On this West Virginia Morning, an opening partly in French isn’t what you might expect in a film set in West Virginia, but the new documentary O Pioneer is unusual. Inside Appalachia Producer Bill Lynch spoke with Jonathan Lacoque and Clara Lehman, the makers behind their film, to learn what O Pioneer means.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Western Surety alleges breach of contract and seeks more than $3 million in damages and attorney’s fees.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Bluestone Coke is one of the numerous companies owned by the family of Justice, who’s running for the U.S. Senate.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
U.S. District Judge Frank Volk ruled last week that Bluestone Coal owes a retired miner and his spouse six years of unpaid health care premiums.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Justice could have forfeited 20 percent of his wages on each paycheck to settle the debt.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The notice orders the state Auditor to garnish 20 percent of Justice’s state wages after deduction of state and federal taxes, or the amount of his wages that exceed 50 times the federal hourly minimum wage.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Bluestone Coke plant in North Birmingham had been cited for years for hazardous pollutants from its coking ovens.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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