In unanimous votes Tuesday, Wheeling City Council voted to impose a 0.5-percent sales tax within city limits and scale back its Business and Occupation Tax.
West Virginia's House of Delegates elected Tim Miley as its new speaker Tuesday - but only after one of his fellow Democrats crossed party lines to vote for the GOP nominee.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin 's office announced Tuesday that he's appointed Timothy Kinsey to the seat vacated by former Speaker Rick Thompson .
"What we wanted to do was to commemorate the 150th birthday, but we also wanted to celebrate it," said state Secretary for Education and Arts Kay Goodwin, West Virginia's Sesquicentennial Commission Chair.
West Virginia is spending nearly three times more than it expected for every mile of fiber-optic cable being built as part of a statewide high-speed Internet expansion project funded by the federal stimulus, according to a report.
On Wednesday, Aug. 7, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin will honor Martin and the Alderson Ministerial Association for their dedication to service at the annual Governor's Service Awards banquet at the Charleston Civic Center.
During the afternoon, more than 150 of her co-workers, church friends, former students, retired teachers and family celebrated at the 1st Presbyterian Church on Stratton Street where many tears, laughs and memories were shared.
The possibility of an ethane cracker plant in West Virginia appears to be dwindling as more natural gas liquids soon will be piped to the Gulf Coast.
Katy Brown Web Producer: Heath Harrison Reported: Jun. 15, 2013 7:51 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 15, 2013 8:08 PM EDT Clean-up from Thursday's flooding continued in Roane County Saturday.
During his career in the West Virginia Army National Guard, Don Hudkins was called to active duty to provide disaster relief following the deadly 1972 Buffalo Creek flood and the widespread flooding that swept through the state's Eastern mountains in 1985.
On Wednesday, August 7, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin will honor McChesney and Webb for their dedication to service at the annual Governor's Service Awards banquet at the Charleston Civic Center.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Friday announced that the full schedule of events for West Virginia's 150th birthday celebration at the State Capitol is available online at www.wv150.com.
Leslie Rubin Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Jun. 14, 2013 12:11 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 14, 2013 2:12 PM EDT Spencer had an estimated 100 homes damaged in a flood that ravaged Roane County and prompted Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to declare a state of emergency.