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…]

Opinion: How to drive safely around big trucks

By Charlotte Lane West Virginia Public Service Commission Chairman Big trucks are a lot less scary when you understand them. The PSC’s Transportation Enforcement Officers patrol the state’s highways and the turnpike to ensure that commercial motor vehicles, such as semis and buses, are in compliance with safety regulations.  But[Read More…]

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