The Raleigh County Historical Society (RCHS) has installed a state historical highway marker along State Route 41 near Terry, to commemorate Camp Prince Army Station. There will be a dedication ceremony at the site after COVID-19 travel and assembly restrictions are lifted. The date and time…

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – To show his appreciation for the resiliency and support of West Virginians during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Jim Justice announced that West Virginia State Parks will offer a historic discount on lodging for all West Virginia residents.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council’s next two Little Lectures will be broadcast on YouTube, Facebook, and the Council’s website, wvhumanities.org, instead of being held at the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House in Charleston.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


The COVID-19 pandemic has made it crystal clear just how much communities rely on their local hospitals and also how much we rely on you. During the past few weeks, we’ve felt an outpouring of support and we are grateful to everyone who has delivered a meal, sewn a facemask, left a card, or …

CHARLESTON – U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Monday announced $198,499 for the West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding will suppor…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on May 15 announced $398,997 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to establish a summer undergra…

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


Dear EarthTalk: Cargo shipping creates huge amounts of air and marine pollution. What’s being done to change this given the large number of everyday goods that travel this way? — JJ, Newark, New Jersey

The COVID-19 global pandemic has affected some groups of individuals more than others, but it has especially caused a lot of frustration and anxiety for children in the foster care system around West Virginia.

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful — it can be difficult to cope with fear and anxiety, changing daily routines, and a general sense of uncertainty. Although people respond to stressful situations in different ways, taking steps to care for yourself and your…

Don’t wait for your health care provider to ask about your mental health. Start the conversation. Here are five tips to help prepare and guide you on how to talk to your health care provider about your mental health and get the most out of your visit.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Vandalia Gathering. The annual Memorial Day event is the state’s celebration of the traditional arts, music, dance, stories, crafts and food of West Virginia.

Dear EarthTalk: Now that Earth Day is 50 years old, I’m wondering how it originally started and whether the novel coronavirus put a damper on the celebration this year? – Mary W., Seattle, Washington

The last two months have been a time of uncertainty and upheaval. The Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS) has a special appreciation for reflection and the perspective of all the challenges this valley has faced over recorded time. From the earliest European settlers west of the Appalachians…

LEWISBURG – The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) Class of 2020 won’t get the opportunity to walk across the stage to accept their diplomas or toss their caps in the air to commemorate their four-year milestone of completing medical school.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) has cancelled MATRIC Symphony Sunday in response to continuing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Nursing Scholarship Program, which provides awards to Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), Registered Nursing (RN), graduate and LPN teaching certificate students in exchange for service in West Virginia, is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year…

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has postponed the 2020 Governor’s Schools planned for this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The department organizes six residential academies each summer as part of this program to provide deep learning opportunities for stud…

ATHENS – The Center for Academic and Career Development (CACD) at Concord University is hosting a Virtual Career Fair for Education majors on Thursday, May 7 from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

If you’re a parent, you may wonder how to talk about opioids with your child. By knowing the facts, you can have an open conversation with your child about the risks. You’ll also be better able to spot signs of a problem with opioids. NIH has developed a guide to help you begin the conversation.

The teenage years are filled with change. Body, mind, and feelings are maturing quickly. Teens are also learning about who they are and who they want to become. To do that, they need to try new things. But that means taking risks.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has canceled the 2020 state Junior Conservation Camp due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The week-long, overnight camp for 11- to 14-year-olds was scheduled for June 15-19 at Cedar Lakes in Ripley.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


Joe and Connie Linkenhoker of Chimney Corner will mark 50 years of marriage on Saturday, April 11. They were married at Gum Spring Baptist Church by the Rev. Cecil Preast.

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is partnering with West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) to deliver student engagement content for the state’s students amid the COVID-19 statewide school closure.

CHARLESTON — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has asked West Virginians to send his office their stories of being WV Strong during the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting the lives of every West Virginian and American.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Division of Highways and Department of Environmental Protection have decided to postpone the Adopt A Highway spring cleanup originally scheduled for Saturday, April 25, following Governor Justice’s Executive Order to protect the public from the COVID-19 pandemic.

BEAVER — In keeping with the new federal recommendations, New River Community and Technical College President Dr. Bonny Copenhaver announced the college has extended the precautionary campus closure through April 30. College operations continue with employees primarily working from home usin…