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  • Celebrating Volunteers: Betty Nuzum

    Celebrating Volunteers: Betty Nuzum

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:56:59 GMT
    For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, WBOY met a Marion county woman who at 87-years-old is only getting started when it comes to giving back to her community. Meet Betty Nuzum.  Three days a week, you can find Betty Nuzum here at the Marion County Senior Center in Fairmont.    Whether it is prepping the food or visiting with those who come in to play card games, Betty keeps busy.  "I just love the people," said Nuzum. "I ju...
    For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, WBOY met a Marion county woman who at 87-years-old is only getting started when it comes to giving back to her community. Meet Betty Nuzum.  Three days a week, you can find Betty Nuzum here at the Marion County Senior Center in Fairmont.    Whether it is prepping the food or visiting with those who come in to play card games, Betty keeps busy.  "I just love the people," said Nuzum. "I ju...
  • Celebrating Volunteers: Caleb Jenkins

    Celebrating Volunteers: Caleb Jenkins

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:42:26 GMT
    This Memorial Day WBOY takes time to reflect on the men and women who have died while serving our country.  May's Celebrating Volunteer is Caleb Jenkins. Jenkins spends his free time teaching veterans how to fly fish.   "So what we're going to do is a whip finish," said Project Healing Waters Volunteer Caleb Jenkins. "It's like doing a bunch of those, half inches." After graduating from WVU, Jenkins moved to Clarksburg. He ...
    This Memorial Day WBOY takes time to reflect on the men and women who have died while serving our country.  May's Celebrating Volunteer is Caleb Jenkins. Jenkins spends his free time teaching veterans how to fly fish.   "So what we're going to do is a whip finish," said Project Healing Waters Volunteer Caleb Jenkins. "It's like doing a bunch of those, half inches." After graduating from WVU, Jenkins moved to Clarksburg. He ...
  • Celebrating Volunteers: Paige Robinson

    Celebrating Volunteers: Paige Robinson

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:14:25 GMT
    Drug addiction in West Virginia is not a new issue. But one recovering addict in the area uses her testimony to help others live a new life.  For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, we learn about the work of Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge.  Meet Paige Robinson. "If you hadn't gone through this program, where do you think you would be," said WBOY Anchor Gretchen Ross "Dead more than likely," said Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge Voluntee...
    Drug addiction in West Virginia is not a new issue. But one recovering addict in the area uses her testimony to help others live a new life.  For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, we learn about the work of Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge.  Meet Paige Robinson. "If you hadn't gone through this program, where do you think you would be," said WBOY Anchor Gretchen Ross "Dead more than likely," said Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge Voluntee...
  • Celebrating Volunteers: Melodee Price

    Celebrating Volunteers: Melodee Price

    Monday, March 27 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-03-27 22:53:29 GMT
    Spring is officially here and that means people tend to spend more time outside. An Elkins resident, Melodee Price, spends her free time brightening up the city through Elkins "Make It Shine." "I think it's contagious," says Elkins Make It Shine Director Melodee Price. "Other citizens will step up when they see that their neighbors are doing a little bit more and are out lending a hand." A year ago, Melodee Price was searching for tire collection ...
    Spring is officially here and that means people tend to spend more time outside. An Elkins resident, Melodee Price, spends her free time brightening up the city through Elkins "Make It Shine." "I think it's contagious," says Elkins Make It Shine Director Melodee Price. "Other citizens will step up when they see that their neighbors are doing a little bit more and are out lending a hand." A year ago, Melodee Price was searching for tire collection ...
  • 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...

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Belva Brown

    Celebrating Volunteers: Belva Brown

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 2:24 PM EST2017-01-31 19:24:11 GMT

    As another year begins, WBOY honors another crop of volunteers from North Central West Virginia.  This month, WBOY highlights a Harrison County women who turned her profession into a passion.

    As another year begins, WBOY honors another crop of volunteers from North Central West Virginia.  This month, WBOY highlights a Harrison County women who turned her profession into a passion.

