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2017 West Virginia Historic Preservation Awards Nominations deadline approaching

Is there an exciting or impressive historic preservation project happening in the Mountain State?  Here is your chance to nominate the person, project, organization,...

Attorney General Morrisey alleges drug manufacturers violated antitrust laws

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a multistate lawsuit alleging antitrust violations involving an antibiotic, an oral diabetes medication and six generic drug...

Flood recovery program seeks applicants

Volunteer West Virginia, the State's Commission for National & Community Service is sponsoring a VISTA project designed to help individuals, families, and communities recover...

Solid Waste Management Board issues $300,000 in grants

West Virginia’s Solid Waste Management Board issued $300,000 in grants to 36 local solid waste authorities today during its meeting in Charleston. The SWMB Grant...

Manchin ensures West Virginia priorities are included in agriculture, energy and water appropriations bills

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) ensured that West Virginia priorities were included in the FY 2018 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and...

AGT winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. arrested on domestic violence charge

“America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. allegedly sent a woman to the hospital with injuries to her head and face on July...

DIY Network show ‘Barnwood Builders’ visits Ritchie County

On last Sunday’s episode of “Barnwood Builders,” Mark Bowe and his team of old-school craftsmen saved a 150-year-old log cabin on top of a mountain in...

Clay County Board of Education meets

The Clay County Board of Education met on Monday, July 10, 2017. A motion to approve the agenda was approved. A motion to approve the...

Camp Catch Your Breath starts July 23

United Hospital Center (UHC) in Bridgeport and the American Lung Association in West Virginia, together with their sponsoring hospitals and supporters, are proud to...

Clearer rights of way improve reliability for power customers

About three years into a new method of managing vegetation, Appalachian Power is seeing improved reliability, and customers are noticing. “Customers are commenting about seeing...