CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at wvencyclopedia.org.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
FAIRMONT — Terri Hale has been promoted to general manager of The Register-Herald in Beckley, The Bluefield Daily Telegraph and The Times West Virginian in Fairmont.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia health experts warn the state’s total COVID-19 hospitalizations may eclipse the peaks brought by the Delta variant in mid-2021.
Friday, January 21, 2022
CHARLESTON — A Preston County man remains held in the Tygart Regional Jail after being charged with trying to have his ex-girlfriend's car firebombed.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
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CHARLESTON — A group of Republican lawmakers in West Virginia is trying to pass a law forbidding mask mandates in K-12 schools and restricting districts from requiring COVID-19 testing for people who don’t have symptoms.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
WHEELING, W.Va. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by family members of Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger Jr., who was beaten to death in a federal prison in West Virginia.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
CHARLESTON — West Virginia lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban abortion after 15 weeks — a proposal nearly identical to the Mississippi law currently under review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Thursday, January 13, 2022
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said his health was improving Thursday, two days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday proposed a $4.65 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year that includes a previously announced pay raise for teachers and other state workers.
CHARLESTON — A North Carolina steelmaker will build a $2.7 billion mill in West Virginia, creating an estimated 800 manufacturing jobs, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Sunday, January 09, 2022
Saturday, January 08, 2022
FAIRMONT — With the 2022 legislative session beginning next week, local leaders want to ensure Marion County issues are top-of-mind in Charleston.
CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.
CHARLESTON — The leaders of the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates said Friday they won’t require masks in their respective chambers at the start of the legislative session next week despite record numbers of COVID-19 cases in the hub of state government.
Friday, January 07, 2022
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Thursday he will ask the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for permission to offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to residents 50 and older as well as to essential workers.
Tuesday, January 04, 2022
WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Tuesday his opposition to President Joe Biden’s roughly $2 trillion package of social and environmental initiatives remains undimmed, as party leaders said work on the stalled measure was on hold until at least later this month.
Sunday, January 02, 2022
FAIRMONT — On Jan. 12, lawmakers from around the state will travel to Charleston to take part in the 2022 legislative session.
Friday, December 31, 2021
CHARLESTON — A sharp rise in COVID cases in the state Thursday has officials worried about hospitals’ ability to handle a surge of new patients.
CHARLESTON — A new white paper presented a new way for voters to select candidates in elections, though the state’s top elections official doesn’t see West Virginia switching any time soon.
FAIRMONT — Olivia Edinger of Parkersburg will represent the Three Rivers Festival at the 2022 WV Association of Fairs and Festivals in Charleston on Jan. 13-15.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
CHARLESTON — The number of new Covid cases reported Wednesday in West Virginia hit almost 2,000, with the number of active cases once again topping 9,000.
CHARLESTON — The third time was the charm for Gov. Jim Justice when the state Legislature earlier this year finally approved the creation of a state Intermediate Court of Appeals.
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