Appalachians love to compete. Whether it’s recreational league softball, a turkey calling contest or workplace chili cook offs, Mountain folks are in it to win it. But there’s more to competing than just winning or losing. In this show, we’ll meet competitors who are also keepers of beloved Appalachian traditions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Matt Jackfert is known to many of our listeners as our beloved classical music and news host. But in his off time, the Charleston native is also an accomplished musician, composer and arranger. This holiday season an arrangement of his will be performed at Carnegie Hall.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The community hospital, located in Spencer, West Virginia, is the area's largest employer. Its new two-story facility focuses on improving health for patients, while its facade features a sculpture honoring employees and those who have died from COVID-19. The project cost $28 million.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The former Intuit CEO and Wings 2 Wings Foundation founder is a native of Kenova, West Virginia, and 1986 Marshall graduate who has been a generous benefactor to Marshall's business school. He was one of five candidates interviewed for the job. Current president Jerome Gilbert announced he would step down in April. The announcement was made Thursday in Huntington by Marshall's Board of Governors.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
After days of discussion, the West Virginia Senate voted 31-2 to divide the state into new legislative districts. The measure now goes to the House of Delegates.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Lawmakers working in special session this week in Charleston made progress Wednesday on federal and state redistricting efforts. Those include a new House map of 100 single-member districts and one in the Senate that divides the state into two Congressional districts — north and south.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The festival features sternwheeler races, a flotilla of boats and live music performances, and was last held in 2009.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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