HURRICANE, W.Va. — A week before Memorial Day and the start of the summer season, the staff at Waves of Fun were readying for the swimsuit-clad crowds to return.
CHARLESTON — A combination of tax day moving from April to May, and more than $1.2 billion of $1,400 federal stimulus checks churning the state economy helped West Virginia tax collections for May come in $152.24 million above projections.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice alleges that a Virginia-based bank went from being a “lifetime financial partner” to a “self-proclaimed adversary” of his family’s companies in a lawsuit filed in federal court Tuesday.
WAYNE — A ceremony to honor and recognize Revolutionary War veteran Dr. Cary Henry Hampton is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at his gravesite in Dock’s Creek Cemetery.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History is accepting entries for its 22nd biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition, according to a news release.
DEAR JILL: I want to tell you what happened to me at the self-checkout lane. I only had a few things to buy, so I scanned them in. Then I scanned my coupons, but one of them did not scan. I pressed the button for assistance, and a worker came over to help. Before she even tried to scan the c…
More than 4,000 Allied forces died while storming the beaches of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. That number includes these 38 West Virginians, listed with their home counties, who served in different capacities during the war and paid the ultimate sacrifice 77 years ago. They are:
Campsites featuring pre-pitched, deck-mounted, canvas-wall tents equipped with queen-size memory-foam mattresses, side tables, propane heaters and solar showers are now available at Hawks Nest and Cacapon state parks. They also will accommodate guests starting June 14 at Lost River and Black…
HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Police Department has joined forces with multiple agencies as it continues to search for 3-month-old Angel Nichole Overstreet more than a month after she was last seen.
After our spring gobbler season closed on our West Virginia hunting grounds, my son and I weren’t ready to hang up our turkey vests just yet. We were longing to chase Tom Turkey around for a few more days.
HUNTINGTON — Zip lining, rock climbing and new aerial obstacle courses providing ample family fun are now available at Heritage Farm Museum and Village’s new Adventure Park, which opened Saturday.
CHARLESTON — To heighten awareness and support research and treatment of colorectal cancer, the CAMC Foundation will sponsor the 2021 Run for Your Life 5-Mile Run/2.5-Mile Walk later this month.
ROANOKE, W.Va. -- The 57th annual meeting of the West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women, Inc., is set for Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia, according to a news release.
After a year of coronavirus lockdowns, the start of summer beckons with vacation plans made possible by relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. But a severe worker shortage brings a warning for travelers: Expect delays and pack a little patience.
BARBOURSVILLE — For the past 10 years, local Vietnam veteran Tom Plumley has painted a large American flag on his yard to observe Memorial Day and honor those who served.
CHARLESTON — A year after COVID-19 shutdowns ended an 18-year streak of West Virginia Lottery gross revenue topping the $1 billion mark, the Lottery has again topped $1 billion for the 2020-21 budget year, director John Myers told the Lottery Commission on Tuesday.
MIAMI — Pilot error caused the helicopter crash that killed coal billionaire Chris Cline and six others in the Bahamas in 2019, federal officials said.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city that borders New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is asking for federal funding to build a welcome center and city park, officials said.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A preacher at a West Virginia church has been charged with invasion of privacy after he allegedly placed a phone in a men's bathroom, recording videos of two victims.
HUNTINGTON — As the region slowly reopens again, Old Central City Days returns with live music, antique and vintage shopping and special activities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the event.
Federal supplemental unemployment benefits have far outpaced state unemployment payments, according to the most recent data available from WorkForce West Virginia.
CHARLESTON — Despite speculation earlier this month about a possible special session to allocate more than $500 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds, there’s no indication from West Virginia’s legislative or executive leaders that a session is imminent.
DEAR JILL: If a shopper uses a fake coupon to buy laundry detergent, who pays? I used to think the store would take the loss, but a friend who works at a supermarket told me that most times, the brand will pay the store anyway for the fake coupon when they submit it for reimbursement so the …
PENTRESS — After two years of hacking their way west through the wilds of colonial America in a meticulously calibrated straight line, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon brought their historic survey to an end two miles northeast of this Monongalia County community on Oct. 11, 1767.
CHARLESTON — A new West Virginia law is legally prohibiting an 11-year-old girl in Bridgeport from trying out for her school’s cross-country team solely because she is transgender, according to a lawsuit filed by her mother Wednesday.
CHARLESTON — A former member of the West Virginia Legislature is in talks with federal prosecutors for a plea deal in the case against him for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia will step up its prizes for vaccines, enrolling all residents who have received a coronavirus shot into a lottery for the chance to win a college scholarship, an F-150 pickup truck or cash rewards.
LEWISBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia Renaissance Festival will honor veterans, active-duty service members and first responders during its opening weekend June 5-6.
HUNTINGTON -- The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) has announced that the 2021 class of graduates of its nationally recognized manufacturing career skills programs, offered in conjunction with Mountwest Community & Technical College and Southern West Virginia Community & Technical Col…
HUNTINGTON — The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center is now offering a lung cancer screening clinic the third Monday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon. Eligible patients can schedule without a physician referral.
DEAR JILL: I saw something in my grocery circular recently and wondered what you would think of this. My grocery store is selling fresh boneless chicken breasts for $1.89 per pound in a “family pack” size of 3 pounds or more. But the fine print under that sale price says that standard size p…
May marks the beginning of summer and the busiest time for moving. Unfortunately, more people moving means more potential for scams. Always do your homework when hiring a moving company and be on the lookout for the following warning signs.
West Virginia will mark Juneteenth for the first time as a state holiday this year with a virtual performance from Montell Jordan. The R&B singer-turned-pastor is known for his 1995 pop hit "This Is How We Do It."