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Media Advisory: WVUToday offering 9/11 Media Kit to West Virginia newspapers, media

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, WVUToday is offering West Virginia newspapers a media kit with resources to assist reporters working on 9/11 memorial coverage. April Kaull, executive director of communications for University Relationsat WVU, made the announcement today. Access media kit here:[Read More…]

WVDED, Broadband Enhancement Council and State Broadband Office issue Request for Comment regarding unserved areas, comment period open until Sept. 7

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WVDED), in coordination with the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council and the State Broadband Office, has issued a Request for Comment Regarding Unserved Areas, related to broadband connectivity in West Virginia. The comment period began on July[Read More…]

Callaway Junior Tour sees action at Oglebay Resort’s Jones course

Release from West Virginia Golf Association: WHEELING, W.Va. — The Callaway Junior Tour, sponsored by Tri-State Roofing and Sheet Metal, visited Oglebay Resort’s Jones course in Wheeling. Anderson Goldman of Charleston in the Boys’ 17-18 Division and Taylor Sargent of Milton in the Girls’ 15-18 Division won the Tri-State Roofing and[Read More…]

James H. Drew Carnival returning to West Virginia with a bang

By Greg Jordan, Princeton Times BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — After a year of COVID shutdowns and precautions, the region is getting a festival featuring carnival rides, vendors and a daredevil who’s ready to show them something they can’t believe is possible. Last year, the pandemic caused the 2020 Cole Chevy Mountain Festival[Read More…]

West Virginia Turnpike toll booths to be wrapped in ‘Almost Heaven West Virginia’ art to promote state tourism

By Steven Baublitz, WV News BECKLEY, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia Parkways Authority Director Jeff Miller Thursday to unveil a new marketing initiative for the West Virginia Turnpike. Starting Friday, turnpike travelers will notice Almost Heaven wraps being installed on Turnpike toll booths, according to a press[Read More…]

WVHCA issues statement regarding vaccination of long-term care family members

Release from WVHCA: (CHARLESTON – March 29, 2021) The West Virginia Health Care Association’s CEO, Marty Wright, issued the following statement: “We applaud Governor Justice’s continued prioritization of long-term care and his announcement today that our facilities now have the opportunity to vaccinate the family members and loved ones of[Read More…]