Gov. Justice awards $1 million to West Virginia food banks for third year in a row

WATCH FULL EVENT ​CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Justice presented ceremonial checks for $500,000 each during Tuesday’s COVID-19 briefing to two West Virginia food banks: the Mountaineer Food Bank and the Facing Hunger Foodbank for the third year in a row. “I promised this money in my State of the State address two years ago and included […]

Governor and First Lady Justice issue statement on death of coal miner in Kanawha County

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice issued the following statement today after learning of the death of a coal miner in Kanawha County.  Kristofer L. Ball, of Hart, WV, was fatally injured Thursday evening at Blackhawk Mining’s Coalburg Tunnel Mine, located in Kanawha County. Ball was 34 years old. “All the miners across […]

I-64/77 cleanup; WVDOH crews work through night, paving contractor on site

CHARLESTON, WV – West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) is advising motorists to continue avoiding the I-64/77 split, where a detour is in place following the crash of a semi-truck on the morning of July 19. The westbound lanes remain closed at this time, while repairs to damaged pavement are being made. WVDOH anticipates the roadway will be reopened […]

PSC Participates in Operation Safe Driver Week

CHARLESTON, WV – The Public Service Commission’s Transportation officers will participate in Safe Driver Week from July 10-16, with increased patrols across the state.  Safe Driver Week was created by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) in 2007 with the goal of reducing accidents, injuries and deaths involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles due […]

33rd Annual Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer Appreciation Day Picnic set for August 6 at Pipestem Resort State Park

Festivities begin at 9 a.m. with bingo, arts and crafts, children’s games, and other activities. The registration deadline is Friday, July 22. Charleston, WV – The 33rd Annual Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) Volunteer Appreciation Day Picnic is set for Saturday, August 6 at Pipestem Resort State Park. The state departments of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) and Transportation (DOT) will host […]