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  1. William Jeffrey ‘‘Jeff ’’ Hostetler born

    April 22, 1961: William Jeffrey ‘‘Jeff ’’ Hostetler was born. He was a quarterback at West Virginia University and led the Mountaineers to back-to-back bowl games in 1982 and 1983.  Hostetler is regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks...

    published 30 days, 5 hours ago

  2. Charleston resident and inventor of brick pavement process granted patent

    April 23, 1889: Mordicai Levi of Charleston, who is credited with inventing the first brick pavement in the United States, was granted a patent for the process on April 23, 1889. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 29 days, 5 hours ago

  3. President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty

    April 24, 1964: President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty, an effort to end poverty in Appalachia. Location: Huntington, W.Va. County: Cabell ...

    published 28 days, 5 hours ago

  4. Confederate soldiers encountered Union soldiers at Greenland Gap

    April 25, 1863: Confederate soldiers encountered Union soldiers at Greenland Gap.  The Union forces surrendered after four hours of fighting.  Greenland Gap is a scenic 820 foot deep pass through New Creek Mountain. Location: Greenland...

    published 27 days, 5 hours ago

  5. Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco arrived at The Greenbrier

    April 26, 1963: Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco arrived at The Greenbrier with their children for a spring vacation. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 26 days, 5 hours ago

  6. Colonel Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson ordered to guard Harpers Ferry

    April 27, 1861: Colonel Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was ordered to guard Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, as his first role during the Civil War. Location: Harpers Ferry, W.Va. County: Jefferson ...

    published 25 days, 5 hours ago

  7. Presidential candidate John Kennedy speaks in Martinsburg and Charles Town

    April 28, 1960: Democratic candidate for president John Kennedy spoke in Martinsburg, Berkeley County and Charles Town, Jefferson County. Location: Martinsburg and Charles Town, W.Va. County: Berkeley and Jefferson ...

    published 24 days, 5 hours ago

  8. 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 23 days, 5 hours ago

  9. 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 22 days, 5 hours ago

  10. 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 21 days, 5 hours ago

  11. 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 20 days, 5 hours ago

  12. 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 19 days, 5 hours ago

  13. 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 18 days, 5 hours ago

  14. 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 17 days, 5 hours ago

  15. 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 16 days, 5 hours ago

  16. 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 15 days, 5 hours ago

  17. 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 14 days, 5 hours ago

  18. 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 14 days, 5 hours ago

  19. 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 11 days, 5 hours ago

  20. 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 11 days, 5 hours ago

  21. 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 10 days, 5 hours ago

  22. 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 9 days, 5 hours ago

  23. 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 8 days, 5 hours ago

  24. 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 6 days, 5 hours ago

  25. 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 5 days, 5 hours ago

  26. 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 4 days, 5 hours ago

  27. 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 3 days, 5 hours ago

  28. 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 2 days, 5 hours ago

  29. "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 7 days, 5 hours ago

  30. "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 1 day, 5 hours ago

  31. 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...

  32. Natural Resources Commission Quarterly Meeting, 1 p.m., Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Oglebay Resort and Conference Center, Wheeling     WHEELING, W.Va. – The next quarterly meeting of the West Virginia Natural Resources Commission is scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2015, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Oglebay Resort...

    published 29 days, 5 hours ago

  33. Tourism Industry Projects to Receive $1.19 Million in Matching Funds to Attract Visitors to the State

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia tourism industry projects totaling more than $2.6 million have been approved by the West Virginia Tourism Commission to receive $1.19 million in matching funds through the Matching Advertising Partnership Program ...

    published 29 days, 5 hours ago

  34. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 20-24, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 20, 2015   Anawalt Lake Anthony Creek Anthony Creek Back Fork of Elk (C&R) Beechfork Tailwaters Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Boley Lake ...

    published 28 days, 5 hours ago

  35. Cathedral State Park recognized as part of Old Growth Forest Network

        AURORA, West Virginia –On Earth Day, April 22, 2015, Cathedral State Park was recognized as part of the Old Growth Forest Network, one of four in West Virginia with this designation. “Mother Nature was in attendance,” according...

    published 25 days, 5 hours ago

  36. Fly fishing clinic and train ride at Cass Scenic Railroad May 29-31, 2015

        CASS, West Virginia – An introduction to fly fishing, equipment and materials used in fly tying and common knots used in fly fishing is the weekend focus at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park May 29-31, 2015. “Most importantly,...

    published 23 days, 20 hours ago

  37. 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 23 days, 5 hours ago

  38. 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 22 days, 12 hours ago

  39. “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 22 days, 5 hours ago

  40. 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 21 days, 19 hours ago

  41. 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 22 days, 5 hours ago

  42. 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 21 days, 5 hours ago

  43. 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 20 days, 14 hours ago

  44. 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 19 days, 16 hours ago

  45. 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 18 days, 5 hours ago

  46. 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 17 days, 22 hours ago

  47. 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 18 days, 5 hours ago

  48. 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 17 days, 5 hours ago

  49. “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 17 days, 5 hours ago

  50. 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 16 days, 5 hours ago

  51. 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 15 days, 20 hours ago

  52. 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 15 days, 18 hours ago

  53. 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 15 days, 5 hours ago

  54. 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 14 days, 16 hours ago

  55. 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 14 days, 13 hours ago

  56. 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 13 days, 18 hours ago

  57. 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 14 days, 5 hours ago

  58. 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 11 days, 5 hours ago

  59. 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 11 days, 5 hours ago

  60. 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 10 days, 16 hours ago

  61. 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 10 days, 5 hours ago

  62. 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 9 days, 18 hours ago

  63. 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 9 days, 16 hours ago

  64. 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 9 days, 19 hours ago

  65. 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 9 days, 18 hours ago

  66. 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 10 days, 5 hours ago

  67. 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 8 days, 5 hours ago

  68. 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 8 days, 5 hours ago

  69. 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 7 days, 5 hours ago

  70. 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 7 days, 5 hours ago

  71. 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 5 days, 5 hours ago

  72. “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 4 days, 5 hours ago

  73. 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 3 days, 11 hours ago

  74. 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 3 days, 8 hours ago

  75. 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 4 days, 5 hours ago

  76. 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 2 days, 22 hours ago

  77. 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 2 days, 19 hours ago

  78. 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 2 days, 20 hours ago

  79. 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 3 days, 5 hours ago

  80. 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 3 days, 5 hours ago

  81. 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 2 days, 14 hours ago

  82. 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 3 days, 5 hours ago

  83. 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 2 days, 5 hours ago

  84. 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 1 day, 5 hours ago

  85. 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 20 hours, 18 minutes ago

  86. 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 16 hours, 58 minutes ago

  87. 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 1 day, 5 hours ago

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