Tag: Monroe County

Scene cleared after 3-vehicle accident

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Dispatchers say Route 219 is clear after an accident earlier this afternoon. Around 12:27 p.m., dispatchers say Station 7 Fire...

Gov. Justice declares State of Emergency for Greenbrier and Monroe counties

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice has declared a State of Emergency for Greenbrier and Monroe counties due to heavy rainfall that caused significant...

Gov. Jim Justice issues state of emergency for Monroe County

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - Gov. Jim Justice has issued a state of emergency for Monroe County due to flash flooding. Between approximately 4:30 and 5:15...

Local State of Emergency declared in Alderson due to flooding

UPDATE: ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) -Between approximately 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 about 2.5 inches of water fell on Alderson and...

Flooding reported in Greenbrier, Monroe counties

WOAY - Dispatchers have confirmed to WOAY there are multiple roads affected by flooding in both Greenbrier and Monroe counties. Rescue crews are currently en...

Union-Lindside Road in Monroe County to be closed for maintenance

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

Portion of US 219 in Monroe County closed due to flooding

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A portion of US Route 219 between Peterstown and Lindside is closed in Monroe County due to flooding. Dispatchers tell...

Monroe County Health Department reports another case of COVID-19

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department is confirming another case of COVID-19. According to the health department, there are seven positive...

Monroe County Health Department has confirmed three cases of rabies

UNION, WV (WOAY) - In the past month, the Monroe County Health Department has had three confirmed cases of rabies in the Pickaway, Zenith,...

Monroe County Schools announce graduation plans for seniors

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Schools have announced its graduation plans for seniors. A graduation plan was submitted to the West Virginia Department...

Union Area Chamber of Commerce encourages Monroe County businesses to participate...

UNION, WV (WOAY) - The Union Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Monroe County businesses to participate in their “Monroe County Stimulus Package” giveaway program. This...

UPDATE: Missing Monroe County woman found safe

UPDATE: On Monday, May 11, 2020, at approximately 5:30 pm.  Ms. Stephanie Lemon was safely located in another County of the State. ---------------- PETERSTOWN, WV (WOAY)...

Local health center gets $687,155 grant

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded over a billion dollars to health centers across...

Monroe County confirms second positive COVID-19 case

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department has confirmed its second positive case of COVID-19. According to the Health Department, it is...

Monroe County confirms first case of COVID-19

UNION, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in a resident in Monroe County. The...

Capito, Manchin announce rural development investment in Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced...

Residents more reliant on food bank due to lost jobs

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Emergency Services teamed up with other agencies to feed residents. With help from the Mountaineer Food Bank, the...

UPDATE: Police speak out about Monroe County Homicides

LEWISBURG, WV (WOAY) - This past weekend, two children, a seven year old and a toddler, were found dead in Indian Creek near Greenville....

Police in Monroe County need your help finding two people

UPDATE: Suspects Anderson and Rattamasribounreuang have been found. It's still unclear how they are involved in the death of two Monroe County children or how...

Monroe County Courthouse closed until further notice

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Monroe County Commission announces that effective today Monday, March 23, 2020,...

Monroe County Sheriff’s Department urging citizens to take precautionary measures

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - "Due to the rising concerns over the Coronavirus, the Monroe County Commission strongly urges all citizens who have business...

Monroe County Schools to deliver meals to students through bus routes

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Schools will be delivering meals to students via bus routes. Starting on Monday, March 16, 2020, buses will...

Deputies in Monroe County searching for the suspect(s) who broke into...

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Deputies are looking for a suspect(s) that broke into Moncove State Park and stole numerous items. The Monroe...

Man arrested for hitting child with paddle

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - On Monday, a state trooper responded to a complaint of possible child abuse. The child told authorities that her right...

Monroe County man charged with allegedly abducting a woman

RICH CREEK, VA (WOAY) - A Monroe County man is in jail facing charges of abduction and maliciously causing bodily injury. Earlier today, the Rich...
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