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West Virginia Education Department giving state charter board $200K; public hearings start soon on proposed schools

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Education is providing $200,000 in start-up money to the still unstaffed state charter school approval board. Much of the money may go toward hiring an executive director. Department spokeswoman Christy Day wrote in an email that the[Read More…]

WVHCA issues response to ‘Save Our Care’ announcement

WV Press Release Sharing – The West Virginia Health Care Association’s CEO, Marty Wright,issued the following statement: On behalf of our state’s long-term care facilities, we thank Governor Justice forrecognizing the current plight of our health care providers and acting quickly toimplement the “Save Our Care” initiative. The current surge[Read More…]

West Virginia Hospital Association applauds ‘Saving Our Care’ program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Jim Kaufman, President and CEO of the West Virginia Hospital Association, released the following statement regarding the Governor’s new “Saving Our Care” program. “On behalf of the hospitals in West Virginia and the 49,000 employees who have been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic, we applaud the actions taken today by[Read More…]

Country Roads Angel Network, Intermed Labs LLC sign agreement to collaborate on innovative healthcare business development, jobs

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. – Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN), West Virginia’s only accredited angel investment network, signed an agreement to collaborate with Intermed Labs, LLC, a Morgantown-based innovation lab and startup studio affiliated with Mon Health System. “As we continue working with entrepreneurs seeking capital investment and[Read More…]

ATV resorts must comply: Tourist businesses not registering, going against West Virginia state, local regulations

By Greg Jordan, Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON, W.Va. — More resorts and other lodgers offering accommodations to ATV tourists are appearing in Mercer County, but several are not listed as businesses and as a result, they are not paying a county hotel/motel tax that helps fund tourism development. More entrepreneurs[Read More…]

Officer says QRT team would benefit Preston County, W.Va.

By Jeniffer Graham, The Dominion Post KINGWOOD, W.Va. — A search for naloxone led a Kingwood  police officer to the Monongalia County Quick Response Team. “I was responding to overdose calls, and I would get to the scene before the ambulance. I didn’t have the equipment I needed to help the[Read More…]