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West Virginia International Yeager Airport officials mourn the loss of Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.VA. — West Virginia International Yeager Airport Staff and the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Board Members are mourning the loss of Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams today. His heroism and dedication will be remembered around the world for generations to come. “Woody William’s devotion to service[Read More…]

New report shows rural voters rely on Vote By Mail and Early Voting

Restrictive voting legislation will impact millions of rural voters in the 2022 general elections WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Voters in rural areas across the country heavily rely on alternative ways to vote, including voting by mail and in-person early voting, and newly proposed state legislation would restrict their[Read More…]

West Virginia’s Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams – last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II – dies at 98

By Courtney Hessler, The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, died at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center, according to a release from the foundation that bears his name. On Tuesday, his[Read More…]

A.LL. Construction awarded Corridor H earthwork project in Tucker County, a Roads to Prosperity project; Low bid was $49,488,494

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, WVa.  – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has approved a bid award for construction of an approximately 3-mile section of Corridor H in Tucker County; a major project in Gov. Justice’s Roads to Prosperity program. A.L.L. Construction Inc. was the lowest of five bidders[Read More…]

WV Golf Association: WV FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series sees amazing shots at Edgewood Country Club; Callaway Junior Tour visits Guyan Country Club during centennial year

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Golf Association has issues the following updates on the FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series and The Callaway Junior Tour, sponsored by Tri-State Roofing and Sheet Metal and hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): After a rainy morning at Edgewood[Read More…]

Christian Brand claims third West Virginia Open golf title

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a closely fought battle throughout the day, Christian Brand of Scott Depot took the title at the 89th West Virginia Open over defending champion professional (p) David Bradshaw of Harpers Ferry by three strokes. Brand finished the tournament at ten under par 206,[Read More…]

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