On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
911 lines were experiencing a temporary outage in Berkeley County, W.Va., leaving residents unable to contact county-level emergency services.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, a bill to legalize drug test strips passed both chambers last week. Emily Rice has more.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this episode of The Legislature Today, an ongoing discussion in the legislature is how to staff and fund fire and EMS services around the state. Randy Yohe has been following this issue and sat down with Chris Hall, the executive director of the West Virginia EMS Coalition, and Del. Clay Riley, R-Harrison, the vice chair of the House Fire and EMS Committee.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The disappearance of federal grants, decreases in volunteerism and the soaring cost of medical equipment have many EMS squads vastly under supported.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
An agency tasked with operating West Virginia’s 911 centers has filed a complaint against Frontier West Virginia Inc.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Millions of dollars in state money will help the state fund fire services, as well as infrastructure improvements.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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