On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In October, Gov. Jim Justice and Virgin Hyperloop made a major announcement. West Virginia would be home to the first hyperloop certification center ever in the country.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Virgin Hyperloop has selected West Virginia as the home for a $500 million certification center and test track for an innovative — but yet to be authorized by federal regulators — high-speed transportation system. The company, owned by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, announced Thursday that it will locate its new Hyperloop Certification Center on nearly 800 acres of land in the state.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
More West Virginia News
WVPB Special Series
From workforce challenges to the opioid epidemic to the economy and education, click here to browse our special series from over the years.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture stories
PreK-12 and Higher Education stories
Energy & Environment
Energy & Environment stories
Health & Science
Health & Science stories and home of Appalachia Health News.
Read about job postings, upcoming documentaries, events, and more from WVPB.