PM EDT2016-07-25 22:44:15 GMT

    WBOY celebrates one year here since starting a series honoring community members who give back. 

    WBOY celebrates one year here since starting a series honoring community members who give back. 

  • Area Dermatologist Offers Sunscreen Advice

    Area Dermatologist Offers Sunscreen Advice

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 5:39 PM EDT2016-07-19 21:39:28 GMT

    Recent medical research shows certain sunscreens do not meet all guidelines set by the American Academy of Dermatology. 12 News spoke with a local dermatologist to find out what you should look for before you head outside. 

    Recent medical research shows certain sunscreens do not meet all guidelines set by the American Academy of Dermatology. 12 News spoke with a local dermatologist to find out what you should look for before you head outside. 

  • WV Radio Personality Will Attend Republican National Convention

    WV Radio Personality Will Attend Republican National Convention

    Friday, July 15 2016 5:43 PM EDT2016-07-15 21:43:28 GMT

    A local radio personality is heading to Cleveland, OH for the Republican National Convention. 

    A local radio personality is heading to Cleveland, OH for the Republican National Convention. 

  • City of Clarksburg Starts Renovations to Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center

    City of Clarksburg Starts Renovations to Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center

    Thursday, July 14 2016 9:39 PM EDT2016-07-15 01:39:15 GMT

    The City of Clarksburg makes renovations to the Robinson grand performing arts center. 12 News take a closer look at the future plans for the space. "This isn't just going to the movies or going to the theatre it's a social atmosphere," said Clarksburg Assistant City Manager Anthony Bellotte. For years, The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center sat empty in downtown Clarksburg.  The city decided to bring the theatre back to life purchasing the building for $430,0...

    The City of Clarksburg makes renovations to the Robinson grand performing arts center. 12 News take a closer look at the future plans for the space. "This isn't just going to the movies or going to the theatre it's a social atmosphere," said Clarksburg Assistant City Manager Anthony Bellotte. For years, The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center sat empty in downtown Clarksburg.  The city decided to bring the theatre back to life purchasing the building for $430,0...

  • Demolition Continues at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center

    Demolition Continues at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-07-13 21:32:39 GMT

    Construction crews are hard at work renovating the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center in downtown Clarksburg. 

    Construction crews are hard at work renovating the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center in downtown Clarksburg. 

  • Clarksburg Mission Seeks Additional Donations

    Clarksburg Mission Seeks Additional Donations

    Tuesday, July 12 2016 8:49 PM EDT2016-07-13 00:49:56 GMT
    The Clarksburg Mission is asking for help as it faces a rough financial time. The Mission needs $20,000 to make payroll by the end of the week. Executive Director Chris Mullet said typically donations decrease during the summer but the need for meals and services increases. Donations of food and hygiene products are also down. Mullet said with the flooding, many people have been redirecting their donations. "God knows our need, and I trust he's going to meet that need. God ...
    The Clarksburg Mission is asking for help as it faces a rough financial time. The Mission needs $20,000 to make payroll by the end of the week. Executive Director Chris Mullet said typically donations decrease during the summer but the need for meals and services increases. Donations of food and hygiene products are also down. Mullet said with the flooding, many people have been redirecting their donations. "God knows our need, and I trust he's going to meet that need. God ...
  • Local Doctor Offers Advice to Manage Allergies And Asthma

    Local Doctor Offers Advice to Manage Allergies And Asthma

    Monday, July 4 2016 8:46 PM EDT2016-07-05 00:46:19 GMT

       With summer now in full swing..many of us head outdoors....    But for those with allergies and asthma, going outside may have serious side effects.      12 News spoke with local doctors to find out to manage your allergic conditions.  "We have seen an increase our allergic patients due to the weather this year and this is typically the time of year we see it for our spring and summer allergies," said United Hospital Ce...

       With summer now in full swing..many of us head outdoors....    But for those with allergies and asthma, going outside may have serious side effects.      12 News spoke with local doctors to find out to manage your allergic conditions.  "We have seen an increase our allergic patients due to the weather this year and this is typically the time of year we see it for our spring and summer allergies," said United Hospital Ce...

  • Area Fire Departments Collecting Supplies For Flood Victims

    Area Fire Departments Collecting Supplies For Flood Victims

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 5:46 PM EDT2016-06-28 21:46:08 GMT

    Several fire departments in the area are collecting cleaning supplies and other items for flooding victims.

    Several fire departments in the area are collecting cleaning supplies and other items for flooding victims.

