Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

Concord University’s Office of Admissions is hosting an open house at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center, for students planning on or considering attending Concord’s Beckley Campus, Thursday, March 7, from 6 until 8 p.m.; check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the atrium. An optional FAFSA workshop is scheduled from noon until 5:30 p.m.

Mullens City Commission meetings are conducted the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in city hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Oceana Town Council meetings are conducted the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in town hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Pineville Town Council meetings are conducted the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in town hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Wyoming County Abandoned Building Agency members meet the first Tuesday of each quarter – in January, April, July and October – at noon in the county commission offices, located in the Wyoming County Courthouse Riverside Complex, located in the former Pineville Riverside School building, adjacent to Palisades Park. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-8000.

Wyoming County Board of Education members will meet today, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m., LSIC meeting at Berlin McKinney Elementary in Oceana. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-6262.

Wyoming County Commission members meet the first and third Wednesday of each month. All meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are conducted in the Wyoming County Courthouse. Meetings are open to the public.

Wyoming County Economic Development Authority members will meet April 18, May 16, June 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, and Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. in the EDA building. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-6707.

Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority members meet the second Wednesday in January, April, July, and October at noon in Pineville. For the location, phone 304-732-8000.

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