Calacino’s Pizzeria Donates Thousands of Dollars to Hospice of Southern West Virginia 

BECKLEY, W.Va. (December 2, 2022)  — After hosting three days of entertainment, auctions, and food, Calacino’s Pizzeria owner Jeff  Weeks visited the Hospice of Southern West Virginia campus to present the organization with the money raised from the Carol S. Weeks Memorial Hospice Benefit. Weeks and his team raised $8,000 during the three-day event that took place […]

West Virginia Hive Annual Small Business and Partner Awards Announced at Open House Dec. 2

Beckley, W.Va. (Dec. 2, 2022) – The West Virginia Hive named top performing Hive clients andpartners as part of its annual open house this morning at the Beckley Presbyterian Church. Foreach of the past five years, the entrepreneurial arm of the New River Gorge RegionalDevelopment Authority (NRGRDA) has recognized business clients and program partners andsupporters.Ryan […]

Beckley Campus SNA Thanksgiving dinner drive supports 10 families in need

December 2, 2022 During their annual Thanksgiving dinner drive, the WVU School of Nursing Beckley Campus Student Nurses’ Association collected enough items to make 10 full Thanksgiving dinner baskets for local families in need. “This is a long-standing tradition on the WVU Tech campus,” shared Assistant Professor Mindy Harris. “I started working for WVU in 1998 and that year I began helping […]

WVDNR announce 4th annual lifetime license giveaway

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resource’s lifetime license giveaway is back for a fourth year.  Hunters and anglers who purchase an annual 2023 hunting, trapping or fishing license in the month of December will automatically be entered into the drawing. “There’s a lot of good things happening in […]

West Virginia Wild & Wonderful Race Series Parnership Announced.

The West Virginia Wild & Wonderful Race Series is a partnership of local race directors offering high quality race events across the state to showcase world class locations, run-cation experiences, healthy activities, and make positive economic impacts in our communities. The WV Race Series is a partnership between Greenbrier River Trail Marathon, Appalachian Timing Group, […]

Communities of Healing Winter Gathering in Beckley on Monday, Dec. 5

Additional Training Resources for Program Participants Among Topics The COH Winter Gathering will be held next Monday December 5th, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fruits of Labor, 313 Neville Street, Beckley, W.Va. Cohort business participants (past and current), grant partners, community supporters, and existing companies that are hiring workers in recovery will be […]

Revenue collections continue to exceed expectations in West Virginia

State nets $112.7 million surplus for November 2022 CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia’s General Revenue collections for November 2022 are $112.7 million above estimates and 10.3% ahead of prior year receipts. Year-to-date record collections are $687.5 million above estimate. “Our revenue collections continue to exceed our expectations in an incredible way,” […]


ATHENS, W.Va. –  Concord University is participating in an overdose prevention initiative, created for West Virginia college and university campuses, entitled, “Be The One.” The initiative is the first of its kind and will focus on opioid overdose prevention from a bystander’s perspective, encouraging students, staff, and faculty to Be The One to save a life.   A project of […]

DHHR Announces Reporting Structure Changes and Hiring Freeze

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), today announced additional changes as a result of the organizational study of DHHR by the McChrystal Group, at the direction of Gov. Jim Justice.​  DHHR is centralizing the reporting structures of the staff who work in the job functions of Finance, […]

WVU Tech awarded Internet of Things grant

Beckley, W. Va. – West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) is developing a state-of-the-art radio frequency identification (RFID) sensor network using a $20,000 grant from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Division of Science and Research. This project is part of developing “The Internet of Things.” Dr. Charan Litchfield, Assistant Professor of […]