On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
With archery and crossbow season underway across the state, officials with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources remind hunters that all mammals, including white-tailed deer, are vulnerable to rabies.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A string of suspected arson fires in Hampshire County has led to an investigation by the state Fire Marshal’s office.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Student enrollment in West Virginia’s K-12 public schools has decreased this year. West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Clayton Burch told West Virginia Board of Education members this week that enrollment in West Virginia public schools has dropped by more than 1,400 students compared to last year.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gov. Jim Justice has hired a former campaign staff member as his Regional Representative for West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle counties.…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On April 19, 1889, Susan Dew Hoff passed the state medical exam, becoming one of the first licensed women physicians in West Virginia history.As a youth,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In 2017, West Virginia Public Broadcasting featured one of West Virginia’s last remaining broom makers; Kanawha County resident Jim Shaffer. The story ended with a question: would this dwindling art continue once Shaffer retired? Well, it turns out, a whole family in Hampshire County makes brooms together, and they were inspired by Shaffer himself.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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