State news, releases and Information

By December 11, 2018 Read More →

PRESS RELEASE: Federal district court jury returns $1.56 million insurance verdict

Press release from Bordas & Bordas: JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A federal court jury awarded a $1.56 million verdict to Dan Felix of Cambria County, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 4, after Bordas & Bordas attorney Doug Olcott secured a breach of contract judgment against American National Property and Casualty, according to a press release issued Dec. […]

By December 8, 2018 Read More →

Hunters in W.Va. harvest 44,572 bucks during the traditional buck firearms season

News Release from the W.Va. DNR: SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicates that deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 44,572 antlered deer during the two-week buck firearms season which ran from Nov. 19 through Dec. 1, 2018, according to Gary Foster, assistant chief of Game Management with the […]

By December 8, 2018 Read More →

Community Palliative Care Part 1: Do you know the differences between community palliative care and hospice?

News release from the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care: (Editor’s note: The nation recently celebrated National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care is sharing this a three-part series that focuses on the differences between community palliative care and hospice, the importance of end-of-life conversations and an effective community palliative […]

Opinion: W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey reminds consumers to exercise caution with holiday donations
By December 8, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey reminds consumers to exercise caution with holiday donations

News release from the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey encouraged consumers to think before they open their holiday wallet for just any charity. “This time of year is a popular time for charities to seek donations, but some people may take advantage of the goodwill of […]

By November 27, 2018 Read More →

Press Release: DMAPS bringing Gov. Justice’s drug education message to W.Va. schools

Press Release and video from the W.Va. Governor’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Governor Jim Justice wants every West Virginia middle and high school student to hear the anti-drug message developed by a career narcotics officer at the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety. Director Jack Luikart of DMAPS’ drug control policy office has built […]

Gov. Justice announces new guidelines and procedures for agencies wishing to use and access State’s line of credit
By November 26, 2018 Read More →

Gov. Justice announces new guidelines and procedures for agencies wishing to use and access State’s line of credit

From the W.Va. Governor’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice announced today, Monday, Nov. 26, that he is implementing a new set of procedures and guidelines for all state agencies that wish to use the state’s $25 million line of credit for large expenditures. A line of credit was established by the state in 1992 […]

Wheeling, W.Va., trio to perform at White House
By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Wheeling, W.Va., trio to perform at White House

By Linda Comins The Intelligencer of Wheeling WHEELING, W.Va. — The Ron Retzer Trio, a popular area band, has been invited to perform at the White House for a holiday open house on Dec. 20. Participating in the festive occasion will be the trio’s original members: founder Ron Retzer, of Brilliant; Jennifer Galownia, of Bridgeport; […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Wayne, Boone counties, W.Va., eyed for development by Hatfield-McCoy ATV Trails

By Rick Steelhammer Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — New units of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails system could take shape next year in Wayne and Boone counties, thanks to grants from the Federal Highway Administration’s Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails program. Expected to reopen next summer is the Hatfield-McCoy Trails’ Ivy Branch trail system off U.S. 119 […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Southern W.Va. officials uncertain of financial impact of closing portion of Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail

Pocahontas Trail section to be replaced by l0nger trail By Greg Jordan Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The impending closure of a portion of the Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail could impact the local tourism industry, and it has caught the attention of local officials. Mercer County Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Jamie Null, presenting city […]

By November 16, 2018 Read More →

Flags at half-staff in honor of W.Va. soldier killed in training accident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has ordered all United States and West Virginia state flags displayed at all state facilities to be lowered to half-staff from dawn until dusk on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in commemoration of the services for U.S. Army Specialist Nicholas Caleb “Nick” Jividen. Jividen, a native of Poca, was tragically […]