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North Central West Virginia’s ‘McDonald’s of the future’ nearly complete
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North Central West Virginia’s ‘McDonald’s of the future’ nearly complete

By ERIC HRIN Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — They haven’t started making the Big Macs and fries yet, but the new McDonald’s on Fairmont’s East Side is almost ready for business. Randy Westfall, director of operations for eight McDonald’s stores in North Central West Virginia, said the new McDonald’s — dubbed the “McDonald’s of […]

WV Forestry celebrates the opening of Region 6 headquarters July 7 in Elizabeth
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WV Forestry celebrates the opening of Region 6 headquarters July 7 in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry is hosting a grand opening for its new Region 6 office on Saturday, July 7. The public is invited to the event, from noon to 2 p.m. The office is located at 25 Schoolview Street, in Elizabeth. The event takes place during the 40th Annual Elizabeth-Wirt […]

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By June 21, 2018 Read More →

Auditor John B. McCuskey names Mike McKown Deputy State Auditor for Budget Analysis

 From the Office of the State Auditor CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Auditor John B. McCuskey has named Mike McKown, longtime director of West Virginia’s State Budget Office, Deputy State Auditor for Budget Analysis.  “Mike McKown has worked in state government, more than 35 years, for five different state agencies, and brings an abundance of institutional […]

WVPA Alert: Newspaper contest results have been emails; Reserve your rooms for convention
By June 20, 2018 Read More →

WVPA Alert: Newspaper contest results have been emails; Reserve your rooms for convention

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — All newspapers that submitted entries for the West Virginia Press Association’s newspaper contest should have received the judging results this week. Executive Director Don Smith said editorial and advertising results for all newspapers —  along with a Save-The-Date note for the WVPA’s 2018 Convention on Aug. 9-11 at the Embassy Suites in […]

WVU celebrates West Virginia’s 155th birthday with latest gift from the Blenko family
By June 20, 2018 Read More →

WVU celebrates West Virginia’s 155th birthday with latest gift from the Blenko family

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A new limited-edition piece from Blenko Glass will be added to West Virginia University’s art collection. The company is continuing its tradition of providing WVU with the latest piece from the collection. The donation has become an annual occurrence on June 20 – the state’s birthday. Started by the company […]

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MEDIA ALERT: IOGAWV Hosting Inaugural Science Teacher Education Workshop

Nearly 50 science teachers from across West Virginia to attend Charleston, W.Va. – The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) is hosting its inaugural Science Teacher Education Workshop Wednesday, June 20, at the Embassy Suites in Charleston. Nearly 50 middle and high school science teachers will be attending The goal of the […]

By June 19, 2018 Read More →

Solar Fest coming to Fayetteville

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Fayetteville’s Cantrell Ultimate Rafting will play host to Solar Fest 2018, which will be the first-ever solar-powered music and arts festival in the state, during the weekend of July 6-8. In its fifth year, Solar Fest will bring over 20 musicians to Cantrell’s along with Appalachian artisans, […]

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Grow with Google tour heads to Charleston 

Google Event Aims to Create Skilled Workforce of the Future in West Virginia CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Google announced today that it is coming to Charleston as part of the their Grow with Google initiative to help create economic opportunity in communities across the United States. Grow with Google will host a free, one-day event at […]