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West Virginia International Yeager Airport and Kanawha County Public Library to celebrate Hercules on his 6th birthday

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) is pleased to announce the launch of a new children’s book “The Adventures of Hercules: A New Friend.” To celebrate, CRW is partnering with the Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL) to host a special storytime and birthday party[Read More…]

Opinion: Health Policy, the Social Safety Net, and the 2023 Legislative Session

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy shares column By Rhonda Rogombe CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has long faced significant health-related challenges, many of which could have been meaningfully addressed by bills introduced during the 2023 legislative session. While a couple of positive health-focused bills were passed by the legislature[Read More…]

Pierpont Community & Technical College, West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association accepting applicants for April 17-21 Landscape Technician Bootcamp in Fairmont

WV Press Release Sharing FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (WVNLA) is partnering with Pierpont Community & Technical College to conduct a Landscape Technician Bootcamp from April 17-21 for those interested in updated nursery and landscaping skills. Michael Biafore, chairman of the WVNLA Workforce Development Committee[Read More…]

Media Advisory: WVU President Gee to outline strategic vision, new initiatives during State of the University address on Monday

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  West Virginia University’s news and information office has issued the following media advisory: WVU President Gordon Gee will outline the strategic vision and new initiatives planned for WVU during State of the University address on Monday. WHAT: West Virginia University spring State of the University address WHO: President Gordon[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin reintroduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to open new markets for WV meat and poultry producers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act to allow meat and poultry products inspected by state Meat and Poultry Inspection (MPI) programs to be sold across state lines. The legislation would open up new markets for farmers and[Read More…]

Martinsburg, WV, Chick-fil-A employee Justine Rickard shares experience with Berkeley County Schools’ Work Exploration program

By Ainsley Hall [email protected] MARTINSBURG — Berkeley County Schools’ Work Exploration program has allowed many students to learn more about career opportunities in the community and find a possible job for the future. Justine Rickard is one of those students. Rickard graduated from Martinsburg High School almost six years ago[Read More…]

Bluefield State University and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine partner to provide pathway to medical school

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Students at Bluefield State University now have an opportunity to transition directly to medical school if they choose. The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) and BSU have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will prepare a pathway[Read More…]

Finalist Business Idea pitches announced for March 30 Pitch Southern West Virginia Business Idea Competition at WVU Tech

All attendees can vote for their favorite pitch WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. – The West Virginia Hive, in partnership with the West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) Launch Lab, announced the finalists chosen to present at the Pitch Southern West Virginia Business Idea Competition, to be[Read More…]

Media Advisory: HealthNet Aeromedical Services to host nurses and paramedics from across the country for training event in Charleston

Media availability is Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. HealthNet Aeromedical Services to Host Nurses and Paramedicsfrom Across the Country for Training Event HealthNet Aeromedical Services will welcome 31 nurses and paramedics from around the country enrolled in the Association of Air Medical Services’ Critical Care Transport Academy (CCTA) to its[Read More…]