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National Guard to Man Phones for Unemployment Claims

Governor Jim Justice said he’s directing additional resources to Workforce WV to help with the processing unemployment claims. Workforce WV is receiving an average of 7,000 claims per day, and starting today the Workforce call line will be operating 24/7 with help from the West Virginia National Guard. The state is going to employ Guard … Continue Reading National Guard to Man Phones for Unemployment Claims

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More Strict Guidelines In Place for Three Counties

Gov. Jim Justice announced Saturday night he is extending an executive order he issued for the Eastern Panhandle that implemented more stringent guidelines and restrictions amid the coronavirus to also include Kanawha, Monongalia and Harrison counties. Groups are limited to a maximum of five people, all employees should work from home to the maximum extent … Continue Reading More Strict Guidelines In Place for Three Counties

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Sheriff’s Office Warns Quarantine Orders Should Be Obeyed

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department is warning those wtih mandatory quarantine orders to obey them. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department issues the orders for those with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis along with those they may have infected. Sheriff Mike Rutherford said someone ordered to quarantine who fails to follow the instructions will face consequences. If you … Continue Reading Sheriff’s Office Warns Quarantine Orders Should Be Obeyed

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Shuttered Bank Will Transfer Customers

The First State Bank in Barboursville has closed. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said The First State Bank closed Friday because capital levels were too low under federal and state law. The FDIC said all four branches of The First State Bank will reopen as branches of the Fairmont-based MVB Bank and those customers will … Continue Reading Shuttered Bank Will Transfer Customers

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Resident at a Charleston Nursing Home Tests Positive for COVID-19

A patient at a Charleston nursing home has tested positive for the coronavirus. An individual at Eastbrook Center tested positive Sunday and was transferred to a local hospital. The family of the patient has been notified and the facility is working closely with health officials to follow protocols. Charleston Area Medical Center has agreed to … Continue Reading Resident at a Charleston Nursing Home Tests Positive for COVID-19