State news, releases and Information

By April 4, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Family Health elects to not renew W.Va. Medicaid contract

Release from West Virginia Family Health: PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (April 4, 2019) – West Virginia Family Health (WVFH) has announced its intention to not renew its West Virginia Medicaid managed care contract, effective June 30, 2019. WVFH will be working together with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ (DHHR) Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) […]

By March 31, 2019 Read More →

Project Best hosts excellence in construction awards to honor Tri-State area industry standouts

Press Release from Wheelhouse Creative: WHEELING, W. Va — Project BEST celebrated construction industry standouts by hosting the Project BEST Excellence in Construction Awards at the Highlands Event Center on March 28 The awards recognized companies, teams and individuals that have delivered outstanding results in the industry through collaboration and innovation. They serve as one […]

Coalfield Development Corporation releasing Interactive Apparel Kiosks at iconic MLB stadiums
By March 28, 2019 Read More →

Coalfield Development Corporation releasing Interactive Apparel Kiosks at iconic MLB stadiums

Effort to create jobs and opportunities for Appalachian communities Press release from Coalfield Development Corporation: HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — What you buy at the ballpark can have a big impact on communities in Appalachia? SustainU Clothing, an enterprise of Coalfield Development Corporation, has announced that  five major league baseball stadiums will feature its @Shirt interactive kiosks. The […]

W.Va. Justice, Judge named 2019 Bar Foundation Fellows
By March 28, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Justice, Judge named 2019 Bar Foundation Fellows

Press Release from the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Supreme Court Justice John Hutchison and Thirteenth Judicial Circuit (Kanawha County) Judge Jennifer Bailey have been named 2019 Bar Foundation Fellows. They and other 2019 Fellows will be honored at a dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the […]

US Small Business Administration honors Michael Mills of Mills Group as Small Business Person of the Year
By March 21, 2019 Read More →

US Small Business Administration honors Michael Mills of Mills Group as Small Business Person of the Year

Winners to be formally recognized in Washington, D.C. on May 5-6 Release from the U.S. Small Business Administration:  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, this week announced the 2019 Small Business Persons of the Year winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam. USSBA Administrator Linda McMahon […]

By March 20, 2019 Read More →

SBA offers government contracting training in W.Va.

Press release from U.S. Small Business Administration: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District Office (SBA),  Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation host a free HUBZone workshop March 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the White Sulphur Springs Civic Center. HUBZone (Historically […]

Oglebay Good Zoo takes guests up close in name of animal conservation
By March 13, 2019 Read More →

Oglebay Good Zoo takes guests up close in name of animal conservation

Press Release from the Oglebay Good Zoo WHEELING, W.Va. – Imagine running your fingers through the plush fur of an endangered red panda, cradling a two-toed sloth in your arms, or looking a snow leopard square in the eye. If you think these experiences are reserved for big time TV personalities or famous Zoologists, think […]

W.Va. Legislature again passes balances budget without need for extended session
By March 8, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Legislature again passes balances budget without need for extended session

Release from W.Va. House of Delegates: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – For the second year in a row, the West Virginia Legislature has passed a balanced, fiscally responsible budget within the confines of the 60-day regular session – saving taxpayers the cost of an extended budget session. The Senate passed the amended version of House Bill 2020 […]

By March 7, 2019 Read More →

March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Research shows 1 in 50 Adults has a Gambling Problem Release from Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and a statewide problem gambling treatment group is urging anyone who feels their gambling activity may be crossing a line to get a free, anonymous screening. […]

Upshur County CVB’s ‘Small Town Getaway’ campaign wins Gold ADDY Award
By March 6, 2019 Read More →

Upshur County CVB’s ‘Small Town Getaway’ campaign wins Gold ADDY Award

Press Release: ELKINS, W.Va. – LMC & Associates (LMC), an Elkins based full-service integrated marketing agency, was awarded a 2018 Gold ADDY Award in Integrated Campaign for the Promotional/Branding efforts of Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (UCCVB) “Small Town Getaway, Big Time Charm” campaign. The winners of the ADDY Awards were announced on Feb. […]