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  1. Nicholas County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    When I read the editorial the other day concerning the planned consolidation of Richwood and Nicholas County high schools, I thought, I have been to Richwood and know many who live there. Richwood was one of the communities devastated by the June floods last year.


  2. Consolidate: Nicholas County BOE knows what it's doingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 |

    More than a year ago, devastating floods damaged Richwood Middle and High schools in Nicholas County badly enough that they had to be closed. In fact, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said it would cost more to fix them than to replace them.


  3. Case managers guide hundreds of W.Va. flood survivors toward helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Jim Justice speaks at the dedication of the first five homes in a renovated neighborhood for flood survivors in Richwood. The homes for flood survivors were built through the cooperation of agencies such as Neighbors Loving Neighbors and Appalachian ...


  4. Summer 2017Read the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Morgantown

    He's not a native, but Chuck Toussieng has a burning desire to make Richwood a better place. For 10 days... If young West Virginians think through the state's problems together, maybe they'll get hooked and stay here to solve them... West Virginia is landlocked-but don't tell the folks in the state's biggest beach town.


  5. Nicholas County School Board President releases official statement on lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Educational Facilities Plan. The amendment would have consolidated five schools, including permanently closing Richwood High School and Richwood Middle School. Those schools have been closed since the floods of June 23, 2016. The body also heard an ...


  6. Nicholas County school board files lawsuit over consolidation rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | West Virginia Metro

    The Nicholas County Board of Education filed a lawsuit this week against the West Virginia Board of Education and state School Superintendent Steve Paine, accusing them of unreasonably blocking the county board's consolidation plan. The county board wanted to consolidate Nicholas and Richwood high schools along with the county's technical center into one institution.


  7. SBA member criticizes development of Nicholas County alternate planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | West Virginia Metro

    ... and surprising them saying, 'Here it is,'" Lange said. The Nicholas BOE voted in March to consolidate Nicholas and Richwood high schools along with the county's technical center into one school. The plan also would combine Summersville and Richwood ...


  8. Richwood artist still thriving following strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... throughout the state. Dorland was transferred to Miletree Center in Spencer. She also received news of her home in Richwood being destroyed due to the flood. The whole bottom floor was wiped out. "I felt like I was having to start all over. It ... 4 comments

  9. Flood ceremony brings together Justice, Carmichael, ArmsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... established through a bill that passed during the regular legislative session. Justice, who had earlier traveled to Richwood to recognize rebuilding efforts, conducted a ceremonial signing of the bill. Thursday afternoon's event took place at ...


  10. Residents In Richwood Speak Out After Tuesday's MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WOAY

    fter Richwood was hit hard with the devastating floods that happened a year ago this month. Several residents lost their homes and learned that they could possibly lose their schools for good. But, I was so excited, it has been really been rough and ...


  11. West Virginia BOE president defends Nicholas county school plan rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The City of Richwood in Nicholas County may or may not see two of its public schools rebuilt in the end, but the president of the West Virginia Board of Education said it's a possibility BOE members and others want time to fully explore. On Tuesday, the state BOE voted 7-1 to reject the Nicholas County Board of Education's initial proposal to consolidate five schools into one middle school and one high school in new facilities to be located near Summersville in the wake of the June 2016 Flood.


  12. WVBOE Rejects Nicholas Schools Consolidation PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WOAY

    ... Following the flood, three Nicholas County school buildings were unable to open during the 2016-17 school year: Richwood High School, Richwood Middle School and Summersville Middle School and students attended school in alternate locations. Nearly ...


  13. State BOE rejects Nicholas County school consolidation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The 7-1 vote came in a packed room of about 100 people at the BOE's meeting room in Charleston after the board heard hours of public comments from those for and against the plan. The plan includes consolidating Nicholas County High, Richwood High and the Nicholas County Career and Technical Center into one high school.


  14. Judge: Nicholas School Board Meetings On Mergers Did Not Violate LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | WOAY

    Circuit Judge James Rowe denied consolidation opponents' request for an injunction blocking the consolidation, saying in his ruling that there was "no convincing evidence" that can prove "secret meetings" took place. Supporters of rebuilding Richwood's schools in the Richwood area, including the Richwood High School Alumni Association and the schools' choir director and assistant band director, filed the lawsuit in February against the board and Nicholas schools Superintendent Donna Burge-Tetrick. 1 comment

  15. State BOE plans to take up Nicholas County request after court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Board of Education plans to have a special meeting in the coming weeks to discuss the Nicholas County school consolidation plan, the board said in a statement read at its meeting that was held Thursday in Charleston. The Nicholas County BOE voted more than two months ago to change its school facilities plan to include the consolidations of Richwood High School, Nicholas County High School, Richwood Middle School and Summersville Middle School.


  16. West Virginia Schools' RecoveryRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    On Monday, April 10, 2017, Mayor Henry Baber of the City of Richwood, WV, issued a press release highlighting a campaign to send letters to state and federal officials, concerning the use of the Federal Emergency Management Agency funding for potential consolidation of schools in Nicholas County. FEMA, in response to the campaign, provides this statement to address FEMA's roles and responsibility for selecting eligible projects for funding.


  17. State BOE asked for "fair and impartial" hearing on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... be implemented fully by the close of the 2019-2020 school year. As proposed, Nicholas County High School, Richwood High School and Nicholas County Career and Technical Center would be consolidated into one 250,000 square foot facility while Richwood ...


  18. City Leaders Know How to Get Things...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Nation's Cities Weekly

    ... more than 150 home-bound seniors every year are able to live independently. And from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Richwood, West Virginia, national service members are helping communities impacted by devastating disasters recover and rebuild. In every ...


  19. Richwood man charged with murder after body found in refrigeratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    State Police have arrested a Nicholas County man on first degree murder charges after discovering the body of a missing woman in his refrigerator. Troopers were conducting a search on the property of David Allen Geier, 65, of Richwood, Thursday with permission from Geier when they made the discovery.


  20. Ask Lisa: Where can I find ramps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... state of West Virginia, where ramp festivals abound. The most well known is the annual Feast of the Ramson in Richwood, West Virginia, sponsored by the National Ramp Association. Described as "the granddaddy of all Appalachian ramp ...


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