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On WCBC 1270 AM: Allegany vs. Northern – 3:00 p.m.; Fort Hill vs. Sherando – 8:00 p.m.

City man arrested for attempting to intimidate witnesses

Members of the C3I Warrant/Fugitive Unit arrested 23 year old James Elmer Milton Jr., of Cumberland, on Friday, 10/21/2016, after a warrant had... Read Full Story

Memorial Hospital Portico to be feature of renovated Allegany Museum

The Memorial Hospital Portico will star once more in Cumberland, this time as the entrance to the newly renovated and restored Allegany Museum at... Read Full Story

AHEC West names associate director

Melissa A. Clark has been named associate director of AHEC West, a Cumberland-based nonprofit that works to improve access to and quality of... Read Full Story

Washington Street bridge could re-open next week

The Cumberland Times News reports that city officials say the resurfacing of historic Washington Street should be completed by the middle of next... Read Full Story

Police investigating armed robbery in Westernport

On October 20th at approximately 8:21pm deputies with the Allegany County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Westernport Dollar General... Read Full Story

Fort Cumberland Homes shooter sentenced

The Office of the State’s Attorney for Allegany County, Michael O. Twigg, State’s Attorney, announced on Friday, that Marquise... Read Full Story

UPDATE: Scene cleared following morning vehicle, property damage accident on Route 51

According to Allegany County Emergency Management, a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident was reported at approximately 6:40 a.m. this morning. It... Read Full Story

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City Police Make Assault Arrest Downtown

Officers responded to the area of Baltimore and George St. for a report of a subject threatening people with a rock.  Upon their arrival they... Read Full Story

Tesla Automotive Seeking Charging Station Near Footer Building

During this week’s meeting of the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, it was reported that a regional Tesla automotive... Read Full Story

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CEDC Purchases Rolling Mill Church; Holdouts Still Remain

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation made its biggest investment yet into the Maryland Avenue Revitalization project last month when it... Read Full Story

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Fire Marshal’s Office Updates Former Warner’s Restaurant Arson Investigation

A spokesperson for the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office tells WCBC News that the Investigations into two separate fires that occurred at... Read Full Story

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Farrell Criticizes Cox on Missing Annual Audit Deadline

Allegany County Board of Education candidate Lorelee Farrell spent much of her time at this week’s forum criticizing Superintendent David... Read Full Story

Motions hearing held for man charged in death of Md. sisters

A Bedford County judge heard numerous pretrial motions in the case Lloyd Lee "Michael" Welch Jr., who is charged in the disappearance of... Read Full Story

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AAA Gas Survey: Cumberland Price Steady, But Higher Than A Year Ago

Regular Unleaded Gasoline 


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Allegany County Salary Study Meeting Set For Monday

A public meeting of the 2016 Allegany County Salary Study Commission will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. at the Allegany County... Read Full Story

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WV EMS Conference Underway

More than 150 EMS personnel from across West Virginia are at Canaan Valley Resort this week for the 2016 West Virginia EMS Conference to discuss... Read Full Story

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City Police Makes Domestic Assault Arrest

On Wednesday at 6:34 a.m., an officer with the Cumberland Police Dept was arriving to start their shift at Police Headquarters when they heard... Read Full Story

Preliminary Talks on Re-watering Canal

In the past few months, talks have resurfaced on the topic of a shelved federal plan to re-water the C&O Canal at Cumberland. Robin... Read Full Story

Trump Maryland Campaign May be Uphill Battle

Despite being led by one of the more popular republican governors in the country- Maryland is not in anyway considered “in play” for... Read Full Story

Hogan Applauds Footer as Accomplishment of Public/Private Partnership

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan came away from his tour of the Footer Dye Works building impressed with the renovations that have taken place, and... Read Full Story

Candidates Forum For The Allegany County Board of Education

WCBC News Wednesday evening hosted a candidates forum for the Allegany County Board of Education.

Listen to the forum in it's... Read Full Story

Business group holding medical marijuana panel in Maryland

A business group is holding a panel discussion on Maryland's developing medical marijuana industry.

The Greater Baltimore Committee is... Read Full Story

Citizens to protest gas pipeline that would travel under canal

Citizens from the region will gather to protest the proposed Columbia Gas pipeline on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Chesapeake & Ohio... Read Full Story

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