State news, releases and Information

By September 11, 2018 Read More →

Hatfield-McCoy Heritage Food Dinner Series visiting Matewan

Series features locally sourced community dinners Release from wvfoodandfarm.org: MATEWAN — Community groups in Welch, Matewan, and Big Ugly, together with the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition to launch the Hatfield-McCoy Heritage Food Dinner series. The Blair Mountain Strike Supper — set for  Sept. 22 in downtown Matewan at 4:30 p.m. — is the next […]

By September 5, 2018 Read More →

City Holding Company announces acquisitions bolstering Kentucky Presence

Press Release from City Holding Company: CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – City Holding Company (“City”) (Nasdaq: CHCO), the parent company of City National Bank of West Virginia, announced this week the concurrent signing of two separate definitive merger agreements. Under one agreement, City will acquire Poage Bankshares, Inc., (“Poage”) (Nasdaq: PBSK), the parent company of Town Square […]

By August 29, 2018 Read More →

Study finds public school construction cost decline following repeal of prevailing wage in W.Va.

Press release from the Associated Builders and Contractors CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Following the full repeal of West Virginia’s prevailing wage law in 2016, a study conducted by the University of Kentucky (UK) Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) found that total costs for public school construction in the Mountain State declined by over seven percent.  Additionally, the […]

Media Alert: IOGA of W.Va. announces agenda for 2018 Summer Meeting, Aug. 5-7
By August 1, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: IOGA of W.Va. announces agenda for 2018 Summer Meeting, Aug. 5-7

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia has released the agenda for its 2018 Summer Meeting, Aug. 5-7. Hosted at The Greenbrier Resort, the IOGAWV meeting kicks off Sunday, Aug. 5, with a membership dinner. Monday’s speakers include Chevron Appalachia President […]

By July 29, 2018 Read More →

Friends of the Lincoln Collection launches new website

News release: FORT WAYNE, IN – Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc., has launched a new website serving as a gateway to thousands of digitized Lincoln era letters, photographs, newspapers, books and other items from the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection. The Friends’ newly launched website, www.friendsofthelincolncollection.org, will offer other items of interest, including […]

WV State Police testing for trooper recruits in August
By July 25, 2018 Read More →

WV State Police testing for trooper recruits in August

By July 25, 2018 Read More →

Record number of W.Va. educators pursing national certification

From the West Virginia Department of Education: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Participation in the West Virginia National Board Certification (NBC) support program has doubled among state educators since last summer with nearly 200 teachers taking advantage of the program. Of those who participated, more than half have committed to pursuing the gold-standard credential, a record for the […]

Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights
By July 10, 2018 Read More →

Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights

Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights By Erin Beck Public Information Coordinator National Youth Science Camp   BARTOW, W.Va.  – Steve Blasberg used a projector on top of a picnic table. He carried three pens in his pocket. One was red. He is a teacher. A white-bearded and bespectacled mathematician, Blasberg […]

By July 9, 2018 Read More →

Media Advisory: WV Caring sponsoring four for Taylor Swift concert experience

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Children who have suffered the loss of a parent or loved one, along with family members or guardians, will be attending the July 10, 2018 Taylor Swift concert thanks to West Virginia Caring and its community partners. Financial gifts from Apple Federal Credit Union and other donors will allow 17 children and […]

By June 11, 2018 Read More →

Employment Opportunity: The Register-Herald of Beckley looking for designer/graphic artist

BECKLEY, W.Va.  — The Register-Herald in Beckley, WV, is looking for a designer/graphic artist who can work newspaper and magazine pages. “If you can build graphics and create illustrations, great. Passion, skills and a collaborative spirit will align you with the folks in our shop. Copy editing and news judgment are big pluses. Ours is a diverse newsroom,” said […]