Mayor: DOH pledges to investigate deadly stretch of Route 33

David McCauley

Several weeks ago, I contacted the West Virginia Department of Transportation urging the state to undertake a traffic study along U.S. Route 33 in light of the seemingly endless accidents occurring before the Brushy Fork Road crossing and extending to the Kesling Mill crossing. That letter was sent to newly appointed cabinet secretary Byrd White […]

On the road again? 70-year-old driver faces unique challenge getting license reinstated

BUCKHANNON – The first time Joshua Small took the written test required to obtain his West Virginia driver’s license, his inability to read didn’t hinder him from scoring a passing grade and proceeding on to the actual road skills test. […]

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Manchin statement on new bipartisan ratings

Sen Joe Manchin

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the recent ratings released by the Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Out of the 250 Senators who served between 1993 and 2018, Senator Manchin ranked 11th on the list. The Lugar Center ratings rank Senators […]

New Center for Women’s and Gender Studies leadership expanding research and curriculum at WVU

New leadership in West Virginia University’s Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is expanding research and teaching initiatives surrounding gender diversity and social justice. Sharon Bird, professor and head of sociology at Oklahoma State University, has been named the Center’s director and a professor of women’s and gender studies. Maria del Guadalupe “Lupe” Davidson, associate […]

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company debuts new beer at Pipestem Resort 35 Parks WV Pale

Ale available June 20 in celebration of West Virginia Day SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s newest beer, 35 Parks WV Pale Ale, will be available at Pipestem Resort State Park beginning June 20 in celebration of West Virginia Day. As the official brewery of Pipestem Resort State Park, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company […]

Remember, Call 8-1-1 Before Digging; It’s The Law!

Although excavation damage is the leading cause of serious pipeline incidents, it is easily preventable with one call! Clarksburg, W.Va. — With construction season in full swing, Dominion Energy West Virginia reminds homeowners and excavating contractors to dig safely and comply with state law by calling WV811, toll free, at 8-1-1 or 1-800-245-4848 before excavating. […]