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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Education will recognize 221 eighth-grade students from middle schools across the state as 2022 Knights of the Golden Horseshoe on Tuesday, June 14, at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. The event will be livestreamed on West Virginia…

LOGAN — Charles McPeak, Talia Blankenship, Esther Shrum, Tina Rimmer, Cynthia Ooten and Leah Clay-Stone of Logan High School recently achieved national recognition for their work as a National Beta sponsors after being named a 2021-2022 John W. Harris Educator of Excellence.

LOGAN — During the scheduled meeting Monday, May 9, the Logan County Commission agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) document regarding the status of the potential opioid lawsuit settlement.

WILLIAMSON — For the first time in 20 years, the Hatfield and McCoy families are set to host a reunion festival and have chosen Williamson as the host city.

CHARLESTON — A Logan County man was sentenced May 11 to five years and three months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

MOUNT GAY — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College conducted two pinning ceremonies and its 50th graduation commencement over the past weekend.

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 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.

Step By Step, Inc. is looking for summer associates to spend nine to 10 weeks assisting students through STEAM — Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math — or assisting high schoolers with credit recovery.

We are officially smack-dab in the middle of our spring gobbler season. Perhaps you are one of the lucky ones who tagged out early and now get to enjoy things like some much-needed sleep, going to work without the fear of looking and acting sleep deprived or maybe, just maybe, you can find t…

LOGAN — A banquet to recognize students and graduates of the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Early College Academy was held at the Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center Thursday evening.

WILLIAMSON — The West Virginia Humanities Council traveling exhibit, “The Hatfields & McCoys: American Blood Feud,” opened this weekend in the lobby of the Mountaineer Hotel in downtown Williamson, 31 E. 2nd Ave. It will remain open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until June 2…

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Testing for COVID-19 has plummeted across the globe, making it much tougher for scientists to track the course of the pandemic and spot new, worrisome viral mutants as they emerge and spread.

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Incumbent U.S. Rep. Carol Miller breezed into the Republican nomination in West Virginia's 1st District race Tuesday, as two GOP incumbents battled for the lone remaining seat in the state's shrinking congressional delegation.

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WASHINGTON — Parents across the U.S. are scrambling to find baby formula because supply disruptions and a massive safety recall have swept many leading brands off store shelves.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will reverse Twitter’s ban of former President Donald Trump if his deal to buy the social media company goes through. Musk, speaking virtually at an auto conference, said Twitter’s Trump ban was a “morally bad decision” and “foolish in the extreme.” He said bans of Twitter accounts should be rare and reserved for accounts that are scams or automated bots. Musk earlier gave his support to a new European Union law aimed at protecting social media users from harmful content after he met with the bloc’s single market chief.

HUNTINGTON — After a few rain-slogged days, the clouds broke Sunday for the opening day of Camden Park, during which mothers could get in for $1 with any guest paying regular admission.

CHARLESTON — Lawyers for pharmaceutical distributors presented video depositions Friday demonstrating what the companies describe as weaknesses in federal systems to detect and stop suspicious opioid orders.

CHARLESTON — In December Brad Douglas, chief of staff for the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, told lawmakers the state’s jails and prisons were understaffed worse than they were during a state of emergency on the issue in 2017.

CHARLESTON — As West Virginia works to certify and improve recovery houses across the state, Huntington city officials took to the state Legislature last week to plead for more say in the process.

HUNTINGTON — Free summer pathway programs at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine are designed to help high school and undergraduate students decide if a career in medicine is right for them and prepare them for application to medical school.

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.

LOGAN — A new program through the Southwestern Regional Day Report Center known as Project Empower aims to reduce the prevalence of neonatal abstinence syndrome, a condition caused when a baby withdraws from drugs exposed to it in the womb before birth.

HOLDEN — Elected officials and community members came together Saturday to dedicate a memorial to the veterans who lived at 22 Holden and served from 1927 to 1965.

KERMIT — The Blue Acre Appalachian Aquaponics Facility recently completed the installation of 164 solar panels onto its greenhouse through a project with Solar Holler.

To celebrate National Nurses Week, we asked readers to send in tributes to our local nurse heroes who are risking their lives to save others. Each year, the week begins on May 6 and ends May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who was born in 1820.