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
Updated on Aug. 12, 2020 at 9:50 a.m. All of West Virginia’s higher education institutions have varying return-to-campus plans in place for the fall 2020…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday that he will sign an executive order authorizing universities and colleges to reopen their campuses this fall. Justice…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Last week, Gov. Jim Justice ordered all public schools in West Virginia open for the 2020-2021 school year beginning Sept. 8. Schools must provide 180…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Coronavirus cases are on the rise in the Eastern Panhandle. Berkeley County has counted 22 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in the past three days.…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday additional phases of the state’s reopening plan that will be rolled out over the coming weeks. Pool halls,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia state officials say the state will proceed with its reopening plans, with the bulk of all retail stores set to open their doors beginning…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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