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Bulletin Board: Sept. 1, 2015

Civic chorus rehearsals

The Charleston Civic Chorus invites new singers to join the fall term of its 64th season. Rehearsals are held 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 8 at the Charleston Baptist Temple, Quarrier at Morris streets.

Chandler Academy closed Tuesday

Chandler Academy in Charleston will be closed Tuesday according to a notification from Kanawha County Schools. The school will be closed because of a scheduled power outage.

Former lawmaker appointed to West Virginia Parole Board

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former Wood County lawmaker has been appointed to the West Virginia Parole Board.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced David Nohe’s appointment on Monday in a news release.

Nohe replaces James E. Colombo ...

UPDATE: WVU Tech could move from Montgomery to Beckley within two years
UPDATE: WVU Tech could move from Montgomery to Beckley within two years

UPDATE 12:45 p.m. — A professor leaving a closed-door meeting with the faculty and staff of West Virginia University’s Institute of Technology this afternoon has told the Gazette-Mail the school is “definitely moving....

WVU expanding parking at Evansdale campus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University is expanding parking at the Evansdale campus as part of a redevelopment project.

The university says a new 140-space short-term parking lot for faculty, staff and students will be...

Loss of rock could change ride through Gauley rapid

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – A whitewater industry expert says a rock formation change could give experienced rafters a different ride through one of the Gauley River’s most challenging rapids.

ACE Adventure Resort chief of staff David...

Deadline looms for drought loss loans in 2 W.Va. counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A deadline is looming for small businesses and other organizations in two counties to seek federal disaster loans for drought-related losses.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says the filing deadline for...

4 W.Va. fire departments receive federal grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Four fire departments in West Virginia have been awarded federal grants for fire prevention and safety operations enhancements.

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito says the Federal Emergency Management ...

Conference focuses on planning for 2016 elections in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Local elections officials across West Virginia will discuss planning for the 2016 elections at a conference in Charleston.

The two-day conference begins Monday at Embassy Suites. Secretary of State Natalie Tennant ...

W.Va. State University to offer media diversity fellowship

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State University says a new fellowship program allows minority students to work alongside media professionals to tell the state’s story, including its diverse ethnic history.

The one-year, paid ...

Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus
Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus

Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.

The 22-year-old wild child flashed one of her breasts, wore outfits that showed most of her skin ...

Daily Mail editorial: Truancy, tardiness have lasting consequences

Issues with school attendance often detrimental to success

Daily Mail editorial: PSC’s extra trucking regulation welcomed

Enforcement of transportation standards keeps roads safer

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