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  1. Land for Hawks Nest State Park purchased

    April 29, 1935: The state of West Virginia purchased 37+ acres at Hawks Nest, Fayette County, for development of Hawks Nest State Park. Location: Hawks Nest, W.Va. County: Fayette ...

    published 30 days, 20 hours ago

  2. John F. Kennedy visited several cities in West Virginia

    April 30, 1960: John F. Kennedy visited Chesapeake, Dunbar, Eskdale, Marmet, South Charleston, and St. Albans. Location: Charleston Metro Area, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 29 days, 20 hours ago

  3. Mother's Day founder Anna Jarvis born

    May 1, 1864: Mother's Day founder Anna Jarvis was born at Webster, Taylor County. Location: Webster, W.Va. County: Taylor ...

    published 28 days, 20 hours ago

  4. Workers ship state capitol possessions to Charleston

    May 2, 1885: Workers placed state capital possessions on boats in Wheeling to be shipped to Charleston. Location: Wheeling and Charleston W.Va. County: Ohio and Kanawha ...

    published 27 days, 20 hours ago

  5. Vice-President Gerald Ford arrived at The Greenbrier

    May 3, 1974: Vice-President Gerald Ford arrived at The Greenbrier to speak to the American Bankers Association. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 26 days, 20 hours ago

  6. Voters approved a bond to have electric lights installed in Shepherdstown

    May 4, 1901: Voters approved a bond to have electric lights installed in Shepherdstown, Jefferson County.  Shepherdstown offers visitors the history and ambience of a town that pre-dates the Revolutionary War. Location: Shepherdstown, W...

    published 25 days, 20 hours ago

  7. John J. Davis was born

    May 5, 1835: United States Representative from West Virginia and state founding father John J. Davis was born in Clarksburg, Harrison County. Location: Clarksburg, W.Va. County: Harrison ...

    published 24 days, 20 hours ago

  8. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton campaigned in state

    May 6, 1992: Democratic presidential candidate Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton campaigned in Charleston and Beckley. Location: Charleston and Beckley, W.Va. County: Kanawha and Raleigh ...

    published 23 days, 20 hours ago

  9. Keith-Albee Theater opened in Huntington

    May 7, 1928: The historic Keith-Albee Theater opened in Huntington.  Opening night featured screen star Reginald Denny in a comedy act called ‘‘Good Morning, Judge’’, along with a newsreel, and five stage acts. Location: Huntington, W.Va....

    published 22 days, 20 hours ago

  10. Mother's Day resolution passed by Woodrow Wilson

    May 8, 1914: President Woodrow Wilson signed a congressional resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day. Location: Washington DC ...

    published 21 days, 20 hours ago

  11. Vice-President Lyndon Johnson arrived at The Greenbrier

    May 8, 1961: Vice-President Lyndon Johnson arrived at The Greenbrier and occupied the East Terrace Suite. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 21 days, 20 hours ago

  12. Town of Moundsville incorporated

    May 11, 1852: The Virginia General Assembly passed an act incorporating the town of Moundsville, Marshall County. Moundsville is home to the former West Virginia Penitentiary, and is now open for tours. Location: Moundsville, W.Va. County...

    published 18 days, 20 hours ago

  13. The Culture Center in Charleston opened to the public

    May 11, 1976: The Culture Center in Charleston opened to the public.  The State museum transports visitors through time, from a pre historic coal forest to present day.   Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 18 days, 20 hours ago

  14. Construction began on Fort Cox in Hampshire County

    May 12, 1756: General George Washington ordered Lieutenant Colonel Henry Peyton to construct Fort Cox at the mouth of the Little Capon Creek in present-day Hampshire County. Location: Little Cacapon, W.Va. County: Hampshire ...

