Shauna Johnson, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday December 10, 2019

West Virginia grower reports ‘ample supply’ as Christmas tree season continues

Ed Grafton, owner of Berry Fork Enterprises, has seen a lot of Christmas tree farms close in West Virginia since he planted his first tree in Braxton County in 1973.

Wednesday December 4, 2019

Pilot program opens up reading options for some Wood County middle school students

Through Sora, an app, students at Blennerhassett Middle, Hamilton Middle and Williamstown High can access collections from school libraries and the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library.

Monday December 2, 2019

System brings ‘elevation dependent’ snow to West Virginia

More than a foot of snow was possible in the Mountain State's highest elevations by Tuesday.

Firefighters continue to monitor Pendleton County forest fire

A cause determination could be made soon.

Sunday December 1, 2019

‘We have to stay vigilant,’ advocate says of World AIDS Day

The day is marked each year on Dec. 1.

Friday November 29, 2019

Holiday weekend brings 10th year of Small Business Saturday

"Small Business Saturday's essential," said Karen Friel, West Virginia district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Thursday November 28, 2019

In search of bargains

Special offers were bringing out holiday shoppers starting on Thanksgiving Day leading into Black Friday.

Wednesday November 27, 2019

Giving thanks in the desert

Members of the West Virginia Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 150th Regiment will spend the holidays in Kuwait this year.

Tuesday November 26, 2019

With Thanksgiving food out, preps are underway at Kanawha County school pantry for December holidays

Riverside High School's Warrior Food Pantry is open to students and community members.

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Report attempts to measure, offer ways to address water access issues in West Virginia and elsewhere

The report, out this week, comes from DigDeep and the U.S. Water Alliance.

Monday November 18, 2019

House Judiciary chair: Prison overcrowding proposals are priority for regular session

Members of the Legislature's Joint Legislative Committee on the Judiciary heard about some possibilities during Monday's interim meetings at the State Capitol.

Ski & snowboard season opens this week in West Virginia

Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County opens Friday, just days after what had been a scheduled auction date for Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Tucker County.

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Wood County school closure, consolidation plan gets approval from state BOE

Supporters of the schools slated for closure spoke before Wednesday's vote.

Horse rescuer from West Virginia wins national award

Tinia Creamer, founder of Heart of Phoenix, will be recognized in New York City on Thursday as the winner of the American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Equine Welfare Award.

Tuesday November 12, 2019

West Liberty University president announces retirement

Stephen Greiner, a Weirton native, has served as West Liberty's president since January 2016.

Monday November 11, 2019

Snow, cold to move into West Virginia by Tuesday morning

All parts of West Virginia could see some snow out of the system, according to the National Weather Service.

‘Best and brightest’ sought for state grant program for future teachers

The reworked Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars Program is designed for incoming college students who commit to teaching for five years in West Virginia in critical subject areas like math and science for five years.

Sunday November 10, 2019

Personal stories sought for Veterans History Project

Collections from 680 West Virginia veterans are part of the archives in the Library of Congress, but organizers say that number should be much higher.

Tuesday November 5, 2019

Huntington’s Compass program puts focus on wellness to address compassion fatigue in first responders

The program launched earlier this year with help from grant funding out of the Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge.

1 dead, 1 hurt in Parkersburg fire

Work continued on Tuesday to determine the cause of the fire.

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