An aircraft maintenance operation will soon be setting up shop at Yeager Airport’s general aviation area, following approval Wednesday of a lease agreement by the Charleston airport’s governing board.
Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert has announced he will not seek a contract extension, ending his tenure at the university July 2022.
CHARLESTON — Limited Video Lottery machines will be waking up at the crack of dawn beginning May 10, under a policy change approved Wednesday by the state Lottery Commission.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia provided state-funded pre-kindergarten last school year to a greater percentage of 4-year-olds than most states did, according to an institute at New Jersey’s Rutgers University that has ranked the state highly in the past.
CHARLESTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate confirmed Gayle Manchin, an educator and former West Virginia official married to Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, to be the co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission.
When the bell rang signaling the opener of the 2021 West Virginia Spring Gobbler season, I felt a sense of ease. Turkey season was here again and no more waiting for or anticipating its opener. When the sun began to show signs of its rays over the ridge high on the mountain, I heard a faint …
No shopper is happy to see a product they’ve purchased for years suddenly missing a few ounces from its previous size. However, this is unfortunately a common practice among manufacturers. When a product costs more to manufacture, the brand can keep the size the same while charging a higher …
HURRICANE, W.Va. — May is National Foster Care Month. Nationally this month has been celebrated in May since 1988, to show appreciation and gratitude to foster parents across the nation.
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky judge has ordered court officials to purge hundreds of lawsuits filed against clients by a disgraced disability attorney who masterminded the largest Social Security fraud in history, the Lexington Herald Leader reported.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice conceded Wednesday that his plan to offer $100 U.S. savings bonds as incentives for 16- to 35-year-olds to get COVID-19 vaccinations hasn’t been fully vetted, and said West Virginia might end up having to offer $100 checks instead.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s governor signed a bill Wednesday that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges.
CHARLESTON — Federal law enforcement officials arrested a former city of Logan police officer Thursday morning on a charge of a civil rights offense against an arrestee.
Free beer, pot and doughnuts. Savings bonds. A chance to win an all-terrain vehicle. Places across the U.S. are offering incentives to try to energize the nation’s slowing vaccination drive and get Americans to roll up their sleeves.
CHARLESTON — Monster Jam, the popular touring motor sports series, returns to the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center from June 4-6 with action-packed competition reimagined for 2021.
HUNTINGTON — After discussing a proposal during its Thursday meeting, the Marshall University Board of Governors approved an amended tuition and fees increase for the upcoming year, with some changes for in-state students.
HUNTINGTON — Nearly 80 students received their degrees Friday during the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s 41st annual graduation and investiture ceremony at Mountain Health Arena in Huntington.
Anna Sale has created a career out of getting people to talk about some of their most difficult moments, so it only seems fair that in the West Virginia native’s debut book, “Let’s Talk About Hard Things,” she dives into some of hers.
HUNTINGTON — Encouragement to live the life you are proud of while remembering to always keep learning was the main topic at Marshall University’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday morning.
CHARLESTON — Personal income in West Virginia grew by 4.89% in 2020, the largest rate of growth in 20 years, but growth that was fueled entirely by a surge in federal government transfer payments — stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment benefits and other pandemic relief, a new analysis from…
HUNTINGTON — Cabell County and the city of Huntington are set to go to trial Monday against drug distributors they accuse of helping to fuel the area’s drug epidemic.
CHARLESTON — Within an hour of Gov. Jim Justice’s announcement in December that older West Virginians could receive COVID-19 vaccines, lines formed outside health departments across the state as seniors awaited a dose.
CHARLESTON — Just under half of West Virginia’s public high school graduating class of 2020 enrolled in either a vocational school, community college or four-year college or university this past summer or fall, according to new state data.
CHARLESTON — A vaccine clinic at a West Virginia casino is welcoming people from outside of the state to get their COVID-19 shots as demand declines among in-state residents.
Members of the WV Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Parents Network, an organization that serves more than 1,200 parents in the state, will gather virtually on Zoom for the organization’s first conference.
DEAR JILL: I found a great deal on pet food by accident the other day. I went to the grocery store and saw that there were several bags of the brand I like. These 15-pound bags were marked down to $11.99, and I had two $3 coupons.
HUNTINGTON — A book that was a joint research and writing effort among Marshall faculty, students and community members, which discusses the 2014 chemical spill in central West Virginia, has received the Weatherford Award for best books about Appalachia, according to a news release.
Imagine hiking or biking on a wooded mountain trail, spending the night in a yurt with a sweeping view of the Kanawha River, and then descending a spur trail to one of a dozen Upper Kanawha Valley river towns for an afternoon of ATV riding or kayak angling followed by a riverside dinner.
CHARLESTON — Six large regions nationwide that have economies reliant on fossil fuels have been targeted for federal investment and aid to create renewable energy jobs, as detailed in a new report from President Joe Biden’s administration.
CHARLESTON — Based on her first report to the state, the new foster care ombudsman has found success for people throughout the child welfare system, but fear and lack of information is pervasive.
CHARLESTON — After two consecutive years of decreases, preliminary data show at least 1,275 West Virginians suffered fatal overdoses in 2020, setting a mortality record for the state often called the epicenter of the national drug crisis.
CHARLESTON — The Yankee Lady, one of only 10 World War II-era B-17 bombers that remain airworthy, will be making a Memorial Day weekend appearance at Charleston’s Yeager Airport on May 29 and 30 for self-guided tours and six 35-minute flights as part of the Yankee Air Museum’s “Honor the Her…
HUNTINGTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said during a roundtable discussion near Huntington on Friday that he has filed an injunction in the $7 billion Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement that seeks more money to fight the opioid epidemic.
HUNTINGTON — The 10th annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Picnic, a free event for all military members, veterans and their guests in the Tri-State area, is being planned for June 5 at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington.
HUNTINGTON — While new research shows most Americans support cannabis legalization, the West Virginia Legislature defeated bills this year to improve the medical cannabis program.
After a year’s delay, the BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Festival will come to the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center on June 12-13.
ASHFORD — From a clearing atop a ridge in northern Boone County, Chris Dunlap pointed out where he wants to build his fields of dreams.
HUNTINGTON — Now months into the effort to vaccinate West Virginians against COVID-19, state leaders said Friday the state has “hit a wall” in the process and the time has come for more creative thinking to overcome the challenge.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Sixteen other states are backing Alabama’s challenge to a statistical method the U.S. Census Bureau is using for the first time to protect the privacy of people who participated in the 2020 census, the nation’s once-a-decade head count that determines political power and funding.
DUNLOW, W.Va. — As Tasha Chafins browsed through shoes that would match her red dress, she talked about how prom is a chance for students to make lasting memories.
CHARLESTON — With the demise of legislation that would have made it a crime to remove or relocate Confederate statuary from public places, proponents of moving a Stonewall Jackson statue and bust from prominent locations at the West Virginia Capitol Complex are recommitting their efforts.
HUNTINGTON — Families that have had loved ones die from the coronavirus may now be eligible for up to $9,000 of reimbursement for funeral expenses from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Board of Education on Thursday approved closing eight public schools, including Wayne County’s Buffalo Elementary School.