State news, releases and Information

By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Seafood Nutrition Partnership Charleston kicks off National Seafood Month with Charleston SeafoodFest

Release from Charleston SeafoodFest: CHARLESTON, W.Va. —The non-profit Seafood Nutrition Partnership’s (SNP) Charleston coalition will host its free Charleston SeafoodFest on Saturday, September 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Capitol Market.   This family-oriented community event will focus on the health benefits of seafood with free omega 3 testing by nurses from West […]

By September 18, 2017 Read More →

Natural gas industry: We are energizing education in West Virginia

  Release from West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. (September 18, 2017) – West Virginia’s natural gas industry is heavily engaged in helping students, teachers and schools – both K-12 and higher education – improve learning opportunities and educational outcomes through its support of myriad initiatives across the state, according to the West […]

By June 24, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Justice will veto Jackie Withrow Hospital sale bill

From the office of Gov. Jim Justice: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice said Friday he will veto House Bill 113, legislation to allow the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) to sell Jackie Withrow Hospital. Justice said he believes it would be a mistake at this time to single out the Beckley-based hospital […]

Security America launches new division
By June 14, 2017 Read More →

Security America launches new division

Company continues to grow after 35 years in business Release from Security America: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Security America, founded in 1982 by T. William “Bill” Signorelli and headquartered in Charleston, WV, continues to grow its operations in WV, Ohio and the Pittsburgh, Pa. area. Celebrating 35 years in business June 12, Security America launched a new […]

Frontier Communications announces enhanced broadband network extension in WV
By May 26, 2017 Read More →

Frontier Communications announces enhanced broadband network extension in WV

  Investment to improve connectivity for 134,000 Households   Release from Frontier Communications: CHARLESTON, W. Va.  — Frontier Communications is making enhanced broadband service available to previously unserved residents throughout West Virginia. Elena Kilpatrick, Frontier Senior Vice President of Operations, has announced that connected communities in 35 counties now may access increased speeds and services from Frontier. […]

By February 26, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Justice seeking pay cap for any special budget session

From the Office of Gov. Jim Justice: CHARLESTON, W. VA. — Gov. Jim Justice announced that he is pushing for a bill to fulfill a campaign promise to limit lawmaker pay to a total of five work days for any special session dealing with the budget.  Last year, the West Virginia Legislature spent $ 35, 000 […]

By February 22, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. Coal industry recognizes safety award winners

CHARLESTON, W.Va. ─ The West Virginia Coal Association convened its 44th annual Coal Mining Symposium Feb. 22 and celebrated the safety achievements of mining operations across the state.   “We take great pride in the accomplishments West Virginia’s coal operators and their miners have achieved in safety,” said Coal Association President Bill Raney. “There is no […]

By February 22, 2017 Read More →

Statewide campaign aims to educate students about manufacturing industry

Release from “Explore the New Manufacturing: Campaign representatives visit 125 Preston County students KINGWOOD, W.Va.  – Representatives from a statewide manufacturing education campaign, “Explore the New Manufacturing,” spoke to nearly 125 students about the industry during a two-day tour in Preston County, W.Va., last week. Students, ages 4 – 14, in the county’s “Afterschool Explorers” Program […]

By February 8, 2017 Read More →

Chelsey Jones joins Orion Strategies

Release from Orion Strategies: BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Orion Strategies welcomes Chelsey Jones to its staff. Jones previous served as executive director of the Elkins Randolph Chamber of Commerce where she significantly increased membership participation in that organization.  Prior to her experience there, she served as recruiting manager for Intrawest and as a Senior Production manager for […]

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care praise Sen. Manchin for ACA stance
By January 6, 2017 Read More →

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care praise Sen. Manchin for ACA stance

  WVAHC Release: Manchin pledges to vote against Affordable Care Act repeal without replacement details CHARLESTON, W.VA — West Virginians for Affordable Health Care Executive Director Renate Pore today thanks U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., for standing up for 210,000 West Virginians who could lose coverage under a proposed repeal. Sen. Manchin has called for members of Congress to work together […]