CHARLESTON – Those who log on to State Treasurer John Perdue’s website will see an expanded array of unclaimed property listings.Recent policy changes have lowered the minimum value threshold from $50 to $25, meaning that misplaced or lost money of $25 or more are now listed.“Now West Virginia citizens can file for even more property without having to send in paper,” said Deputy Treasurer for Unclaimed Property Carolyn Atkinson. “We’ve...
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin proclaimed the week of March 3, 2014, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in the Mountain State. Tomblin presented an official proclamation to West Virginia University Multiple Sclerosis Center administrator Julie Peasak on Thursday, March 6, encouraging all West Virginians to join him in the observance.Usually striking young adults unexpectedly, multiple sclerosis (MS) is an often debilitating disease that affects the centra...
CHARLESTON – The problems with public drinking water contaminated by chemical leaks, protection of unborn babies, and other issues remained on the legislative agenda Saturday as both the House and Senate went into the final day of their regular 60-day session at the capitol.Emotions have been high concerning several issues, but have been particularly apparent in the fight about safe drinking water and abortions.
Mrs. Becky Nagy and Mrs. Jaime Justice’s Logan Pre-K class had special visitors during Read Across America Day to create a love of reading while celebrating Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday. Students enjoyed the fun, educational day all because of the notorious, rhyming Dr. Seuss.
Justin Turner, of Logan Regional Medical Center, is one of 56 leaders from across the state that has accepted invitations to participate in the 2014 Class of Leadership West Virginia. Candidates were selected from a list of nominations that was submitted in late 2013.
It’s the time of year to “Spring forward” and lose an hour of sleep. Daylight savings time ends this Sunday, March 9, so clocks and watches need to be set ahead one hour.In addition to changing clocks, this year marks the 26th anniversary of the “Change Your Clock Change Your Battery” program, created by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). This program reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms...
The Logan County Autism Association (LCAA) is planning to hold its 4th Annual Logan County Autism Walk. This year’s event to be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Chief Logan State Park.The walk gives families affected by autism an opportunity to spend a day together, gives them access to resources and helps raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders.This year’s walk will have a Superhero theme and Heroes 4 Higher, of Huntington, will be there.Eve...
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