State news, releases and Information

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Girl Scouts of Black Diamond discuss the state of girls in our region

Panelist gave their views on how to create the next generation of female leaders   CHARLESTON, W.VA. —  The Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council (GSBDC) gathered an assembly of female leaders in education, politics, business and the community to share their knowledge and provide their input on the potential opportunities and open doors that are […]

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Sen. Rockefeller looks at role of advanced communications technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, is working to make sure communications systems keep West Virginians safe and connected during emergencies like the 2012 derecho. Rockefeller this week sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) which requested a study on how the […]

By May 6, 2014 Read More →

Out-of-state cash fueling Mooney’s run

CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. – Conservative Alex X. Mooney notes on his website the “continued momentum” for his campaign for Congress, and the fact that he’s raised more money than his fellow Republicans combined. But what Mooney doesn’t tout is how little of his campaign income is coming from West Virginia donors. Mooney, who resigned as […]

US Hotel and Resort Management awarded contract at Canaan Valley Resort State Park
By May 1, 2014 Read More →

US Hotel and Resort Management awarded contract at Canaan Valley Resort State Park

DAVIS, W.Va. – A management contract to operate Canaan Valley Resort State Park near Davis in Tucker County has been awarded to US Hotel and Resort Management, Inc., according to Paul Redford, district administrator with the West Virginia State Park sysem. The current management contractor, Guest Services, Inc., (GSI) will continue contact obligations through June 30, 2014. “Both US Hotel and Resort Management, Inc., […]

By May 1, 2014 Read More →

Hair Cuttery salons helping victims of domestic violence

CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. – Giving back to someone in need this spring can be as simple as getting a haircut in time for Mother’s Day. Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, is honored to team up with The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), the leading voice for domestic […]

By May 1, 2014 Read More →

Roush posts low golf score on Wendy’s Amateur Tour

FARMINGTON, Pa. — The Wendy’s Amateur Tour saw Trent Roush of Mason post the low round of the day by shooting a 75 in very difficult weather conditions Wednesday, April 30, at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort’s Mystic Rock golf course. Mystic Rock, the host of the PGA Tour’s 84 Lumber Classic for several years, was a test for all the players, […]

By April 30, 2014 Read More →

Elk River Fest provides two days of unique West Virginia fun

CLAY, W.Va. — For two days in June — Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7 — visitors to the Elk River Fest will flow through the streets of Clay, enjoying a unique Mountain State festival and celebration of life along the river. There is no admission to the many activities and contests — but plenty […]

Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad opens 2014 season with Cottontail Express
By April 17, 2014 Read More →

Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad opens 2014 season with Cottontail Express

  ELKINS, W.Va. – The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad opens its 2014 season on Saturday, April 19, with “a fun excursion for families celebrating springtime weather and the Easter weekend.” “The Cottontail Express pulls out of the Elkins Depot at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a 90-minute hop down the rails, all the […]

By April 8, 2014 Read More →

New Book tells story of hope and Christ’s second coming

RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — A new book about a West Virginia tragedy shows how a nightmare became hope as a young man accused of murdering his father finds hope in the spirit of Jesus Christ. “With a trial for the murder of his father still looming in the distance … Scott Harrison brings the truth to light […]

Wild, Wonderful & Wired: Many have learned advantages of computers, Internet
By April 4, 2014 Read More →

Wild, Wonderful & Wired: Many have learned advantages of computers, Internet

CHARLESTON, W.VA. —  Future Generations Graduate School and Mission West Virginia know the Mountain State, from Pendleton County to Kanawha County and beyond. Based in West Virginia, these nonprofit educational organizations have trained West Virginia residents for several years to use computers and access information through the Internet. They are having success. From 2010-13, more […]