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By February 16, 2020 Read More →

WVSSAC clears Woodrow Wilson High Assistant coach Nabors after review of basketball game

See video of incident in The Register-Herald By Jessecia Farrish, Register-Herald of Beckley BECKLEY, W.Va. — The state board that oversees high school athletics has cleared Gene Nabors, Woodrow Wilson High School girls basketball assistant coach, of any suspensions or punishments related to his actions during a game between his team and Greenbrier East on Tuesday night. […]

Campaign Update: Shelby Jean Fitzhugh on West Virginia’s needs
By February 14, 2020 Read More →

Campaign Update: Shelby Jean Fitzhugh on West Virginia’s needs

By Shelby Jean Fitzhugh Republican Candidate for Governor of West Virginia When washing my laundry, I noticed the items were not as clean as I would like them to be. I wasn’t getting the results I wanted. I was using the same machine, same detergent, same water level, and same temperature of water so the […]

Breaking a sweat and new ground for physical activity across West Virginia
By February 13, 2020 Read More →

Breaking a sweat and new ground for physical activity across West Virginia

From WVU Today CHARLESTON, W.Va. — From Wheeling to Williamson, West Virginians will gain new and improved options to get active with a leisurely stroll or bicycle ride, thanks to a statewide project involving West Virginia University.  The Center for ActiveWV has announced a slate of inaugural grant funding for 13 projects that increase or improve pedestrian and […]

AARP WV shares information on the ‘Longevity Economy Outlook
By February 10, 2020 Read More →

AARP WV shares information on the ‘Longevity Economy Outlook

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — According to information presented by AARP West Virginia State President Jane Marks, West Virginians 50 and older will be prime economic drivers for decades to come. Marks, a panelist at the West Virginia Press Association’s annual Legislative Breakfast last week, talked about the economic influence of West Virginians 50 and older and shared […]

By February 7, 2020 Read More →

McDowell, Mercer counties in W.Va. see widespread flooding

By Greg Jordan, Emily Rice and Charles Boothe Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON, W.Va. — County schools and roads were closed Thursday as rain continued to fall and create flooding conditions throughout McDowell County and neighboring Mercer County. Schools in McDowell and Mercer counties were dismissed because of continuing rain and high water issues in some […]

Fairness West Virginia releases interactive health guide for transgender West Virginians
By February 7, 2020 Read More →

Fairness West Virginia releases interactive health guide for transgender West Virginians

Release from Fairness West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After completing the first year of the West Virginia Transgender Health Initiative, Fairness West Virginia unveiled Friday the first phase of its comprehensive guide for transgender people who need to access medical care in the Mountain State. Staff from Fairness West Virginia have spent more than a year […]

By February 4, 2020 Read More →

WVU Reed College of Media fellowship to find West Virginia’s next generation of newspaper owners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Aspiring journalists looking for a pathway to newspaper ownership will get a leg up at West Virginia University thanks to the nation’s only fellowship program designed to maintain and strengthen local news ownership.  “Many current owners are aging and ready to retire but have no succession plans and don’t want to sell their legacy operations […]

Taking the whoop out of whooping cough
By February 4, 2020 Read More →

Taking the whoop out of whooping cough

From WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The whooping cough vaccine for babies and young kids—called “DTaP”—came to the United States in 1996. That year, people were still using dial-up internet connections to look up Spice Girls lyrics on Ask Jeeves. A lot of things have changed since then, but the whooping cough vaccine isn’t one of […]

West Virginia American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174 issues ‘Chip Challenge’ to benefit veterans and military families
By February 3, 2020 Read More →

West Virginia American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174 issues ‘Chip Challenge’ to benefit veterans and military families

Release from American Legion 174: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Kim Mellie, general manager of American Legion Unit #174 and president of the Ladies Auxiliary, issued a challenge to other West Virginia American Legion units and other service groups to purchase Mister Bee Potato Chips’ new specialty 5-ounce “Salute Our Military Personnel and Veterans” chip bags that […]

By February 3, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: Second Chance Dental Program Award set for 9 a.m. Feb. 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mountain State Oral and Facial Surgery has issued the following media advisory: Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery’s Second Chance program is designed to provide an opportunity for residents of Charleston, Kanawha City, Hurricane (Teays Valley), Huntington, Parkersburg, and Beckley, WV, and Ashland, KY, to receive a free full-arch restoration. The innovative full-arch […]