    published 17 days, 20 hours ago

  15. The First Wheeling Convention was held

    May 13, 1861: The First Wheeling Convention, which set the stage for the creation of West Virginia, began on May 13, 1861.  West Virginia will celebrate its 150th birthday in 2013.   Location: Wheeling, W.Va. County: Ohio ...

    published 16 days, 20 hours ago

  16. General George Washington assigned soldiers to guard Fort Pearsall

    May 14, 1756: General George Washington assigned Captain James Hamilton and a company of forty-five soldiers to guard Fort Pearsall near the South Branch River west of present-day Romney, Hampshire County. Location: Romney, W.Va. County:...

    published 15 days, 20 hours ago

  17. Greenbrier Golf Pro, Sam Snead's, best round of his career

    May 16, 1959: On this date in 1959 The Greenbrier’s Golf Pro, Sam Snead, shot the best round of his long career, a 59 on The Greenbrier Course.   Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 13 days, 20 hours ago

  18. Architect Cass Gilbert died

    May 17, 1934: Architect Cass Gilbert died.  Gilbert designed the West Virginia state capitol, as well as federal buildings such as the U.S. Supreme Court Building.   Location: New York ...

    published 12 days, 20 hours ago

  19. Golfers compete in the 1961 Sam Snead Festival

    May 18, 1961: On this date in 1961 the golf professionals competing in the Sam Snead Festival included Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, Bob Toski, Dave Marr and George Fazio. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 11 days, 20 hours ago

  20. The Matewan Massacre occurs

    May 19, 1920: The Matewan Massacre occurred after Baldwin-Felts detectives evicted miner families from company houses while the mines were trying to unionize.  The film 'Matewan' tells the story of this incident. Location: Matewan, W.Va....

    published 10 days, 20 hours ago

  21. West Virginia Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II born

    May 20, 1949: Former West Virginia Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II was born.  Rahall, a large supporter of tourism, helped establish the New River Gorge National River as a unit of the National Park Service in 1978. He also gained enactment...

    published 9 days, 20 hours ago

  22. "Stonewall" Jackson and his troops ended their pursuit of Union troops

    May 15, 1862: Confederate troops under "Stonewall" Jackson ended their pursuit of Union troops two miles south of Franklin, Pendleton County, following the Battle of McDowell. Location: Franklin, W.Va. County: Pendleton ...

    published 14 days, 20 hours ago

  23. "Supersize Me," by W.Va. native Morgan Spurlock, released

    May 21, 2004: The film "Supersize Me", written and directed by West Virginia native Morgan Spurlock, is released.  The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary.  Spurlock was born in Parkersburg. Location: Canada ...

    published 8 days, 20 hours ago

  24. Irving Berlin vacationed at the Greenbrier

    May 22, 1917: On this date in 1917 songwriter and composer Irving Berlin arrived by train for a vacation at The Greenbrier. Location: White Sulphur Springs County: Greenbrier ...

    published 7 days, 20 hours ago

  25. Union forces repelled attack at the Battle of Lewisburg

    May 23, 1862: Union forces led by Colonel George Crook repelled an attack by Confederates under General Henry Heth at the Battle of Lewisburg. Location: Lewisburg, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 6 days, 20 hours ago

  26. Thomas Bullitt surveyed his land claims in present-day Charleston

    May 24, 1775: Thomas Bullitt headed a team which surveyed his land claims in present-day Charleston. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 5 days, 20 hours ago

  27. Cass Scenic Railroad officially opened service to the top of Bald Knob

    May 25, 1968: On May 25, 1968, the Cass Scenic Railroad officially opened service to the top of Bald Knob. Location: Cass, W.Va. County: Pocahontas ...

    published 4 days, 20 hours ago

  28. Beckley founder, General Alfred Beckley, born

    May 26, 1802: The founder of the town of Beckley, Raleigh County, General Alfred Beckley was born on Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C. Location: Washington DC ...

