Archive for October, 2017

Rebuilding concerns residents of Harpers Ferry
By December 29, 2016 Read More →

Rebuilding concerns residents of Harpers Ferry

By JEFF McCOY The Journal HARPERS FERRY, W.Va.  — Issues between SWaN and Legend Venture Partners — a Leesburg, Virginia-based investment group that owns the Hilltop House and other historical buildings in town — and locals who oppose the changes being made in their community are continuing to develop. According to documents and photos about […]

Julie Fox named publisher of Times West Virginian
By December 29, 2016 Read More →

Julie Fox named publisher of Times West Virginian

Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — Julie Fox, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Times West Virginian, effective Wednesday. Fox has been the regional audience development director for the Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, for the past 11 years. She has also managed the audience development department at the Cumberland, Maryland, Times-News […]

By December 29, 2016 Read More →

10 things to know today: Thursday, Dec. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MORE HEARTBREAK IN HOLLYWOOD Debbie Reynolds, the mother of Carrie Fisher and star of the 1952 classic ‘Singin’ in […]

This week in West Virginia History: Jan. 1-7
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

This week in West Virginia History: Jan. 1-7

December 28, 2016 Charleston WV (January 2017) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Jan. 1, 1790: Claudius Crozet was born in France. As state engineer of Virginia, he was involved in numerous turnpike projects and made a […]

$6 million goes to Marshall and WVU to aid research, rural health
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

$6 million goes to Marshall and WVU to aid research, rural health

Funds to support Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute at WVU More than six million dollars remaining in a court settlement account has been transferred to West Virginia University and Marshall University. The funds were split equally between the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) at WVU and the Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health at Marshall under a court order […]

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W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey releases end-of-year review
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey releases end-of-year review

Release from the Attorney General’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office issued the following statement on 2016: West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office obtained significant wins for the state in 2016, garnering widespread support for his aggressive, multi-faceted fight against substance abuse, winning a historic stay of the Clean Power […]

Lauttamus Communications & Security expanding workforce
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

Lauttamus Communications & Security expanding workforce

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Paul Lauttamus, President of Lauttamus Communications & Security, today announced the company is expanding staff by 25 percent to meet sales and service demands. “We have seen 117 percent growth in our Two-Way Radio division over the last year and 29% growth in our security business unit,” Lauttamus said. “We expect continued growth across […]

Governor-elect Justice names Herring as press secretary
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

Governor-elect Justice names Herring as press secretary

Release from Justice transition team: CHARLESTON,WV— Governor-elect Jim Justice has announced that Grant Herring will serve as his press secretary in the new administration. During the 2016 campaign, Herring was Jim Justice’s communications director and spokesman. He is currently managing the communications for the Justice Transition Team. Herring has previously worked for U.S. Senator Mark […]

By December 28, 2016 Read More →

Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen agree to settle WV pain pill lawsuit

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After a four-year fight, two of the nation’s largest prescription drug distributors have agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleges the companies helped fuel West Virginia’s opioid problem. The settlement puts an end to a lawsuit brought by the state of West Virginia against Cardinal Health and […]

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WVU, Miami researching 2006 Sugar Bowl for Russell Athletic Bowl prep
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

WVU, Miami researching 2006 Sugar Bowl for Russell Athletic Bowl prep

By MIKE CASAZZA Charleston Gazette-Mail ORLANDO, Florida — The first place Tony Gibson’s mind raced to upon learning West Virginia would be facing Miami in Wednesday’s Russell Athletic Bowl was the identity of the offensive coordinator. West Virginia’s defensive coordinator soon discovered the Hurricanes’ offense is led by Thomas Brown. “Where,” Gibson wondered, “do I […]