Accumulating garbage, trash, paper, litter, refuse, cans, bottles, discarded furniture, appliances, tires, construction and demolition materials, among other items in yards, on road ways, or in streams is illegal. To report these open dumps, contact the Wyoming County Litter Control program at 304-732-0007.

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Arts group: Those interested in organizing a Wyoming County Arts group are urged to attend a meeting today, Aug. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at the Mullens Opportunity Center. For more information, phone 304-294-6188.

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Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's mobile office staff: Aug. 17, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Wyoming County Council on Aging in Mullens and from 2-3 p.m. at Pineville Town Hall. Staff members will provide consumers with information on the latest scams and tips on how to protect personal information. Appointments are not required.

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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.

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Brenton Public Service District meetings are conducted the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the PSD office. Meetings are open to the public.

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Captain Ralph Stewart Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Guyandotte Baptist Church in Jesse. To become a member, individuals must descend from someone who fought in the American Revolution or from a family who contributed to the war effort by giving supplies, serving on committees, etc. For more information on becoming a member, contact Calvin Hannah at 304-763-4772; or, for the Daughters of the American Revolution, contact Anita Lusk at 304-682-6552. Everyone is welcome.

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Center Public Service District meetings are conducted the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at 100 R.D. Bailey Highway, in Mullensville. Meetings are open to the public.

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Disabled American Veterans’ van is providing transportation to the VA Hospital in Beckley by phoning Frank Sizemore at 304-732-6140 or 304-585-7738. Two days prior notice is needed for transport on the DAV van. Volunteer drivers are also needed; to volunteer phone Sizemore.

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Eastern Wyoming Public Service District meetings are conducted the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the water plant in Stephenson. Agendas are posted 72 hours prior to the meeting, according to a spokesperson. Meetings are open to the public.

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Glen Rogers Public Service District meetings are conducted the third Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the sewer plant. Meetings are open to the public.

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Mike McGraw Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic: The fourth annual event is scheduled Thursday, Oct. 6, with tee off at 10 a.m. at Twin Falls Resort State Park. The $65 entry fee includes lunch. All proceeds go to the Mike McGraw Memorial Scholarship Fund, the purpose of which is to provide assistance to deserving Wyoming County residents who want to pursue their education at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. RSVP by email to David.Lord@southernwv.edu; send checks to Southern Foundation, 128 College Drive, Saulsville, WV 25876.

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MountainHeart Community Services, in Matheny, will host an American Red Cross blood drive Aug. 16 from noon until 4 p.m. in the conference room.

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

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Narcotics Anonymous meets each Friday at 7 p.m. in the Oceana Public Library conference room. For more information, phone 304-923-2979 or 304-682-6982.

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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.

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Pineville Lions Club members meet the second Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Pineville Presbyterian Church. Contributions of used eye glasses are welcome for the group’s eye care program. For more information, contact Jo Browning at 304-732-8663.

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Pineville Town Council meetings are conducted the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in town hall. Meetings are open to the public.

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Ravencliff-McGraws-Saulsville Public Service District meets the first Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. in the business office. Meetings are open to the public.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Itmann meetings are held each Monday in the Cassell Memorial Methodist Church, Itmann, weigh-in begins at 5 p.m.; meetings begin at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Donna Bowers at 304-294-5611.

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U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins' mobile office staff: Pineville Public Library Wednesday, Aug. 17, from noon until 1 p.m. Constituents are encouraged to bring documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.

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Veterans in Wyoming and McDowell counties who may need assistance with VA disability claims or other free services are urged to visit the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance in Welch, at 90 Howard Street on the second floor of the library, or phone 304-436-3804. Services are free to veterans.

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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 304-732-0007, extension 301.

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Wyoming County Board of Education meetings are conducted the first and last Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Wyoming County Career and Technical Center conference room. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-6262.

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Wyoming County Board of Health members will conduct statutory meetings Sept. 19 and Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the county Health Department lobby, located in the courthouse annex, at 44 Cedar Street in Pineville. All meetings are open to the public. Dates are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances; those interested in attending are urged to phone 304-732-7941 to confirm the meeting date and time.

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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 Riverside Complex, located in the former Pineville Riverside School building, adjacent to Palisades Park. (Enter through the double glass doors closest to the park.) Meetings are open to the public. For more information or to be placed on an agenda, phone 304-732-0007, extension 301, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Wyoming County Economic Development Authority members will meet Aug. 18, Sept. 15 and Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in the EDA building. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-6707.

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Wyoming County Genealogical Society has only a few remaining hard-bound “Wyoming County Heritage” books available for sale. Additionally, those who would like to submit ancestor charts, family histories, stories, inquiries, and other regional historical information for the newspaper are urged to do so. For more information, phone Pat Adams at 304-732-6753.

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Wyoming County Health Department provides immunizations each Monday from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, phone 304-732-7941.

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Wyoming County Historical Museum is open to visitors Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. until noon, and Saturday from 9 a.m until 4 p.m.

Board members meet the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.

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Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority members meet the second Wednesday in January, April, July, and October at noon in the Solid Waste Authority building, behind the courthouse, in Pineville. Meetings are open to the public.

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