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Emily DeMotto

    Celebrating Volunteers: Emily DeMotto

    Monday, June 27 2016 6:22 PM EDT2016-06-27 22:22:56 GMT

    Giving back to the community is a way of life here in West Virginia. This month we head to Randolph County where we meet a very special volunteer.    

    Giving back to the community is a way of life here in West Virginia. This month we head to Randolph County where we meet a very special volunteer.    

  • Bridgeport High School Students Take Part in International Thespeian Festival

    Bridgeport High School Students Take Part in International Thespeian Festival

    Friday, June 24 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-06-24 21:25:53 GMT

    This week, Bridgeport High School theatre students are back in Lincoln, Nebraska to take part in the International Thespeian Festival. 

    This week, Bridgeport High School theatre students are back in Lincoln, Nebraska to take part in the International Thespeian Festival. 

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Cody's Restaurant

    Restaurant Road Trip: Cody's Restaurant

    Thursday, June 23 2016 3:13 PM EDT2016-06-23 19:13:56 GMT

    A native of Harrison County, Thrasher's goal after opening a food truck called "Hashbrowns and New Grounds" was to return to his home.

    A native of Harrison County, Thrasher's goal after opening a food truck called "Hashbrowns and New Grounds" was to return to his home.

  • Clarksburg Family Prepares for Local 10K

    Clarksburg Family Prepares for Local 10K

    Wednesday, June 15 2016 4:56 PM EDT2016-06-15 20:56:37 GMT

    Clarksburg native Michael Malfregeot first participated in the Cecil Jarvis Greater Clarksburg 10K 19 years ago. 

    Clarksburg native Michael Malfregeot first participated in the Cecil Jarvis Greater Clarksburg 10K 19 years ago. 

  • Morgantown Theatre Finds New Home

    Morgantown Theatre Finds New Home

    Thursday, June 9 2016 3:56 PM EDT2016-06-09 19:56:12 GMT

    It's out with the old and in with the new for a local theatre company. M. T Pockets Theatre in Morgantown partners with the city to produce plays in the former Woodburn Activity Center.   .

    It's out with the old and in with the new for a local theatre company. M. T Pockets Theatre in Morgantown partners with the city to produce plays in the former Woodburn Activity Center.   .

  • Two Veterans Spread PTSD Awareness by Biking Across the Country

    Two Veterans Spread PTSD Awareness by Biking Across the Country

    Monday, June 6 2016 5:29 PM EDT2016-06-06 21:29:26 GMT

    Two veterans are working to raise money and awareness for soldiers returning home. Michael Priddy and David Allison are biking across the country, starting in California almost 50 days ago. 

    Two veterans are working to raise money and awareness for soldiers returning home. Michael Priddy and David Allison are biking across the country, starting in California almost 50 days ago. 

  • Students in Barbour County Create Garden for School Meals

    Students in Barbour County Create Garden for School Meals

    Monday, May 30 2016 3:15 PM EDT2016-05-30 19:15:38 GMT

    Last week we took a look at how federal guidelines impact what your child eats in the public school system for lunch. With healthier rules in place, some schools in the area now grow fruits and vegetables for the students. 

    Last week we took a look at how federal guidelines impact what your child eats in the public school system for lunch. With healthier rules in place, some schools in the area now grow fruits and vegetables for the students. 

  • Students and Cooks React to School Lunch Guidelines

    Students and Cooks React to School Lunch Guidelines

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-05-18 22:15:57 GMT

    The school recently started providing snacks for students throughout the week. 

    The school recently started providing snacks for students throughout the week. 

  • Finding a Family: The Robinsons

    Finding a Family: The Robinsons

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 6:06 PM EDT2016-05-18 22:06:44 GMT

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Meet one Charleston family and learn their journey through foster to adoption.  

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Meet one Charleston family and learn their journey through foster to adoption.  

  • Harrison County Schools Adjust to Changes for Meals

    Harrison County Schools Adjust to Changes for Meals

    Monday, May 16 2016 6:33 PM EDT2016-05-16 22:33:49 GMT

    Right now, over 30 million children in America receive meals through the National School Lunch Program. 

    Right now, over 30 million children in America receive meals through the National School Lunch Program. 

  • West Virginia Girls Rise Up With Senator Shelley Moore Capito

    West Virginia Girls Rise Up With Senator Shelley Moore Capito

    Friday, May 13 2016 2:15 PM EDT2016-05-13 18:15:42 GMT

    Before 5th grade girls in West Virginia start middle school, Senator Shelley Moore Capito works to build their confidence and leadership skills through a new program she created: West Virginia Girls Rise Up. 

    Before 5th grade girls in West Virginia start middle school, Senator Shelley Moore Capito works to build their confidence and leadership skills through a new program she created: West Virginia Girls Rise Up.  

