CHARLESTON (AP) — Public schools in West Virginia may soon be required to display the phrase “In God We Trust’’ in every building if a bill passed by the state Senate on Monday becomes law.
BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is hosting its annual Groundhog Day event, complete with a weather forecast from French Creek Freddie.
CHARLESTON — A bill that would allow teachers, administrators and support personnel to carry guns in K-12 public schools is advancing in the West Virginia House of Delegates.
CHARLESTON — People in West Virginia would be permitted to collect unemployment benefits for fewer weeks and be required do more to prove they are searching for work to remain benefit-eligible under a bill passed last week by the state Senate.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia is getting more than $620,000 to help kids who are incarcerated and prevent others from entering the criminal justice system, two U.S. senators announced.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice unveiled his most ambitious personal income tax proposal yet last week: a 50 percent reduction over the next three years.
Starlink has led nationwide news since the company first launched its 60 satellites into space in May 2019, promising reliable and fast Internet in rural areas worldwide.
CHARLESTON — Police in West Virginia are seeking the public’s help for information in the shooting of an American bald eagle whose wing had to be partially amputated.
CHARLESTON — A West Virginia journalist lost her job last month after she reported about alleged abuse of people with disabilities within the state agency that runs West Virginia’s foster care and psychiatric facilities.
CHARLESTON — Public education, health insurance for government employees and restructuring the ailing Department of Health and Human Resources will be key priorities for West Virginia lawmakers during the new legislative session beginning next week.
SOUTH CHARLESTON — The bodies of two men from Duck, West Virginia, who jumped into the Elk River after a confrontation with an officer were recovered on Saturday, according to West Virginia State Police.
CHARLESTON — A company that plans to make batteries for the U.S. energy grid will locate its first full-scale manufacturing plant in a former steel town in West Virginia, creating at least 750 jobs in a $760 million investment, Gov. Jim Justice said last week.
CHARLESTON — Stepping inside the heated, Mountain State Flower Farm high tunnel on the lot at Charleston’s Capitol Market, you might think Adam Luikart is an overnight plant-selling sensation with the wildly popular, Christmas-themed Porch Pots he can’t seem to keep in stock.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia National Guard is delivering 8,000 Christmas gifts to students in 36 counties across the state.
WASHINGTON — A push by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin to speed permits for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects has failed in the current Congress, but could come back as soon as next month.
CHARLESTON — A company that recycles scrap metal and turns it into sustainable steel plans to open a $450 million “micro mill” in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle, Gov. Jim Justice announced last week.
WASHINGTON — The prison beating death of notorious gangster James "Whitey’’ Bulger at the hands of fellow inmates was the result of multiple layers of management failures, widespread incompetence and flawed policies at the Bureau of Prisons, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in…
FAIRMONT (AP) — A tractor-trailer truck wound its way from Interstate 79 to the Baptist Temple church parking lot on Morgantown Avenue with a Fairmont Police Department escort.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s General Revenue collections last month were $112.7 million above estimates and 10.3% ahead of prior year receipts, Gov. Gov. Jim Justice said.
ELKINS — Ascend West Virginia announced on Tuesday that the program’s fourth group of recruits will soon be making their way to the Mountain State.
CHARLESTON — Republican Gov. Jim Justice said Wednesday that West Virginia’s state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic will end at the start of the new year.
Delegate Moore Capito, the next generation of a West Virginia political dynasty, says he’s running for governor.
MILTON — As many industries across West Virginia are still dealing with worker shortages, Blenko Glass in Milton has been working for the past year with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship and the West Virginia Department of Economic Development to build and implement the f…
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s state treasurer is running for the U.S. House in 2024.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Supreme Court released a full opinion Thursday in an order it issued last month that allowed a non-public school scholarship program to continue.
HINTON — Highway crews plan to build a temporary bridge over a giant sinkhole in southern West Virginia that has overtaken a road and threatened a nearby police department’s building.
CHARLESTON — Republicans tightened their grip on the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates, adding historic gains to their supermajorities in the general election.
CHARLESTON — Citing the “great danger” that a Navy engineer and his wife posed to U.S. security, a federal judge gave both of them lengthy prison terms last week for a plot to sell secrets about nuclear submarines to what they thought was a representative of a foreign government.
CHARLESTON — The two Christmas trees on display during the holidays this year on the Capitol Complex are Canaan Firs donated by Jim Rockis from his Christmas tree farm in Morgantown.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia transportation officials say construction has begun on a full-service Division of Motor Vehicles regional office in Morgan County.
House Speaker Roger Hanshaw doesn’t want to stand still on West Virginia’s education performance.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) announced an official agreement with the Farmer Veteran Coalition combining the WV Grown and Homegrown by Heroes logos into a blended mark. This marketing initiative informs consumers that agricultural products donning the mark …
While Amendment 2 – the Property Tax Modernization Amendment – seems to have dominated the conversations surrounding the general election, there are 3 other amendments to the West Virginia Constitution on the ballot next month for voters to consider.
BERKELEY SPRINGS — Every couple weeks, Lauren Lee stuffs a few dozen gallon jugs into a big black laundry bag. She brings it to a covered pavilion right in the middle of Berkeley Springs State Park, which itself is right in the middle of downtown Berkeley Springs.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) _ Base Camp Printing highlights the beauty of West Virginia, without leaving the state.
CHARLESTON — The National Park Service is funding recreation and restoration projects in West Virginia state and local parks with $2.4 million.
CHARLESTON — A program that incentivizes West Virginia families to pull their children out of K-12 public schools by offering them state-funded scholarships will be able to resume, after the state Supreme Court issued an order Thursday reversing a lower court’s ruling.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says it won’t review the conviction of former coal CEO Don Blankenship, who was found guilty of conspiring to violate safety standards at West Virginia’s Upper Big Branch mine before the 2010 explosion that killed 29 men.
MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia University fraternity has been cleared of hazing allegations but will be sanctioned separately on other violations, the school said.
CHARLESTON — A U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife entered new guilty pleas last week in a case involving an alleged plot to sell secrets about nuclear-powered warships, a month after their previous plea agreements that had called for specific sentencing guidelines were rejected.