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D&E online nursing students earn President’s, Dean’s List

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College’s Division of Adult and Online Learning has released the President’s List and Dean’s List for the fall 2019 RN-BSN rotation. Students pursuing their degree must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of graded coursework during the rotation with a ...

ERCC earns national recognition

ELKINS — A national healthcare organization has recognized Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center for quality care and the organization has invited some of ERCC’s team members to its national conference to accept the award. The American Health Care Association/National Center for ...

Cortland’s New Year’s resolutions for 2020

THOMAS — The close of 2019 meant the end of a decade and the opportunity for Cortland to renew, reinvigorate and plan for the future. Staff and management at Cortland Acres took advantage of the occasion once again to celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year and make resolutions ...

Stephenson chosen for full scholarship to D&E

ELKINS — Robert Stephenson of Cooper City, Florida, has been chosen to receive a full, four-year scholarship to Davis & Elkins College. A December graduate of Cooper City High School, Stephenson was selected from a group of 46 high achieving high school seniors participating in ...

Road to be closed temporarily

The Division of Highways has announced the temporary closure of traffic along Randolph County Route 3/4, also known as Oak Grove Road, beginning today through Thursday, Oct. 1. This will be a 24-hour closure for realignment of Oak Grove Road. This closure will begin at County Route 7, also ...

D&E’s Delta Alpha Pi inducts members

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College students were recently inducted into the Delta Epsilon Chapter of Delta Alpha Pi international honor society. The local chapter, formed in 2015, is the 101st in 32 states that recognizes students with disabilities for their academic ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following deeds were recorded in the Randolph County Clerk’s office: On Nov. 22, Alvin K. Knaggs to Alvin K. Knaggs and Susan B. Knaggs, real estate situated on the waters of Chenoweth Creek in Beverly District, $10. On Nov. 25, Willis H. Hertig Jr. and Camilla Booth Hertig to ...

Cadets learn about aviation careers

BRIDGEPORT — Eight members of the Elkins Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol attended a weekend of learning and fun at the third annual WV Wing Aerospace Education Weekend at the Robert C. Byrd Aerospace Education Center held on Nov. 22-24. Civil Air Patrol members from across the ...

Elkins City Hall News

It was a quiet week at City Hall with the holiday closure and many employees taking well-deserved time off. This upcoming week is expected to be much the same. On Tuesday, Dec. 31, City Hall will close at noon and remain closed through Wednesday, Jan. 1. Upon reopening Jan. 2, we expect to ...

Candidate filing period announced

HARLESTON – The Secretary of State’s Office has announced the candidate filing period for the 2020 election cycle. It will begin on Monday, Jan. 13, and last until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Candidates can file their Certificate of Announcement in person during the hours listed at ...

Attorney General Morrisey pushes for better tracking of opioids

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led a multistate coalition Monday in pushing federal regulators to better track illicit use of opioid painkillers, an effort to capitalize on sweeping reforms achieved by the Attorney General’s prior lawsuit against the U.S. Drug ...

Cortland hosts Christmas Carols and Cookies

THOMAS — The inaugural Christmas Carols and Cookies fundraising event to benefit Cortland’s successful music therapy program was a hit with attendees young and old, officials said. The Foundation at Cortland Acres hosted the event on Friday, Dec. 13, and turned the cafe into a make-shift ...

AB students display charity through artwork

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University students are “Crafting for a Cause” to help those in need this holiday season. For the second year in a row, students worked throughout the fall semester on projects that will be enjoyed by foster children this Christmas. Now in its second year ...

Quattro continues education with completion program

THOMAS — It took 365 late nights and pots of strong coffee but the end result was priceless. Dana Quattro of Davis recently completed the online RN to BSN program at Davis & Elkins College and was honored on Dec. 10, at the Summer and Fall 2019 Graduates Recognition Ceremony. It was ...

WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship applications

CHARLESTON — West Virginia college students are learning the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s mission of improving the quality and future of West Virginia newspapers and the communities they serve in West Virginia is more than just rhetoric. The WVPA Foundation is now ...

Marks to represent Mountain State AARP members

CHARLESTON — AARP West Virginia welcomes Jane Marks of Charleston as its new state president. Marks will succeed outgoing State President Rich Stonestreet of Charleston, who completes his six-year tenure as AARP’s lead state volunteer on Dec. 31. An AARP volunteer since 2015, Marks has ...

Project-Based Learning

ELKINS — Students at Highland Adventist School have completed installation of a butterfly garden on the school’s five-acre campus on the north edge of Elkins. The school received a $2,000 grant from the Loma Linda University EXSEED STEM education grant program for the project. ...

Wesleyan grad named senior vice president at PSCU

BUCKHANNON — Kevin Spear, a 1976 West Virginia Wesleyan College graduate and the current Finance Chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, has been named senior vice president of service delivery at PSCU. This is Spear’s second round at PSCU, as he was previously in charge of Client ...