  • NCWV to Soon Have Additional Help in Fighting Growing Drug Problem

    NCWV to Soon Have Additional Help in Fighting Growing Drug Problem

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 6:09 PM EDT2016-05-11 22:09:36 GMT

    Starting next month, a new tactical diversion squad through the DEA will assist local law enforcement to pull drug dealers off the streets, find pill mills and identify false prescriptions as well as doctor shopping. 

    Starting next month, a new tactical diversion squad through the DEA will assist local law enforcement to pull drug dealers off the streets, find pill mills and identify false prescriptions as well as doctor shopping. 

  • Cooks Honored in the Harrison County School System

    Cooks Honored in the Harrison County School System

    Friday, May 6 2016 5:30 PM EDT2016-05-06 21:30:15 GMT

    Superintendent Dr. Mark Manchin said in the 25 schools in the county, there are at least 150 cooks who prepare breakfast and lunch for students five days a week.

    Superintendent Dr. Mark Manchin said in the 25 schools in the county, there are at least 150 cooks who prepare breakfast and lunch for students five days a week.

  • Finding a Family: New State CASA Director

    Wednesday, May 4 2016 6:32 PM EDT2016-05-04 22:32:39 GMT

    We meet the new state executive director of West Virginia's CASA association. 

    We meet the new state executive director of West Virginia's CASA association. 

  • Part 1: Public Still Taking Concealed Carry Classes Despite Permitless Carry Law

    Part 1: Public Still Taking Concealed Carry Classes Despite Permitless Carry Law

    Friday, April 29 2016 1:32 PM EDT2016-04-29 17:32:17 GMT

    A state law that goes into effect in June will allow for permitless concealed carry. Instructors said there are still many reasons to take a training course and get a permit.
     

    A state law that goes into effect in June will allow for permitless concealed carry. Instructors said there are still many reasons to take a training course and get a permit.
     

  • Part 2: Public Still Taking Concealed Carry Classes Despite Permitless Carry Law

    Part 2: Public Still Taking Concealed Carry Classes Despite Permitless Carry Law

    Friday, April 29 2016 1:31 PM EDT2016-04-29 17:31:24 GMT

    Even though a state law for permitless concealed carry takes effect in June, instructors said concealed carry classes, especially among women, are still popular.

    Even though a state law for permitless concealed carry takes effect in June, instructors said concealed carry classes, especially among women, are still popular.

  • Harrison County Reading Council Starts Feed and Read Program

    Harrison County Reading Council Starts Feed and Read Program

    Thursday, April 14 2016 6:36 PM EDT2016-04-14 22:36:13 GMT

    Simpson Elementary School parent Sarah Dodson stopped by the Harrison County School's administration building with a special gift.

    Simpson Elementary School parent Sarah Dodson stopped by the Harrison County School's administration building with a special gift.

  • Senator Shelley Moore Capito Speaks on Bill to Reauthorize FAA

    Senator Shelley Moore Capito Speaks on Bill to Reauthorize FAA

    Wednesday, April 6 2016 7:26 PM EDT2016-04-06 23:26:32 GMT

    Congress continues to discuss a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration and continue funding for airports. 

    Congress continues to discuss a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration and continue funding for airports. 

  • Finding a Family: Barbour County Family Resource Network

    Finding a Family: Barbour County Family Resource Network

    Thursday, March 3 2016 11:36 AM EST2016-03-03 16:36:43 GMT
    Throughout the year, WBOY features children in West Virginia looking for their forever family. Employees at the Barbour County Family Resource Network work to find kids a foster family.

    Throughout the year, WBOY features children in West Virginia looking for their forever family. Employees at the Barbour County Family Resource Network work to find kids a foster family.

  • Women and Guns Part 2: Day at the Range

    Women and Guns Part 2: Day at the Range

    Wednesday, March 2 2016 7:39 PM EST2016-03-03 00:39:12 GMT
    Gretchen Ross, Krista Baker and Bethany ButlerGretchen Ross, Krista Baker and Bethany Butler

    This month here at WBOY, we've explored the rise in gun sales among women. A few female employees at WBOY stopped by an indoor shooting range, specifically ATR Performance in Fairmont. 

    This month here at WBOY, we've explored the rise in gun sales among women. A few female employees at WBOY stopped by an indoor shooting range, specifically ATR Performance in Fairmont. 

  • Restaurant Road Trip: My Mother's Daughter

    Restaurant Road Trip: My Mother's Daughter

    Wednesday, March 2 2016 6:51 PM EST2016-03-02 23:51:48 GMT

    When it comes to finding a restaurant for lunch. usually affordability and quick service. and fresh meals come to mind.

