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.

OAK HILL — For those who enjoy the heft and aroma of a book, turning the pages to reveal the rest of the story and seeing a bookshelf packed with beloved tales as opposed to reading on a tablet, the Southern Appalachian Labor School each month offers an inexpensive way to expand your library.

GLEN JEAN — The New River Gorge National River — in conjunction with the National Coal Heritage Area, Hinton, Bluefield, Tamarack and the state parks of Babcock, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield, Hawks Nest, Pipestem Resort and Twin Falls Resort — once again will present its Hidden History Weekend…

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.

The Booker T. Washington Community Center in London has a busy October planned. Below is a look at some of the planned activities:

FAYETTEVILLE — The Frederick Knott thriller that earned a Tony Award nomination for actress Lee Remick in its original Broadway production in 1966 and an Academy Award nod for Audrey Hepburn for the film adaptation a year later will hit the boards at the HIstoric Fayette Theater beginning Fr…

FAYETTEVILLE — Many of those who take part in Saturday’s 7th annual Izzy’s Walk didn’t have the pleasure of knowing Izzy McManaway.

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 — Marshall University was among four universities recognized this month for longtime participation in the Black Hat Conference Associate program. Black Hat is among the top cybersecurity conferences in the country, attended by over 15,000 people annually. This year’s event was Aug…

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.

ATHENS – As part of the ongoing Appalachian Heritage Lecture Series, Concord University’s Marsh Library will host Dr. Jonathan Berkey as he presents his talk, “The Foreshadowing: John Brown’s Raid.”

ATHENS — Concord University’s Athletic Training Program (ATP) has been granted 10 years of Continuing Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

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.


The September book sale sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Labor School is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31 to coincide with the Oak Leaf Festival. The sale is conveniently located at the historic Oak Hill School on School Street, just two blocks up from the street fair on Main Street.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) is taking submissions for its 17th annual West Virginia Operation Wildflower 2020 Roadsides in Bloom calendar contest.

SUMMERSVILLE — New River Community and Technical College will offer a community education course on the Nicholas County campus in Summersville to teach the basics of sketching and shading a projected picture. Anyone interested in art should attend the class.

FAYETTEVILLE — Although the temperatures have been blazing hot around the area, it’s time to start thinking of the holiday season, at least if you’re planning to perform a show.

Ryan Duncan, a fifth grade student at Valley Elementary, was named the 2019 recipient of the Leon Newman Memorial Award at the end of the spring semester.

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.