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  1. Cyrus R. Vance was born in Clarksburg.

    March 27, 1917: Cyrus R. Vance, who served as United States Secretary of State from 1977 to 1980, was born in Clarksburg. Location: Clarksburg, W.Va. County: Harrison ...

    published 30 days, 21 hours ago

  2. Congressional leaders contacted The Greenbrier about building fallout shelter.

    March 28, 1956: On this date in 1956 Congressional leaders first contacted The Greenbrier about building an underground fallout shelter at the resort. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 29 days, 21 hours ago

  3. Actress Conchata Ferrell born in Charleston.

    March 28, 1943: Actress Conchata Ferrell, ("Two And A Half Men", "LA Law"), born on this day in Charleston. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 29 days, 21 hours ago

  4. Nitro's first city election was held

    March 29, 1919: The first city election was held in Nitro, Putnam County and Kanawha County, with E. E. "Bert" Higginbotham elected as the town's first mayor. Nitro was a World War I boomtown and currently the home of the Mardi Gras Casino ...

    published 28 days, 21 hours ago

  5. The Virginia General Assembly incorporated the Marshall Academy

    March 30, 1838: The Virginia General Assembly passed an act which incorporated the Marshall Academy in present-day Huntington. Location: Huntington, W.Va. County: Cabell ...

    published 27 days, 21 hours ago

  6. Congressman and Mrs. Gerald Ford arrived at The Greenbrier.

    March 31, 1959: Congressman and Mrs. Gerald Ford arrived at The Greenbrier for a short spring vacation. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier  ...

    published 26 days, 21 hours ago

  7. Tom Watson became the Pro Emeritus at the Greenbrier resort.

    April 1, 2005: Tom Watson became the Pro Emeritus at The Greenbrier resort, replacing the late Sam Snead. Location: White Sulpher Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 25 days, 21 hours ago

  8. Marlinton, the county seat of Pocahontas County, was incorporated.

    April 2, 1900: Marlinton, the county seat of Pocahontas County, was incorporated. Pocahontas County is also home to Snowshoe Mountain Resort, a premier skiing destination and 4-season adventure resort. Location: Marlinton , W.Va. County:...

    published 24 days, 21 hours ago

  9. West Virginia University was founded

    April 3, 1867: The Agricultural College of West Virginia, later to be re-named West Virginia University, was founded. Location: Morgantown, W.Va. County: Monongalia ...

    published 23 days, 21 hours ago

  10. The towns of Beckley and Princeton were created.

    April 4, 1838: The towns of Beckley and Princeton were created by the Virginia General Assembly. Location: Beckley / Princeton, W.Va. County: Raleigh / Mercer ...

    published 22 days, 21 hours ago

  11. Booker T. Washington moved to Malden while he worked in the salt industry.

    April 5, 1856: Booker T. Washington, black educational leader and the first president of the Tuskegee Institute, moved to Malden, in Kanawha, while he worked in the salt industry. Location: Malden, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 21 days, 21 hours ago

  12. The Virginia General Assembly incorporated the town of Bethany.

    April 6, 1853: The Virginia General Assembly passed an act incorporating the town of Bethany, home of Bethany College. Location: Bethany, W.Va. County: Brooke ...

    published 20 days, 21 hours ago

  13. President Woodrow Wilson visited The Greenbrier.

    April 7, 1941: President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson arrived at The Greenbrier in their private railroad car for Easter. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 19 days, 21 hours ago

  14. New mall in Beckley

    April 8, 1981: The Crossroads Mall opened in Beckley. Location: Beckley, W.Va. County: Raleigh ...

    published 18 days, 21 hours ago

  15. The Civil War ended

    April 9, 1865: The Civil War effectively ended when General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, VA. West Virginia was born from the Civil War and will celebrate its 150th anniversary of...

    published 17 days, 21 hours ago

  16. The Fenton Art Glass Museum opened

    April 10, 1977: The Fenton Art Glass Museum opened at the factory in Williamstown showcasing early Fenton glassware as well as glassware from other Ohio Valley companies. Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 16 days, 21 hours ago

  17. Ronald Reagan speaks in Charleston on energy deregulation

    April 11, 1979: Ronald Regan spoke in Charleston supporting deregulation of the National Energy Industry. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 15 days, 21 hours ago

  18. U.S. Civil War begins

    April 12, 1861: Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, beginning the Civil War.  West Virginia is the only state born from the Civil War. Location: Charleston, SC ...