    When it comes to finding a restaurant for lunch. usually affordability and quick service. and fresh meals come to mind.

  • Women and Guns Part 3: Local Gun Sales

    Women and Guns Part 3: Local Gun Sales

    Wednesday, March 2 2016 2:54 PM EST2016-03-02 19:54:02 GMT
    Bethany Butler, web producer at WBOY, at ATR Performance in Fairmont.Bethany Butler, web producer at WBOY, at ATR Performance in Fairmont.

    Pyle said while sales are up among men, more women are flocking to his store in Fairmont. 

    Pyle said while sales are up among men, more women are flocking to his store in Fairmont. 

  • Celebrating Volunteers - Jamie Summerlin

    Monday, February 29 2016 7:33 PM EST2016-03-01 00:33:57 GMT
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    For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, WBOY heads north to Morgantown to honor a man who makes it his mission to help veterans.

    For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, WBOY heads north to Morgantown to honor a man who makes it his mission to help veterans.

  • Women and Guns: Part One

    Women and Guns: Part One

    Thursday, February 25 2016 6:30 PM EST2016-02-25 23:30:20 GMT

    Across the country, retailers have noticed an increase in gun sales, especially among women. For one Shinnston family, the decision to buy a gun wasn't an easy one. 

    Across the country, retailers have noticed an increase in gun sales, especially among women. For one Shinnston family, the decision to buy a gun wasn't an easy one. 

  • Finding a Family - Kaylee

    Finding a Family - Kaylee

    Thursday, February 18 2016 3:21 PM EST2016-02-18 20:21:01 GMT

    Meet Kaylee.  We spent the afternoon with this 12-year-old at the the Clay Center as she explored Earth City. 

    Meet Kaylee.  We spent the afternoon with this 12-year-old at the the Clay Center as she explored Earth City.  

  • Finding a Family - Mark

    Finding a Family - Mark

    Thursday, February 11 2016 2:09 PM EST2016-02-11 19:09:36 GMT
    We caught up with this 15-year-old at the Clay Center in Charleston. He spent the afternoon exploring the Winter Wonderland exhibit. 

    We caught up with this 15-year-old at the Clay Center in Charleston. He spent the afternoon exploring the Winter Wonderland exhibit. 

  • Sen. Joe Manchin Speaks on West Virginians Impacted by Prescription Drug Abuse

    Sen. Joe Manchin Speaks on West Virginians Impacted by Prescription Drug Abuse

    Tuesday, February 9 2016 4:57 PM EST2016-02-09 21:57:49 GMT
    Earlier today, Senator Joe Manchin took to the Senate floor to share stories of West Virginians impacted by prescription drug abuse, including one from Clarksburg. 

    Earlier today, Senator Joe Manchin took to the Senate floor to share stories of West Virginians impacted by prescription drug abuse, including one from Clarksburg. 

  • MUSIC MONDAYS: Stu Sanders & The Natives

    MUSIC MONDAYS: Stu Sanders & The Natives

    Monday, February 8 2016 12:55 PM EST2016-02-08 17:55:26 GMT
    "Music is life to me,” said Stu Sanders  “Honestly if there wasn't music in my life I wouldn't have a reason to live.

    "Music is life to me,” said Stu Sanders  “Honestly if there wasn't music in my life I wouldn't have a reason to live.

  • Two Local Women Will Cheer in Superbowl 50

    Two Local Women Will Cheer in Superbowl 50

    Friday, February 5 2016 6:04 PM EST2016-02-05 23:04:37 GMT

    Two local young women will be professionally cheering for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

    Two local young women will be professionally cheering for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

  • Agencies Receive $1.5 Million of Naxlone to Help Prevent Drug Overdoses

    Agencies Receive $1.5 Million of Naxlone to Help Prevent Drug Overdoses

    Wednesday, February 3 2016 4:49 PM EST2016-02-03 21:49:56 GMT

    The City of Huntington and other agencies received 1.5 million dollars of Naxalone from pharmaceutical company Kilo to prevent drug overdoses.

    The City of Huntington and other agencies received 1.5 million dollars of Naxalone from pharmaceutical company Kilo to prevent drug overdoses.

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Shaine Gaines

    Celebrating Volunteers: Shaine Gaines

    Wednesday, January 27 2016 4:18 PM EST2016-01-27 21:18:10 GMT
    When Shaine Gaines was just 14, he became interested in volunteering with the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department.  

    When Shaine Gaines was just 14, he became interested in volunteering with the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department.  

