HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ A local judge sided with the Cabell County Public Library and the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District in their case against the Cabell County Board of Education, stating the board will be ordered to include the library and parks on its next excess levy order.
BARBOURSVILLE ‚ÄĒ Amateur models and designers showed off their unique outfits made from recyclable materials during the 21st annual ReFashion Show, sponsored by the Recycling Coalition of West Virginia, at the Huntington Mall on Saturday.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Jacob Hannah, chief conservation officer of Coalfield Development, has been promoted to chief executive officer, where his task will be to magnify and amplify the West Virginia-based nonprofit‚Äôs mission.
EAST LYNN ‚ÄĒ East Lynn Elementary School in Wayne County officially opened a new book vending machine and had some students get books Thursday.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Marshall University‚Äôs new 75 Family Alumni Chapter held its first official gathering Friday, a Chapter Kickoff Reception in the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in Huntington.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ After serving a prison sentence from 2016 to 2022, finding a job was difficult for Billy Edwards, food procurement officer at Huntington‚Äôs Facing Hunger Foodbank.
BARBOURSVILLE ‚ÄĒ The Clay Center is taking a trip, making its first stop at the Huntington Mall in Barboursville Oct. 30-Nov. 16 as part of a new Clay2Go mobile exhibit.
American Electric Power Service Corporation will receive a $2.5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Energy‚Äôs Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP) Program, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced last week.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Mountwest Community and Technical College will use a $1.7 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to begin a new engineered construction associate‚Äôs degree program.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Are you aged 55 or older, unemployed and looking for work? Southwestern Community Action Council can help.
For the first time since March 2020, interest on federal student loans has resumed. This change happened last month and on Oct. 1 mandatory payments also resumed.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Local health facilities have the newest COVID-19 vaccines available, but they report having a limited supply and differences in who can receive the vaccines.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Award-winning podcaster Trey Kay is bringing his program ‚ÄúUs & Them‚ÄĚ to Marshall University‚Äôs campus for a deep discussion about diminished trust in science.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Proceeds from sales of a new children‚Äôs book will benefit Hoops Family Children‚Äôs Hospital.
CHARLESTON ‚ÄĒ West Virginia‚Äôs annual anime, manga and gaming convention is back with its three-day event, celebrating its 20-year legacy of serving the Tri-State region at the ¬“¬◊ńŕ…š Colosseum, Oct. 6-9.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ New population data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show in 2022, 22 states, including West Virginia, had an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%.
MORGANTOWN¬†‚ÄĒ¬†West Virginia University's¬†Mountaineer Marching Band, known as "The Pride of West Virginia,"¬†will participate in the 2024 Macy‚Äôs Thanksgiving Day Parade, marking the second appearance for the band in the event‚Äôs history.
A young female peregrine falcon was set free at Kanawha State Forest after being featured in Three Rivers Avian Centers' "Wings of Wonder: WV Birds of Prey" presentation Saturday.
HUNTINGTON¬†‚ÄĒ It‚Äôs estimated that nearly a billion birds die each year from human-caused issues, according to Amy Parsons-White, the sustainability manager at Marshall University.
LOGAN, W.Va. ‚ÄĒ Construction of Loganwood, the new senior housing complex with veteran preference being built in Logan, is coming along on schedule so far.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Signs saying ‚ÄúFIRE GEE,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSAVE WORLD LANG AT WVU‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúAPPALACHIA NEEDS ARTISTS!,‚ÄĚ among others, could be seen on Marshall University‚Äôs campus in Huntington on Friday at a solidarity rally that included members of both the Marshall and West Virginia University communities.
CHARLESTON ‚ÄĒ The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources‚Äô Bureau for Behavioral Health has launched the BBH Clearinghouse, an online database of evidence-based practices to help individuals, families, providers, schools, communities, and other partners make informed decisions about selecting effective prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery services.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Facing Hunger Foodbank will celebrate 40 years of service with a fundraiser gala at the Mountain Health Arena from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ When the baristas at the Starbucks inside the Marshall Student Union heard that the car of coworker Karen Collinsworth had been broken into, they decided to do something that would change her life.
FirstEnergy customers in West Virginia will see their bills increase to support company-generated solar energy.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Beau Carson, a 17-year-old rising high school senior from Huntington, has been a Boy Scout for about five years. For four of them, he has been a Scout in South Korea, where he currently lives in the city of Pyeongtaek.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Marshall University has received $45 million from the state of West Virginia for a new Institute for Cyber Security, and construction could begin as early as next spring on the facility.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Rural Action has been selected to establish the Appalachia United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Regional Food Business Center, an initiative aimed at supporting the growth and sustainability of local food businesses across the Appalachian region.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ The Total Withdrawal Counseling initiative at Marshall University grew this spring as Marshall‚Äôs Center For Student Success certified several new counselors.
Peter Halper, a carpenter from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is bicycling across the U.S. three consecutive times between July and September to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research.
CHARLESTON ‚ÄĒ State assessment scores released this week show school districts across West Virginia are showing some progress in increasing proficiency rates in math and reading, though fewer than half of students in the state are proficient.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ By unanimous vote, the West Virginia House of Delegates appointed Del. Sean Hornbuckle as the Democratic Caucus minority leader Tuesday, making him the first Black minority leader in the state‚Äôs history.
The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed legislation that would allow the state to take over regulation of certain radioactive materials from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs list of 44 measures for the Legislature to consider during the special legislative session Justice abruptly called Sunday did not include something community preparedness officials and experts have been calling for: flood money.
The newly created Department of Human Services will expand the state‚Äôs prevention programs and attempt to establish closer ties to the communities it serves, the agency‚Äôs incoming secretary told lawmakers Monday.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Fourteen incoming Marshall University students visited locations across West Virginia this summer as they participated in the pilot of the university‚Äôs new MAP and COMPASS program.
MATEWAN ‚ÄĒ The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum announced that a new exhibit will be opening Aug. 9 commemorating the fifth anniversary of the West Virginia Educator‚Äôs Strike in 2018.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ A national nonprofit focused on animal shelter advocacy visited the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter on Saturday.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Community members will have an opportunity next month to dress up like Dolly Parton while supporting childhood literacy like Dolly Parton.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ The Marshall University Research Corporation will receive $2 million in federal funding to establish a Forensic Genomics Institute, according to information from the office of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.
Nucor Corp. has received the final permit it needs to begin construction of its $3.1 billion steel mill at the Mason County, West Virginia, community of Apple Grove.
HUNTINGTON ‚ÄĒ Huntington and Cabell County emergency responders will receive several million dollars‚Äô worth of federal money for new equipment and staffing.