WV Enviro Groups Call MVP Greenlight a ‘Terrible Precedent’

Nadia Ramlagan A 300-mile-long fracking pipeline project slated to cross numerous streams and rivers in West Virginia and Virginia got a major boost over the weekend when President Joe Biden signed the debt-ceiling bill. Peter Anderson, Virginia policy director for the group Appalachian Voices, said one more Clean Water Act permit is needed for the […]

West Virginia Turnpike traffic totals over 574,000 vehicles during holiday weekend

CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Turnpike saw an uptick in travelers over the Memorial Day holiday weekend compared to 2022.There were 574,902 total transactions on the turnpike from Thursday, May 25, 2023 to Monday, May 29, 2023, up 0.93% from 2022’s total of 569,579 transactions.“As expected, Memorial Day weekend brought a large volume of traffic across […]


LOGAN COUNTY – The West Virginia State Auditor’s Public Integrity and Fraud Unit (PIF-U)has secured two felony guilty convictions following an investigation into the ChapmanvilleVolunteer Fire Department in Logan County.On Wednesday, May 31st, former Chapmanville VFD Chief Thomas Perry plead guilty in LoganCounty Circuit Court to conspiracy to commit fraudulent schemes and embezzlement. His son,Cody […]


LEWISBURG, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore on Thursday presented an unclaimed property check valued at more than $31,000 to the Greenbrier County Commission, funds local officials say will be used to boost the county’s finances. Treasurer Moore presented the check worth $31,508.99 to Commissioners Tammy Tincher, Blaine Phillips and Lowell Rose at the Greenbrier County Courthouse […]

Gov. Justice dedicates Birdeye Bend with a bang

Marks fourth route in scenic West Virginia Mountain Rides program WATCH FULL EVENT | VIEW PHOTO ALBUM CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice held an event today in the shadow of the famous Philippi Covered Bridge, the only covered bridge located on a federal highway in the US, to commemorate the newest route of the West Virginia Mountain Rides […]

Gov. Justice orders all U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff immediately in honor of Trooper Maynard

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation, ordering that all United States and West Virginia flags on all State-owned facilities be displayed at half-staff, beginning immediately in honor and remembrance of Sergeant Cory Maynard of the West Virginia State Police.   Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement: “I am absolutely heartbroken tonight to report that Sergeant […]

Historic Thurmond Depot gets a facelift 

Glen Jean, W.Va. — A crew from the National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) recently travelled to New River to conduct a workshop with park maintenance staff at the Thurmond Depot. The workshop, which focuses on the fundamentals of historic preservation, is part of a national program called Campaign for the Historic Trades Save […]

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of West Virginia Affected by August 2022 Flooding

Belle, WV – The Small Business Administration offers disaster assistance in the form of low interest loans to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters located in regions affected by declared disasters. SBA also provides eligible small businesses and nonprofit organizations with working capital to help overcome the economic injury of a declared disaster. Businesses and residents […]

Billions in WV Federal Funds at Stake as Debt Ceiling Looms

Nadia Ramlagan Over the weekend, lawmakers announced they have reached an agreement to reduce spending and address the debt limit. The deal needs a full signoff from Congress before it becomes law. West Virginia could lose billions of dollars for programs like Medicaid and Head Start under the historic spending cuts House Republicans are proposing. […]