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
The delta variant of COVID-19 continues to overwhelm West Virginia K-12 education as virus numbers in schools have only risen in recent weeks.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
As ballot-counting continues nationwide to determine the outcome of the presidential election, new cases of the coronavirus continue to surge. More than 100,000 new cases were counted in the U.S. in just a single day this week - a record. And in West Virginia, 540 new cases of the virus were counted in the past 24 hours.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new strike team has been formed to more quickly tackle COVID-19 outbreaks in West Virginia’s nursing homes. The effort is also aimed at better helping smaller facilities in rural areas.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia schools that are experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19 will now be identified daily on the West Virginia Department of Education’s website.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Kanawha County is the latest to advance in the state’s color-coded map for community coronavirus spread in counties.It moved into the orange zone from 9.7…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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