The 2020 West Virginia Book Festival will be held on October 21 and 22 and will feature presentations from bestselling national authors, local and regional authors, writing workshops, family activities, a literary marketplace, and the annual Used Book Sale.
Three seniors from Calhoun Middle High School have been awarded the inaugural “Go Scholarship” from the 1982 Foundation.
Shepherd University is one of the latest schools to be designated as a member of the National Writing Project.
On this West Virginia Morning, trains have been a large part of the American story since the first steam trains rolled down the tracks – and with them came song and ballads.
Republicans are coming out swinging against Wall Street's growing efforts to consider factors like long-term environmental risk in investment decisions, the latest indication that the GOP is willing to damage its relationship with big business to score culture war points.
This week on Mountain Stage, we are going back in time to the year 2001 for a star-studded episode from our archives. We’ll hear performances from country music’s beloved vocalist Patty Loveless, the widely adored bluegrass standard bearers Alison Krauss & Union Station, Candadian alt-pop icons Crash Test Dummies, and an acoustic set from singer and songwriter Irene Kelley. Join us starting Friday, May 20 on our Mountain Stage affiliate stations.
- Listen: Our Mountain Stage Song Of The Week Comes From Bassist John Inghram - 'Palisades'
- Listen: Maia Sharp Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week, 'Whatever We Are'
- Listen: Kat Edmonson Has The Mountain Stage Song of the Week - 'Nobody Knows That'
- Listen: Joan Osborne has the Mountain Stage Song of the Week, "Shake Your Hips"
A Floyd County Fiddler, Midwives And Home Births, And Student Stories From The Fayette Institute of Technology
This week, we begin our journey throughout Appalachia in Floyd County, Virginia, home of Earl White. Then, we’ll travel back to the early 20th century, when nurse Mary Breckenridge launched a midwifery program in Eastern Kentucky. We’ll also meet two student reporters at the Fayette Institute of Technology, who bring us stories about Anstead, West Virginia, and finally, we meet journalist Kim Kelley, who recently authored “Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor,” to learn about the pro-Union history of Appalachian people.
RecoveryWorks is a program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) that’s open to residents in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. The program provides a leg up through training in manufacturing.
Gov. Jim Justice has approved the promised 15 percent raises for direct service employees with the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).
On Nov. 5, 2020, a popular restaurant in Fayetteville, West Virginia burned to the ground. The Secret Sandwich Society was a destination for travelers, and a popular gathering place. Student reporter at the Fayette institute of Technology Bryson Saprio reports what the fire means for the community, and what’s next in rebuilding.
State Coronavirus Czar Dr. Clay Marsh said in West Virginia, less than 30 percent of 5 to 17 year olds have got their first and second shots.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 15.5 gigawatts of solar and wind power have been added to the nation’s grid in the past 12 months.
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