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By June 9, 2015 Read More →

Register-Herald of Beckley looking for sports reporter

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Register-Herald, a daily newspaper in Beckley, W.Va., is looking for a full-time sports writer to cover everything from high school sports to the PGA Tour’s Greenbrier Classic. The ideal candidate will have experience writing on deadline and covering a wide variety of sports. Pagination and multi-media skills preferred. The position includes […]

This week in West Virginia history: June 17-23
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This week in West Virginia history: June 17-23

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – 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 17, 1813: General Thomas Maley Harris was born at present Harrisville. He rose to prominence after the Civil War, when he served on the military commission that tried conspirators who acted with John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of President Abraham […]

SBA, AARP announce “Summer of Encore Mentoring”
By June 8, 2015 Read More →

SBA, AARP announce “Summer of Encore Mentoring”

Events target entrepreneurs Age 50 and Older  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are partnering to host “Summer of Encore Mentoring” educational events for older Americans who want to start or expand small businesses. These local events will take place during the months of June, July and August. “AARP has been a great […]

Register-Herald NIE auction features two vehicles
By June 5, 2015 Read More →

Register-Herald NIE auction features two vehicles

 Newspapers in Education Flea Market and Auction funds school programs By Cody Neff REGISTER-HERALD REPORTER BECKLEY, W.Va. — Two vehicles are among the goodies being auctioned off at the Newspapers in Education Flea Market and Auction that is coming to Marquee Cinemas in Beckley on Saturday at 8 a.m. The auction starts at 9 a.m. One […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, June 5

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, June 5, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. CHINA RESPONDS TO HACKING ACCUSATIONS The foreign ministry says allegations that it was […]

Marion County students encouraged to exercise their bodies and brains during vacation
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Marion County students encouraged to exercise their bodies and brains during vacation

By Rachel Hawkins Times West Virginian FAIRVIEW, W.Va. — Summer vacation has officially begun in Marion County as students cleaned out their lockers, packed up their books and danced out the doors of the schoolhouse. Thursday officially ushered in the beginning of summer vacation as the school year came to a close. Around Marion County, […]

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Williamson Daily News looking for sports reporter

WILLIAJSON, W.Va. — The Williamson Daily News is looking for a full-time sport reporter. Candidates should have great writing skills, good computer skills. Sports writing experience preferred, but not necessary. Experience in also photography is a plus. Interested candidates should send resumes and writing samples toKyle Lovern, editor Williamson Daily News, at klovern@civitasmedia.com or by mail at 38 West 2nd Ave.Williamson, WV 25661. To see other West […]

By June 4, 2015 Read More →

25 apply for Harrison County Economic Development Corp. director’s job

by Jim Davis The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Twenty-five people have applied to become executive director of the Harrison County Economic Development Corp., the agency’s interim board of directors learned Wednesday. Seven of the applicants are from West Virginia, said Kathy Wagner, the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce president who is providing administrative assistance […]

By June 4, 2015 Read More →

Embattled Parkersburg mayor retires before hearing

  By Evan Bevins The Parkersburg News And Sentinel PARKERS BURG, W.Va. — Flanked by department heads, his attorneys and supporters, Mayor Bob Newell announced his retirement Wednesday morning, the day before a hearing to determine whether he could remain in office was to convene. “The reason I’m doing it, really, is for, No. 1, my […]

By June 4, 2015 Read More →

Federal judge denies nine Blankenship defense motions

By Wendy Holdren Register-Herald Reporter BECKLEY, W.Va. — District Court Judge Irene C. Berger denied nine defense motions Wednesday, all of which asked for Count One in the superseding indictment against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to be dismissed. Motions 21-29, filed April 7, asked for the dismissal of Count One, which charges Blankenship with […]