State news, releases and Information

By August 27, 2015 Read More →

NAA announces new Ad Council PSAs

First campaign just in time for Back-to-School season ARLINGTON, Va. – NAA is partnering with the Ad Council to provide PSAs for use in your print and online publications. The first campaign on Teacher Recruitment is just in time for the back-to-school season and beyond. The teacher recruitment ads, designed exclusively for NAA members, make a compelling case […]

CEO Column: Witnessing the evolution of the newspaper industry
By August 27, 2015 Read More →

CEO Column: Witnessing the evolution of the newspaper industry

  By Caroline Little, president and CEO, NAA   Four years ago, most of us wouldn’t have predicted award-winning TV series would debut via online streaming on websites such as Netflix and Hulu and would never be aired on cable or network television. Just four years ago, it seemed unlikely that people would prefer online […]

This week in West Virginia history: Sept. 3-9
By August 27, 2015 Read More →

This week in West Virginia history: Sept. 3-9

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. Sept. 3, 1890: West Virginia Wesleyan College opened as the West Virginia Conference Seminary. In that first year, 201 men and women undertook a largely preparatory school curriculum. Gradually the […]

By August 25, 2015 Read More →

SBA participates in Lunch & Learn session with Lockheed Martin

FAIRMONT, W.Va. ─ The U.S. Small Business Administration participates in Lunch & Learn Session with Lockheed Martin Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont. The event is presented in collaboration by the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation Affiliate Services Group, I-79 Development Council and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District […]

By August 25, 2015 Read More →

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns students, parents of potential scholarship scams

Advice issued as part of Office’s second Back to School Consumer Protection Week CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns students and their parents to be cautious of potential scams when applying for scholarships. “At this time of year, many high school seniors and their parents are beginning to evaluate colleges and how they […]

By August 25, 2015 Read More →

Manchin, Capito announce funding for three West Virginia fire departments

Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department, Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department and South Berkley Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad will receive FEMA funding to enhance fire prevention and safety operations WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced today that the Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department, Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department and South Berkley […]

‘This was like nothing I have ever experienced,’ Preston’s Special Olympians bring back memories and medals from World Games
By August 25, 2015 Read More →

‘This was like nothing I have ever experienced,’ Preston’s Special Olympians bring back memories and medals from World Games

By Theresa Marthey Preston County News & Journal KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Most people will never know the dream of being able to walk into a stadium in the opening ceremonies of the Olympics while thousands of people chant U-S-A. But for Preston County athletes, that dream became an amazing reality. Brandon Wilt of Brandonville and […]

By August 25, 2015 Read More →

Manchin, Capito announce investment to boost economy and create jobs in West Virginia

Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Pocahontas and Webster Counties will benefit from $70,000 EDA investment WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will provide $70,000 to the Region 4 Planning and Development Council to invest in job creation and economic development in the […]

John Foust: Incongruence in ad creativity
By August 25, 2015 Read More →

John Foust: Incongruence in ad creativity

By John Foust Raleigh, NC Congruence is an important characteristic of communication. In order to get a message through, all of the ingredients have to match. Most of the time, congruence comes naturally. Just notice how strange it feels to say the word “yes” and shake your head “no.” On the other hand, incongruence can […]

Making the most of a new school year
By August 25, 2015 Read More →

Making the most of a new school year

A column by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (August 24, 2015) – As students across our state return to school, it is important to have a fresh focus on the year that lies ahead. Since becoming governor, I have worked hard to give all West Virginia students access to a world-class education and increased opportunities that […]