  • Finding a Family - Breaking Down the Myths of the Foster and Adoption Process

    Thursday, January 7 2016 11:37 AM EST2016-01-07 16:37:49 GMT
    The Children's Home Society and other agencies work with individuals to make sure potential hurdles don't prevent them from becoming a family.

    The Children's Home Society and other agencies work with individuals to make sure potential hurdles don't prevent them from becoming a family.

  • State Lawmakers Visit Harrison County to Outline Legislative Agenda

    State Lawmakers Visit Harrison County to Outline Legislative Agenda

    Wednesday, January 6 2016 6:32 PM EST2016-01-06 23:32:18 GMT
    State lawmakers head back to Charleston next week, but before they do, they are meeting with community leaders and business officials to outline their legislative agenda for 2016. 

    State lawmakers head back to Charleston next week, but before they do, they are meeting with community leaders and business officials to outline their legislative agenda for 2016. 

  • Star Wars Fan Pays Tribute to Movies With Collectibles

    Star Wars Fan Pays Tribute to Movies With Collectibles

    Friday, December 18 2015 12:55 PM EST2015-12-18 17:55:03 GMT
    For Kevin McDow, Star Wars was a childhood staple. 

    For Kevin McDow, Star Wars was a childhood staple. 

  • Local Star Wars Fan Prepare For New Film

    Wednesday, December 16 2015 7:29 PM EST2015-12-17 00:29:39 GMT

    Fans around the world waited years for another installment in the Star Wars movies franchise. That wait will soon be over. 

    Fans around the world waited years for another installment in the Star Wars movies franchise. That wait will soon be over. 

  • Finding a Family - Twin Adoption

    Finding a Family - Twin Adoption

    Wednesday, December 9 2015 7:10 PM EST2015-12-10 00:10:24 GMT
    After having three biological children, Cheri Satterfield decided it was time to adopt. 

    After having three biological children, Cheri Satterfield decided it was time to adopt. 

  • Celebrating Volunteers - Lisa Stafford 'Days for Girls'

    Monday, November 30 2015 7:06 PM EST2015-12-01 00:06:42 GMT
    After reading an article about Days For Girls in the Oprah Magazine last year, Lisa decided to become involved. The organization started in 2008 by Celeste Mergens after a trip to a Kenyan orphanage. ..

    After reading an article about Days For Girls in the Oprah Magazine last year, Lisa decided to become involved. The organization started in 2008 by Celeste Mergens after a trip to a Kenyan orphanage. ..

  • Small Business Series - Resources

    Small Business Series - Resources

    Monday, November 16 2015 5:09 PM EST2015-11-16 22:09:35 GMT
    With small business Saturday quickly approaching, The City of Clarksburg and Harrison County Chamber work to make sure local shops like Fabulous Lulu's are ready. 
    With small business Saturday quickly approaching, The City of Clarksburg and Harrison County Chamber work to make sure local shops like Fabulous Lulu's are ready. 
  • Restaurant Road Trip: Soul Brothers

    Wednesday, October 14 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-10-14 22:47:03 GMT
    "Good down home cooking," said South Brothers Owner Mark Kammer.  "The type of stuff you would get at a cook out or family gathering. The kind of stuff your grandmother would make."While on a road trip with his business partner, Ray Glymph,  Kammer says the idea for a restaurant in Morgantown was born. The two missed the food they ate as children. When space became available on Walnut Street, the pair decided to open Soul Brothers....
    "Good down home cooking," said South Brothers Owner Mark Kammer.  "The type of stuff you would get at a cook out or family gathering. The kind of stuff your grandmother would make."While on a road trip with his business partner, Ray Glymph,  Kammer says the idea for a restaurant in Morgantown was born. The two missed the food they ate as children. When space became available on Walnut Street, the pair decided to open Soul Brothers....
  • Finding A Family - J'Kwon

    Finding A Family - J'Kwon

    Thursday, September 10 2015 3:29 PM EDT2015-09-10 19:29:58 GMT
    J'kwon wants a family to call his own with a mother, father, and brothers and sisters.
    J'kwon wants a family to call his own with a mother, father, and brothers and sisters.
  • Funds Available for WV Crime Victims

    Funds Available for WV Crime Victims

    Friday, July 3 2015 6:03 PM EDT2015-07-03 22:03:26 GMT
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    Victims of crimes throughout the state may be eligible for dollars to help them rebuild their lives.The Crime Victims Fund Act was passed in the state legislature in 1981, with the first claim the following year.
    Victims of crimes throughout the state may be eligible for dollars to help them rebuild their lives.The Crime Victims Fund Act was passed in the state legislature in 1981, with the first claim the following year.
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