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Snow Emergency Plan Activated in Washington County

Maryland State Police in Washington County activated the Snow Emergency Plan at 5 PM.

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Governor announces proposed FY 2020 budget

Governor Larry Hogan today announced major items in the administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget, which will be officially submitted on... Read Full Story

Maryland among states hardest hit by flu

This year’s flu season is expected to continue for several more months. Because of that, health providers including those with MedExpress... Read Full Story

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ACPS Cancels Afternoon & Evening Activities

Due to predicted inclement weather, all afternoon and evening activites scheduled for Thursday, January 17th, in the Allegany County Public School... Read Full Story

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Former WCI Inmate Indicted For September Murder

Michael O. Twigg, State’s Attorney for Allegany County, announced on Thursday, January 17, 2019, that John Pettiford, a former inmate at the... Read Full Story

Devore, Pattison Removed From County Posts

Allegany County's Department of Emergency Services director and Emergency Services Division chief are no... Read Full Story

Food Stamp Program hit by shutdown

Food program benefits, targeted toward low-income families, are expected to be sent earlier than usual for many people as the federal government... Read Full Story

Projected Weather Beginning to Have Impact on Events

Due to predicted inclement weather, the Mountain Ridge at Broadfording boys' basketball game scheduled for tonight, January 17, 2019, has been... Read Full Story

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Accident Reported on Rt. 220

According to sources, WCBC News has learned that there is a vehicular accident on Route 220 near the park and ride parking lot. Traffic has been... Read Full Story

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Immigration Debate Comes to Maryland

The immigration debate, while currently centered on the southern border and President Trump’s continued  push for funding for a wall,... Read Full Story

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Morriss and Frazier Abstain from CSX Vote

Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss and councilman Eugene Frazier opted to abstain from a vote during this week’s public meeting on an agenda item... Read Full Story

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Board to Tackle Foote Resolution Friday

The resolution approved by the previous Allegany County Board of Education to ask the state to remove Wayne Foote from the board for alleged... Read Full Story

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Citizen says City Council Appointment Process Flawed

At least one of the candidates who had sought appointment to Cumberland’s City Council is not happy with the manner in which the process was... Read Full Story

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Allegany College announces Deans List

Two hundred and twenty-eight students were named to Allegany College of Maryland’s dean’s list for the fall semester 2018, according... Read Full Story

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Gov. Larry Hogan Sworn In To Historic Second Term

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been sworn in to a second term and focused on bipartianship in his inaugural address.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb... Read Full Story

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Delegate Howell introduces “slow lane” legislation

House Committee on Government Organization Chairman Gary Howell, R-Mineral, has introduced a bill that would make it illegal to continuously drive... Read Full Story

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WV Attorney General Urges Senate Confirmation of William Barr as U.S. Attorney General

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 20 state attorneys general wrote to the United States Senate expressing support for... Read Full Story

Local union donates coats for kids

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 307 and area contractors recently donated winter coats to Allegany County Public... Read Full Story

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Van Hollen Foregoes Pay During Shutdown, Cardin Does Not

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4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Reported 136 Miles Off Ocean City Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says that a 4.7 magnitude earthquiake occurred Tuesday evening around 6:30 PM about 136 miles off the coast of Ocean... Read Full Story

WV Man Arrested After Assault & Threatening To Kill Victims Children

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at approximately 1945 hours, the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack received a 911 call regarding a female that... Read Full Story

Laurie Marchini Officially Joins Cumberland City Council

Last night at the Cumberland City Council Meeting Laurie Marchini was sworn in as the councils newest member following a unanimous 4 – 0... Read Full Story

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BoE Disagreement Over Election Of Officers Continues

One of the early points of contention that has split the new Allegany County Board of Education centers on the very first action taken- the... Read Full Story

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Allegany County Commissioners To Begin New Budget Process

The start of the New Year means the beginning of a new budget process as well.  The Allegany County Commissioners, as has become the routine... Read Full Story

Bureau Of Revenue Estimates Releases Report Detailing Impact Of Partial Federal Government Shutdown On Maryland

A  Bureau of Revenue Estimates report released this week details the direct impact the federal government shutdown is having on the... Read Full Story

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Final Price Tag Of Proposed Downtown Renovations Remains Unknown

The goal of the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation is to secure funding this year- and begin construction next year on proposed... Read Full Story

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Corriganville Man Served Arrest Warrant

On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 the Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on Christopher Allen Martin.  The warrant was issued... Read Full Story

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Justice Announces Record Surplus

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced today that December General Revenue Fund collections came in $44.8 million over projections and... Read Full Story

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DNR Announces Winter Turkey Season

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