West Virginia Headline News
Gov. Justice Issues Executive Order For 3 Eastern Panhandle Counties After COVID-19 Cluster Found
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has issued an executive order specific to three Eastern Panhandle counties following the discovery of a cluster of confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The governor announced the new regulations in a news release issued Friday evening.
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 00:46:24 +0000
W.Va. Allows Beer, Wine Home Deliveries During Virus Outbreak
West Virginia residents can now get beer and wine delivered to their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, alcohol regulators said.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:53:08 +0000
Rock And Roll And W.Va. Music Hall Of Fame Legend Bill Withers Dies
American soul singer legend and West Virginia native Bill Withers has died at 81 of heart complications, unrelated to coronavirus, according to the Associated Press . In a statement released to the AP, Withers’ family said he died Monday in Los Angeles. “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lean On Me” and “Lovely Day” were just a few of the hits Withers wrote and sang during the peak of his career in the 70s and 80s — songs that have stood the test of time, most recently with people referencing “Lean On Me” as an anthem for hope during the coronavirus pandemic. Withers was a three-time Grammy Award winner and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. “I’m not a virtuoso, but I was able to write songs that people could identify with. I don’t think I’ve done bad for a guy from Slab Fork, West Virginia,” Withers told Rolling Stone in 2015. He was born in 1938, the last of 6 children, in the coal mining town of Slab Fork in Raleigh County. In some ways his childhood was similar to many
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:51:30 +0000
Contemporary American Theater Festival Reschedules 2020 Season Due To Coronavirus
The Contemporary American Theater Festival , located in Shepherdstown, has pushed its 2020 season to next year due to coronavirus concerns. This summer was meant to be the festival’s 30th anniversary celebration.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:42:09 +0000
West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle Has State’s Latest Cluster Of COVID-19
Updated Friday, April 3, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle is experiencing the state’s newest cluster of the coronavirus. At a Friday news conference, Gov. Jim Justice and other officials said they were made aware of the outbreak just before a Friday virtual news conference that was scheduled to start at noon.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:02:35 +0000