    published 14 days, 21 hours ago

  19. Tyler Creek Tract patented by George Washington

    April 12, 1784: The 2,950 acre Tyler Creek Tract in the Dunbar area, Kanawha County, was patented by George Washington. Location: Dunbar, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 14 days, 21 hours ago

  20. Union troops from West Virginia begin scouting across several counties

    April 13, 1863: Union troops of the West Virginia Second Cavalry began scouting from Beverly, Randolph County to Franklin, Pendleton County. Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 13 days, 21 hours ago

  21. First Chocolate Festival held

    April 14, 2007: The first Lewisburg Chocolate Festival was held. Don’t miss this unique event, with vendors from around the state offering chocolate items for sale, free samples and chocolate knowledge. Location: Lewisburg, W.Va. County:...

    published 12 days, 21 hours ago

  22. U.S. Senator Peter Godwin Van Winkle died

    April 15, 1872: A founder of West Virginia, U.S. Senator Peter Godwin Van Winkle died in Parkersburg.  He is best remembered for having cast the next-to-last vote that saved President Andrew Johnson from conviction on impeachment charges in...

    published 11 days, 21 hours ago

  23. Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrive at The Greenbrier

    April 16, 1948: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrived at The Greenbrier to join in the resort’s post-war reopening party. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 10 days, 21 hours ago

  24. Virginia ordinance of secession approved

    April 17, 1861: Delegates of the Richmond Convention approved an ordinance of secession, which led to the withdrawal of Virginia from the Union. This resulted in the creation of the Restored Government of Virginia, in what today is West...

    published 9 days, 21 hours ago

  25. U.S. Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry destroyed before capture by Confederacy.

    April 18, 1861: United States troops destroyed the United States Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry shortly before the town was captured by Confederate troops. Location: Harpers Ferry, W.Va. County: Jefferson ...

    published 8 days, 21 hours ago

  26. Randy Moss drafted by Minnesota Vikings

    April 18, 1998: Randy Moss, a native of Rand WV, was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1998.  He attended Marshall University.   Location: Rand, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 8 days, 21 hours ago

  27. The Greenbrier opened to the public after the war

    April 19, 1948: The post-war Greenbrier, featuring a new interior decor by Dorothy Draper, opened to the public. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 7 days, 21 hours ago

  28. President Lincoln issues proclamation on West Virginia becoming 35th state.

    April 20, 1863: President Lincoln issued the proclamation announcing that West Virginia would be admitted as the 35th state in the Union. Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 6 days, 21 hours ago

  29. Jefferson National Forest established by President Roosevelt

    April 21, 1936: Jefferson National Forest was established by President Roosevelt. Location: Jefferson National Forest, W.Va. County: Monroe ...

    published 5 days, 21 hours ago

  30. 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 4 days, 21 hours ago

  31. 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 3 days, 21 hours ago

  32. 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 2 days, 21 hours ago

  33. 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 1 day, 21 hours ago

  34. 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 21 hours, 47 minutes ago

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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...

  40. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Raleigh County

    Register for April 15 session on Business Fundamentals BECKLEY, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, in Raleigh County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 27 days, 21 hours ago

  41. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for April 21 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 21, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 26 days, 9 hours ago

  42. Electronic game check comes to West Virginia ahead of the spring gobbler season

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Beginning in April, for the first time, hunters and trappers will be able to check in their game from their phones or computers. The new system takes...

    published 26 days, 21 hours ago

  43. WVDNR names three district law enforcement captains

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Director Robert Fala has presented letters of promotion to three new district captains of the DNR Law...

    published 25 days, 21 hours ago

  44. Adventure Advisory: April Adventures

    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 25 days, 21 hours ago

  45. ABC's "Shark Tank" looking for entrepreneurs

    The producers of the ABC reality series “Shark Tank” are on a nationwide search to discover the next successful (and possibly wealthy) entrepreneurs, inventors, businesspersons, creators and innovators. In each episode, budding entrepreneurs are...

    published 24 days, 21 hours ago

  46. Fishy happenings in West Virginia’s state parks

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Division of Natural Resources trout stockings are fully underway in April, including in many of the waters found in West Virginia’s state parks.     “Fishing can be an outdoor...

    published 24 days, 21 hours ago

  47. Endless Wall Trail in New River Gorge Voted #1 in USA Today's Readers’ Choice Contest for Best National Park Hike

    10Best park hikes to be featured in USA Today’s April 3 print and online editions CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 2, 2015) – The Endless Wall Trail in the New River Gorge National River recreation area has won top honors in USA Today’s Readers’...

