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There were many speakers at the event. It has been said that there are three kinds of...

The nomination period for the Braxton-Clay-Nicholas-Webster FSA county committee began on June 15, 2016. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the county office by close of business on Aug. 1, 2016. County Committees...

Effective Sunday, July 17, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in West Virginia are to be closed on Sundays and began operating weekly under new hours. The new operating hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m....

West Virginia University is partnering with Team Rubicon, a veteran-led, global disaster response organization, to assist with flood relief efforts in West Virginia after storms swept through the state on June 23rd, leaving devastation...

State Treasurer John Perdue is warning state residents not to be fooled by a scam in which someone reports to be from a national unclaimed property organization, soliciting fees in return for unclaimed funds. Shirley...

In the face of disaster, the people of West Virginia have come together with courage and compassion to ask, “How can I help?” The main needs now are cash donations and volunteers. Although there has...

Severe storms and flooding has caused severe damage in areas of Braxton, Clay, Nicholas and Webster Counties. Farms and ranches suffering severe damage may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered...

Appalachian Power has established a special flood relief hotline number for customers to call with questions about restoring their power after last month’s floods. The number is 1-888-345-4237. The number is staffed by representatives at...

The SBA Disaster Loan program is an important step in the recovery process and is available to the Homeowners, Renters and Business of all sizes that were affected by the recent flooding. It is...

West Virginians who applied for disaster assistance after the severe storms, mudslides, landslides and flooding that occurred June 22-June 29, 2016, should be sure to read letters or other correspondence from FEMA carefully. Sometimes...

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