State news, releases and Information

By November 16, 2018 Read More →

Flags at half-staff in honor of W.Va. soldier killed in training accident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has ordered all United States and West Virginia state flags displayed at all state facilities to be lowered to half-staff from dawn until dusk on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in commemoration of the services for U.S. Army Specialist Nicholas Caleb “Nick” Jividen. Jividen, a native of Poca, was tragically […]

WV Treasurer: New SMART529 card gift idea for Christmas
By November 16, 2018 Read More →

WV Treasurer: New SMART529 card gift idea for Christmas

Treasurer touts savings vehicle with WVU, Marshall presidents Release from the West Virginia State Treasurer: CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue has teamed with West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee and Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert to introduce a new SMART529 Gift Card that will make the “gift of college” a lot easier […]

West Virginia Tourism Office celebrates Fallout 76 game launch by inviting players to explore West Virginia 
By November 15, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia Tourism Office celebrates Fallout 76 game launch by inviting players to explore West Virginia 

Exclusive partnership provides fans with list of real-life WV sites to visit Release from West Virginia Tourism Office: CHARLESTON, WV (Nov. 14, 2018) – The Fallout® 76 vault has officially opened. The West Virginia Tourism Office today celebrated the worldwide launch of Bethesda Softworks’ video game Fallout® 76, the latest edition of its blockbuster game series in which players explore […]

By November 13, 2018 Read More →

WVU researchers to study Fallout 76 gamers’ perceptions of West Virginia

Press Release from West Virginia University: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Through the coming weeks, video gamers will be blasting away mutated monsters, exploring nuked country roads and rebuilding America, a noble duty that begins in virtual West Virginia. Fallout 76 is the highly-anticipated prequel to the Fallout video game series slated for a Wednesday (Nov. 14) […]

By November 13, 2018 Read More →

WVU Parkersburg to host transgender awareness training

Press Release from WVU Parkersburg: PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Dr. Cris Mayo, distinguished scholar in the field of gender studies, on Monday, Nov. 26 for two transgender awareness training sessions. Both trainings, sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee, are free and open to the public. Dr. Mayo will […]

WVONGA announces 2018-2019 officers, board of directors
By November 9, 2018 Read More →

WVONGA announces 2018-2019 officers, board of directors

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) recently elected its 2018-2019 slate of officers and directors during the organization’s fall meeting held at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. Tom Westfall, director of gas supply & technical services for Mountaineer Gas Company, has been elected president of the WVONGA Board […]

Oglebay to flip switch on Winter Festival of Lights Nov. 8
By November 6, 2018 Read More →

Oglebay to flip switch on Winter Festival of Lights Nov. 8

Press Release from Oglebay Resort: WHEELING, W.Va. – On Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., more than 300 acres of Oglebay’s landscape will come alive with twinkling light displays as the annual Winter Festival of Lights kicks off for the holiday season. Through Jan. 1, the hills will be alive and twinkling – in 3D, […]

By November 1, 2018 Read More →

Oglebay Good Zoo announces bonus weekend of ‘Boo at the Zoo’

Release from Oglebay Good Zoo: WHEELING, W.Va. – ‘Boo at the Zoo’ — Oglebay Good Zoo’s annual Halloween event — has been extended to include Fri., Nov. 2 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 3 from 4 – 8:30 p.m. “Your favorite Halloween event has been extended! Grab your favorite costume and join us […]

By October 29, 2018 Read More →

Capitol Police debut bike patrol at W.Va. Capitol campus

Capitol Police also recruiting certified law enforcement officers Release from the W.Va. Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – People who visit or work at the West Virginia Capitol Complex have a new resource for help and information, with the launch of regular bike patrols by the Division of Protective Services.  The […]

Oglebay: Youth golf teaching facility one of largest in region
By October 29, 2018 Read More →

Oglebay: Youth golf teaching facility one of largest in region

Release from Oglebay Resort: WHEELING, W.Va — Oglebay continues to be a leader in youth golf teaching facilities in the state and region. With an ongoing emphasis on golf instruction, Oglebay Golf Professional Shane Rice championed the youth golf development programs in 2018 by doubling participation to more than 245 youth. “It has been such […]