Shauna Johnson, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday October 21, 2019

Active search called off for West Virginia hunter missing in Utah

Heavy snow and cold temperatures forced the closure of the command post in Summit County, Utah on Sunday nearly a week after Carl Crumrine, 69, of Buckhannon, was reported missing.

Sunday October 20, 2019

Gold star means West Virginia licenses are good for federal ID

DMV: Other licenses that cannot be used for federal identification should be replaced by next October.

Wednesday October 16, 2019

National science, math teaching winners include 4 West Virginians

They'll be recognized in Washington, D.C. this week.

RAM free health clinic returns to Kanawha County this weekend

Basic medical, dental and vision care will be available on Saturday and Sunday at Charleston's Bible Center School.

Monday October 7, 2019

First Family Treatment Courts opening in West Virginia

To start, the courts for child abuse and neglect cases linked to substance abuse are launching in Ohio County, Randolph County and Boone County.

Thursday October 3, 2019

West Virginia Pumpkin Festival, a fall tradition, starts with hot, dry weather

"It looks like our farmers have persevered," a festival organizer told MetroNews.

Tuesday October 1, 2019

DHHR, governor & other state officials named in lawsuit calling for foster care reform

"I would challenge anyone to look at one of these kids and tell them that we're doing the best we can," said Rich Walters, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

Marshall officials start statewide series focused on community responses to drug epidemic

Several counties were represented at the first meeting which was held Tuesday in Huntington.

Monday September 30, 2019

‘Steady’ hiring continues for Intuit & Alorica in Bluefield

The growing Mercer County site is one of five that are part of Intuit's Prosperity Hub Program to start.

Sunday September 29, 2019

West Virginia Health Right program aims to keep kids out of foster care

The HOPE program is now an option for new parents, primarily new mothers, in recovery.

Friday September 27, 2019

Moderate drought designation extends into southern West Virginia

Other parts of the Mountain State are considered "abnormally dry" for the end of September.

Monday September 23, 2019

Senate confirms appointments of highways commissioner, more than 130 others

Transportation Secretary Byrd White, a Beaver resident, told lawmakers on Monday morning he had rented an apartment in Charleston to meet the residency requirement for highways commissioner.

Sunday September 1, 2019

September marks FEMA’s National Preparedness Month

Be prepared, not scared is the advice.

Tuesday August 27, 2019

Marshall broadcaster recognized for woodcarving

A piece from Steve Cotton picked up a blue ribbon during the recent National Caricature Carving Competition and Exhibit in Converse, Indiana.

Thursday August 22, 2019

Kanawha County doctor prepares to lead State Medical Association through ‘Year of Giving Back’

Dr. Sherri Young, the executive director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, will be sworn in as the organization's president during this week's Healthcare Summit.

Friday August 16, 2019

FCC proposing change to three-digit suicide prevention hotline number

'They could just dial those three numbers and then hurry up and get to the help that they need,' said Brittany Shawver, director of the West Virginia Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Wednesday August 14, 2019

As new school year begins, state superintendent offers year in review for last school year

Dr. Steve Paine said he's told county superintendents there are 'no excuses' when it comes to student achievement.

Sunday August 11, 2019

VA FARMS pilot program renewed for a 2nd year at Huntington VA

This year's agriculture training alongside behavioral health services continues Monday with the start of a 4th cycle of veteran participants at what is one of ten participating VA sites across the U.S.

Friday August 9, 2019

CEO: Wheeling Hospital looking to add services, employees after announced OVMC closure

On MetroNews 'Talkline,' CEO Doug Harrison said he was most concerned about the behavioral health services currently offered at Ohio Valley Medical Center which is slated for closure later this year.

Thursday August 8, 2019

End date put on more than 100 years of health care at Ohio Valley Medical Center

Gov. Jim Justice says everything possible must be done to save OVMC.

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