    published 3 days, 20 hours ago

  29. The Greenbrier’s Golf Pro Emeritus, Sam Snead, was born

    May 27, 1912: The Greenbrier’s Golf Pro Emeritus, Sam Snead, was born near Hot Springs, Virginia. Location: Hot Springs, VA. ...

    published 2 days, 20 hours ago

  30. Basketball star Jerry West was born at Cabin Creek

    May 28, 1968: Basketball star Jerry West was born at Cabin Creek in Kanawha County.  You can now see memorabilia from West’s career at the Prime 44 West Steakhouse at the Greenbrier Resort. Location: Cabin Creek, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 1 day, 20 hours ago

  31. Secret underground bunker at The Greenbrier disclosed

    May 29, 1992: On this date in 1992 newspapers across the United States reported the disclosure of a secret underground bunker at The Greenbrier. The resort now offers tours of this famous bunker. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va....

    published 20 hours, 17 minutes ago

  32. Smoke Hole Caverns opened to the public.

    May 30, 1940: Smoke Hole Caverns opened to the public. Location: Seneca Rocks, W.Va. County: Grant ...

  33. Pipestem Resort State Park opened

    May 30, 1970: Pipestem Resort State Park opened on this date Location: Pipestem, W.Va. County: Summers ...

  34. Cheat Lake dam begins operating

    May 31, 1926: Cheat Lake dam began operations on this date. Location: Morgantown, W.Va. County: Monongalia ...

  35. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hardy County

    Register for June 26 session on business fundamentals MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 26, in Hardy County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

  36. Saw-whet Owls and Warblers Weekend at Blackwater Falls State Park, May 29-31, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – Hearing the diminutive “toot” of a saw-whet owl or the sighting of a returning warbler are possible at a new birding weekend offered at Blackwater Falls State Park.  Saw-whet Owls and Warblers Weekend...

    published 30 days, 20 hours ago

  37. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for May 19 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 19, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 30 days, 3 hours ago

  38. “Old Friends,” veterans of armed forces and barbershop music, perform at Blackwater Falls State Park May 23, 2015

                DAVIS, West Virginia – Four men wearing red, white and blue ties and sporting spats will be in harmony at Blackwater Falls State Park May 23, 2015.      ...

    published 29 days, 20 hours ago

  39. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Grant County

    Register for May 14 session on business fundamentals PETERSBURG, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 14, in Grant County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 29 days, 10 hours ago

  40. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Nicholas County

    Register for May 20 session on Business Fundamentals SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, in Nicholas County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 29 days, 20 hours ago

  41. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 27 – May 1, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 27, 2015   Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Buckhannon River Buffalo Creek (Brooke) Buffalo Creek (Logan) Bullskin...

    published 28 days, 20 hours ago

  42. WVSBDC celebrates National Small Business Week

    Waives fee for business fundamentals workshops May 4 - 8 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In honor of entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week May 4 - 8, the West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer workshops for startup businesses...

    published 28 days, 4 hours ago

  43. U.S. Small Business Administration West Virginia District Office announces 2015 Small Business Week award winners

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Small Business Administration's West Virginia District Office recently announced the 2015 Small Business Week award winners along with the state's top small business SBA lenders. The winners will be formally...

    published 27 days, 7 hours ago

  44. WVSBDC joins celebration of America’s SBDC 35th anniversary

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This year marks the 35th anniversary of America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), which represents the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers. America’s SBDC is the largest technical assistance program...

    published 25 days, 20 hours ago

  45. New business coaches, network coordinator, join WVSBDC to assist state’s small businesses

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) has appointed new business coaches and a network coordinator to assist small businesses across the state. Steve Johnson serves as the new WVSBDC network coordinator...

    published 25 days, 13 hours ago

  46. WVDNR advises: Leave young wildlife alone

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds people to leave young wildlife alone.     "The spring season is the time of...

    published 25 days, 20 hours ago

  47. Lifeguard Training Class at Pipestem Resort State Park May 15-17

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – Looking for a summer lifeguarding job but need to get the proper certification? Pipestem Resort State Park is offering an intense three-day lifeguard training course May 15, 16 and 17. Successful...

