CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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BEAVER — During National EMS Week, New River Community and Technical College announced its updated curriculum for the college’s Paramedic and Emergency Medical Services Programs offered in Beaver, Lewisburg, Princeton and Summersville.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

LEWISBURG — The State Fair of West Virginia’s 2019 livestock, horse show, and home, arts and garden competitions are now open for applicants.

BEAVER — Registration for fall is underway at New River Community and Technical College now through Aug. 9. The college offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs with over 30 eligible for the WV Invests Grant providing free tuition.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

CHARLESTON — On Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26, the Culture Center and State Capitol grounds will set the stage for the 43rd annual Vandalia Gathering – the state’s annual celebration of the traditional arts, music, dance, stories, crafts and food of West Virginia. The free festival’s uniqu…

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

BEARDS FORK — Children in the Valley and Plateau areas of Fayette County in kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible to apply for a free 6-week educational summer program at the Southern Appalachian Labor School in Beards Fork.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


HUNTINGTON – The Marshall University Southern Coalfields Alumni and Big Green Chapter recently established the Southern Coalfields Scholarship to support full-time undergraduate, incoming freshmen, who are residents of Fayette, Raleigh, Summers, Wyoming or Greenbrier counties in West Virgini…

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


Representatives from the Secretary of State’s office traveled to Fayette County Monday to recognize Midland Trail High School and Valley High School as Jennings Randolph Award winners for the 2018-19 school year.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.