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 UKVSAC at the Booker T. Washington Community Center in London will have boxes of food to give away to the community on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

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.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council’s 2020 McCreight Lecture in the Humanities has been canceled due to public health concerns surrounding Covid-19. The annual event, which takes place in Charleston each fall, often in conjunction with the West Virginia Book Festival, was sched…

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.

Dear EarthTalk: Is DEET natural and is it safe to use topically as a mosquito repellent? And which formulations and concentrations are advised? — M. Frey, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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.

CHARLESTON — The popular History Alive! program of the West Virginia Humanities Council announces its roster of historical figures available for presentations beginning July 22 through Oct. 31, 2021. The characters now available are:

This fall, BridgeValley Community and Technical College will host the first-ever virtual conference of Community College of Appalachia (CCA) titled “Pivoting! Serving in the New Reality.” The conference will be held on Nov. 4-5. CCA conferences provide the opportunity for member colleges to …

CHARLESTON – The Culture Center, located on the State Capitol Complex in Charleston, is currently open to the public with slight changes to its operating hours. The building will be open to visitors Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sundays and Mondays until further notice.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) announced last week a grant worth $2,518,080 from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Fayette County Child Development Center for the Head Start Programs.

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 names of Marshall University students who made the president’s and dean’s lists for the spring 2020 semester have been released on the university’s website.

As Fairmont State University continues to put protocols into place to welcome students back to campus in the fall, university officials are saddened to announce the August commencement ceremony will be postponed.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has canceled the 2020 Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) Volunteer Appreciation Day event scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1 in Beckley due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This would have marked the 31st edition of the annual event.

CHARLESTON — Poisonous plants are a risk both inside and outdoors. During this pandemic, plants may be of special concern as people are spending more time at home enjoying their landscaped backyard or bringing the outdoors inside with decorative plants. Poisonous plants can cause symptoms th…

Through the uncertainty of current events, BridgeValley Community and Technical College continues to provide high quality education and high-demand job training, virtually, to ensure all adult students receive the resources necessary to work toward their education by offering a variety of be…

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.

BridgeValley Community and Technical College has received $40,000 from the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources (DHHR) and BBHF for the Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP).

New River Community and Technical College will offer three community education classes — Microsoft Excel, Meat Smoking 101 and Food Preservation — during July through Zoom video conferencing. The cost for each class is $25.

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert last month announced the beginning stages of a long-term plan to address racism, bias and discrimination on campus, including creation of the “Coalition for Anti-Racism,” a nascent group which will advise the president and other Ma…