    published 24 days, 21 hours ago

  48. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Pocahontas County

    Register for April 23 session on Business Fundamentals MARLINTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in Pocahontas County. Co-sponsored locally by the Pocahontas County Chamber of...

    published 24 days, 6 hours ago

  49. Cabins still available for West Virginia Wildflower Pilgrimage at Blackwater Falls State Park May 7-10, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – Cabin spaces are still available for lodging during the 54th Annual West Virginia Wildflower Pilgrimage, scheduled May 7-10, 2015, at Blackwater Falls State Park. The Blackwater Falls Lodge is full for this...

    published 23 days, 13 hours ago

  50. Public tour at Cabwaylingo State Forest Saturday, April 18, 2015

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Division of Forestry officials will conduct a public tour at 10 a.m. at Cabwaylingo State Forest Saturday, April 18, 2015. This is an informational tour for the public to learn about plans for proposed timber ...

    published 24 days, 5 hours ago

  51. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Cabell County

    Register for April 24 session on business fundamentals HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 24, in Cabell County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 23 days, 8 hours ago

  52. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of March 30 – April 3, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of March 16, 2015   Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Buckhannon River Buffalo Creek (Brooke) Buffalo Creek (Logan) Bullskin...

    published 20 days, 21 hours ago

  53. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Hosts “Go Out and See a Show” at American Mountain Theater in Ekins

    April 3 event marks season opening for music and comedy variety show ELKINS, West Virginia (April 3, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia celebrated the April 3 season opening of American Mountain Theater (AMT) in Elkins with “Go Out and See a...

    published 20 days, 21 hours ago

  54. 2015 New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend includes area West Virginia State Parks, April 25, 26

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Celebrate the glories of Appalachian spring from the rim of the gorge to the river during the Twelfth Annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend, April 24 – 26, 2015. Each activity or program...

    published 19 days, 21 hours ago

  55. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Wood County

    Register for April 28 session on Business Fundamentals PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 28, in Wood County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 19 days, 10 hours ago

  56. West Virginia has contributed $500,000 to waterfowl conservation

    Ducks Unlimited recognizes WVDNR for Canadian habitat support             OMAHA, Nebraska - With this year’s contribution, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reached the $500,000 mark for...

    published 18 days, 21 hours ago

  57. It’s Electric! Audra State Park moves into 2015 with 30-amp service camping sites

        BUCKHANNON, West Virginia – Audra State Park has installed 30-amp electrical service to some of its camp sites, thanks to funding from the Barbour County Commission. According to Audra State Park Superintendent Jon Teets, the...

    published 18 days, 21 hours ago

  58. Oglebay Resort and Conference Center to Host 2015 West Virginia Governor's Conference on Tourism

    Event set for October 26-28, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 9, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today announced Oglebay Resort and Conference Center has been selected to host the 2015 West Virginia Governor’s Conference on Tourism,...

    published 17 days, 21 hours ago

  59. Public Employees Golf Tournament May 18 at Twin Falls State Park

    Registration due by May 14     MULLENS, West Virginia – The 24th annual West Virginia Public Employees Golf Tournament is scheduledfor May 18 at Twin Falls State Park with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.  Participants must be...

    published 17 days, 21 hours ago

  60. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for April 30 session on Business Fundamentals CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 30, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 17 days, 21 hours ago

  61. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 6-10, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 6, 2015   Anthony Creek Beech Fork Tailwaters Berwind Lake Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Boley Lake Brandywine Lake Brushy Fork Lake ...

    published 16 days, 21 hours ago

  62. Anglers who catch tagged trout stocked at five West Virginia State Parks are eligible for rewards

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Anglers who catch a special tagged trout at one of five West Virginia state parks are eligible to receive special rewards while at the same time providing valuable information for biological...

    published 13 days, 21 hours ago

  63. OPEN CASTING CALL: TV Commercials & still photo shoot for WV State Parks

    Seeking male and female individuals for roles in upcoming commercials for WV State Parks including video and photography. Must be able to take direction. A moderate level of physical activity may be required during production (e.g., hiking, biking,...

    published 14 days, 21 hours ago

  64. West Virginia’s spring gobbler season opens April 27, 2015

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Spring gobbler season opens in West Virginia Monday, April 27 and runs through Saturday, May 23. Hunters may kill only one bearded turkey per day, but they...

    published 13 days, 21 hours ago

  65. West Virginia Master Naturalists State Conference June 12-14, 2015

                ELKINS, W.Va. – The West Virginia Master Naturalist program will have its sixth annual conference June 12-14, 2015, on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins. Members...

