State news, releases and Information

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. […]

By March 2, 2019 Read More →

West Virginia Housing Development Fund announces Moody’s ‘Aaa’ credit rating

Press Release from W.Va. Governor’s Office:  CHARLESTON, WV – Moody’s Investor Service has once again affirmed West Virginia Housing Development Fund’s “Aaa” issuer credit rating. This qualification is Moody’s highest ranking and the Fund is the only state housing finance agency to receive this distinction. “The Fund’s staff works hard on behalf of so many […]

WV DNR announces trout stocking the week of Feb. 25, 2019
By March 2, 2019 Read More →

WV DNR announces trout stocking the week of Feb. 25, 2019

ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Feb. 25, 2019: Bear Rocks Lake Beech Fork Tailwaters Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Brandywine Lake Brushy Fork Lake Buckhannon River Buffalo Creek (Logan) Buffalo Fork Lake Burnsville Tailwaters Cherry River Coopers Rock Lake Cranberry River Curtisville Lake Deer Creek (Pocahontas) Dillons Run Dry […]

By March 2, 2019 Read More →

Small Cell Bill advances in the W.Va. House of Delegates

Press Release from WV For Broadband: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the legislative session winds down in Charleston, the West Virginia House of Delegates took action which would further broadband expansions across the state. On Monday, the House Committee on Technology and Infrastructure heard testimonial on Senate Bill 3 which as amended would create the West Virginia […]

Charleston Area Alliance Board of Directors welcomes new leadership, members
By February 28, 2019 Read More →

Charleston Area Alliance Board of Directors welcomes new leadership, members

Release from the Charleston Area Alliance: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Area Alliance’s Board of Directors recently met and elected new officers, while also welcoming six new members. Steve Hedrick, President and CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park, was elected Chairman of the Board.   […]

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 […]