Shauna Johnson

Thursday August 9, 2018

West Virginia gets high marks for palliative care legislation, low marks for tobacco prevention in new report

'How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality' was released Thursday.

Wednesday August 8, 2018

West Virginia to host October health summit drawing people from 16 states

Registration is open now for the Southern Obesity Summit which begins on Oct. 22 in Charleston.

Tuesday August 7, 2018

West Virginia per capita AmeriCorps member numbers lead U.S.

It's a move up for the Mountain State from No. 3 rankings in recent years.

Monday August 6, 2018

Natural gas called ‘best hope’ for West Virginia at summer meeting of Independent Oil and Gas Association

The 2018 IOGA Summer Meeting runs through Tuesday at The Greenbrier Resort.

Wednesday August 1, 2018

Life of Charleston philanthropist to be remembered during Friday service

Betty Schoenbaum, whose husband founded Shoney's, died Tuesday at the age of 100.

Tuesday July 31, 2018

Former West Virginia Supreme Court justice agrees to federal information filing

Menis Ketchum, who resigned from the state Supreme Court last Friday, is pleading guilty to wire fraud.

VOAD leader says recovery from June 2016 flood is now “moving in the right direction”

Executive Director Jenny Gannaway talked with MetroNews as cases under RISE West Virginia move under VOAD's umbrella.

Friday July 27, 2018

McMechen marks anniversary of damaging flash flooding

As recovery continued, a celebration for the progress made thus far was planned for Friday night in the Marshall County city.

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Eight West Virginia counties called ‘bright spots’ for health in Appalachia

Grant County and Wirt County were among those singled out for case studies from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Charleston Police Department takes national Lip Sync Challenge

On Monday night, Filmanatix released the music video featuring the Capital City and One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful."

Monday July 23, 2018

Capacity crowd turns out for ‘Grow with Google’ event in Charleston

It was the tenth city to host the free Google training for small business owners, organization leaders and others.

Sunday July 22, 2018

Trip to Qatar comes this week for West Virginia National Guard captain overseeing new partnership

Capt. Joshua Goforth was scheduled to leave for Doha on Sunday.

Monday July 16, 2018

Nonprofits collaborating on substance abuse prevention efforts aimed at West Virginia kids

Those with the "9,000 to None" campaign say it's about the future of West Virginia.

Thursday July 12, 2018

Louisiana girl visits West Virginia to offer hugs to law enforcement officers

On Thursday, a nationwide trip for Rosalyn Baldwin, 8, brought her to Kanawha County.

Tuesday July 10, 2018

Off-site builds planned for new bridge crossing Ohio River at Wellsburg

A groundbreaking ceremony for the $131 million project was held Tuesday.

Monday July 9, 2018

‘Dire’ need to be filled in Huntington with new residential treatment facility for women and their kids

Renovation work for "Project Hope for Women and Children" was scheduled to be completed by Oct. 1.

Thursday July 5, 2018

Expanded on-campus composting, more food waste recovery planned at Marshall this fall

The projects are part of a partnership between Marshall Dining Services and the Marshall University Office of Sustainability.

Friday June 29, 2018

‘Recovery Boys,’ a new Netflix documentary now out, tells the stories of four men early in drug recovery in West Virginia

The film's makers are Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon who were nominated for an Academy Award for "Heroin(e)."

Thursday June 28, 2018

Museum, Huntington theater, Clay Center on West Virginia stop list for National Council on the Arts

The visit to the Mountain State continues into Friday.

Friday June 22, 2018

‘We still have a long way to go,’ Rainelle mayor says two years after 2016 flood

Mayor Andy Pendleton's town in Greenbrier County was one of the hardest hit in flooding from the storms of June 23, 2016.

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