State news, releases and Information

WVU Library’s Pearl Buck Student Writing Contest nears March 7 deadline; entries statewide sought
By February 27, 2019 Read More →

WVU Library’s Pearl Buck Student Writing Contest nears March 7 deadline; entries statewide sought

Release from WVU Library: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — All students enrolled at a West Virginia college or high school (or home schooled and high school aged) are invited to apply for the Pearl S. Buck Writing Competition. Awards of $1,000 each will be given to an undergraduate and graduate student winner, and a high school winner will […]

By February 27, 2019 Read More →

WVU neuroscientist explores fighting weight gain with darkness

Release from WVU: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A novel way to treat weight gain may involve limiting our exposure to light at night — whether that light comes from our bedside lamps, the light pollution that sneaks through our windows or the electronic devices we use as we drift off to sleep. Randy Nelson, who chairs […]

By February 22, 2019 Read More →

Media Alert: Press conference 1 p.m. Monday on Medicaid Work Mandate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Health care providers, advocates have set a press conference to urge the W.Va. Legislature to reject Medicaid work mandate.   The participants will urge the Legislature to reject “sneak attack” on health care. They will request “more review of the high cost to state, negative impact on hospitals and providers, and the increase in […]

TMC Technologies of WV to perform mission software assurance audit for NASA
By February 21, 2019 Read More →

TMC Technologies of WV to perform mission software assurance audit for NASA

Release from TMC Technologies of West Virginia: PLEASANT VALLEY, W.Va. — The next 10 days could be considered a critical test for NASA’s Commercial CrewProgram (CCP) Surveillance Lead Kathy Malnick. Malnick, a senior systems engineer for TMC Technologies of West Virginia (TMC) leads the local contractor team as part of SAIC’s Systems and Software Assurance Services […]

W.Va. Corrections Day at the Legislature marked by Freedom Awards for Distinguished Service
By February 18, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Corrections Day at the Legislature marked by Freedom Awards for Distinguished Service

 Press release from the W.Va. Military Affairs and Public Safety with video from the Governor’s Communications Hub: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Intercepting smuggled drugs, going the distance for at-risk youth and soldiering on after a horrific crash are just some of the actions recognized Friday with Freedom Awards for Distinguished Service during Corrections Day at the Legislature. The 10 […]

Historic West Virginia law firm announces name change
By February 14, 2019 Read More →

Historic West Virginia law firm announces name change

DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmonsis now DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC Release from DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC:  CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The law firm DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons has announced they are now operating under a new name, DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC. The firm has a long history in […]

Kanawha County Job & Resource Fair set for Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
By February 13, 2019 Read More →

Kanawha County Job & Resource Fair set for Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The office of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and all sponsors are encouraging everyone to attend Friday The event will be Friday – March 22 –  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. More than 270 employers are expected. See the list here: Employers at the Job […]

Oglebay to host wedding showcase Feb. 24
By February 13, 2019 Read More →

Oglebay to host wedding showcase Feb. 24

  Release from Oglebay: WHEELING, W.Va. – Planning a wedding? Oglebay is planning a wedding showcase on Feb. 24. “Join us on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 1 – 3 p.m. in Oglebay’s Banquet View rooms for a one-stop-shop wedding experience that is sure to inspire! See, sample and experience all the elements needed to plan a […]

By February 6, 2019 Read More →

Media Alert: Glenville State College event at Capitol Thursday, 10-10:30 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — All West Virginia media are invited to attend the Glenville State College “Home Grown Project”. See the information below: WHAT: Glenville State College “Home Grown Project”  WHERE: Governor’s Cabinet & Conference Room (SoS office) WHEN: Thursday, February 7th, 10-10:30am Please join Glenville State College President Dr. Tracy Pellett, and 15 School Superintendents from […]

By January 22, 2019 Read More →

Oglebay’s West Spa named among America’s top 100 spas

 Press Release from Oglebay Park: WHEELING, W. Va. – Annually, Spas of America releases a list of the Top 100 Spas across the country. The 2018 results are in, and The West Spa at Oglebay has landed a coveted spot on this national list – www.spasofamerica.com/spas-of-america-top-100-spas-of-2018.   Ranked #68 out of 100 spas across the […]