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.

New River Community and Technical College’s largest class of Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (A-EMT) students have completed their psychomotor testing with a 100 percent pass rate.

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 Fraternal Order of Eagles Montgomery Aerie #1040 will host its community Christmas party for children of the Montgomery and surrounding areas (babies through 12 years of age) on Sunday, Dec. 13.

Dear EarthTalk: Where I live in Southeast Michigan, an invasive insect called the emerald ash borer is wreaking havoc on our forests. Are other parts of the country dealing with this pest or others that are killing large numbers of trees? — John D., Sterling Heights, Michigan

BEAVER — Registration is underway at New River Community and Technical College for winter session, Dec.14, 2020 through Jan. 15, 2021. Students can earn three hours of general education college credit through online study.

OAK HILL — In an effort to help support local businesses during the holiday season of a year which has been extremely hard on small businesses, the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce has developed an eGift Card program for chamber members.

CLARKSBURG – Karen Friel, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District director, is encouraging consumers to shop at local small businesses on Small Business Saturday. Shopping small on Saturday, Nov. 28, supports America’s dynamic small business owners and provides critic…

As we celebrate National Home Care and Hospice Month, we must highlight the important role of Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s (HSWV) unsung heroes in the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite Covid-19’s risks and challenges, our hospice staff and volunteers have nobly answered the call of duty in p…

(BPT) — Caregiving for a loved one can put a strain on even the most resilient people. Add in the uncertainties of the Covid-19 pandemic and it has the potential to feel challenging. This means that finding ways to thrive and continue to take care of your own well-being is more important than ever.

CHARLESTON – First Lady Cathy Justice joined West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History Curator Randall Reid-Smith this week to unveil her official 2020 Limited Edition Christmas Ornament.

Southern Appalachian Labor School was one of eight national organizations selected for a Career Pathways Innovation Project by YouthBuild USA.

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 – For 19 years, Appalachian Power employees have celebrated Read to Me Day by visiting hundreds of elementary schools across West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee, reading to students and donating the book to the school library. It is an Appalachian Power tradition.

In August, First Choice Services launched a new emotional strengthline, 1-877-HELP-304, to help West Virginians dealing with a range of stress-related issues and emotional fatigue. Since then, 364 West Virginians have called for help. Calls have come in from all across the state, with ages r…

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” will come to life this week in the Historic Fayette Theater’s second virtual production.

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.

BECKLEY — Community members are invited to join a free program to learn healthy lifestyle strategies to help prevent chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. Offered by Active Southern West Virginia, a trained lifestyle coach will work with participants to learn the skills they need to make…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Following are some tips from the Centers for Disease Control on being aware of risks for the disease and advice on steps to take to lessen your risk as well as symptoms of which to be aware.

A hot cup of coffee or tea is a highlight of the morning for some people. It can make you feel awake and alert. Caffeine is the chemical that causes these sensations. But does caffeine have other effects on the brain?

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.

BECKLEY — Community members are invited to join a free program to learn healthy lifestyle strategies to help prevent chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. Offered by Active Southern West Virginia, a trained lifestyle coach will work with participants to learn the skills they need to make…

It is always nice when others see the value in sharing and preserving local history. I wonder if people realized that the library has had an Archive room for years for patrons to come visit.
The Archive Office is located in the Administration office of the library (the building behind the Oa…

On Oct. 23-24 salt rising bread takes center stage at Carnegie Hall. The events begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, with a free online lecture by salt rising bread expert Jenny Bardwell. The next morning at 10 a.m. Bardwell will offer a workshop on baking salt rising bread. Cost of the workshop…

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.