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By November 11, 2019 Read More →

U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce more than $7 Million in EDA Grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee and member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), also a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a series of economic development grants totaling $7,049,375 for eight projects throughout the […]

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Campaign update: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Thrasher on drug crisis
By November 7, 2019 Read More →

Campaign update: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Thrasher on drug crisis

Drug Crisis Calls for Action to Heal Our State By Woody Thrasher When my three boys were growing up, I’d tell them they needed three things to be successful: hard work, good moral character and good health.  When I look at West Virginia and our debilitating drug epidemic, it shakes me to my core. I […]

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W.Va. Tourism Office releases final fall foliage Report
By November 6, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Tourism Office releases final fall foliage Report

Travelers encouraged to plan trips to see West Virginia’s beautiful fall color CHARLESTON, WV (Nov. 6, 2019) — West Virginia’s beautiful fall foliage season is coming to a spectacular end. While the reds, oranges and yellows that have painted the Mountain State the past few weeks are starting to fade, there’s still time to see […]

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By November 5, 2019 Read More →

Media Advisory: First Lady Cathy Justice to unveil 2019 Christmas Ornament

Event set for Culture Center ceremony at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The office of Governor Jim Justice has released the following media advisory: WHO: First Lady Cathy Justice, West Virginia Department of Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch, Tamarack Director Tammy Coffman, West Virginia artists Matt and Tessie Wallace. WHAT: First Lady Cathy Justice will host […]

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By November 5, 2019 Read More →

MEDIA ADVISORY: WVDOH leaders to discuss upcoming I-64 Merritts Creek to Barboursville Mall project

Event at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 5 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways has issued the following media advisory: The WVDOH will hold a media event to discuss the upcoming Interstate-64 Merritts Creek to Barboursville Mall project. WVDOH officials will be on hand to answer questions and discuss safety, traffic impacts, scope […]

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph’s Perry named new regional editor for CNHI
By November 1, 2019 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph’s Perry named new regional editor for CNHI

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — CNHI announced Thursday that Bluefield Daily Telegraph Editor Samantha Perry will serve as the company’s new regional editor for its Georgia, Florida and Bluefield markets. In her new position, Perry will work with the company’s editors in Georgia and Florida to enhance content, provide professional development, help grow audience and encourage collaboration. She will […]

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W.Va. Commerce Secretary Gaunch’s Business Listening Tour visits Wayne and Cabell counties
By November 1, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Commerce Secretary Gaunch’s Business Listening Tour visits Wayne and Cabell counties

From the Office of the Governor: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch visited businesses in Wayne and Cabell counties on this week. The companies represent industries from automotive component manufacturing to handblown art glass. The visits were part of an ongoing series of statewide listening tours. “West Virginia is home to an increasingly diverse range […]

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W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey Alerts Consumers to Technology Scam
By November 1, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey Alerts Consumers to Technology Scam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office recently received multiple calls from consumers across the state reporting a technology scam. Consumers report having received a voicemail in which a major technology company demands payment, typically between $299 and $399, for antivirus software that the consumer supposedly purchased. Consumers who return the voicemail […]

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Editorial: More foster parents leads to a better system in W.Va.
By October 29, 2019 Read More →

Editorial: More foster parents leads to a better system in W.Va.

From the Charleston Gazette-Mail: Child abuse and neglect is a crisis in West Virginia. That, in turn, has created a crisis in the state’s foster care system, as it grapples not only with the sheer number of children removed from homes, but being able to retain enough caseworkers and making sure the infrastructure of the […]

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By October 28, 2019 Read More →

No change likely for dangerous intersection between Route 460, King Coal Highway in southern W.Va.

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — A dangerous intersection on John Nash Boulevard where the King Coal Highway intersects with Rt. 460 will most likely stay as it is. Bluefield Police Chief Dennis Dillow said numerous accidents have occurred as motorists traveling east from Bluefield exit Rt. 460 to go to I-77 […]