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Hatfield-McCoy Trails to partner with navigation application developer to provide mapping solutions for riders

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Hatfield-McCoy Trail (HMT) System is partnering with navigation application developer onX Offroad to provide a new way to safely navigate the trails in real-time. “The maps application currently on your phone may be useful for highway driving and finding an address, but these[Read More…]

New WVU scholarship program provides last-dollar-in assistance to qualifying first-time students

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University will offer additional financial assistance to incoming first-time freshmen with the launch of the WVU Pledge, a last-dollar-in aid program for qualifying Promise Scholarship recipients, set to begin with the fall 2023 semester.  “It is imperative that we remove as many barriers as possible to allow[Read More…]

Facing with declining enrollment and financial shortfalls, WVU’s Gee sees smaller WVU in the future

See ‘State of the University’ address here: President Gee says ‘everything on the table’ in terms of cuts; announces new last-dollar-in scholarship program By Matt Young, WV Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – “It is time to truly transform our university into one of relevancy without losing sight of who we[Read More…]

‘The Sky’s the Limit” EDTalks event set for Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School at Yeager International Airport

Education Alliance requests guests and media register online for free event By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Sky’s the Limit on Thursday as the Education Alliance hosts the latest in its “EDTalks” series – this time at Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School at Yeager International[Read More…]

West Virginia PEIA Finance Board public hearing set for Martinsburg; See plan handout here

Four meetings scheduled around the state; board decision expected on Thursday WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.VA. — In light of recent benefit changes enacted by the West Virginia Legislature, the state’s Public Employees Insurance Agency will be making changes to the Plan Year 2024 Financial Plan (effective July 1, 2023). [Read More…]

Charleston, W.Va., attorney David K. Hendrickson to launch new mediation and arbitration practice

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, , W.Va. – Long-time Charleston attorney, David K. Hendrickson, is launching a website to promote his thriving mediation and arbitration practice to help resolve litigious disputes quickly, efficiently and economically. Hendrickson is best known for his 40 years of trial experience as a litigator, but[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Madness?

Madness? by Jim Buzzerd I’ve long said March Madness is a top two sporting event for me. If you like upsets, and who doesn’t, this year’s tournament did not disappoint. Upsets were so plentiful that all four number one seeds failed to make the Elite Eight for the first time[Read More…]

Maryland man charged with cyberstalking Morgan County victim

A Hagerstown, Maryland man has been charged with cyberstalking after using social media to harass and intimidate his ex-girlfriend. The U.S. Attorney’s office on Monday announced that the man h has been indicted on federal charges. Derik Wayne Bowers, 44, was indicted on one count of stalking by a federal[Read More…]

North Carolina man charged with multiple crimes

Police were called to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 200 block of Harmison Lane on Monday, March 13 at about 9:30 p.m., resulting in the arrest of a North Carolina man on multiple charges. According to a criminal complaint filed in Morgan County Magistrate Court by Trooper[Read More…]