Effective Aug. 1, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is relocating its offices from the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences to its own facility on the west side of Charleston.
HUNTINGTON - The American Heart Association presented the Huntington city government with the Fit Friendly Gold Level Worksite award during a city council meeting Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sales of existing home rose 5.1 percent this past May, although sales in the Tri-State were not as robust as the national average, according to a report from McGuire Realty Co.
The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com; click the Calendar tab. Event organizers and promoters are encouraged to submit items electronically at GoToWV.com/Listings.
The West Virginia Legislature made the correct decision - barely - in this year's regular session when a bill requiring the forced pooling of natural gas fields failed to win passage. But it's clear that lawmakers will be confronted with the same issue in the 2016 session. Let's hope they can once again resist the intense lobbying pressure that already is building.
HUNTINGTON - Hospice of Huntington is hosting Bella Luce VI on June 14. The fundraiser kicks off with a garden party and silent auction from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ritter Park home of Dan and Kellie Gooding and continues with themed dinners in homes throughout the Tri-State. Tickets are still available.
Here are just a few possible wedding reception sites in the Tri-State, organized by maximum seating capacity.
Wayne County — peaceful and pastoral today — is named for an American war hero, Gen. “Mad Anthony” Wayne, who defeated the Shawnee Indians in the Battle of Fallen Timbers, clearing the way for white settlers to safely enter the region and begin claiming homesteads.
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ORIGIN: Wayne County was established by the state of Virginia on Jan. 18, 1842. It and 43 other counties joined to form West Virginia on June 20, 1863. It’s the westernmost county in what is now the state of West Virginia, and it was named in honor of Gen. “Mad Anthony” Wayne. The general is credited with making the region safe for a white settlement, after defeating the Shawnee Indians in the Battle of Fallen Timbers.