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State school board to hold emergency meeting on Nicholas County lawsuit

By ALI SCHMITZ Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Education will hold an emergency meeting Monday to review information about the Nicholas County Board of Education’s request to close and consolidate five schools in the county. The emergency meeting agenda indicates the state school board may further act on the Nicholas […]

More under the hood: Annual car show offering tons more than classic cars
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More under the hood: Annual car show offering tons more than classic cars

By MICHELLE JAMES The Register-Herald From hotrods to ziplines, delicious food to plane rides and top-notch musical entertainment, organizers of the upcoming Friends of Coal Auto Fair say the event will have a little something for everyone of all ages. “It’s kind of known as an auto fair, but it’s so much more,” says Josh […]

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Eastern Panhandle residents mixed on proposed Mountaineer Gas pipeline

By ANDREW TEMPLE The Shepherdstown Chronicle SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Between “right of eminent domain,” environmental impact concerns and potential economic benefits, it’s no wonder the 3.4 mile Mountaineer Gas pipeline has been a hot button issue in the community for some time. The project will reach maximum exposure in Shepherdstown on Tuesday as the Town […]

National commercial filmed in downtown Williamson
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National commercial filmed in downtown Williamson

Staff report Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A national commercial for Wells Fargo was recently filmed in Williamson. The banking and financial services company is doing promotional spots to highlight its investment in the Coalfield Development Corporation, according to a news release. Coalfield Development Corporation is an organization based in Williamson and Wayne that retrains […]

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Volunteers are key part of Greenbrier Classic workforce

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Resort employees numbering well over 1,000 and a cadre of more than 800 volunteers contributed to the smooth operation of the weeklong Greenbrier Classic PGA Tour event that concluded here Sunday. None were more potentially crucial than the experienced emergency medical personnel who manned a pair […]

‘Imperial Woman:’  D&E hosts event to honor Pearl S. Buck
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‘Imperial Woman:’ D&E hosts event to honor Pearl S. Buck

By BETH HENRY-VANCE The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — Tours, readings, children’s activities and a special dinner were part of Saturday’s events that honored one of West Virginia’s most honored and influential authors. Davis & Elkins College hosted the first “Imperial Woman: Celebrating Pearl S. Buck” celebration on its campus, featuring activities for all ages. Free […]

Mark your calendar: SPROUT’s Midsummer Festival is July 29 in Albright
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Mark your calendar: SPROUT’s Midsummer Festival is July 29 in Albright

By CYNTHIA McCLOUD The Preston County News and Journal KINGWOOD, W.Va.  — Maybe you make killer ribs or put a secret ingredient in your barbecue sauce. Or perhaps your talents lie outside the kitchen. Or maybe you enjoy consuming rather than making food and live music. Regardless you’ll want to be at SPROUT’s Midsummer Festival […]

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WVSU awarded $900,000 for research

Staff report Charleston Gazette-Mail West Virginia State University is set to receive nearly $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund two research projects that address food security, according to a news release from the school. The projects will use genetic techniques to improve the quality and health benefits of fruits and vegetables, and […]

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Jefferson County offers most bang for buck

By TIM COOK The Journal CHARLES TOWN, W.Va.  — Jefferson County has the most favorable cost of living among the 55 counties in West Virginia, and Berkeley County has the third-most favorable cost of living in the state. That’s the local “purchasing power” assessment of SmartAsset, a company in New York City that offers various […]

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10 things to know: Monday, July 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, July 10, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP’S SON CHANGES ACCOUNT OF 2016 MEETING WITH RUSSIAN LAWYER When pressed after reports emerged, Donald Trump Jr. now says […]