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Consolidation of WV regional development authorities scrutinized

By THERESA MARTHEY The Preston County News and Journal KINGWOOD, W.Va.  — State officials have been looking at mandating consolidation of the 11 Regional Planning and Development councils. Region VI members are concerned about how the proposed consolidation is being handled, and one Preston County representative has questions that he would like answered. Preston County Commissioner […]

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WV Justice Loughry has state-owned desk removed from his house

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the second time in four days, Supreme Court employees used a state van Thursday to remove property from Chief Justice Allen Loughry’s Charleston home. The workers Thursday afternoon removed a desk from Loughry’s home on Scenic Drive and moved it to a Supreme Court warehouse in […]

Joyful Night Celebration scheduled for Tuesday at WV State Capitol Complex
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Joyful Night Celebration scheduled for Tuesday at WV State Capitol Complex

By VELICIA DARQUENNE The Exponent Telegram CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice will welcome West Virginians to the annual Joyful Night celebration Tuesday at the State Capitol Complex in Charleston. As part of the evening’s festivities, the First Family encourages attendees to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the U.S. […]

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WVU Jackson’s Mill continues holiday tradition

WVU Today MORGANTOWN,  W.Va. – Celebrate the holiday season with the Winter Lights Buffet and Breakfast with Santa held in the historic Mount Vernon Dining Hall at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill near Weston. The Winter Lights Buffet takes place Friday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Baked steak, turkey and traditional sides will be […]

Huntington, WV, panel develops plan to encourage public art
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Huntington, WV, panel develops plan to encourage public art

By DAVE LAVENDER The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Downtown Huntington has been upping its public art game in recent years, and now the city wants to take it up a notch or two. The Mayor’s Council for the Arts on Thursday unveiled a new public art policy/master plan and has launched an online inventory of potential […]

WV roots, Chinese heart — Lubin-Tyler follows Pearl S. Buck’s footprints in China
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WV roots, Chinese heart — Lubin-Tyler follows Pearl S. Buck’s footprints in China

By SUZANNE STEWART The Pocahontas Times To know the life of award winning author Pearl S. Buck, it is important to begin at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, but to really understand her writing and passion, it is a must to follow her footprints to China. Buck may have been born in Hillsboro, […]

West Virginia Juried Exhibit 2017 winners announced
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West Virginia Juried Exhibit 2017 winners announced

HD Media Williamson Daily News CHARLESTON, W.Va. Artists from Lindside, Harpers Ferry and Hurricane won the top prizes in the West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s 20th West Virginia Juried Exhibition, which opened Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Art Museum of West Virginia University in Morgantown. “The 2017 West Virginia Juried Exhibition is dedicated to […]

WV warned about invasive species: Spotted Lanternfly
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WV warned about invasive species: Spotted Lanternfly

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is asking citizens to be on the lookout for a potential new invasive species to West Virginia. The spotted lanternfly, a destructive, invasive plant hopper, has been confirmed in New Castle County, Delaware. The insect was first detected in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. […]

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Bluefield College, WV, hosts 18th Annual Media Appreciation Luncheon

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, Va. — A Bluefield College student and a journalist from the region were honored at the 18th Annual Media Appreciation Luncheon at Bluefield College Thursday. Ben Ayers, a BC student, and WVNS-TV (Channel 59) anchor Tim Carrico won the Shott Excellence in Media Awards. Ayers, a graphics communications […]

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10 things to know: Friday, December 1

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. NEW TAX BILL COMES DOWN TO THE WIRE Last-minute changes are being made on the Senate’s $1.4 trillion tax overhaul […]