Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:18:22 GMT
The Republican lawmakers chosen Sunday to lead West Virginia's Senate and House of Delegates said measures supporting businesses and jobs will lead next year's agenda, while acknowledging concerns about state budget deficits they'll face. The Republican majorities meeting in caucuses chose Sen. Mitch Carmichael to be the new Senate president in 2017 and Delegate Tim Armstead to return as speaker of the House of Delegates for the 60-day session that starts in February.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:47:04 GMT
Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Robert Knapp, owner of the Smith-Knapp House at 1125 Juliana St., greeted visitors in the foyer of the house. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Joan Hall, of the West Virginia Baptist Convention, greeted visitors for the tour of the Crawford-West Virginia Baptist Convention House at 1019 Juliana St. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Nativity sets from around the world decorate a table in what was the formal dining room of the Crawford-West Virginia Baptist Convention House.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:07:38 GMT
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin met with members of the Governor's Advisory Council on Substance Abuse , which he established in 2011, to discuss progress made in recent years in West Virginia's fight against substance abuse. Since it was created, GACSA has coordinated 20 rounds of community meetings in six regions across the state and helped drive major policy reforms to help curb this epidemic.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:21:43 GMT
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.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:27:41 GMT
In this Dec. 7, 1941 photo made available by the U.S. Navy, a small boat rescues a seaman from the USS West Virginia burning in the foreground in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after Japanese aircraft attacked the military installation. More than 2,300 U.S. service members and civilians were killed in the strike which brought the United States into World War II.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:51:54 GMT
Even if Affordable Care Act marketplace enrollees can afford their health insurance premiums and co-pays, annual deductibles of up to $7,500 can cause hardships for many working-class families also struggling to pay for housing, transportation and other basic needs. "The Affordable Care Act is not affordable.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:22:25 GMT
With rain in the forecast, running backs Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine will be major factors in Saturday's game. All puns intended in this one.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:22:24 GMT
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he wants other senators to understand the hardships West Virginia coal miners and their families will have to face if Congress does not pass the Miners Protection Act before the end of this year. Manchin is now calling on miners and their families to send him their stories, so he can read them on the Senate floor.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:17:04 GMT
Who the individual was, how he or she came to be there and how he or she died remained unanswered questions as the day continued. According to a supervisor at the Wood County 911 Center, the fire was reported around 3 a.m. Thursday.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:17:03 GMT
Ski season kicked off in the mountains over Thanksgiving weekend with natural snowfall earlier in the week, and enough sustained cold temperatures to fire up the snow guns. Snowshoe, W.Va., and Seven Springs, Pa., had several runs open last Friday, just in time for holiday-makers to burn off that extra slice of pumpkin pie.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:06:44 GMT
Madison City Mayor H. H. Howell, Jr said, "The grant was through the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs & Public Safety who received it as a pass through grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security Grant Program." According to Howell the grant was for $50,000.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:44:23 GMT
Elkins City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an alcohol policy ordinance Thursday night that will impact three local properties, including the Elkins Recreation and Event Center.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00:14 GMT
A Fairmont woman is facing a felony charge after authorities say she left her autistic and epileptic daughter home alone while going to get beer. The Times West Virginian reports that 41-year-old Melissa Posten is charged with one count of child neglect creating risk of injury.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:49:38 GMT
This signal bell was on board the USS West Virginia. It's part of a special exhibit dedicated to the battleship that opens Sunday at the Culture Center in Charleston.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:49:37 GMT
Daily, the West Virginia State Police faces numerous challenges to carry out its statutory mission. The Superintendent and his staff continually seek to identify areas where the agency can become more effective and efficient as it provides professional law enforcement services throughout the state.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:54:04 GMT
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Wednesday evening that the state of Maryland intends to halt the permitting process that would restrict West Virginia's use of the Potomac River. In early November, Morrisey wrote a letter addressed to both Brian Frosh, Maryland attorney general, and Benjamin Grumbles, Maryland secretary of the environment, outlining concerns he had about West Virginia's access to the Potomac River.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:36:04 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Students from around West Virginia benefited from a classic no-lose situation: They played Minecraft, received recognition for it at the state Capitol and won prizes too.