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
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Mountaineer Gas said that the 46 miles of gas lines affected have been dried and fully restored. However, many home appliances like water heaters, furnaces and stoves were damaged or destroyed when water entered the gas lines. Many households, like Mahr’s, are still without hot water or heat because of it.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia American Water (WVAW) completed its acquisition of Boone-Raleigh public service district's sewage Wednesday. The 380 customers served by the utility will have a change in their billing as well. Under WVAW, the average customer using 3,400 gallons of water a month will be paying around $6 more for sewage.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Week, we hit the ground running with stories about the no confidence vote at WVU, flooding clean-up and a hearing that Public Service Commission.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia-American Water Company (WVAWC) is now required to let nonprofit organizations know when they might be entitled to tax breaks on their utility bills.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Alderson Broaddus University’s Board of Trustees has voted to file a petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court to liquidate the university’s assets under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code and plans to file that petition today, August 31,2023.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Currently solar customers can sell any excess solar energy they have back to the power companies for the same price that the company sells the energy. However, the power companies are proposing that they pay solar customers a lower “wholesale” price.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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