Town of Coalton awarded $3.3 million for major water system improvements

COALTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice hosted a ceremony in the Town of Coalton today alongside local officials to announce that he has awarded a $3,325,000 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) grant to fund major improvements to the town’s water system. The improvement project will address water quality issues that the Town of Coalton – also […]

New SYCC gymnasium-auditorium could cost $2.5 million or more; close to $429,000 has been raised so far

BUCKHANNON – The Stockert Youth & Community Center board has raised $428,253.13 for the new multi-purpose auditorium/gymnasium facility. The board discussed how much they would have to raise after purchasing the property located at 63 East Main Street adjacent to […]

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Should completing a personal finance course be a high school graduation requirement?

BUCKHANNON – April was financial literacy month and organizations across the country conduct a variety of events to help improve financial knowledge, especially with youth. At Buckhannon-Upshur High School, instructor Christy Dean is working hard to make sure her students […]

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Davis Medical Center NICHE Nurses, staff achieve Dementia Care Specialist certification

Elkins, WV – As West Virginia’s population continues to age, Davis Medical Center is preparing more nurses with the particular skills needed to care for the unique needs of elder patients. NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) is an international program designed to help hospitals improve the care of older adults. The vision […]

West Virginia reports 344 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 344 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (2), Barbour (2), Lewis (6) and Randolph (8) counties. A total of 18 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. […]

Landmark opioid trial begins in Charleston

Editor’s note: This story was originally published by Mountain State Spotlight. By Douglas Soule and Eric Eyre, Mountain State Spotlight CHARLESTON — If the first day of a landmark trial involving the nation’s three largest opioid distributors is any indication, a lot of fingers will be pointed elsewhere by those distributors in the coming weeks.At […]

Weyerhaeuser in Buckhannon is hiring

For more than a century, Weyerhaeuser built their reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products. They’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence and proud of what they do. The Buckhannon location is currently searching for applicants to fill the position of: Production Associate – Laborer To learn more and apply, simply click on […]

Patient registration for medical cannabis cards open to eligible West Virginians

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) encourages eligible West Virginians with serious medical conditions to register for a medical cannabis patient card at www.medcanwv.org. A list of physicians registered to certify patients as eligible for the use of medical cannabis is also available on the website. Though the registered physician […]