West Virginia State

Democratic Senator Switches Party

A West Virginia Senator is reportedly switching parties, as he will go from Democrat to Republican, widening the GOP's supermajority in the state, according to WCHS-TV. Senator Glenn Jeffries has announced that he will be switching from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party, after he felt "discomfort" with how left he felt Democrats had moved.
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Nine COVID-19-related deaths added in W.Va.; active cases top 1,000 again

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Nine more COVID-19-related deaths were reported in West Virginia as active cases surpassed 1,000 on Friday. The new deaths pushed the state’s total during the pandemic to 7,627, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The deaths were:. an...
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Former West Virginia judge receives public warning

Former West Virginia judge David W. Hummel Jr has been publicly admonished by the state Judicial Investigation Commission. The Judicial Disciplinary Counsel ruled 7-0 that probable cause exists to find Hummel violated the Code of Judicial Conduct regarding compliance with the law, confidence in the judiciary, avoiding abuse of the prestige of judicial office as […]

Visit the Largest Christmas Shop in West Virginia

The Mountain State has quite a few wonderful ways to revel in the holiday season. Between the magical Christmas light displays and festivals, there is so much going on you’ll be hard-pressed to fit it all in this season. However, after you take a look at this one-of-a-kind Christmas shop in Ohio County, you might just want to visit.

Governor Justice and WVDNR announce 4th annual lifetime license giveaway

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – Governor Jim Justice announces the West Virginia Division of Natural Resource’s (WVDNR) lifetime license giveaway is returning for the fourth year. Hunters and anglers that purchase an annual 2023 hunting, trapping, or fishing license in December will be automatically eligible to win the giveaway.

West Virginia gets $9.8 million for rural development projects

(The Center Square) – West Virginia will receive more than $9.8 million in grant and loan funding from the federal government to support three rural development projects. The money will support sewer system improvements and expanding water access. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the grants through its Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program. “In order to ensure all West Virginians have access to clean, safe...

4 Northern West Virginia seniors nominated for Admission to U.S. Service Academies

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today announced U.S. service academy nominations for 29 qualified high school seniors from 18 counties throughout West Virginia. Nominees were selected by a board chosen by Senator Capito that reviewed each application, interviewed candidates and made recommendations. Additionally, Senator Capito released a video message congratulating the nominees. “Each year, […]

Gov. Justice, WVDNR announce lifetime license giveaway

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resource’s lifetime license giveaway is back for a fourth year. Hunters and anglers who purchase an annual 2023 hunting, trapping or fishing license in the month of December will automatically be entered into the drawing. The giveaway is open...