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
West Virginia Department of Economic Development Community Advancement and Development Division updates Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding on RISE program.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A program that helps people rebuild homes that were damaged or destroyed in West Virginia’s 2016 flood has been under federal investigation, a state official told lawmakers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A pair of West Virginia Republican lawmakers who lost reelection bids in November will fill two open cabinet positions.Gov. Jim Justice appointed outgoing…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia National Guard’s Quality Assurance and Control team have inspected and approved eight more new homes this week built for families…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A staffer who resigned from a housing program aimed at helping West Virginia flood victims now has a job with its largest contractor.The Charleston…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia lawmakers have met again to discuss an embattled housing program aimed at helping 2016 flood victims.The meeting on the RISE West Virginia…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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