Operation R.I.P. Potholes update: 70-degree temperatures allow patching to continue

CHARLESTON, WV – Temperatures in the 70s mean that asphalt plants in St. Albans, Princeton, and Morgantown can continue supplying the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVODH) with hot asphalt to make permanent pothole repairs. Gov. Jim Justice and the WVDOH have been taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather to get a head start on the spring pothole […]

Crews respond to clean up after crash on West Virginia Turnpike

CHARLESTON, WV – Crews worked through the night to clean up a glue-like substance that spilled after a tractor-trailer crash on the West Virginia Turnpike. The crash happened at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2024, on Interstate 77 near mile marker 64 northbound, between the Mossy and Mahan exits. The tractor-trailer was hauling 17, 275 gallon […]

Saturday is the last day for a candidate to file to run for office in West Virginia’s May 14 Primary Election

Charleston, W. Va. – WV Secretary of State Mac Warner is reminding citizens interested in running for public office that Saturday, January 27, is the last day to file a Statement of Candidacy for the Primary Election.  The Primary Election is a preliminary election to nominate candidates of political parties for the corresponding General Election. In addition, non-partisan offices, […]

Breeze Airways to start new route to Myrtle Beach from Charleston

Charleston, WV — Gov. Jim Justice announced today that Breeze Airways, the only Nice Low Cost Carrier (NLCC) in the U.S. will begin new service from Charleston (CRW) to Myrtle Beach, SC, starting May 10, 2024. Fares on the new route start from $49 one-way, if purchased by November 14 for travel by September 3, 2024. (See Breeze website […]

New River Gorge NPP Hosts Old Growth Forest Ceremony 

Glen Jean, W.Va. —New River Gorge National Park & Preserve will host a public ceremony to induct the Burnwood Trail into the Old-Growth Forest Network on Friday, August 4, at 2:00 pm.  The Burnwood Trail is located at the Burnwood Day Use Area directly across U.S. Highway 19 from the Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing, […]

MANCHIN ANNOUNCES $19.8 MILLION FOR FIVE WEST VIRGINIA HEAD START PROGRAMS

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $19,881,651 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for five West Virginia Head Start programs. Head Start supports educational growth from birth to age 5 through services that provide early learning and emotional development, health and […]

2023 Annual Lilly Reunion schedule announced

Flat Top, WV- The 2023 Annual Lilly Reunion will be held at Flat Top, West Virginia on July 14, 15 and 16, 2023.The Family Dinner starts at 5 on Friday. Enjoy music, fellowship, food and more from 10-7 onSaturday and 10-4 on Sunday. And you don’t have to be a Lilly to attend. Everyone is […]

Fruits Of Labor Opens New Coffee Shop And Pizzeria.

Beckley, WV – (WWNR) – Nearly a year after the Fruits Of Labor Cafe opened its doors on Neville Street in Beckley, local residents have a new place to gather for lunch, and it’s almost in the same spot.