Parkside Elementary School second-grader Tavian George receives a surprise honor at the school for his part in leading his siblings to safety during a fire at their home. Tavian’s mother, Trista Poole, was able to remove his toddler brother from the upstairs of the home. Tavian assisted his younger sister and brother out of their burning home just minutes before it became engulfed in flames. During the assembly, Tavian was presented with a plaque honoring him as a hero by Cumberland Fire Marshal Lt. Shannon Adams. From the left are interim Principal Shannon Imes; Adams; Edward Root, school board president; Tavian; and Devante Ross, Tavian’s best friend.
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MVA employees support Haley House
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Frankfort Middle math teacher named county’s best
Angela Shanholtz, a mathematics teacher at Frankfort Middle School, has been selected as Mineral County’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.
Behavior fuels questions in Virginia killings
In his short time on the often-freewheeling Alexandria political scene, Charles Severance made an impression.
Delegation recaps General Assembly session
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Three on list for Garrett judge
The Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Commission District 5 has chosen three names to forward to the governor for consideration for the position of Garrett County Circuit Court judge.
Hotel evacuation forces senior prom relocation
High carbon monoxide readings at the Ramada Inn on George Street resulted in the evacuation of the first floor at midday Tuesday and caused a senior citizen prom to be moved elsewhere.
Address project for 911 begins in Fort Ashby
Work on the Mineral County 911 and addressing project has begun in Fort Ashby.
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