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…

OAK HILL — A different method of delivery will be utilized, but the long-held mission of nurturing local school children during the summer will remain the same.

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: How are we doing in the battle to stop or slow deforestation, especially in the tropics where forests store so much of the world’s biodiversity? — M. Lark, Neptune, Iowa

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

GLENVILLE – Glenville State College has announced the names of Fayette County students who have been named to the Provost’s Honor List for the Spring 2020 semester.

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.

FAYETTEVILLE — A curtain call might be a little slow in developing, but a local theater group is planning a virtual performance in late July.

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.

The Kanawha County Public Library’s annual Summer Library Club will take place online June 1 through July 31. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story.”

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 next two Little Lectures will be broadcast on YouTube, Facebook, and the Council’s website, wvhumanities.org, instead of being held at the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House in Charleston.

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 BridgeValley Community and Technical College Veterans Affairs Office recently received a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 from the American Legion in South Charleston. The funds, left in the will of a veteran and American Legion member who wished to remain anonymous, were dir…

CHARLESTON – U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Monday announced $198,499 for the West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding will suppor…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on May 15 announced $398,997 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to establish a summer undergra…

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: Cargo shipping creates huge amounts of air and marine pollution. What’s being done to change this given the large number of everyday goods that travel this way? — JJ, Newark, New Jersey

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Vandalia Gathering. The annual Memorial Day event is the state’s celebration of the traditional arts, music, dance, stories, crafts and food of West Virginia.

Surrounded by family and friends, Dr. Catherine Brooke Higgins and Dr. Matthew Barrett Misorski were united in marriage by officiant Eric Enrico at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort on May 4, 2019.