Tag: Monroe County

Monroe County Students return to school for first time since March

LINDSIDE, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County is finally able to send students back to school in-person this week.  Monroe was one of the only counties...

New market pavilion in Alderson

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - A new market pavilion has been constructed in Alderson on property owned by the Renaissance Corporation and beside the Visitors...

Alderson Main Street contributes to flood fund

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - Alderson Main Street matched a contribution challenge from an anonymous donor and made a contribution to the Greater Greenbrier Long...

Monroe County Courthouse to reopen on Thursday with restrictions

UNION, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Courthouse will reopen to the public on Thursday, September 10, 2020, with restrictions. These restrictions are as follows; visitors...

Students in orange counties will not go back to class next...

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - The WVDE Saturday Re-entry Metrics map update places four local counties in the orange zone, preventing students from meeting in-person. Counties...

Monroe County moves from red to orange ahead of school year

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - The COVID-19 Data Review Panel, responsible for verifying the data utilized in the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) School...

Monroe County announces first COVID-related death

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department has confirmed their first COVID-related death was a 77-year-old male resident at Springfield Center. The...

Monroe County halts extracurricular practices

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Given the recent significant increase in COVID-19 cases in Monroe County related to Springfield Center (where many parents and/or guardians are...

More patients test positive for COVID-19 at nursing home in Monroe...

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Stonerise has received confirmation that 25 patients have tested positive for COVID-19 in Monroe County. Following confirmation that two...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to grow at a Monroe County Nursing...

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The number of positive cases at a nursing home in Monroe County continues to grow. According to the Monroe County...

Monroe County Courthouse closing again due to spike in COVID-19

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Courthouse will be closed starting on Friday, August 21, 2020, due to spike in COVID-19 cases. The county...

UPDATE: Monroe County Health Department reveals long term care facility with...

UPDATE - Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 10:30 am MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department has confirmed to WOAY which...

Monroe County Deputies searching for a wanted man

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man who is wanted on several charges. Nicolis Dewayne Deskins is...

Monroe County schools will have deep cleanings every Wednesday this fall

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Board of Education announced a tentative plan for a deep cleaning in schools throughout the county...

Monroe County Board of Education approves virtual learning option

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A couple of weeks ago, the Monroe County Board of Education sent out a survey to parents to gauge...

Monroe County Schools release reopening plans, offers virtual school option

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - THe Monroe County Board of Education approved the tentative school re-entry plan for 2020-2021. Employees will begin on August 24,...

US 219, Peterstown-Lindside Road will temporarily close

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) announces that US 219, Peterstown-Lindside Road, will be closed to traffic at milepost...

Monroe County Schools seeking input on reentry plans for upcoming school...

UNION, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Schools are asking for input on reentry plans for the upcoming school year. School officials are seeking to gain...

Pipestem prepares for weekend fundraiser

PIPESTEM, WV (WOAY) - The Pipestem Ruritan Club building is hosting a community-wide fundraiser this Saturday. On June 29, a house fire destroyed the home...

Athens Volunteer Fire Department assists in church fire

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The New Beginnings Praise and Worship Center in Princeton was set on fire two separate times in June. The church,...

Flood recovery continues in Alderson

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - It's been almost three weeks since the heavy flooding in Alderson on June 19. The flooding caused significant damage in Monroe...

Vounteers aid flood clean up

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - Flooding in Alderson impacted plenty of homes throughout the town. While local companies have led the cleanup, volunteers have also...

Monroe County Commission meets regarding ambulances

UNION, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Commission met today to discuss ambulance fees across the county. Monroe is in the process of updating its...

Monroe Flood Plain Manager provides Alderson flooding update

UNION, WV (WOAY) - Two weeks ago, Alderson received two and a half inches of rain in a thirty minute window, which caused flooding...

Monroe County conducts free community COVID-19 testing for first time

LINDSIDE, WV (WOAY) - Free community testing for COVID-19 was offered in Monroe County for the first time.  According to the Monroe County Health Department...
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