Wyoming County, WV

Local county prepares for annual Back to School Bash

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WVNS)– One local county school system is doing something different to help send its students back to school. Wyoming County Schools and Community in Schools is holding its annual Back to School Bash at Wyoming East and Westside High Schools. The event is Saturday, August 13, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. […]
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American Resources Corporation Receives Commitment of $4,900,000 in Federal Credits and Provides Update on West Virginia Tax Exempt Bond for Advanced Carbon, Rare Earth and Critical Element Processing

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 1-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Federal commitment comes in the form of $4,900,000 in Federal New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) for Wyoming County, West Virginia mining complex (WCC) NMTC allocation will be combined with...

Prayer campaign focuses on West Virginia’s 55 counites

RIPLEY, W.VA. (WV News) — The power of prayer is being displayed across West Virginia’s 55 counties from July 1 through Aug. 25. The Prayer Alliance of West Virginia has designated one lead prayer person in each county. Beginning the first day with Wyoming County, each county was to be lifted in prayer each of the consecutive days.

Wyoming County Board of Education to assemble Monday

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – It was announced Sunday that a Wyoming County Board of Education meeting will be held on Monday, August 1, 2022. The meeting will be held in the Board Meeting Room of the Wyoming County Board of Education Central Office at 155 Park Street in Pineville at 6:00pm.

What happened around the area? Recapping this past week’s weather

GHENT, WV (WVNS) — On your typical week, sometimes you have relaxed and calming weather days. But this past week, Mother Nature showed us that she can also have her intense ones. This past week, roughly from July 25th, 2022 to Friday, July 29th, proved to be an active week thanks in part due to […]

Services for former ANE publisher set for Aug. 13

The former publisher of the Appalachian News-Express has died. Leonard Martin “Marty” Backus died at home on Saturday. He grew up in Wyoming County, West Virginia and began his career as an advertising manager for WVOW in Logan and later as general manager of Logan Broadcasting. He became advertising manager for Appalachian Newspapers in 1980, then became publisher of the News-Express in 1990, a position he held for 27 years.

Lawsuits Filed Against Opioid Manufactures On Behalf Of Four WV Children

Author’s Note: Information in the following article contains disturbing information regarding local children who were born addicted to opioids. The children are only identified by their initials. They were born at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Raleigh General Hospital and Charleston Area Medical Center between 2013 and 2017. Extreme care was taken to ensure that the […] The post Lawsuits Filed Against Opioid Manufactures On Behalf Of Four WV Children appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Gov. Justice declares State of Emergency for four local counties

CHARLESTON, WV – Following Governor Justice’s previous declaration of a State of Preparedness for all 55 counties in West Virginia, a State of Emergency was declared for four local counties, as well as Mingo and Logan Counties. Earlier today, July 28, 2022, Gov. Justice declared a State of Emergency for Fayette, Greenbrier, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, and Wyoming […]

FLOOD RESPONSE: Gov. Justice declares State of Emergency for six counties; WV National Guard deployed to respond to major flooding in Kentucky

CHARLESTON, WV (Hinton News) – Gov. Jim Justice declared on July 28, 2022, a State of Emergency for Fayette, Greenbrier, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, and Wyoming counties after severe thunderstorms with associated heavy rains and high winds this week caused significant local flooding, downed trees, power outages, disruption to potable water systems, and road blockages. As part of this State of Emergency declaration, the Governor has directed the West Virginia Emergency Management Division (WVEMD) to implement the West Virginia Emergency Operations Plan as necessary, mobilize appropriate personnel and resources to respond to the emergency, and facilitate the provision of essential emergency services. “We...

Wyoming 911 director retires

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WVNS)– Friday, July 29, 2022, was a bittersweet day for many in Wyoming County, as Wyoming Emergency Operations Center said goodbye to Dean Meadows, the original director of the county’s emergency services. Meadows was a deputy, but when the county created the role of the “911 Center” Director in 1991, Meadows stepped […]

State Of Emergency Declared For 6 Counties Under Flood Watch, W.Va. National Guard Deployed To Eastern Kentucky

After a week filled with floods and severe thunderstorms, Gov. Jim Justice today declared a State of Emergency for Fayette, Greenbrier, Logan, McDowell, Mingo and Wyoming counties. As part of the declaration, the West Virginia Emergency Management Division is mobilizing resources and personnel for emergency services. The West Virginia Division...

Lake Stephens closes for the day as inclement weather persists

SURVEYOR, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Tumultuous weather conditions have acted as the bane of many a planned summer activity throughout the Mountain State over the past months, and the pattern appears to be continuing this week as Lake Stephens has announced the closure of several attractions Thursday due to storms in the area.

School Opening Schedule released for Wyoming County

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Although we are still in July currently, schools across the state are gearing up for the start of the 2022-2023 school year next month. Wyoming County Schools is been among the entities making preparations for the coming educational year, and an opening schedule was announced on Tuesday.