    published 24 days, 20 hours ago

  48. “Unreconstructed Rebels” event at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park May 22-24, 2015

        SUMMERSVILLE, West Virginia – "Unreconstructed Rebels" is an event at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, May 22-24, 2015, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the disbandment of the various WV CS units of McClausland's...

    published 24 days, 20 hours ago

  49. Do some bird watching at a West Virginia State Park in May

                  SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – May is one of the best times to bird watch in West Virginia, and two state parks have birding events scheduled for May 9, 2015.   ...

    published 23 days, 20 hours ago

  50. Neighborhood Investment Program workshop registration deadline is May 25

    Workshop mandatory to qualify for NIP tax credit vouchers CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – Nonprofits and community groups that want to apply for the Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) tax credit voucher program must register by May 25 for one of...

    published 23 days, 11 hours ago

  51. WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA CELEBRATES NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEEK

    GoToWV Team encourages individuals to join the celebration with #NTTW2015 & #GoToWV CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 5, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week this week with special activities and...

    published 23 days, 9 hours ago

  52. Find your Murbles at Pipestem Resort State Park; Tournament May 24

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – You can find your Murbles during a tournament scheduled Sunday, May 24 at the Pipestem Resort State Park campground. Murbles, spelled with  “u,” not an “a,” is an outdoor game using what appears to...

    published 22 days, 20 hours ago

  53. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for May 28 session on Business Fundamentals CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 28, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 22 days, 7 hours ago

  54. Main Street West Virginia welcomes new communities

    Elkins and Wheeling are first ON TRAC graduates to join Main Street CHARLESTON, W.Va. – For the first time since the ON TRAC program was created, two new members have been accepted for Main Street West Virginia designation. The City of Elkins in...

    published 22 days, 3 hours ago

  55. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Monongalia County

    Register for May 21 session on Business Fundamentals MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 21, in Monongalia County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 21 days, 8 hours ago

  56. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of May 4 - 8, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of May 4, 2015   Anthony Creek Beechfork Tailwaters Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Boley Lake Brandywine Lake Brushy Fork Lake Buffalo Fork Lake ...

    published 21 days, 20 hours ago

  57. Adventure Advisory: Making May Memories

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com; click the Calendar tab. Event...

    published 18 days, 20 hours ago

  58. North Bend Rail Trail receives $1 million in grants

        CAIRO, West Virginia – The North Bend Rail Trail (NBRT) that crosses four counties in north-central West Virginia recently was awarded grant funding of a little more than $1 million for continued trail improvements, repairs and...

    published 18 days, 20 hours ago

  59. Main St/ON TRAC conference shows how historic downtowns turn visitor experience into economic development

    Register now for May 19 – 21 training sessions in Elkins CHARLESTON, W.Va. – What draws visitors to historic towns — and how can communities connect with local and regional attractions to increase visitors’ economic impact? Answers to questions...

    published 18 days, 6 hours ago

  60. Get the latest law enforcement information about West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officers on Facebook

                 SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Outdoors enthusiasts now can learn the latest information about enforcement of West Virginia’s hunting, fishing and wildlife laws by way of Facebook at ...

    published 17 days, 20 hours ago

  61. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Ohio County

    Register for June 2 session on Business Fundamentals WHEELING, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, June 2, in Ohio County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 17 days, 9 hours ago

  62. West Virginia businesses exhibiting at mining expo in Canada

    Development Office partners with eight companies for May 10-13 event CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Development Office and eight West Virginia businesses are jointly exhibiting at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum ...

    published 17 days, 7 hours ago

  63. Gov. Tomblin, Legislators, GoToWV, Craft Brewers, Tourism Partners Celebrate Growing Travel & Tourism Industry

    Highlight SB 273 and 581 Gov. Tomblin signs SB 273 and SB 581 during ceremony at the State Capitol this afternoon. (photo courtesy of the Governor’s Office) CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 11, 2015) – Governor Earl Ray Tomblin,...

