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Officials note big need for lodging
With few exceptions, Wyoming County has thus far missed the economic boom expected with the construction of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreational Trails. The main reason is the lack of lodging, officials note.
Coalfields Expressway expected to spur growth
Expanding tourism as well as other industries in Wyoming County will be much easier if the Coalfields Expressway is completed across the county, officials agree.
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East theater troupe going to regional competition
Despite a change in teachers, Wyoming County East High School’s theater troupe hasn’t missed a step — in the quality of the plays produced or the student performances, in the number of prestigious awards earned. B.J. Adams, who became the director three years ago, continued the program when Benny Mills, legendary high school drama instructor, retired.
County’s best on display today
Representatives of several agencies and businesses are in Charleston today as part of the eighth annual Wyoming County Day at the Legislature. The event allows state capitol visitors a chance to see what the county has to offer.
School calendar revised for snow days
Wyoming County Schools’ current calendar has been re-written to make up 11 of the 14 snow days students have missed, according to Superintendent Frank Blackwell. Some of those days have been lost to below-zero temperatures as opposed to snow.
New school attendance law allows flexibility
Beginning next year, the West Virginia Legislature has changed school attendance laws which will require that days lost to inclement weather, or other circumstances, be made up — day for day.
- Service project
- Correction: Wyoming County indictments
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