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The Allegany County Health Department reported 28 new COVID cases in Allegany County and one additional death. This brings the county’s cumulative case count to 5,799 with 164 deaths. The current case rate in Allegany County is 46.46 cases per 100,000 population, while Maryland’s state average is currently 53.39 cases per 100,000 population. Allegany’s positivity […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 14, 2021, 2:18 pm
VIRTUAL LEARNING FORMAT UPDATE: The school board voted at their January 12, 2021, meeting to have all ACPS students continue to remain in a fully-virtual learning format until the target positivity rate in the county is 5% or less and the target cases per 100,000 in the county is 15 cases or less for five […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 13, 2021, 3:56 pm
An investigation is underway after a house fire on Bedford Road in Cumberland claimed the life of an elderly male. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office the first 911 call was received at 5:49 a.m when a neighbor observed smoke and flames coming from the home. Coincidentally this was the same time a […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 12, 2021, 4:39 pm
From ACHD: COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now available for Allegany County residents ages 75 and over. Vaccinations are available by appointment only and will be given at the Barton Business Park Shell Building, 17300 Barton Park Drive, Rawlings, MD. To make an appointment online, go to https://health.maryland.gov/…/Pages/COVIDVaccination.aspx. To make an appointment over the phone, please […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 12, 2021, 4:37 pm
The Allegany County Health Department reports 83 new COVID cases in Allegany County and three additional deaths. This brings the county’s cumulative case count to 5,705 with 162 deaths. The current case rate in Allegany County is 44.84 cases per 100,000 population, while Maryland’s state average is currently 45.4 cases per 100,000 population. Allegany’s positivity […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 11, 2021, 4:42 pm
A Purgitsville man is dead following a crash in Hardy County. According to the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at approximately 5:32am Hardy County 911 Center received a call regarding a two (2) vehicle motor vehicle accident which had occurred on US220 in Old Fields, West Virginia. Hardy County Deputy J.P. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 8, 2021, 3:38 pm
A Hampshire County man pleads guilty to drug charges. According to U.S. Attorney Bill Powell, 43 year old Jamie Lee Sirbaugh, of Springfield, West Virginia, has admitted to a methamphetamine charge. Sirbaugh pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Fifty Grams or More of Methamphetamine.” Sirbaugh admitted to […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 8, 2021, 3:08 pm
There were Nine (9) new COVID-19 cases were reported in Grant County on Thursday Jan 7th . 940 Total COVID Cases • 734 Confirmed Positive COVID cases • 206 Probable COVID cases (Probable cases are those that have a positive result from a rapid antigen test). • 760 Total Recovered • 159 Active Cases. Multiple […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 8, 2021, 3:07 pm
The Allegany County Health Department reports 98 new COVID cases in Allegany County and three additional deaths since Monday. This brings the county’s cumulative case count to 5,622 with 159 deaths. The current case rate in Allegany County is 47.07 cases per 100,000 population, while Maryland’s state average is currently 44.18 cases per 100,000 population. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 7, 2021, 4:18 pm
Cumberland man arrested on attempted murder charges. According to Cumberland Police on January 1st, 2021 an officer of the Cumberland Police Department was contacted at Virginia Avenue business in regards to a male subject threatening them with a gun. The victims indicated that 31 year old Stephone Christopher Carmichael, who was still on scene, was […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: January 5, 2021, 3:45 pm