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
Several million dollars in U.S. Department of Justice grants, divided among various community law enforcement incentives and programs, are coming to communities in southern West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia charter schools will receive millions in federal funding over the next two years.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The bulk of the money comes from the agency’s Health Center Cluster Grant Program, which helps support centers considered to be located in more rural areas.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia will receive more than $8.7 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for three airport projects.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Organizations across West Virginia will receive millions in federal grants for preparedness efforts.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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