CHARLESTON — There are plenty of parking spots and seats available, and the popcorn is popping at area movie theaters. Now, if only there were something to show on the big screens.
CHARLESTON — More than 58,000 West Virginians have requested an absentee ballot for the 2020 general election within the first month of being able to do so.
Don’t let your curiosity get the better of you. A new scam appears to be an email from Google, informing you that someone has shared a photo album. But it’s really a phishing scheme that’s after your password.
MADISON — The Boone County Adult Learning Center has been named the West Virginia Program of the Year by the West Virginia Office of Adult Education.
With less than two months to go until Election Day, the race for the District 7 West Virginia State Senate is heating up as both candidates outline their goals.
BOONE COUNTY — Boone County moved to orange status when the state’s COVID-19 county alert map was updated on Sept. 11, and was confirmed orange on the re-entry metrics produced by the West Virginia Department of Education map on Sept. 12.
MADISON — Boone County Commission Republican candidate Josh Barker will face Democrat Jacob Messer in the general election on Nov. 3 to see which man will assume the seat of Democrat Eddie Hendricks, who served the county for 12 years but lost to Messer in the primary.
WHITESVILLE — Over the next several weeks, the Town of Whitesville will finalize the details of its ATV registration sites, which will allow citizens to legally operate their ATVs within specific town limits.
DANVILLE — Cameras that were placed around a residence of a homeowner helped the Danville Police Department identify a man they say stole an ATV vehicle.
HUNTINGTON — Prestera Center for Mental Health Services has been awarded a five-year, federal grant for workforce support, according to a news release.
BARRETT — A man was arrested and charged in separate cases after law enforcement officers says he had entered a pair of homes without breaking and a stolen chainsaw was recovered and returned to the owner on Aug. 31.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Economic Development Authority on Wednesday unanimously approved a $5.5 million loan guarantee for the proposed Brooke County Power plant project.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice announced changes to the color-coded school reopening map Friday as West Virginia entered the weekend as the state with the fastest rate of COVID-19 spread in the nation.
SETH — Scott High School, Sherman High School and Van High School met last Tuesday for their first games of the season — a tri at the Lady Tide’s home court.
MATEWAN — A move to a new location and the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic have made reopening the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum a struggle, but nothing worth having comes easy in this strife-steeped coal town.
As people pause to remember the nearly 3,000 killed in the terrorist attacks on this day 19 years ago, thousands of American flags are on display in Huntington as a reminder of the victims of those attacks, and other lives lost.
CHARLESTON — The American Red Cross needs people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a blood supply as diverse as the patients who depend on it.
CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.
HUNTINGTON — Just outside the Memorial Student Center at the heart of the Marshall University campus stands the Memorial Fountain — a visible reminder of the 75 lives lost in the Nov. 14, 1970, plane crash.
Try to imagine how it would feel if you needed to call for the police or an ambulance, but you didn’t have a phone. What if you couldn’t get a new job because there was no way for a potential employer to call you for an interview? Think how it would be if you needed a prescription refilled, …
BOONE COUNTY – Boone County government officials confirmed on Sept. 15 that a Boone County Emergency Management Agency employee had tested positive for COVID-19.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his office’s work to root out consumer, disability and Medicaid fraud will soon surpass $410 million saved since 2013.
CHARLESTON — Across America and other nations, people are starting to ring bells in recognition of Rosie the Riveters and as part of an effort to unify people in honor of the Rosies’ legacy of pulling together to do highest quality work to protect freedom.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday that he is moving $50 million in federal CARES Act funds currently parked in an account to pay future unemployment compensation claims to provide additional personal protective equipment and COVID-19 testing for West Virginia’s pub…
BOONE COUNTY — The Boone County Emergency Management Agency is ahead of the goal it set for its 2020 Summer Sign Project, which has repaired or replaced over 120 street signs across the county.
BLOOMINGROSE — A local trucking company has honored the memory of Jonathan “Tater” Lester with a truck painted in Scott High School’s black and gold and sprinkled with multiple references to the late student-athlete and the words, “In Loving Memory.”
DANVILLE — The Town of Danville announced at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, that it has applied for grant funding to help improve the accessibility, function and appearance of the downtown area.
Boone County Adult Education Instructor Nicole Vint was honored on Sept. 3 as her program in Madison was named the West Virginia Office of Adult Education’s Program of the Year. To learn more about the Boone County Adult Learning Center, find it on Facebook, visit boonealc.weebly.com or call…
POWELL CREEK — A man was arrested and charged on Sept. 3 with child neglect — creating risk of substantial bodily injury after a complaint was made with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
MOUNT GAY — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College welcomed members of the Higher Learning Commission to its Logan campus for a focused visit in March 2020. The visit was a follow-up to Southern’s 2018 Peer Review Team visit, which outlined several areas of concern.
The rivers of southern West Virginia are home to a variety of fish that thrill anglers from our hometowns, but increasingly we are experiencing visitors from afar to cast their lines in hope of a catch.
EDITOR’S NOTE: In our football preview story for Scott High School, we misidentified Ridge Flores in a photograph. We regret the error. Flores wears No. 56 in games, but wore No. 49 in photos.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Friday said claims made by Gov. Jim Justice during a Thursday news briefing were misleading, and the possibility of $766 million flowing into West Virginia for broadband expansion is unlikely to happen.
CHARLESTON — Kanawha, Putnam and Monongalia counties, along with six southern West Virginia counties, were not allowed to reopen classrooms to students this week.