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Deer Farming Industry off and Running in First Year

Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia’s captive cervid farms are flourishing. A year after the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) took over responsibility of the program from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, cervid farm owners said they are seeing the benefits. “We have a great relationship with the WVDA,” More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Looking Back: 2016 in Review

As we reflect over the past year, here are a few of the highlights, accomplishments and events that happened: JanuaryA missing hiker was found in Dolly Sods.Lowell Moore will serve as Tucker County Commission President More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Davis Town Council Approves Bids

Left to right: Davis Town Council members, Gary Berti, Andrea Hedrick, Frenchie Gravelle, Mayor Joe Drenning, Al Tomson, and Tina Lipscomb Davis, WV – Davis Town Council members reviewed and approved two bids More...

By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Alford selected Solid Waste Authority Chairman

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartMembers of the Tucker County Solid Waste Authority select Jim Alford as Chairman and Matt Quattro as Vice Chairman during the Board of Directors meeting Tuesday. DAVIS – Tucker More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Cummings joins SGMC

The St. George Medical Clinic, Inc. announced the addition of a Full-time Behavior Health Counselor and Therapist. Amy Cummings has joined the SGMC staff and is seeing patients at the main location in St. George. Cummings More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Morrisey Files Suit Against Third Pharmacy In Less Than A Month

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s lawsuit against a Raleigh County pharmacy alleges it provided nearly 5 million doses of highly addictive prescription painkillers in just seven More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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WV Hardwood Alliance Zone Looks For Economic Growth Opportunities

Elkins, W.V. – The West Virginia Hardwood Alliance Zone (HAZ) continues to look for new opportunities for growth in the wood industry by showcasing the opportunities for new and existing companies in the nine More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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West Virginia hunters check in more than 2,000 fall turkeys in 2016, up 82 percent from 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Preliminary numbers show fall turkey hunters checked in 2,066 turkeys this fall, according to Chris Ryan, supervisor of Game Management Services for the West Virginia Division of Natural More...