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Member newspaper- and West Virginia Press Association-generated news articles, series, photos, cartoons. This information is available for sharing and publication by other member newspapers.

Kroger offering a picnic plan for Memorial Day Weekend

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As families and friends gather on Memorial Day to honor the heroes who have served our country, Kroger has announced a plan “to ensure everyone can enjoy affordable home-cooked meals on the grill.” Krogner said the special “Red, White and Blue” menu plans target budget[Read More…]

WV Hive Client Candice Meade to pitch Beckley Hotel Project at Opportunity Appalachia Investor Convening May 31-June 1

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. – Candice Meade, owner of Posh Manna Cake Art & Bakery in Shady Spring and a client of the West Virginia Hive, is participating in the May 31-June 1 Investor Convening being held by Opportunity Appalachia, an Appalachian Regional Commission funded  project led by[Read More…]

Fayetteville selected for National Planning Assistance Program to support outdoor recreation and community revitalization

WV Press Release Sharing FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Fayetteville is one of 25 towns nationwide selected to receive planning assistance through the federal Recreation Economy for Rural Communities program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the Northern Border[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Newspapers can republish content from digital issue of WVU Magazine

WV Press to share articles: ‘Committed to Memory’ feature on Alzheimer’s disease available today WV Press Feature Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Pam Pritt, executive editor of WVU Magazine Communications, wants WV Press Association member newspapers to know that articles in WVU Magazine, which features a new digital format, are available for[Read More…]

‘Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodríguez’ – Ocho – Los Dirty Birds of Charleston honrarán a la comunidad latina en el juego de béisbol del jueves

Intercambio de noticias de WV Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodríguez está trabajando con el equipo de béisbol Charleston Dirty Birds para celebrar a la comunidad latina de la región, junto con los jugadores latinos en la lista. A partir de esta semana, el equipo[Read More…]

Marshall University prepares for Community Cares Week; hundreds expected to volunteer

WV Press Release Sharing HUNTINGTON, W.Va.— Marshall University is preparing to welcome hundreds of volunteers to its campuses for its annual Community Cares Week: Giving Back to the Herd.  Members of the #MarshallUFamily who have signed up to volunteer, including alumni, community members, students, faculty and staff, will join together[Read More…]

Board of Governors approves measures on WVU transformation including reduction in force, severance package plans

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University Board of Governors approved several measures during a special meeting Wednesday (May 17) related to ongoing transformation initiatives across the WVU System. The BOG approved issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to potentially amend:      ·       Proposed BOG Faculty Rule 4.7 – Reduction in[Read More…]

Report: Readers trust newspapers more than TV, social media for public notices

By Mark McCormick The Newspaper Manager America’s Newspapers just released its 2023 Local Newspaper Study, not only highlighting how news consumption and readers have changed but, as America’s Newspapers CEO Dean Ridings puts it, also “measuring the difference local newspapers make.” First, the big numbers. 218 million Americans access their local newspapers[Read More…]