MARTINSBURG (AP) — A May trial is set for two brothers accused of robbing former NFL player Fulton Walker Jr. during a home invasion in Martinsburg. A Berkeley County grand jury indicted 26-year-old Raheim R. Doleman and 27-year-old Roger C. Doleman in February. Each is charged with burglary, first-degree robbery and several other counts. Media […]
CHARLESTON (AP) — A new report from the U.S. Department of the Interior says just over 1.5 million people visited West Virginia’s national park sites in 2012. That ranks West Virginia 33rd among all states in national park visitation. Those people spent about $63 million visiting the sites — spending that supported 863 jobs in […]
RANSON (AP) — West Virginia’s largest casino has announced plans to add a 1,200-seat concert venue as it seeks to fend off increased competition from casinos in Maryland. Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races said Monday that it will begin construction this month on the venue, which will be located on the casino floor and […]
MORGANTOWN – E. Gordon Gee was named West Virginia University’s permanent president Monday – the third time he’s been asked to lead the state’s land-grant, flagship research University. Gee, 70, first served as president from 1981-1985 – hired when he was just 36. He returned in January 2014 for a term to replace the departing […]
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia Lottery officials say revenue continued to drop in January. State lottery revenue fell 12 percent from January 2013 to $89.45 million, according to media sources. Racetrack video lottery at the state’s four racetrack casinos continued to fall in January, as competition in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland continues to put a […]
CHARLES TOWN (AP) — A fire has destroyed a clubhouse and two other buildings at an Eastern Panhandle golf course. No one was injured in the fire Friday morning at Locust Hill Golf Course in Charles Town. Jefferson County emergency services deputy director Ed Hannon says the fire appeared to have started in the clubhouse […]
Facing a deadline to keep bills from fizzling, West Virginia lawmakers gave the go-ahead to all sorts of ideas Wednesday, from budget cuts and teacher raises to bans on selling bongs and permission to bring cupcakes to school parties.
CHARLESTON (AP) – If there’s a new recipe on a twentysomething’s dining table tonight, chances are it came from Pinterest.
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia 4-H members will learn about community leadership and policy-making at a three-day retreat in Charleston. The second annual West Virginia University 4-H Civic Engagement Forum is set for March 2-4. In recognition of the Cooperative Extension Service’s centennial, the theme for the forum is “The Next 100 Years are Yours.” […]
MORGANTOWN — What is a “mountaineer” exactly? The word means different things to different people. To those of us in West Virginia or who are fans of West Virginia University, it may mean a way of life or a symbol of greatness. For all those who bleed old gold and blue, the word “mountaineer” is […]