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W.Va. State Senator Charles Trump announces plan to file for Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charles S. Trump IV of Morgan County, chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the West Virginia Senate, has announced that he intends to be a candidate in 2024 for the open seat on the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.             “Like many[Read More…]

Media Advisory: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine to host roundtable event with Rahul Gupta, M.D., director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

Saturday’s roundtable related to substance use disorder and recovery LEWISBURG, W.Va — The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) has issued the following media advisory: The media is invited to attend a roundtable event with Rahul Gupta, M.D., a native of West Virginia and the first physician to serve[Read More…]

WV PSC Column: How a Utility Rate Case Works

By Charlotte Lane, chair West Virginia Public Service Commission With several rate cases pending before the Public Service Commission (PSC) this year, I thought it might be helpful to explain what happens when a utility applies for a rate increase. The original rate case filing consists of testimony from utility[Read More…]

Funeral services on Wednesday at Mingo Central High School for slain WVSP trooper: Sgt. Cory Maynard

Visitation for the public starts at noon By NANCY PEYTON BROWN [email protected] DELBARTON, W.Va. — Memorial services have been set for West Virginia State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard, who was killed in the line of duty Friday. Maynard, 37, will be honored during services at Mingo Central High School on Wednesday.[Read More…]

Column: West Virginia employs the highest percentage of individuals in health care compared to its total workforce

West Virginia Hospital Association Releases 2023 Health Care Workforce Report By Jim KaufmanPresident & CEOWest Virginia Hospital Association The core mission of hospitals is caring for people. To fulfill that mission, hospitals need compassionate, skilled, trained, and dedicated professionals. In West Virginia, more than 49,000 compassionate caregivers are employed by[Read More…]

Marshall University begins New Student Orientation on June 13

WV Press Release Sharing HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Registration for Marshall University’s New Student Orientation is open at All new students, including freshman and transfer students, are expected to participate in an orientation session. “Student success, both in and out of the classroom, is our focus at Marshall, and there is nothing[Read More…]

Southern Pillar Jeweler hosting Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at The Great Googly Moogly in Fayetteville on Thursday

WV Press Release Sharing FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – Trey Swartz, silversmith and owner of Southern Pillar Jeweler, will host a June 8 grand opening and ribbon cutting at his new workspace studio at The Great Googly Moogly, 107 Keller Avenue, Fayetteville. The event begins at 11:30 a.m., and the public is[Read More…]

Highmark West Virginia Charitable Fund for Health announces $1.5 Million Grant for Healthy Neighborhood Program

Noting ‘Food is Medicine,’ partnership between Vandalia Health Network, Marshall Health, Mountain Health Network, InComm Healthcare, and Dollar General seeks to reduce food insecurity and improve community health WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.VA.  — Highmark West Virginia Charitable Fund for Health today announced a $1.5 million grant to fund[Read More…]

Flags in West Virginia at half-staff as state mourns death of State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard

WV Press Report with updates from Williamson Daily News and The Mingo Messenger CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This weekend United States and West Virginia flags on state-owned facilities are half-staff in honor and remembrance of Sgt. Cory Maynard of the West Virginia State Police.  Maynard was killed Friday in an on-duty shooting[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin, gas industry representatives, government officials and others praise effort to complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

Senator visits construction site, hosts press conference in Charleston on Friday CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Following Thursday’s vote in Washington on the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement to secure the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was back in Charleston on Friday, meeting with gas industry representatives,[Read More…]

Media Advisory: U.S. Senator Manchin issues statement, holding media availability this afternoon in Charleston on securing Mountain Valley Pipeline

MVP Roundtable and Press Availability set for 3:30 pm in Charleston WV Press Release Sharing: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has scheduled a media available this afternoon and released a statement after voting for the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement to secure[Read More…]

West Virginia International Yeager Airport’s welcomes Breeze Airways inaugural flight

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Breeze Airways and West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) Wednesday celebrated the arrival of Breeze Airways, the newest air carrier to offer nonstop service to Orlando, FL and Charleston, SC. This highly anticipated event marks a significant milestone for the airport and the[Read More…]

Gov. Justice announces 17 new projects approved by the West Virginia Water Development Authority

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has announced that the West Virginia Water Development Authority (WDA) recently approved 17 infrastructure-related projects funded by the Economic Enhancement Grant Fund. To date, the WDA has approved 100 projects with a total project cost of $1.1 billion and a state match of[Read More…]

National Headache Foundation shines a spotlight on migraines and headaches in June – Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

WV Press Release Sharing CHICAGO, Ill. –  The National Headache Foundation (NHF), a leading organization dedicated to providing research, awareness, education, and advocacy for individuals living with headache and migraine, is proud to announce the observance of Migraine and Headache Awareness Month in June. Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (MHAM)[Read More…]