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 State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is seeking nominations for Our Legacy, Our Future Preservation Awards. Recommendations for nominees will be accepted until Sept. 1. Individuals, organizations, resources and historic districts are all eligible for consi…

“Smoke on the Mountain,” the popular musical featuring a post-World War II service at the Deepwater Baptist Church, opens at the Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville on Friday.

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.

FAYETTEVILLE — Auditions for the Historic Fayette Theater’s 2019 fall show, “Wait Until Dark,” are scheduled for Monday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. Roles are available for four adult males and one adult female and one young girl, aged 12 -14.

The Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS) will host its monthly book sale Saturday at the historic Oak Hill High School in Oak Hill featuring a growing selection of children and young adult books.

Come learn technical biking skills and make some new biking buddies all July long. Join Active Southern West Virginia and the National Park Services Wednesdays in July to build your skills and put them to use.

CHARLESTON —The West Virginia Humanities Council, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, serves West Virginia through grants and direct programs in the humanities. The Humanities Council budgets over $800,000 for grants and programs each year. A variety of grants a…

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 – Betty Cardwell Spencer will present “African American Life: A Personal Perspective” in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston on Saturday, June 29. The program, part of the 2019 Block Speaker Series, will begin at 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

SUMMERSVILLE — The Nicholas County Sheriff's Department will be doing a K-9 demonstration, explaining K-9 duties, providing safety training, and offering self-protection tips for students on July 10 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the New River Community and Technical College Nicholas County Campu…

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.

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that many household cleaners contain toxic ingredients that can pollute my indoor environment. How do I avoid such chemicals and can you suggest any safer alternatives? — M. Sharp, Las Vegas, Nevada

Dear EarthTalk: A chef told me that our food choices are the major driver of climate change around the world, but it seems to me that electricity generation and transportation are really more the problem, no? — Melanie G., Moodus, Connecticut

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.