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  1. Liens show governor's companies owe his state $4.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    Governor-elect Jim Justice, left, is greeted by Major General James Hoyer as he arrives to deliver the keynote address for the West Virginia Economic Recovery Summit on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Marshall University's Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall in Huntington, W.Va. By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press BECKLEY, W.Va.


  2. Foster care youth to get their own college in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Martinsburg Journal

    A nonprofit group announced a unique plan Wednesday to start a college in West Virginia for students who are transitioning out of foster care, giving at-risk young adults a chance to earn two-year degrees at no cost to them. KVC Health Systems, which specializes in behavioral health care and child welfare, will take over several buildings at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery.


  3. Alan Larrick appointed West Virginia lottery directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice has announced his new lottery chief. Justice announced in a news release Sunday that he has appointed Alan Larrick as director of the West Virginia Lottery.


  4. Charles W. EllisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Chuck was a loving husband, father, pop pop, and brother. Nothing made him more proud than being a pop pop to his three grandbabies.


  5. Nonprofit leader's suspension ends after racist Obama postRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The executive director of a nonprofit group has completed her suspension after she wrote a Facebook post referring to first lady Michelle Obama as an The Register-Herald of Beckley reports the Clay County Development Association board suspended Executive Director Pamela Ramsey Taylor for six weeks. The suspension ended Friday.


  6. West Virginia gov-elect plans to keep coaching basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    All eyes in the small room are fixed on West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice. He wants focus.


  7. In the know for December 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The National Endowment for the Humanities has asked Shepherd University to expand a summer program for teachers wanting to incorporate Appalachian themes into their classrooms. NEH awarded Shepherd a $142,000 grant to host Shepherd is accepting applications for the summer institute, which is open to full-time and part-time classroom teachers and librarians in public, charter, independent, and religiously affiliated schools, as well as to home schooling parents.


  8. Beckley jobs to be available ahead of 2018 Census testRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Jobs will soon be available in southern West Virginia involving a 2018 Census Test that will be performed in preparation for the 2020 Census. The Register-Herald of Beckley reports that a nine-county area that includes Bluefield, Beckley and Oak Hill is one of three locations across the country that has been chosen for the 2018 test.


  9. Morgan County Economic Development Authority hires Cowles as executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Morgan County Economic Development Authority filled its vacant position of executive director tapping local businessman and community leader Daryl Cowles for the post. Cowles also serves in the West Virginia state Legislature, representing the 58th district in the House of Delegates.


  10. Brunch bill' approved in Ranson, Charles TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Ranson and Charles Town are the latest Eastern Panhandle cities to be added to the growing list of cities throughout the state with was passed by the state legislature during the 2016 legislative session. The bill places the option for allowing licensed establishments to sell alcoholic beverages starting at 10 a.m. instead of 1 p.m. for voter referendum in each of the state's 55 counties on the November election ballot.


  11. Cougars' defense steps up in shutout winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Jefferson Cougars defeated the Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles during boys soccer action at Shepherd University, shutting out the Flying Eagles 4-0. Teo Garces had eight shots on goal, two of which found the back of the net.


  12. Volunteer wages war on climate changeRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Amid the love and joy, he also felt fear - fear for the future he believes climate change may bring for the little one. "Those of us who are aware of this now are the ones who bear the responsibility of doing something about it," Probst said.


  13. Pumroy situation perplexingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    It delivers plenty of curveballs that you see but can't touch. Often, you can't touch the fastballs either.


  14. Duo looks to lead Rams at regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Sam Crater will enjoy a homecoming when the Shepherd baseball team competes in the NCAA-Division II Atlantic Regional beginning Thursday in West Lawn, Pennsylvania. "That's kind of in my neck of the woods," Crater said as the Rams began practice for their berth in the tournament.


  15. Shepherd advances to MEC championship gameRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Shepherd used a 14-hit attack en route to an 11-5 win over West Virginia State in the third day of the Mountain East Conference baseball tournament at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley on Saturday. Shepherd took a 2-0 lead in the first inning as Tre Porter belted a two-run home run off the scoreboard in left field.


  16. WVU's Gee talks campus life, tuition and addictionRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    On Wednesday afternoon The Journal sat down with West Virginia University President Gordon Gee regarding hot topics surrounding the school and its campus. Gee spoke about several topics such as tuition, enrollment, health, and undergrad experiences, among other things.


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