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
West Virginia State Senate
Sen. Glenn Jeffries, formerly D-Putnam, has announced that he has filed to switch his party affiliation. Jeffries, now R-Putnam, will join the Republican caucus in the state Senate.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The contested race for the newly formed 7th Senate District seat pits a veteran legislator against a well-known newcomer.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
Concerns over vulnerable mine reclamation bonds in West Virginia has the Senate attempting to be proactive according to Senate President Craig Blair (R-Berkeley) who introduced Senate Bill 1, “Creating a Mining Mutual Insurance Company” on the first day of the 2022 legislative session.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On January 29, 1876, the West Virginia State Senate removed state Treasurer John Burdett from office. Burdett had been accused of pilfering funds in a…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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