    published 17 days, 10 hours ago

  64. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park a Contender for Best Historic Southern Attraction in USA Today 10Best Poll

    Vote online until May 25, 2015 (Harpers Ferry) CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 12, 2015) – Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is one of 20 finalists competing for a spot as Best Historic Southern Attraction in the USA Today 10Best...

    published 17 days, 9 hours ago

  65. Division of Natural Resources Warns: Don’t Feed the Bears!

                     SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reminds residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law as well as a...

    published 17 days, 20 hours ago

  66. Paul Johansen Named DNR Wildlife Resources Section Chief

                 SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Director Bob Fala has announced the appointment of Paul R. Johansen as chief of the Wildlife Resources...

    published 15 days, 20 hours ago

  67. WVDNR to stock catchable channel catfish in May

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will be stocking more than 4,000 catchable-size channel catfish during the week of May 18, 2015. This...

    published 15 days, 20 hours ago

  68. Adventure Advisory: Outdoor Fun

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com; click the Calendar tab. Event...

    published 14 days, 20 hours ago

  69. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of May 11-15, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of May 11, 2015   Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Berwind Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Buckhannon River Buffalo Creek (Brooke) Bullskin Run Camp...

    published 14 days, 20 hours ago

  70. East River Mountain Town Band at Pipestem State Park, May 23, 2015

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – The East River Mountain Town Band will perform an evening of music in the Pipestem State Park Amphitheater May 23, 2015, beginning at 8 p.m. This town band entertains with an eclectic mix of...

    published 12 days, 20 hours ago

  71. “Veterans Salute” discount at West Virginia State Parks

        CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) and the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance (WVDVA) have announced veterans and active duty military personnel will receive discounted...

    published 11 days, 20 hours ago

  72. Governor Tomblin leading trade mission to Japan

    Trip marks the 25th anniversary of West Virginia's Nagoya Office Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is leading a business mission to Japan May 12 through 21. The trip also marks the 25th anniversary of the West Virginia Department of Commerce's Nagoya Office....

    published 11 days, 2 hours ago

  73. Hino Motors announces $8 million expansion in Wood County

    Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. plans to invest up to $8 million in its truck assembly plant in Williamstown. The company will add 30,000 square feet to the existing structure, as well as a dedicated training facility and a stand-alone quality...

    published 10 days, 23 hours ago

  74. WVU gets federal grant for nanotechnology research into green energy

    West Virginia University will receive a $496,168 federal grant to conduct nanotechnology research into green energy. The grant was awarded by The USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Nanotechnology for Agriculture and Food Systems....

    published 11 days, 20 hours ago

  75. Monongalia County company wins bid for major foreign military sale

    FCX Systems Inc. is a prime contractor for the supply of mobile ground power units which are part of the largest foreign arms sale in U.S. history. The Morgantown-based company won the bid to produce 110 custom ground power units for fighter aircraft...

    published 10 days, 13 hours ago

  76. U.S. Small Business Administration announces West Virginia Small Business Week award winners

    The U.S. Small Business Administration's West Virginia District Office recently announced its 2015 small business week award winners along with the state's top small business SBA lenders. The winners will be recognized formally during a noon...

    published 10 days, 10 hours ago

  77. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for June 4 session on Business Fundamentals SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, June 4, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 10 days, 11 hours ago

  78. Bobby Cales promoted to DNR District 6 captain, based in Parkersburg

                PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - Bobby Cales was promoted to the rank of law enforcement captain for West Virginia Division of Natural Resources District 6 effective May 1, 2015. As captain, he...