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Ann Kirby

    Celebrating Volunteers: Ann Kirby

    Tuesday, January 3 2017 1:04 PM EST2017-01-03 18:04:00 GMT

    It is said it takes a community effort to make sure all residents thrive in school, at work, and at home.  

    It is said it takes a community effort to make sure all residents thrive in school, at work, and at home.  

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Charlotte Kirby

    Celebrating Volunteers: Charlotte Kirby

    Tuesday, January 3 2017 1:00 PM EST2017-01-03 18:00:21 GMT

    For December...in WBOY's Celebrating Volunteer series we honor our youngest member of the community yet.  For the past five years a Bridgeport third grader works to make Christmas brighter for area children.  Meet Charlotte Kirby.  Charlotte Kirby and her mother Belynda spend the weeks before Christmas packing their SUV full of toys for local kids.  "That they can have toys to play with too," said Charlotte Kirby.  "It's not f...

    For December...in WBOY's Celebrating Volunteer series we honor our youngest member of the community yet.  For the past five years a Bridgeport third grader works to make Christmas brighter for area children.  Meet Charlotte Kirby.  Charlotte Kirby and her mother Belynda spend the weeks before Christmas packing their SUV full of toys for local kids.  "That they can have toys to play with too," said Charlotte Kirby.  "It's not f...

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Diana Holmes

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 4:42 PM EST2016-11-30 21:42:06 GMT

    This month WBOY is thankful for those of who give back to the community. This week, Gretchen Ross stopped by Taylor County where one woman spends her weekends volunteering with the Taylor County Humane Society. 

    This month WBOY is thankful for those of who give back to the community. This week, Gretchen Ross stopped by Taylor County where one woman spends her weekends volunteering with the Taylor County Humane Society. 

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Debra Stout

    Celebrating Volunteers: Debra Stout

    Tuesday, August 30 2016 6:01 PM EDT2016-08-30 22:01:24 GMT

    This month in Harrison County WBOY and The Miley Legal Group honors a woman who helps keep the Wallace Volunteer Fire department up and running. 

    This month in Harrison County WBOY and The Miley Legal Group honors a woman who helps keep the Wallace Volunteer Fire department up and running. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.    

  • Celebrating Volunteers - Shirley and Carl Funk

    Celebrating Volunteers - Shirley and Carl Funk

    Monday, March 28 2016 7:08 PM EDT2016-03-28 23:08:28 GMT

    A Preston County couple spends their retirement years giving back together at the Preston Memorial Hospital. The hospital is also where they reconnected after decades apart. 

    A Preston County couple spends their retirement years giving back together at the Preston Memorial Hospital. The hospital is also where they reconnected after decades apart. 

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Sarah Dodson and Krista Arnold

    Celebrating Volunteers: Sarah Dodson and Krista Arnold

    Monday, December 28 2015 5:18 PM EST2015-12-28 22:18:20 GMT
    Almost four years ago, Sarah Dodson and Krista Arnold were invited to join the GFWC Bridgeport Junior Women's Club.  

    Almost four years ago, Sarah Dodson and Krista Arnold were invited to join the GFWC Bridgeport Junior Women's Club.  

  • 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. ..

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Annette Fetty Santilli

    Celebrating Volunteers: Annette Fetty Santilli

    Thursday, October 29 2015 3:29 PM EDT2015-10-29 19:29:40 GMT
    In October 2007, Annette Fetty Santilli lost her brother Jim to Pancreatic cancer after 18 months of fighting the disease. He was 38 years old. 
    In October 2007, Annette Fetty Santilli lost her brother Jim to Pancreatic cancer after 18 months of fighting the disease. He was 38 years old. 
  • Celebrating Volunteers - Carol and Dick Gaynor

    Monday, September 28 2015 6:45 PM EDT2015-09-28 22:45:29 GMT
    After 22 years as Lincoln High school's secretary, Carol Gaynor traded lockers and classrooms for the front desk and hallways of United Hospital Center.
    After 22 years as Lincoln High school's secretary, Carol Gaynor traded lockers and classrooms for the front desk and hallways of United Hospital Center.
  • Celebrating Volunteers - James Griffin

