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
There is a chance that human trafficking is going on right in front of us, but most of us don’t know what to look for. In the second of our three-part series on human trafficking in West Virginia, we learn more about the law enforcement and prosecution side of the issue.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Federal officials say antisemitism in America is up 400 percent since the Hamas-Israel War began a month ago, and West Virginia law enforcement is on high alert.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld met with representatives from leaders from the two organizations to discuss their response to domestic violence.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Tuesday, Aug. 1 marks National Night Out — an event celebrated by law enforcement agencies across the country.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Randolph is the 24th West Virginia county to be designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new initiative to ”protect domestic violence victims, take dangerous criminals off the streets, and enhance community safety” focuses on prosecuting violent offenders, keeping firearms out of the hands of criminals and conducting training for law enforcement.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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