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Frank Wood recognized as Distinguished West Virginian at WVPA Convention 2016
By August 6, 2016 Read More →

Frank Wood recognized as Distinguished West Virginian at WVPA Convention 2016

By August 5, 2016 Read More →

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia mobile clinic will visit communities

Health Care on the Go’ hits West Virginia’s country roads PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia is launching a doctor’s office on wheels to help Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Affordable Care Act (ACA) members in West Virginia who aren’t getting necessary medical care or preventive health screenings because they may have […]

By August 3, 2016 Read More →

WVPA Convention Reminder: President’s Reception at WVU Media Innovation Center

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVPA’s Convention 2016 opens Thursday, Aug. 4, with the President’s Reception in honor of WVPA President Ed Dawson. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and is being held at WVU’s Media Innovation Center in the Evansdale Crossing Building, fourth floor. The reception is presented by WVU University Relations. During the President’s Reception, President Dawson, publisher of […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →

Final day to comment on WV DEP rule stopping newspaper public notice on certain air pollutants permits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WV DEP’s Division of Air Quality is holding a public hearing tonight — Monday, Aug. 1 —  for comment on several proposed rules that would be sent to the WV Legislature for consideration next session. The public hearing is from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today. Among these rules is 45CSR13 — Permits for […]

This Week in West Virginia History: Aug. 4-10   
By July 26, 2016 Read More →

This Week in West Virginia History: Aug. 4-10  

  CHARLESTON, W.VA. (August 2016) – 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. Aug. 4, 1824: John Jay Jackson Jr. was born near Parkersburg. Jackson was a prominent judge who became notorious among those trying to organize labor unions in […]

By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Vandalia Rotary celebrates anniversary with guests, discussion

 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Vandalia Rotary Club will be honoring the club’s 15th anniversary of formation on Wednesday, July 27 at 7:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites in Charleston. The club will host its founding members in a panel with both current and former members and their guests. Founding members scheduled to participate include former First […]

By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Grant to fund study of merging Morgantown economic development activities

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce and Your Community Foundation, Inc. jointly announced today receipt of a $75,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to examine the feasibility of merging economic development activities in Monongalia County under a single umbrella organization. In addition to the Chamber, the following nonprofit groups have […]

By July 26, 2016 Read More →

American East announces dates for 2017 Conference

HERSHEY, Pa. — America East has announced the dates for its Media Business & Technology Conference in 2017:  April 10 – 12, 2017 “America East is one of the best regional conferences in the country. America East is also a great place to reconnect with people I’ve known throughout the industry for years – in all […]

Traveling Sen. Robert C. Byrd exhibit to be hosted in Bluefield, Lewisburg, Athens, Charleston
By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Traveling Sen. Robert C. Byrd exhibit to be hosted in Bluefield, Lewisburg, Athens, Charleston

Centennial Celebration of Byrd’s birth —  Nov. 20, 2017 — set for Culture Center in Charleston SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.VA.  — (July 25, 2016) – The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education has announced a series of southern West Virginia stops — Bluefield, Lewisburg and Athens — for its fact-filled traveling exhibit, “Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian.” “The […]

Deadline near for WVPA Convention 2016 Registration
By July 21, 2016 Read More →

Deadline near for WVPA Convention 2016 Registration

Reserve rooms at Lakeview today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Registration for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2016 Convention, Aug. 4-6 is nearing deadline.  “West Virginia — Focusing on the Opportunities” is the theme of the WVPA’s 2016 Convention, Aug. 4-6. The WVPA is inviting its 77 member newspapers and guests to Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa in […]