- Sunday Profile
- Enfolded in peace
- Paul Contin
In 1956, when the world was ravaged by war, Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed that everyday citizens of different countries should meet and get to know each other, resulting in understanding, friendship, and lasting peace with one another.
This became the vision of the People to People Student Ambassador Program, which sent the first traveling delegation abroad in the early 1960s.
5 hot tickets
The Beckley Concert Association's 74th season spans the spectrum from bluegrass to world music.
- On the move
Turning over a new leaf
The Learning Tree Child Care Center will close its doors Aug. 16 after serving parents, patrons, students and staff for the past 37 years.
Know the child
Over a nearly 50- year career, Dwight Dials, a former superintendent of Fayette, Raleigh and Mingo county schools, has seen a lot of change in the educational system.
The Bev Davis Memorial Fund was formally established at the Beckley Area Foundation in March 2012. The first grant from this fund will be made in the spring of 2013.
Raleigh County Superintendent James Brown was a freshman in college when he realized working with kids was his life’s path. He said he was offered the opportunity to work with the Special Olympics and it was his experience bonding with a young girl that made him realize the educational system was an area in which he could make a difference.
Two Raleigh assistant superintendents to retire
The Raleigh County School District has had several long-term employees retire over the last two years — from service personnel to the superintendent.
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