By Jared Hunt Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston’s new natural gas fueling station had a low-key opening last month and is now providing 24-7 access to fill up vehicles that run on compressed natural gas. “We are fully functional,” said IGS Energy CNG Services General Manager T.J. Meadows.[Read More…]
By Darlene Taylor-Morgan Exponent-Telegram SALEM, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said Wednesday the Salem Correctional Center is helping to address the state’s prison overcrowding problem. More than 300 inmates from the regional jail system are currently housed at the Salem prison, with 86 more scheduled to arrive within[Read More…]
By Rick Steelhammer Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A two-story, 12-room estate house built for a Charleston lawyer and newspaper publisher in 1852 will be the classroom for “Glenwood and the History of Charleston,” a seminar for students in Marshall’s Graduate Humanities Program and interested members of the public. The[Read More…]
By Daniel Schatz Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Mountaineer Jewish community came together Tuesday evening to celebrate Hanukkah, or the festival of lights. Outside the Mountainlair, people celebrated the Jewish holiday by lighting a 10-foot-tall menorah, singing songs and eating latkes and different kinds of doughnuts. On Hanukkah, the[Read More…]
Dominion Post photographer Chelsi Baker chronicled West Virginia University’s 96-47 win over Loyola Monday night at the Coliseum in Morgantown. In this photo Remi Dibo (0) plays defense. For the Dominion Post’s e-edition, click here.
By Anne Elgin Bluefield Daily Telegraph WAR, W.Va. — The barking from multiple dogs could be heard up and down Warrior Mine Road as a dog rescuer from Indiana worked to save the canines. Jeannie Renninger of Whitley County, Ind., drove eight hours on Sunday to reach McDowell County after[Read More…]
By Erika Elaine Wells The Jounal of Martinsburg CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia officials joined the American Public University System on Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate more than $100 million of revitalization in Charles Town and Ranson. Charles Town Mayor Peggy Smith, Ranson Mayor David Hamill, and[Read More…]
By John Gibb Charleston Daily Mail HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The city skyline is changing as a new state-of-the-art facility is being constructed on the campus of Marshall University. The final truss was being installed on a new indoor athletic facility late last month with construction directly behind Joan C. Edwards[Read More…]
Photographer Sholten Singer of the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington offers a gallery of photos from the 7th Annual Holiday Candlelight House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 1.. Click here for more.
From the Exponent-Telegram of Clarksburg Far removed from Black Fridays and Cyber Mondays, the Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains celebration at Fort New Salem provides a glimpse of how the holiday season was celebrated on the Frontier. Click here for a photo gallery.