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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

Upshur Schools provide schools reopening info

The following is a press release from Upshur County Schools: “As we prepare to educate our students in a safe, secure and efficient learning environment, we will return using a blended model and dismiss school at 2:00 PM each day. This will provide our faculty and staff necessary time to ...

Artist provides artwork for Myers Clinic

PHILIPPI — The artwork of Barbour County native Leah Seaman will be displayed throughout the halls of Barbour Community Health Association’s Myers Clinic. Seaman, a senior at Ohio’s Marietta College, painted five acrylic art pieces for BCHA. With a double major in communications ...

Company donates $200K to establish pantries

CHARLESTON — The Ball Toyota Family of Dealerships including Ball Toyota Charleston, L&S Toyota of Beckley and Advantage Toyota of Barboursville will announce a partnership with Handle With Care and United Ways of West Virginia to donate over $200,000 to establish pantries in United Way ...

AB celebrates physician assistant, teacher leader graduates

PHILIPPI — Thirty-four members of the Class of 2020 Physician Assistant Studies program received their Master of Science degrees, and four members of the Teacher Leader program received their Master of Education degrees during Alderson Broaddus University’s Graduate Commencement Ceremony ...

School speech, language and vision screenings planned

Speech, language, and vision screenings are administered each year to all students entering Randolph County Schools for the first time from other states or counties, to all students entering kindergarten who did not participate in the pre-enrollment screening process, and to all students ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

Wesleyan named to ‘Best in the Southeast’

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College is one of the 142 best colleges in the Southeastern United States according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Wesleyan in the “Best in the Southeast” section of its “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” ...

MNF seeks public input

PETERSBURG — Monongahela National Forest is in the beginning stages of developing a climbing management plan for the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, and is seeking public input through online workshops. The Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area is home to ...

Forest Service hiring firefighters

MILWAUKEE, WI — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service’s Eastern Region is looking for a committed, hardworking and highly skilled workforce to support wildfire suppression efforts and fuels management on 14 national forests and one tallgrass prairie located in states across the ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

The New School OBP introduced

ELKINS — The Old Brick Playhouse Company is announcing a new opportunity for local students under the name The New School OBP. The New School OBP is currently developing educational programming to serve secondary school-aged students during the upcoming fall semester, supplementing the ...

MNF accepting appointments for purchasing ginseng permits

ELKINS — Monongahela National Forest is accepting appointments for the purchase of ginseng permits for the 2020 harvest season. In addition to following all state laws, a Forest Service permit is required to dig ginseng on National Forest System lands. Permit appointments are available ...

Nominations sought for law enforcement officer award

UPSHUR COUNTY — Officials are seeking nominations for the Jim Farrell Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Do you know of an Upshur County law enforcement officer who has made a difference in your community? An officer who has solved a specific area problem or improved the quality of life in ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

Hedrick awarded Highlands Scholarship

ELKINS — In continuing their commitment to invest in the local community, Davis Trust Co. has again partnered with Davis & Elkins College to fully sponsor a Highlands Scholarship with a $12,500 gift. Elkins resident Aidan Hedrick has been selected as the recipient. “As a community ...

Elkins Bookhounds seek participants and sponsors of virtual Run for It team

ELKINS — The Friends of the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library are seeking team members and sponsors for their Elkins Bookhounds team participating in the Tucker Community Foundation’s Run for It event. This annual event raises funds and awareness for many community organizations, ...

New Randolph County travel guide available

ELKINS — Marketing a beautiful area like Randolph County is usually a pretty easy task. The arts, historical significance, cultural diversity, mountain vistas, shopping, dining and tourist venues make this county a place people are drawn to and feel welcome. With the pandemic changing ...