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By June 23, 2015 Read More →

MetroNews offers humorous video on famous West Virginians

Who celebrates West Virginia’s 152nd birthday bash? By MetroNews Staff in News MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It’s been more than a century and a half since West Virginia told Virginia, “It’s not me, it’s you.” To celebrate the Mountain State turns 152 years old on June 20, MetroNews offered a happy birthday video from featuring some of the state’s most famous […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →

Giles Snyder’s Column: ‘Game of Lawns’

By Giles Snyder My wife ought to be happy. There’s one less TV show on my packed viewing schedule. The fifth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” came to its typically violent and fatal conclusion last Sunday. I’ve sat through each episode since the show premiered, even when it was so shocking all I wanted […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →

Salem University announces unique college affordability program

SALEM, W.Va. – With the goal of making a college education affordable and student debt either eliminated or significantly reduced, Salem International University Monday announced the establishment of the Salem College Affordability Initiative. According to Dan Nelant, President, “The Salem College Affordability Initiative is a direct response to the biggest threat facing high school graduates: College debt.”Nelant said […]

By June 22, 2015 Read More →

WVU announces spring 2015 Dean’s, President’s, Graduation lists

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University has released its Dean’s and President’s list and Graduation list for the spring 2015 semester. A total of 5,099 students were named to the Dean’s list for spring 2015. Out of these students, 1,839 were named to the President’s list after receiving a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Those on the […]

Kevin Slimp offers advice on Bridge photo software
By June 22, 2015 Read More →

Kevin Slimp offers advice on Bridge photo software

  Kevin Slimp offers advice on Bridge: Click here to see Kevin Slimp Column

By June 22, 2015 Read More →

John Foust: Use the right advertising tool

RALEIGH, NC — You may have heard the story about the man who asked the clerk at the hardware store for a wrench. “What kind of wrench?” the clerk asked. “Just show me what you’ve got,” the man replied. Not quite knowing what to do, the clerk pulled a socket wrench from the shelf. “I think I’ll try it,” the man said. About […]

By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Charleston WV to hold solidarity event for victims and families of Charleston SC shooting

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Community leaders from many of Charleston West Virginia’s civic, and faith-based organizations are asking people to gather at Haddad River Front Park during Live on the Levee tonight in a public show of sympathy and support for Charleston, S.C., and Emanuel AME Church still reeling from Wednesday’s shooting that left nine people […]

This Week in W.Va. History: June 25-July 1
By June 19, 2015 Read More →

This Week in W.Va. History: June 25-July 1

Charleston WV (June 2015) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. June 25, 1811: Bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth was born near Beverly, Randolph County. His many bridges also included the earliest covered bridge at Beverly and the famous Philippi covered bridge. […]

By June 18, 2015 Read More →

WV Housing Development Fund supporting removal of dilapidated structures

WVHD Fund Supports Community Development Initiative $1 million available to take down blighted, dangerous structures CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When the Fayette County Beautification Committee demolishes a dilapidated, abandoned structure, those living near the site often tell them of others in the area that should meet the same fate. “Every time one goes down, we hear about […]

By June 15, 2015 Read More →

Bluestone calling back 200 union miners at idled mines

LEWISBURG, W.Va — Bluestone Resources Inc. will be calling back to work 200 UMWA workers at the Coal Mountain complex in Wyoming County and Red Fox complex in McDowell County. The announcement came today from Jim Justice, who recently purchased the mining sites back from the Russian company, Mechel OAO, and pledged to reopen them as […]