Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Chancellor of the Higher Education Policy Commission Sarah Armstrong Tucker said the dire state of the school’s finances brought this action by the commission.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Legislature recognized March as American Red Cross Month and the local region used Red Cross Day at the Capitol Wednesday as a chance to showcase the organization's mission of saving lives through blood donations and the efforts of generous volunteers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Voters in West Virginia rejected four proposed amendments to the state constitution Tuesday, including two that would have given the Republican-dominated legislature more power to regulate public education policy and certain taxes.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
From Friday, August 5 through Monday, August 8 families will be able to save money on purchases made during the state’s annual back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
More than 3,000 applications for nonpublic school vouchers have been approved in West Virginia and more are being reviewed, officials said.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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