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
An organization that helps foster children navigate the legal system in 10 West Virginia counties needs volunteers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Division of Air Quality approved the permit for Optima Belle to replace the equipment damaged in the explosion and return to normal operations.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Using sheep avoids the emissions of a commercial mower, as well as the hail of rocks and debris that could damage the panels and other equipment.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The foundation will handle 72.5 percent of the state’s settlement funds, while 24.5 percent will go to local governments. The remaining three percent will be held by the state in escrow to cover any outstanding attorney’s fees.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The language of the ordinance is identical to one adopted earlier this month in Jefferson County, West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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