Students at Collins Middle School in Oak Hill do the Sid Shuffle in front of the school Tuesday afternoon. According to a press release from the school, the “Let’s Move, WV, Let’s Dance” initiative promoted by the West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Healthy Schools has been in full swing for the last few months at Collins Middle School. A challenge was sent out to all students to get moving and to get dancing. Students have been learning the Sid Shuffle from the movie “Ice Age 4.” in their gym classes, in their developmental guidance classes and even at times in the hallways of Collins Middle School. The idea is to get together and have fun while getting into better shape.
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NTSB: Pipeline explosion could have been prevented
Severe corrosion caused a 2012 natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion in West Virginia that destroyed three houses and cooked a stretch of Interstate 77, and the incident likely could have been prevented if the pipeline had been inspected or tested, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Monday.
Man arrested after stabbing friend during argument over remote
A man is facing serious charges after police say he stabbed someone while fighting for the TV remote.
Registered sex offender arrested for indecent exposure
A Virginia man who is registered as a sexual predator was arrested in Mercer County this weekend on indecent exposure, assault and obstruction charges, according to state police.
HEPC confirms Gordon Gee as WVU president
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, in a special meeting in Charleston, confirmed the selection of E. Gordon Gee as the 24th president of West Virginia University.
Ex-W.Va. federal corrections officer sentenced
A former federal corrections officer has been sentenced on a drug charge to up to 15 years in prison.
Defendant in W.Va. pill crackdown sentenced
A Princeton man convicted in a crackdown on prescription drug trafficking will spend more than year in prison. The charges stemmed from the Bluefield Pill Initiative. Launched in 2011, it targets prescription drug trafficking in Mercer, McDowell and Wyoming counties.
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Abortion limits bill passes both Senate and House
A bill to prohibit abortions later than 20 weeks after conception passed the West Virginia House late Saturday and will be sent to the governor to sign into law.
Greenbrier swimming pool making waves again
More controversy has bubbled to the surface in the ongoing dispute over ownership of $1 million in Greenbrier County bed tax funds given to New River Community and Technical College for renovation of a swimming pool.
The singing cat is in a hat
Audiences are invited to immerse themselves in the magical world of children’s author Dr. Seuss this month as Greenbrier Valley Theatre, in association with Greenbrier County Schools, presents “Seussical Jr.”
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