Carrie Hodousek

Today December 11, 2017

Ritchie County plans to issue new school bond after securing SBA funding

Ritchie was one of 22 counties that received grant money from the state School Building Authority Monday.

Yesterday December 10, 2017

State DHHR panel seeks public comment for opioid response plan

The public comment period runs through Dec. 15.

Thursday December 7, 2017

Charleston couple donates $1.1M to Kanawha library renovation project

Nancy and Bob Douglas presented a check to library officials Thursday in Charleston.

WV Air National Guard founder has plane dedicated to him on 99th birthday

A ceremony was held Thursday at the 130th Airlift Wing for Brig. Gen. (Ret.) James Kemp McLaughlin.

Wednesday December 6, 2017

New app tracks illness trends

The Sickweather app provides the world's first real-time map of human health.

Sandy: Regional jails “crisis” needs to be addressed during 2018 legislative session

State Military Affairs and Public Safety Secretary Jeff Sandy has been talking with lawmakers about employee pay raises and staff shortages.

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Mother of Ryan Brown applauds DHHR funding for drug addiction programs

The state DHHR announced Monday $20.8 million through the Ryan Brown Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund.

Teacher Academy provides professional development for educators

West Virginia Center for Professional Development hosts sessions for more than 100 teachers in Charleston.

Monday December 4, 2017

AEP provides BridgeValley with $1.5M grant for STEM program in Kanawha schools

The Credits Count program was introduced Monday for Nitro and Riverside High Schools.

Sunday December 3, 2017

Tips for buying a Christmas tree in W.Va.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has a tree farm guide available at their website.

Friday December 1, 2017

WV only state to not see increase in ACA enrollment this year

The deadline to enroll is Dec. 15.

Health officials say upcoming flu season may be severe

According to preliminary data, the flu vaccine used this year in the Southern Hemisphere was only 10 percent effective.

Thursday November 30, 2017

W.Va. retailers predict heavy traffic through holiday shopping season​

Consumers, on average, spent about $335 this past Black Friday Weekend.

W.Va. law enforcement officers shave beards to support child abuse victims

West Virginia Child Advocacy Network asks officers to donate money and grow out their beard for the month of November.

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Wheeling-Ohio CVB expecting packed hotels, restaurants during Super Six games

The 2017 SSAC Super Six High School Football Championships will be held this Friday and Saturday at Wheeling Island Stadium.

Marshall president kicks off high school tour in southern West Virginia

President Jermone Gilbert hopes to connect students with programs at the university.

Monday November 27, 2017

AHA says anti-tobacco ad campaign is long overdue

Tobacco companies are now being forced to run ads about the real dangers of smoking, according to a court order.

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Charleston church prepares for 51st Annual Frank Veltri Thanksgiving Dinner

First Baptist Church to host event Thursday.

Flyers arrive in West Virginia for Thanksgiving weekend

MetroNews caught up with travelers at Charleston's Yeager Airport Wednesday.

Tuesday November 21, 2017

West Virginia sees “dramatic increase” in Lyme Disease cases

State DHHR issues Health Advisory to health care professionals Tuesday.

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