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Santa gets a fiery red ride in Hancock County
By December 22, 2015 Read More →

Santa gets a fiery red ride in Hancock County

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By December 22, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Dec. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BRITISH TROOPS DEPLOY TO AFGHAN PROVINCE AMID TALIBAN BATTLE The development comes a day after a suicide bomber […]

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Annual Hank Williams tribute concert scheduled for Jan. 9 in Charleston
By December 21, 2015 Read More →

Annual Hank Williams tribute concert scheduled for Jan. 9 in Charleston

The 15th annual Hank Williams tribute concert will take place in Charleston at the Clay Center for the Arts Sciences’ Maier Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. Tickets are $25.  Known as the “Hillbilly Shakespeare,” Williams was a star of the Grand Ole Opry and a best-selling songwriter, known for composing such hit songs as “Cold, Cold Heart,” […]

By December 21, 2015 Read More →

WV hospitals doing their part to improve community health

By Joe Letnaunchyn, President and CEO West Virginia Hospital Association CHARLESTON, WV — Much has been written about the benefits of healthcare coverage expansion to West Virginia hospitals through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With more West Virginians having access to coverage than ever before, the goal of a healthier population is within reach. West Virginia hospitals […]

Treasurer Perdue presents unclaimed property to churches
By December 21, 2015 Read More →

Treasurer Perdue presents unclaimed property to churches

Latest distributions bring total to $35,000 in last month West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue’s comments on the unclaimed property and current religious divisiveness are included below. “Each year, we strive to return unclaimed property to rightful owners. Folks who have lost track of their assets run the gamut. Individuals. Businesses. Estates. Churches. Churches? “Yes, houses of worship are […]

By December 21, 2015 Read More →

SBA’s video series on Millennial starts-ups inspires young entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Friday unveiled the full line-up of the six successful millennial entrepreneurs featured in a new video series hosted by Mike Muse, the SBA MBK Millennial Entrepreneur Champion. The six-part video series, titled “Biz My Way,” encourages millennials to follow their passion in business and highlights millennial […]

By December 21, 2015 Read More →

Statement from Citizens for Coal on Congressional omnibus budget deal

LOGAN, W.Va — United Citizens for Coal President Roger Horton has issued the following statement regarding Friday’s passage of the Omnibus Spending Bill by Congress;    “Over the past seven years, President Obama has systematically decimated the nation’s coal industry, destroying tens of thousands of jobs, bankrupting families, communities and threatening the economies of entire states. […]

By December 21, 2015 Read More →

Attorney General Morrisey offers tips for holiday travel

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Analysts expect a record number of Americans to travel during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, and with most trips just days away, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey offers the following advice for a less troublesome trip. AAA estimates 100.5 million people will travel from Dec. 23 to Jan. 3. It projects more than […]

By December 21, 2015 Read More →

Rep. Jenkins to hold transit funding press conference Tuesday

Highlighting how the FAST Act increases funding for public transit WASHINGTON, D.C. — At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., will hold a press conference at the New River Transit Authority in Beckley with local officials to highlight how the long-term highway law will help public transit. Speakers will include Raleigh County Community Action […]

WV woman saves neighbor’s life after overdose
By December 21, 2015 Read More →

WV woman saves neighbor’s life after overdose

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Kathy Williams knows heroin isn’t uncommon locally, and that it’s also being used in the South Berkeley community where she lives with her husband and family. Since she loves the area and is also sympathetic to the plight of addicts, Williams wanted to be prepared to help anyone who might be having […]

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