Archive for November, 2017

Editor’s driveway one of latest mudslide sites
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Editor’s driveway one of latest mudslide sites

DUHRING, W.Va. —  Another round of heavy rains continued to play havoc with waterlogged soil thorough the region, contributing to road slips and rock slides throughout the region. Samantha Perry, editor of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, was headed to work Monday morning, only to find a portion of her driveway washed away.  “We obviously didn’t […]

WVU medical expert recognized with national award
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

WVU medical expert recognized with national award

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Dr. Alvin H. Moss, executive director of the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care and director of the Center for Health Ethics and Law at West Virginia University’s Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, has established a national reputation as an expert in both arenas. Moss recently received the American Association of Kidney Patients’ 2015 Medal of Excellence Award, which recognizes visionaries […]

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Design team picked for Charleston Civic Center redo
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Design team picked for Charleston Civic Center redo

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A team consisting of BBL Carlton, ZMM Architects and national firm tvsdesign is the winning design team for the Charleston Civic Center renovations, city council learned Monday. The team was one of three finalists for the renovations and was selected based on recommendations from Odell Associates, the consulting firm for the Civic […]

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By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Mingo judge sorry for asking attorneys for money

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mingo County Circuit Judge Miki Thompson said she realizes she was wrong to send letters to attorneys asking for money to remodel her courtroom. “The letter was wrong. There’s no question it was wrong,” the county’s only circuit judge said Monday, adding she tried to correct her mistake the next day. Thompson […]

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By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Opt in or opt out, area students still lag behind

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — America has a strong, and often creative, protest tradition. From the Boston Tea Party to civil rights sit-ins, citizens have found ways to make their voices heard with a little resistance. This spring, opponents of national school standards have found a new wedge for their issue by […]

Posted in: Opinion
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Coal ash bill a U.S. Senate test

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision to seek re-election rather than run for governor is good news for West Virginians. How good? We may know soon. Manchin, D-W.Va., would have been a formidable candidate had he chosen to leave the Senate and run for governor in the 2016 […]

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By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Morgan County sees much ado about a dollar store

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — There’s a little pocket of land, about 12 acres, that’s nestled in an idyllic section of southern Morgan County on U.S. 522. Warm Springs Ridge and Cacapon Mountain sit to the west, and to the south rests the Union Chapel Methodist Church with its four brick walls and white steeple protruding […]

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Martinsburg caregiver spreads word of service cuts
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Martinsburg caregiver spreads word of service cuts

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Not unlike other family members and caregivers, Rose Getts is concerned about proposed changes to the Intellectual Development Disabilities Waiver program, and what any reductions may mean to her 67-year-old sister Mary Kimble. Getts is no stranger to this program since she provides around-the-clock care to Kimble, who has Down syndrome as […]

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By April 21, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, April 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PROSECUTORS DETAIL CAUSE OF CAPSIZING OF MIGRANT SHIP They say the smuggler captain, […]

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Raleigh County proud of its school iPad initiative
By April 20, 2015 Read More →

Raleigh County proud of its school iPad initiative

BECKLEY, W.Va. — In August 2013, Raleigh County officials launched the “iRaleigh Initiative,” delivering 9,030 iPad2s and 1,120 iPad Minis to each elementary, middle and high school campus, at a cost of $135 per student. The project cost $12 million to implement and $7.2 million in annual payments from 2013 to 2017.  In June 2013, […]

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