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By Gzedit OF COURSE, Kanawha County schools feel the pain of higher gas prices, just like everyone else. But it does not necessarily follow that cutting art-related field trips is the best way to balance the need to educate students with the need to cut costs.
By CHERYL CASWELL Longtime Kanawha County Schools educator Barry Bowe is leaving his current position as principal at Weberwood Elementary School to take the helm of a performing arts high school in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The free monthly Baptist Temple Lighthouse Cafe heads outdoors on Friday, as musicians take to Quarrier Street, which will be closed from 6 to 10 p.m. in front of the church, located at the corner of 209 Morris St.
Historic reenactor Becky Bolte will present a portrait of Col. Ruby Bradley, the most decorated woman in American military history, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the South Charleston Museum, LaBelle Theater, 311 D St. Bradley, a native of Spencer, was a nurse in 1934 when she began her Army career.
The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department will hold college shot clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Health Department, 108 Lee St. E. The special clinic will offer immunizations that are commonly required for incoming college freshmen. No appointment is necessary.
Speakeasy Picnic: Speakeasy Singles will have a picnic starting at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Shawnee Park in Dunbar. Hot dogs and Polish sausage will be served. The cost is $4 for members, $6 for non- members. Side dishes and desserts are welcome.
By Tim Preston, The Daily Independent, Ashland, Ky. Aug. 6--HANGING ROCK -- After scouting locations in Huntington for the past three years, a Georgia steel company has announced it will build a new distribution center in Lawrence County, Ohio. Chatham Steel Corp.
By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The consolidation of the global steel industry continued Tuesday as Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal completed its $1.25 billion purchase of Esmark Inc., the parent company of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.
By Matthew Thompson, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Aug. 5--SOUTH CHARLESTON -- South Charleston plans to open a clinic that will provide health care to city employees and retirees. Mayor Frank Mullens said the goal is to promote preventive medicine and lower the city's health insurance costs.
WHEELING, W.Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Esmark Incorporated ("Esmark") today announced the completion of its acquisition by OAO Severstal (LSE: SVST; RTS: CHMF) ("Severstal").
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