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Third Qualifier for 104th WV Golf Amateur Championship tees off in Charleston

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The third qualifier for the 104th WV Amateur Championship, presented by Astorg Motor Company and Mercedes-Benz of Charleston and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place Tuesday at Edgewood Country Club. Jeremy Vallet of Logan was the Medalist of Wednesday’s qualifier[Read More…]

Dirty Birds open season at GoMart Ballpark

W.Va. Gov. Jim Justice with Babydog, Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin and Landau Eugene Murphy at the game: 8-3 loss By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – While the Dirty Birds may have dropped Tuesday’s home opener to the Lancaster Barnstormers by the score of 8-3, fans at GoMart[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Charleston Dirty Birds’ home opener slated Tuesday with West Virginia Governor and Toni Stone Mural Reveal

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Justice, First Lady Cathy Justice, and Babydog will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Charleston Dirty Birds home opener against the Lancaster Barnstormers on Tuesday, May 9, at approximately 6:15 pm. The First Lady will also be hosting a school supply[Read More…]

Media Advisory: W.Va. Legislature visiting Huntington region and Marshall University for interim meetings

Marshall President Brad D. Smith to present ‘Strategic Roadmap to Prosperity — Marshall’s Next Chapter on Economic Development and Health Care’ HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has issued the following media advisory: The West Virginia Legislature is visiting the Huntington region and Marshall University through Tuesday for interim committee meetings. The[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Anne Montague, founder of the American Rosie Movement, to speak at Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum on Saturday

Mother’s Day Celebration including story of Montague’s mother WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The American Rosie Movement has issued the following media advisory: The Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum will feature Anne Montague as the keynote speaker from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, the day before[Read More…]

Shelly Poe to Serve as GameChanger media relations director

Nationally recognized Auburn assistant athletic director to serve in volunteer role FAIRMONT, W.Va. — West Virginia native and current Auburnassistant athletic director for media relations Shelly Poe will serve as Media Relations Director for GameChanger in a volunteer capacity. She will begin immediately and attend the GameChanger Prevention Education reception, dinner[Read More…]

COVID-19 Update: West Virginia – 262 new cases, 8 deaths since last update; 56.3% of population fully vaccinated

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2. The totals below are updated weekly on Wednesday from the previous week’s WVDHHR reports. West Virginia Statistics New cases since reported since the previous weekly report –[Read More…]

Second day results of WV Golf ‘s 20th WV Mid-Amateur Championship released

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Tuesday morning’s round of 16 at the WV Mid-Amateur Championship featured some of the best amateur golfers in West Virginia, including two-time West Virginia Open Champion Jonathan Clark, four-time West Virginia Amateur Champion and five-time West Virginia Mid-Amateur Champion Sam O’Dell, as well as[Read More…]

WVHA celebrating National Hospital Week in West Virginia, May 7-13

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, WV – May 7-13, 2023, is National Hospital Week, which presents an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the many community contributions made by hospitals and hospital-based clinicians, caregivers, and support staff. This year’s theme is “We Are Health Care.” “Community hospitals are essential to the[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Justice to join WVDHS to present inaugural Medal of Valor awards today at noon

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The office of Gov. Jim Justice has issued the following media advisory: WHO: Gov. Jim Justice, other officials.  WHAT: Gov. Justice will join officials from the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security to present the inaugural round of Medal of Valor awards.  The following individuals will[Read More…]