Gov. Justice issues statement on HB 2820

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement today after he allowed HB 2820 to go into law without his signature: “I fully support the ability of our HOPE scholarship recipients, students in microschools or learning pods, homeschooled students, or our private school students to participate in extracurricular activities at their school or at their local public school. […]

WVDOH partners with Bluefield State for upcoming civil engineering conference

CHARLESTON, WV – Bluefield State University is set to host its 6th Annual Southern Technical Conference on Thursday, April 6, 2023 in conjunction with the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH).The one-day conference will be held on the Bluefield State University (BSU) campus inside the Basic Science Auditorium. The student chapter of the American Society of Civil […]

ABC announces scholarship to cover 100% of tuition

Mount Hope, WV – In a live online announcement on March 27, Appalachian Bible College unveiled a scholarship for new students beginning this fall. The BIG Scholarship, combined with federal Pell Grant, will completely cover tuition costs for full-time resident students in their first year at ABC. For the 2023-24 academic year, that adds up to […]


***** Search Underway to Find Former USS Intrepid Crew Members and their Personal Memorabilia for 80th Commissioning Anniversary Celebration NEW YORK (March 29, 2023) – August 16, 2023 will mark the 80th anniversary of the commissioning of USS Intrepid (CVS-11), the World War II-era Essex class aircraft carrier that is now the centerpiece of the Intrepid Museum in New York City. To mark the occasion, the […]

Beckley to host Coffee & Tea Celebration in April

Beckley, WV-The City of Beckley is kicking off its 2023 spring events with the 3rd annual Coffee & Tea Celebration on Saturday, April 22, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Hosted by Beckley Events and local coffee and tea shops / vendors, the event will offer coffee and tea tastings, desserts, food trucks, musical showcases, a […]

DMV Announces Statewide Participation in Purple Heart Parking Spot Program

Moundsville DMV Regional Office site of first spot Charleston, WV—West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Everett Frazier is pleased to announce that a local, veteran-initiated program honoring Purple Heart Veterans is getting statewide recognition with signs to be displayed at all DMV regional offices. Over the last year, Commander Wally McMasters of the VFW […]

HHOMA announces Dru Hill live in concert for Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 17

​​CHARLESTON, WV – The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) is excited to announce Dru Hill as the headline performer for the 2023 Juneteenth Celebration. The Juneteenth Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, from 5-9 p.m. at the State Capitol Complex.  “We are so excited to have Dru Hill taking center stage at this special […]