    published 10 days, 20 hours ago

  79. Not a TV Show. Wilderness Survival Experience scheduled at Seneca State Forest June 22-27, 2015

        DUNMORE, West Virginia – “Everyone should have a ‘survival file’ stored in their minds to draw from should they find themselves in a pickle.” That’s the theme of a special Wilderness Survival Experience scheduled for June 22-27,...

    published 10 days, 20 hours ago

  80. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Putnam County

    Register for June 9 session on Business Fundamentals WINFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, June 9, in Putnam County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 10 days, 5 hours ago

  81. Broadcast Premiere of 8-part Miniseries "American Genius" Set for June 1 at 9 PM

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 19, 2015) – The National Geographic Channel will begin airing its 8-part miniseries "American Genius" on June 1 at 9:00 p.m. EST. Predominantly filmed in West Virginia's Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, the miniseries...

    published 10 days, 20 hours ago

  82. Tagged catfish program underway at West Virginia State Parks

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The popular Tagged Catfish in the Parks Program is underway again in West Virginia’s state parks, providing fun and even rewards to those lucky enough to catch one. State parks have some of the...

    published 9 days, 20 hours ago

  83. Join the “Nature Nuts” for Blennerhassett Island summer Saturday nature walks

        PARKERSBURG, West Virginia – One Saturday each month through October will be an opportunity to join the “Nature Nuts” for a natural history exploration of Blennerhassett Island State Park. The Blennerhassett Island Nature Walk...

    published 8 days, 20 hours ago

  84. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hampshire County

    Register for June 11 session on business fundamentals ROMNEY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 11, in Hampshire County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 8 days, 10 hours ago

  85. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Wood County

    Register for June 13 session on Business Fundamentals VIENNA, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 13, in Wood County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 8 days, 7 hours ago

  86. State Film Office to Host Workforce Training Workshop June 19-20

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Film Office will host a two-day, hands-on workforce training workshop June 19-20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Office Complex, 5000 NASA Boulevard, located within the I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont, W.Va. The...

    published 8 days, 20 hours ago

  87. WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA UNVEILS NEW MILITARY HERITAGE BROCHURE DURING RUN FOR THE WALL STOP AT STATE CAPITOL

    Launches GoToWV.com/Military CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 21, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) today unveiled the West Virginia Military Heritage brochure during the Run For The Wall XXVII stop at the State Capitol...

    published 7 days, 10 hours ago

  88. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of May 18-22, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of May 18, 2015   Anawalt Lake Anthony Creek Back Fork of Elk River Back Fork of Elk River (C&R) Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Brandywine Lake ...

    published 7 days, 20 hours ago

  89. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for June 16 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, June 16, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 2 days, 9 hours ago

  90. West Virginia State Parks Celebrate National Trails Day June 6, 2015

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – West Virginia’s state parks extend an invitation to take a hike to help celebrate The American Hiking Society’s annual National Trails Day event. This year the national promotion is set for...

    published 1 day, 20 hours ago

  91. West Virginia Hunters Harvest 9,038 Spring Turkeys in 2015

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Spring Gobbler hunters electronically checked in 9,038 gobblers this year, slightly lower than the number checked last year, according to Keith Krantz,...

    published 1 day, 20 hours ago

  92. Family outdoor activities at Kanawha State Forest May 29-31, 2015

        CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Kyle Wallace, the summer naturalist at Kanawha State Forest near Charleston, invites individuals and families to get outdoors more this summer, beginning with special activities May 29-31. There is no...

    published 1 day, 20 hours ago

  93. MANCHIN TO JOIN INAUGURAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR FALLEN SERVICE HEROES

      MANCHIN TO JOIN INAUGURAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR FALLEN SERVICE HEROES Event to honor the WV National Guard Foundation and the families of fallen service members Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) will serve as the Special...

    published 6 hours, 17 minutes ago

  94. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of May 25-29, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of May 25, 2015   Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Brandywine Lake Brushy Fork Lake Buckhannon River ...

    published 20 hours, 17 minutes ago

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