West Virginia Democratic gov nominee Salango starts bus tour

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Salango embarked on a statewide bus tour Wednesday with stops...
County, City take steps to combat Coronavirus outbreak

Rate of confirmed virus cases grows in most populous county

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's most populous county has joined two others in possibly not being able to offer...

Jobless rates drop in 49 of 55 West Virginia counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates dropped in 49 of West Virginia's 55 counties in July. WorkForce West Virginia said jobless rates rose in five...

9/11 parade, fireworks planned in West Virginia town

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — At a time when festivals, concerts and other events are being called off due to the coronavirus pandemic, one West...
Tourism related projects on hold as revenues drop, county eyes increasing its share while crafting budget

Businesses in West Virginia, Kentucky can get disaster loans

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Certain small businesses in several West Virginia and Kentucky counties can apply for loans as a result of excessive moisture...

Marshall to allow fans at home football games

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University announced Tuesday that it will allow fans to attend its home football games under a reduced capacity during...

And the band played on: WVa gov lets marching bands perform

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday that marching bands will be allowed to perform at...

Ginseng harvest season starts next week in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ginseng hunters can head into West Virginia's woods next week for the start of this year's harvest. The state's ginseng season...

West Virginia allows nursing home visits to resume

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Nursing home visits are being allowed again in West Virginia as the state focuses on coronavirus...

AGT winner Murphy earns high school equivalency diploma

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — "America's Got Talent" winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. put his down time during the coronavirus pandemic to good use, earning...

West Liberty University presidential search wrapping up

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) — A search for a new president at West Liberty University is wrapping up. The second of two finalists is scheduled...

Across The Virginias: When personal beliefs brush up against COVID-19 realities

By Bobby Bordelon Author's note – this piece is intended to address the claims of those writing in Mountain Media News's opinion sections. This is...

West Virginia: Kanye West short on ballot signatures

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's secretary of state says rapper Kanye West's bid to get on the ballot for president came up short...

West Virginia high school games to limit attendance

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Attendance at West Virginia high school football games will be limited to family members of players and coaches during the...

Parties lead to hearings for 6 West Virginia Univ. students

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Six West Virginia University students have been identified as part of an investigation into off-campus parties that were held in...

Program that boosts families’ food buys runs out of funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia program that expands the purchases of lower-income families at farmers markets and food retailers has run out...

Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Roman Catholic bishop in West Virginia has issued an apology two years after resigning...
Coronavirus growing concern amid Uptick in number of B strain flu cases

West Virginia child has rare coronavirus-related condition

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia child has a rare, serious immune system condition associated with the coronavirus, health...

No fans allowed at West Virginia’s opener due to pandemic

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's season opener next month will be held without fans due to the coronavirus pandemic, the university announced Thursday. The...

Massachusetts man accused of threatening West Virginia judge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been indicted for allegedly threatening a West Virginia judge, a prosecutor said Wednesday. A federal grand jury...