Consol Energy is re-starting its operations at a mine along the West Virginia, Pennsylvania border, more than two months after it closed because of a fire.
‘To reduce the human and economic impact of cancer in West Virginia’—that’s the vision of the Mountains of Hope Cancer Coalition. Ten years ago the Center for Disease Control requested that every state create a coalition, and a cancer plan to deal with cancer disparities therein. There’s a new plan in the works here in West Virginia.
In Scott McClanahan’s 'Crapalachia,' the Greenbrier County native weaves together a narrative of dysfunction and eccentricity about his upbringing in southern West Virginia. Brilliantly funny and strikingly sincere, McClanahan’s “biography of place” carefully blurs the line between fact and memory.
A new coin commemorating 150 years of statehood goes on sale today. It's available on the West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission's online store.
As the state celebrates its Sesquicentennial this year, the winners of the 2013 West Virginia State History Bowl have found victory particularly sweet.