Requesting that the West Virginia School Building Authority waive local matching requirements and fund all needed improvements for the West Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind.
ELKINS — Two men and a boy reported missing since Sunday when they failed to return from a fishing trip to Shavers Fork were found Monday evening in snowy woods, where rescue crews struggled to reach them. Billy W. Wilkerson II, 41, and Ricky L. Rohrbaugh, 42, both of Fairmont, and an unidentified 12-year-old boy […]
The Hampshire County Commission will take up a few funding requests at its regular meeting Tuesday morning. Here’s the complete agenda: A G E N D A Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Hampshire County Commission 9:00 am Call to order, minutes, President’s and Commissioner’s reports 9:15 am Jay Carter PV Transit report and funding request 9:30 […]
CHARLESTON (AP) — A doll of West Virginia first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin is joining a collection that began in 1976. The newest commemorative doll in the First Ladies of West Virginia doll collection was unveiled during a reception at the Culture Center in Charleston this week. The doll of first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin […]
CHARLESTON (AP) — A bill to allow West Virginia teachers to determine how to use their planning time has passed overwhelmingly in the Senate. The bill states that administrators may not require a teacher attend training, meetings, or any work-related event during a planning period. This included parent-teacher conferences. Lawmakers first voted to amend the […]
The Senate has advanced a bill to recognize college preparatory teams as members of the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission.
West Virginia senators are making a plea for legislation to allot funds to repair roads and create jobs.
MARTINSBURG (AP) - Rust-Oleum Corporation plans to open a distribution center in Martinsburg that’s expected to employ between 80 and 100 workers. The Berkeley County Development Authority and the company announced the project on Tuesday, according to state media sources. Rust-Oleum plans to consolidate operations in Williamsport, Md., into the Martinsburg facility. Vernon Hills, Ill.-based Rust-Oleum […]
SNOWSHOE (AP) -Snowshoe Mountain is adding a weekend in April for skiing and snowboarding. The resort said Monday that it has received nearly 30 inches of snow in the last seven days. Snowshoe says it will temporarily close on March 30, its original closure date. It will reopen on April 5 and April 6. Snowshoe […]
CHARLESTON (AP) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is urging federal health officials immediately to conduct more lab studies on the chemicals that spilled into a public water supply last month. The governor also asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its partners for guidance on long-term health monitoring for the nine counties exposed to […]