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 9:46 AM EDT2015-09-02 13:46:38 GMT
    The festival, created by Alan lee was originally named the Emancipation Proclamation Celebration.
    The festival, created by Alan lee was originally named the Emancipation Proclamation Celebration.
  • Celebrating Volunteers - Buck Edwards

    Celebrating Volunteers - Buck Edwards

    Friday, July 31 2015 11:58 AM EDT2015-07-31 15:58:33 GMT
    "I've always had a passion to want to help educate students about opportunities that are here," said Inspiring West Virginia Executive Director Buck Edwards. It's that passion that motivated businessman Buck Edwards to start the non profit Inspiring West Virginia last year. 
    "I've always had a passion to want to help educate students about opportunities that are here," said Inspiring West Virginia Executive Director Buck Edwards. It's that passion that motivated businessman Buck Edwards to start the non profit Inspiring West Virginia last year. 
  • Celebrating Volunteers Nominations

    WBOY 12 News has teamed up with The Miley Legal Group to celebrate the volunteers who make our communities better places to live. Each month, 12 News will feature a volunteer and the organization that they volunteer for will be given a $500 donation, courtesy of the Miley Legal Group.  If you know of someone who is making a difference we'd love to hear about them.

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  • UPDATE: Initial Court Date Set for Accused Harrison County Teacher/Coach

    UPDATE: Initial Court Date Set for Accused Harrison County Teacher/Coach

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:25:55 GMT

    UPDATE (7/24/17 12:36 p.m.): Liberty High School teacher and Bridgeport High School football coach Josh Nicewarner will appear before Harrison County Magistrate Tammy Marple August 8 at 10:15 a.m. for a preliminary hearing. Nicewarner will face charges for allegedly soliciting a 14-year-old girl via computer.

    UPDATE (7/24/17 12:36 p.m.): Liberty High School teacher and Bridgeport High School football coach Josh Nicewarner will appear before Harrison County Magistrate Tammy Marple August 8 at 10:15 a.m. for a preliminary hearing. Nicewarner will face charges for allegedly soliciting a 14-year-old girl via computer. UPDATE (7/21/17 6:22 p.m.): The Harrison County Sheriff's Department arrested a local high school teacher and football coach Friday afternoon.  Josh...

  • Bush Brothers & Company Recalls Certain Baked Beans

    Bush Brothers & Company Recalls Certain Baked Beans

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:08 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:08:10 GMT

    Bush Brothers & Company has voluntarily recalled three types of their 28 ounce cans of beans.

    KNOXVILLE, TN. (WAVY) – Bush Brothers & Company has voluntarily recalled three types of their 28 ounce cans of beans. The company said is a statement that the recall is due to some cans having defective side seams. These side seam defects may affect can integrity and may cause the cans to leak or allow for harmful bacteria to grow inside the product. The Baked Beans involved in the recall include: BUSH’S BEST ORIGINAL BAKED BEANS 28 ounce with UPC o...
  • Tech Company Plans to Implant Workers with Microchips

    Tech Company Plans to Implant Workers with Microchips

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:58:41 GMT

    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WKRG) — Forget swiping a badge. Workers at a business in Wisconsin will soon be able to simply wave their hands to open doors, log on to their computers, and even buy snacks from vending machines. Three Square Market (32M), based in River Falls, will begin offering microchip technology to its employees in August, according to a release from the company. The microchips are implanted beneath the skin between the thumb and forefinger, a process that takes ...

    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WKRG) — Forget swiping a badge. Workers at a business in Wisconsin will soon be able to simply wave their hands to open doors, log on to their computers, and even buy snacks from vending machines. Three Square Market (32M), based in River Falls, will begin offering microchip technology to its employees in August, according to a release from the company. The microchips are implanted beneath the skin between the thumb and forefinger, a process that takes ...

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