    published 12 days, 21 hours ago

  66. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Mingo County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 5 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, in Mingo County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 12 days, 5 hours ago

  67. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Ohio County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 5 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs WHEELING, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 5, in Ohio County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 12 days, 21 hours ago

  68. Lifeguard certification class at Pipestem State Park April 24-26, 2015

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – Individuals who want to become certified as lifeguards Is invited to take a certification class at Pipestem Resort State Park later this month.     “The three-day course, April 24,...

    published 12 days, 21 hours ago

  69. West Virginia State Parks ready for camping

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Camping is trending and West Virginia’s state parks are ready for the 2015 camping season. “Our campsite reservation process is underway by mail, phone, walk-in and online,” said Sam England,...

    published 11 days, 21 hours ago

  70. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hardy County during National Small Business Week

    Register for May 7 session on business fundamentals MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7, in Hardy County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 11 days, 21 hours ago

  71. Adventure Advisory: May Days

    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 10 days, 21 hours ago

  72. Wi-Fi at Beech Fork State Park increases popularity as a vacation destination

        BARBOURSVILLE, West Virginia – Beech Fork State Park is now offering free Wi-Fi service to overnight guests at all six deluxe cabins and to campground guests at the park headquarters. Wi-Fi service is available at all six...

    published 10 days, 21 hours ago

  73. Tygart Lake State Park Cleanup Day, April 25, 2015

        GRAFTON, West Virginia – Tygart Lake State Park, in conjunction with Tygart Lake U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, will be holding an Earth Day Celebration cleanup day Saturday, April 25, 2015. Anyone interested in volunteering is...

    published 10 days, 21 hours ago

  74. WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA HOSTS “GO OUTSIDE AND DIG RAMPS”

    Activities include ramp dig and cooking demonstration CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 16, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today hosted “Go Outside and Dig Ramps.” The day’s activities began with a ramp dig in Rock Cave and concluded with...

    published 9 days, 10 hours ago

  75. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 13-17, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 13, 2015   Anthony Creek Back Fork of Elk River Baker Lake (Children & Class Q) Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Big Run Lake Blackwater River ...

    published 10 days, 6 hours ago

  76. West Virginia FILMmakers Festival Call for Submissions

    SUTTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia FILMmakers Festival, which will be held in Sutton’s Elk Theatre the weekend of October 2 - 4 is expanding its winner categories this year.  "Exciting news this year is that we are including a WV FILMmaker winner...

    published 9 days, 21 hours ago

  77. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 7 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 7, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 9 days, 4 hours ago

  78. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Cabell County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 8 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, in Cabell County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small...

    published 9 days, 21 hours ago

  79. An outdoor office: lifeguarding opportunities at West Virginia State Parks

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – West Virginia’s state parks operate and maintain 22 swimming pools for public use as well as for those using parks for summer vacation. They offer attractive summer employment opportunities and...

    published 6 days, 21 hours ago

  80. Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park dedicated as Old Growth Forest site

        SUMMERSVILLE, West Virginia – Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park has been recognized as part of the Old Growth Forest Network. Joan Maloof, founder and director of the Old Growth Forest Network, presented a certificate of...

    published 5 days, 21 hours ago

  81. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Putnam County

    Register for May 12 session on Business Fundamentals WINFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 12, in Putnam County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 5 days, 9 hours ago

  82. Governor Tomblin Proclaims April as Arbor Month in W.Va.

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has designated April as Arbor Month throughout the state of West Virginia. “West Virginia is blessed with 12 million acres of hardwood forests. I encourage all citizens to observe and recognize the...

    published 5 days, 5 hours ago

  83. W.Va.’s Tree City USA Communities Hold Arbor Day Celebrations

    Events scheduled throughout April and May CHARLESTON, W.Va. – By the calendar, National Arbor Day is Friday, April 24, 2015; however, celebrations are planned across the state throughout April and May. Urban Forester Bob Hannah said the...

    published 5 days, 5 hours ago

  84. Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners from McDowell and Ritchie Counties

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Division of Forestry officials announced two winners in the 2015 West Virginia Arbor Day Poster Contest. McKaylee Lynch, a homeschool student in Harrisville, Ritchie County, took top prize in the fourth-grade ...

    published 5 days, 5 hours ago

  85. 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 3 days, 21 hours ago

  86. 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 3 days, 21 hours ago

  87. 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 2 days, 21 hours ago

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