Author: WV Press Sharing

U.S. Senator Manchin releases statement on his securement of the Mountain Valley Pipeline into the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has released the following statement on his securement of the Mountain Valley Pipeline into the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023. “Last summer, I introduced legislation to complete the Mountain Valley Pipeline. I am pleased[Read More…]

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care issue statement on the debt default deal

WV Press Release SharingCHARLESTON, W.Va. — After tense negotiations over raising the debt ceiling, President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that they have reached an agreement that averts the downgrading of the U.S. credit rating.  A downgrade would have triggered a recession in our nation and generated severe negative[Read More…]

Kroger offering a picnic plan for Memorial Day Weekend

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As families and friends gather on Memorial Day to honor the heroes who have served our country, Kroger has announced a plan “to ensure everyone can enjoy affordable home-cooked meals on the grill.” Krogner said the special “Red, White and Blue” menu plans target budget[Read More…]

WV Hive Client Candice Meade to pitch Beckley Hotel Project at Opportunity Appalachia Investor Convening May 31-June 1

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. – Candice Meade, owner of Posh Manna Cake Art & Bakery in Shady Spring and a client of the West Virginia Hive, is participating in the May 31-June 1 Investor Convening being held by Opportunity Appalachia, an Appalachian Regional Commission funded  project led by[Read More…]

Biden-Harris Administration announces more than $315 Million for cleanup and technical assistance at polluted Brownfield Sites

WV Press Release Sharing Plan is EPA’s largest investment ever in brownfields communities made by President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced more than $315 million from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda to expedite the assessment and cleanup of brownfield[Read More…]

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announces $5.4 million for Brownfields clean up across West Virginia

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced $5,466,135 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program for ten initiatives across West Virginia. The funding is made possible[Read More…]

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore announces 2023 SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest regional and teacher winners

Grand Prize Winner to be Announced at September Culture Center Ceremony WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore has announced the 15 regional student winners and statewide teacher winner of this year’s SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest. Now in its 16th year, the annual essay[Read More…]

Fayetteville selected for National Planning Assistance Program to support outdoor recreation and community revitalization

WV Press Release Sharing FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Fayetteville is one of 25 towns nationwide selected to receive planning assistance through the federal Recreation Economy for Rural Communities program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the Northern Border[Read More…]

Star-studded cast headed Greenbrier for third annual GameChanger Golf Classic

Hall of Fame College Basketball Coach Roy Williams heads All-Star lineup for Wednesday’s Prevention Education Fundraiser WV Press Release Sharing FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The third annual GameChanger Golf Classic is Wednesday and Thursday at the Greenbrier, raising awareness and funds for the prevention education program in West Virginia elementary and secondary[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Hall of Fame basketball Coach Roy Williams will deliver the keynote speech at GameChanger Prevention Education Golf Classic Dinner at Greenbrier Resort on Wednesday

Three-time national champion coach to speak at Golf Classic dinner WV Press Release Sharing FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Hall of Fame and National Champion basketball coach Roy Williams has agreed to host and deliver the keynote speech at the third annual GameChanger Prevention Education Golf Classic Dinner on Wednesday at the[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Newspapers can republish content from digital issue of WVU Magazine

WV Press to share articles: ‘Committed to Memory’ feature on Alzheimer’s disease available today WV Press Feature Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Pam Pritt, executive editor of WVU Magazine Communications, wants WV Press Association member newspapers to know that articles in WVU Magazine, which features a new digital format, are available for[Read More…]

‘Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodríguez’ – Ocho – Los Dirty Birds of Charleston honrarán a la comunidad latina en el juego de béisbol del jueves

Intercambio de noticias de WV Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodríguez está trabajando con el equipo de béisbol Charleston Dirty Birds para celebrar a la comunidad latina de la región, junto con los jugadores latinos en la lista. A partir de esta semana, el equipo[Read More…]

Marshall University prepares for Community Cares Week; hundreds expected to volunteer

WV Press Release Sharing HUNTINGTON, W.Va.— Marshall University is preparing to welcome hundreds of volunteers to its campuses for its annual Community Cares Week: Giving Back to the Herd.  Members of the #MarshallUFamily who have signed up to volunteer, including alumni, community members, students, faculty and staff, will join together[Read More…]

Board of Governors approves measures on WVU transformation including reduction in force, severance package plans

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University Board of Governors approved several measures during a special meeting Wednesday (May 17) related to ongoing transformation initiatives across the WVU System. The BOG approved issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to potentially amend:      ·       Proposed BOG Faculty Rule 4.7 – Reduction in[Read More…]

Save The Date: WV Press Association 2023 Convention set for Aug. 11-12 in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has announced the dates for its 2023 convention, which will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Charleston. WVPA Executive Director Don Smith said the association’s convention will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11-12, is announcing the dates and will release[Read More…]

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