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Clarksburg to be site of new state office complex

By Jim Davis Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG — The state is almost ready to solicit bids for the construction of a new office complex that local officials hope attracts more businesses to downtown Clarksburg. The project is set to go out to bid early this month, state Department of Administration spokeswoman Diane[Read More…]

Up next for Herd: C-USA title game

  59-28 romp over ECU clinches East crown By Doug Smock Charleston Gazette HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall’s first “Game of the Year” in 11 years may have been its best game in a decade. East Carolina, the East Division favorite in Conference USA, didn’t have a prayer. The Thundering Herd[Read More…]

Clendenin marks a 75-year milestone

  By Monica Orosz Charleston Daily Mail Clendenin’s Community Chorus has a long history in this northern Kanawha County city, though its mission is focused on one work: G.F. Handel’s “The Messiah.” For 75 years, singers here have gathered once a year to rehearse the oratorio about Jesus the Messiah[Read More…]

Ground broken for WVU agriculture building

  By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — Walt Helmick, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture and a self-described competitive person, said WVU will hold its own on athletic fields against the Big 12 competition. But when the schools visit Morgantown in a few years and see[Read More…]

Church and state in W.Va.’s capital

This photo by the Charleston Daily Mail’s Tom Hindman captures one of the most commonly photographed views in the capital city. It is known colloquially as “Church and State.” The buildings pictured are, from left, Charleston Baptist Temple, the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the West Virginia[Read More…]

WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail sharing capitol decorating photo

West Virginia newspapers are joining in the WVPA’s holiday sharing effort. Photographer Bob Wojcieszak, city editor Lauren McGill and editor/publisher Brad McElhinny have shared this Christmas decorating photo  from the Capitol. It’s a photo of statewide interest that every newspaper in the state could use. The photo in this post[Read More…]

Deer hunters hit the W.Va. woods for rifle season

  By Jeremiah Shelor Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Inside Marsh’s Lumber store in Clarksburg Monday, Linda Marsh looked up at the evening news coming through a TV mounted on the wall. “I wonder if they’re going to show him,” Marsh said. Among a series of shots of hunters showing off[Read More…]

Charleston Gazette’s JFK page among those highlighted by Poynter

The Poynter Institute had this to say about the front pages it posted on its website: “It’s not surprising that many newspapers used their front-pages Friday to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. But many did notable work, whether via artwork created for the occasion, front pages from[Read More…]

Charleston doctor thankful for 40 years of freedom

Readers of the Charleston Gazette look forward each Monday to an in-depth interview with someone from the paper’s readership area. Writer Sandy Wells excels in both the selection of her subjects and in mining their memories for terrific human interest. Here’s the latest example:  By Sandy Wells Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON,[Read More…]

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