First Little Kanawha Reading Series Event Happening Feb. 12

Glenville State College

GLENVILLE, WV – The Little Kanawha Reading Series is pleased to present its first literary reading for 2020 on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Robert F. Kidd Library on the Glenville State College Campus at 6 p.m. The featured readers include Mary Imo-Stike, Lisa Hayes-Minney, and Marjorie Stewart. Refreshments and a Q&A with the authors […]

Commission throws support behind medical marijuana production in Upshur County

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission on Thursday approved a request that it write a letter of support for three pharmaceutical companies looking to grow and process medical cannabis in Upshur County. Rob Hinton, Upshur County Development Authority Director, attended […]

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Gov. Justice: We must stop our rural hospitals from closing

Gov Jim Justice

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he plans to establish a Rural Medicine Task Force to address the healthcare dilemma in West Virginia.  “We must stop our rural hospitals from closing,” Gov. Justice said. “I intend to bring together all the major hospitals and all the leading players to work on this issue. They […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital recognized Heart Awareness Month by wearing red

2020 Wear Red Day

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon recognized the American Heart Association’s Heart Awareness Month by wearing red on Monday, February 3.  West Virginia has the highest rate of heart disease in the nation at 14.6% and nationally, one in four women die from heart disease. Two of the major causes are high cholesterol and […]

Davis Health System Foundation announces scholarship deadlines

Health Doctor

Elkins, W.Va. — The Davis Health System (DHS) Foundation is accepting applications through March 31, 2020 for up to five scholarships which will be awarded to 2020 graduating high school seniors. • The DHS Foundation and Davis Medical Center (DMC) Medical Staff Scholarships are tailored to students continuing their studies in a healthcare related field. […]

Chen Named Finalist for Professor of the Year

PHILIPPI, W.Va.—February 6, 2020—Dr. Yi Charlie Chen, a professor of biology at Alderson Broaddus University’s College of Health, Science, Technology & Mathematics, is one of five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia Professor of the Year award. “We are thrilled and not at all surprised that Dr. Charlie Chen has been named […]