Charleston – Randy Mooney, recently retired CNHI regional publisher for the Bluefield Daily Telegraph and The Register-Herald of Beckley, has won the 2021 West Virginia Press Association’s Adam R. Kelly Award. Read more

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Thomas Cole to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) Board of Governors, the body that oversees the financial, business and educational policies under which the school operates. Read more

Robert Holstein, D.O., was elected to serve as chair of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) Board of Governors, the body that oversees the financial, business and educational policies under which the school operates. Read more

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University, Brilliant Stream and the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition will host a statewide virtual summit Aug. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to discuss strategies for strengthening and expanding the craft beverage industry in West Virginia. Read more

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WVDED), in coordination with the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council and the State Broadband Office, has issued a Request for Comment Regarding Unserved Areas, related to broadband connectivity in West Virginia. Read more

CHARLESTON — Customers of Appalachian Power will be seeing another rate increase in September, this time to help finance modifications that are required to comply with federal environmental regulations at three coal-fired generating plants in West Virginia. Read more

The Public Service Commission has ordered Suddenlink Communications to show why it should not be required to take specific remedial steps to improve service to customers and why the Commission should not impose penalties as authorized by state law. Read more

Karen Bowling, executive vice president of government affairs for the West Virginia University Health System and president and CEO of WVU Medicine’s Braxton County Memorial Hospital and Summersville Regional Medical Center, will become president and CEO of Princeton Community Hospital (PCH) … Read more

More than 100 antique automobiles will make their way through Beckley Friday as one of the final legs of a nine-day, 2,300-mile time, speed and endurance rally though 10 states.  Read more

BLUEFIELD – Despite a few torrential downpours, the Cole Chevy Mountain Festival was setting attendance records this week in a sign that people were eager to come out of coronavirus hibernation for a little fun. Read more

New River Gorge Harley-Davidson in Hico will close its doors on June 26, the company announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon. The move comes after 17 years of operation at the U.S. Rte. 60 location. Read more

New River Gorge Harley-Davidson in Hico will close its doors on June 26, the company announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon. The move comes after 17 years of operation at the U.S. Rte. 60 location. Read more

BLUEFIELD — After more than two years of planning and work, the Intuit/Alorica Prosperity Hub in Downtown Bluefield is ready, gradually bringing employees into the 30,000-sq.-ft. facility on Federal Street as the pandemic eases, Read more

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC), a division of the West Virginia Department of Economic Development, announced on Thursday that Beth Fish is joining the agency as its new business navigator. Read more

The second Weathered Ground 5k/10k Trail Run will be held Saturday, June 19, at the YMCA Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex in Beckley, according to a press release from Jay Rist, CEO of the Beckley YMCA. Read more

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