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.


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.


Imagine a warm summer night sitting on the Alderson Memorial Bridge in the middle of the Greenbrier River listening to smooth jazz. Alderson Main Street, with support from the Greenbrier County Commission Arts and Recreation Fund, will hold its annual “Tribute to Bricktop” on Alderson Memori…

MONTGOMERY — An annual summer highlight in the Upper Kanawha Valley area, the Let's Get Moving Kid's Health & Safety Fair, will be held at Montgomery General Hospital this Friday, Aug. 2.

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.


MORGANTOWN – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia announced the release of three new educational videos on Friday during a presentation to the 2019 West Virginia Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference at West Virginia University.

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 — Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s original production of “Bricktop: Legend of the Jazz Age” has been selected to be performed at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina July 29 through Aug. 3.

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Oak Hill’s Brenda Moore was installed earlier this year as second vice president of one of the nation’s most-recognized nonprofits — National Garden Clubs Inc., the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. The installation was held May 2 at NGC’s 90th annual co…

BECKLEY — A 2019 Fayette County graduate was awarded a $2,500 scholarship after participating this spring in a service project through the American Red Cross of Southeast West Virginia. Abagail Carte, a 2019 graduate of Midland Trail High School, became involved in The Pillowcase Project thr…

RIPLEY — West Virginia FFA leaders announced that for the second consecutive year, FFA membership has broken a state record. During the 2018-19 school year FFA membership grew to 6,469 members and 83 local chapters, exceeding last year’s record by 1,100 students. The announcement was made du…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, recently announced a grant of $1,000,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to West Virginia University (WVU) Research Corporation. The funding wi…

GLENVILLE — For many, the rising cost of higher education can make pursuing a degree challenging. Glenville State College continues to do its part in making college more affordable for students and families in West Virginia and beyond by freezing tuition prices for the 2019-20 academic year.…

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Two local students were among over 800 individuals studying at Bob Jones University who earned dean’s list status for the Spring 2019 semester.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking proposals for its upcoming Sept. 1 grant deadline. Four grant categories will be offered to nonprofit organizations that support educational programming. A description of each category follows:

Dear EarthTalk: Is there any way we could harness the light from bioluminescent organisms for everyday lighting and other practical purposes? — M. Wilson, Framingham, Massachusetts

CHARLESTON — Elliot G. Hicks, a lawyer and native of Charleston’s West Side, will present “African American Life: A Personal Perspective” in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston on Saturday, July 20. The program, part of the 2019 Block S…

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.


LEXINGTON, Va. — Thaddeus Holden Jameson of Belle received his BSC degree from Washington and Lee University on May 23. Commencement ceremonies for 421 Washington and Lee seniors were held on the university’s historic Front Lawn.

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University students who made the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester have been announced on the university’s website.

BEAVER — Over 240 students were named to New River Community and Technical College’s President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester.