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
Greenbrier Valley Airport
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
Airports in Clarksburg and Lewisburg may have found a replacement carrier in anticipation of SkyWest Airlines’ departure.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The U.S. Department of Transportation blocked SkyWest Airlines from ending service to 29 airports across the country including North Central Regional Airport in Clarksburg and Greenbrier Valley Airport in Lewisburg.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Three airports in Southern West Virginia have been awarded federal grants to improve airfield infrastructure. U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says Greenbrier Valley…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
More West Virginia News
WVPB Special Series
From workforce challenges to the opioid epidemic to the economy and education, click here to browse our special series from over the years.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture stories
PreK-12 and Higher Education stories
Energy & Environment
Energy & Environment stories
Health & Science
Health & Science stories and home of Appalachia Health News.
Read about job postings, upcoming documentaries, events, and more from WVPB.