West Virginia launches ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care’ designation initiative

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Children and Families, Division of Early Care and Education (ECE) today announced the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care designation for West Virginia childcare providers. The initiative, created in partnership between ECE, the West Virginia Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and […]

ACLU-WV: State officials knowingly violating Open Meetings Law

CHARLESTON – The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia (ACLU-WV) and Huntington attorney Hoyt Glazer filed a lawsuit today against the West Virginia House of Delegates and the House Government Organization Committee for knowingly violating the Open Governmental Proceedings Act during the 2021 Legislative Session. Citing the COVID-19 pandemic, officials restricted public access to […]

City finally owns the property adjacent to SYCC; officials announce next step in construction of new gym

BUCKHANNON – After a long, winding road filled with a few bumps, the City of Buckhannon officially possesses the deed for the property located at 65 East Main Street, the former headquarters for the Knights of Pythias, a local fraternal […]

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Randolph County man, age 61, dies of COVID-19, DHHR reports Thursday.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 3,229 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 117 since the last report. Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (39), Barbour (13), Lewis (9), Randolph (216) and Webster (7) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a […]