Shauna Johnson

Yesterday November 17, 2017

State BOE makes change at Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Superintendent Martin Keller fired Friday.

Thursday November 16, 2017

‘Stunned, angered’ House judiciary chairman says it’s time to focus on judicial spending accountability

Mercer County Delegate John Shott introduced a resolution for a Constitutional Amendment allowing legislative oversight in 2016 and said he will do the same in 2018.

Wednesday November 15, 2017

‘He said, they said’ continues in controversy about state Supreme Court renovation spending

Two of the five justices, including Chief Justice Allen Loughry, claim the spending issues go beyond a $32,000 couch.

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Potential new police officers are being recruited in Huntington

More than ten hires could be made in the coming year.

Marshall reopens food pantry for students, faculty, staff, community members

The new pantry site is located near Huntington's Pullman Square.

Monday November 13, 2017

About 30,000 claims filed so far in water settlement for Freedom spill

The number represents about 25 percent of those who lost usable tap water in January 2014, according to a Charleston attorney.

Sunday November 12, 2017

School Building Authority to hear funding pitches for school projects in 28 counties

This year, the SBA has just more than $50 million to allocate to projects based on need.

Friday November 10, 2017

WVU energy official: West Virginia to be “entry point” to U.S. market for China Energy

One of the companies now part of China Energy has been involved in West Virginia energy industry for years already.

Thursday November 9, 2017

West Virginia included in Truth Initiative’s ‘Tobacco Nation’

Despite decline nationally, report shows smoking rates in 12 states are among highest in the world.

Tuesday November 7, 2017

Some optimism reported as Nicholas County school mediation talks continue

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is involved.

Monday November 6, 2017

Three-year timeline planned for spending of Huntington’s America’s Best Communities winnings

City consultant tells MetroNews they're focused on "transformative activity."

Friday November 3, 2017

Google’s Startup Weekend returns to Huntington

Potential future entrepreneurs are getting lessons in business launches over 54 hours.

Tuesday October 31, 2017

DHHR deputy secretary: TANF drug screening already producing results

The pilot program launched last week.

Monday October 30, 2017

Enrollment starts Wednesday on ACA insurance exchange

This year, the enrollment period is shorter. It'll end on Friday, Dec. 15.

Thursday October 26, 2017

Monday is now planned reopening day for Wood County schools after IEI warehouse fire

South Parkersburg High Principal Betsy Patterson said students were last in school in Wood County on Oct. 18.

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Old state, donated computers get new life in schools through SecondLaunch Initiative

Three years after the program got started, refurbished equipment is now in schools in 47 West Virginia counties.

Sunday October 22, 2017

Ames Plant Fire: Wood County schools closed Monday

Water, foam were in demand as firefighters continued to battle the massive blaze that was putting heavy smoke over Parkersburg.

Thursday October 19, 2017

Free health clinic to be held Saturday and Sunday in Kanawha County

Doors open at 6 a.m. at Charleston's Bible Center School for the 2nd Annual Remote Area Medical and West Virginia Health Right Free Clinic.

Wednesday October 18, 2017

More resources, education, broader drug scheduling among suggestions offered to stop spread of fentanyl

Federal, state and local officials talked about the issue with 3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) during a Wednesday roundtable in the Capital City.

Tuesday October 17, 2017

Manchin, Capito say Pennsylvania congressman is right to pull name from drug czar consideration

Congressman Tom Marino (R-Penn.) had been under fire for co-sponsoring 2016 legislation limiting DEA's authority to regulate drug distributors.

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