More virus cases linked to travel from WVa to South Carolina

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than two dozen coronavirus cases in a northern West Virginia county have been linked to travel to Myrtle Beach,...

West Virginia counties tracing virus cases to Myrtle Beach

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — At least three West Virginia counties are reporting new coronavirus cases linked to travel to Myrtle...

W.Va. Democratic attorney general candidates still at odds

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Labor lawyer Sam Petsonk declared victory Thursday in the Democratic primary for West Virginia attorney general while his opponent declined...

Yeager resuming additional flight to Atlanta

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Yeager Airport is resuming a nonstop flight to Atlanta that was put on hold earlier this year because of the...

West Virginia city approves Juneteenth holiday proposal

By JOHN RABY Associated Press The Huntington City Council in West Virginia on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal to make Juneteenth a permanent city holiday. The...

Robert C. Byrd’s name removed from a college health center

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A private college in West Virginia said Wednesday it is removing the name of the late...

West Virginia governor appoints Glasko-Tully to legislature

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday appointed a longtime health care practitioner to the state House of Delegates. Republican Heather...

Birthplace of Stonewall Jackson will not remove his statue

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Commissioners in the West Virginia county where Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson was born voted to keep his statue outside the...

Concrete barriers installed around Lee statue in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Concrete barriers were installed Wednesday morning around the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has been ordered to...

WVa Wildlife Center resumes regular hours, admission rates

FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Wildlife Center has resumed its regular hours and admission rates, the state Division of Natural Resources...

West Virginia mayor accused of taking flood relief money

RICHWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — A mayor in West Virginia is accused of taking federal flood relief funds intended for her city and paying herself...

West Virginia city to vote on Juneteenth holiday proposal

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Huntington City Council in West Virginia will vote Wednesday on a proposal to make Juneteenth an permanent city holiday. The...

Four-lane highway in West Virginia gets federal funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal grant will advance construction of a portion of Corridor H in West Virginia. Gov. Jim Justice and U.S. Sen....

West Virginia city to honor high school seniors with parade

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Huntington, West Virginia, is organizing a parade for graduating high school students. The parade for seniors living in...

1 worker dies, 1 injured in structure collapse

NEW HAVEN, W.Va. (AP) — One worker died and another was injured when a structure at an old West Virginia power plant collapsed while...

Southern WVa county hit hard by floods; emergency declared

OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice has declared an emergency in a southern West Virginia county from severe flooding. Thunderstorms caused floodwaters to...

West Virginia State building greenhouse for new ag courses

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State University is building a greenhouse complex in Institute to accommodate the college's new agricultural courses. The school said...

37,000 West Virginia students to get free books

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thousands of West Virginia elementary school students will receive free books this summer with help from the Dollywood Foundation and...

W.Va. governor hypes state fair while warning of virus

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday encouraged people to go to the state fair as...

4,200 more West Virginians file for jobless aid

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — About 4,200 West Virginians filed for unemployment benefits last week as applications remain historically high despite...