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2011-04-13 09:17:00

Houston, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Softeq Development Corporation is proud to announce the completion of the Durateq® Assistive Technology System offering assistive listening and audio description at the New River Gorge National River (U.S. National Park Service) Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing, West Virginia. The New River Gorge team wanted to make their visitor center experience accessible to all guests and partnered with Design & Integration, Inc. and...

2009-12-19 17:05:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Locair, Inc, one of the two airlines offering air service out of Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, West Virginia, will be adding flights to assist distressed travelers on Sunday, December 20, 2009 along with a sole flight from Washington Dulles to Somerset, Kentucky. Locair also has a flight available between both Beckley and Somerset to Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Monday. On Sunday, December 20, 2009, Locair will...

2008-10-01 09:00:34

Verizon Wireless has invested approximately $9 million in 2008 to expand its nationwide voice and data network into the Beckley, West Virginia area. According to the company, on October 1, 2008, Verizon Wireless will add portions of Greenbrier, Raleigh and Summers Counties to its coverage area in West Virginia, joining Mercer and Bland Counties, where the company has provided service since October 2006. The new signal coverage follows I-77 from Pax into Mercer County, and follows I-64...

2008-08-05 12:01:07

By Fred Pace, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Aug. 5--A Surveyor man involved in a serious accident Friday in Fairdale is now receiving treatment in a Charleston hospital. According to a nursing supervisor at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Division, Aaron Snuffer is under evaluation at the hospital and added that she was not able to release any other information about his condition or injuries. A press release issued by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department after the...

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Fred Pace, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 31--Those who strive to protect the environment were honored recently by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. DEP Secretary Randy Huffman distributed awards recognizing businesses, municipalities and individuals working to protect the environment, working to be good corporate neighbors and educating the state's citizens. "We look forward to this event each year because it affords us the opportunity to recognize...

2008-07-26 15:00:27

By Fred Pace, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 26--FAYETTEVILLE -- A request from the City of Oak Hill to annex more than 650 acres of Wolf Creek Park was unanimously tabled Friday by the Fayette County Commission after commissioners said they needed some additional questions answered by the Fayette County Urban Renewal Authority. "This additional information will allow us to make a better and more informed decision on this matter," commission president Ken Eskew said. The city...

2008-07-25 15:00:50

By Christian Giggenbach, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 25--LEWISBURG -- After the Greenbrier County Commission put another $50,000 chip into the pot, The Greenbrier anted up Tuesday by announcing it will continue to honor its subsidy contract with Delta Airlines through the end of October. Resort officials had previously, on several occasions, threatened to cancel the flight after revealing Delta invoked a fuel surcharge clause in its contract which allowed the airline to...

2008-07-24 15:01:08

By Christian Giggenbach, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 24--LEWISBURG -- The Greenbrier Valley Medical Center will have a new chief executive officer starting Aug. 4. Rob Followell replaces Michael Lutes, who moved to North Carolina in March to pursue another opportunity, according to a GVMC news release. Brenda Hamilton was named interim CEO upon Lutes' departure. "I am grateful for the opportunity to join the dedicated employees and medical staff at Greenbrier Valley...

2008-07-23 15:01:19

By The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 23--Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital is getting $265,548 from the federal Department of Health and Human Services to buy emergency room equipment as part of a $7 million renovation project. In the just-ended fiscal 2008, the facility treated 6,089 emergencies in a community of some 14,000 residents. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., who sought the grant in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, said the emergency department's 1,808 square...

2008-07-23 15:00:00

By Christian Giggenbach, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 23--LEWISBURG -- Despite a comfy $4.6 million in the bank and a smart $517,000 profit last year, Greenbrier Valley Airport officials said their bottom line was down in fiscal 2007-08 nearly 36 percent -- the largest decrease in 10 years -- primarily because of rising fuel costs and the loss in fuel sales due to the protracted labor dispute at The Greenbrier. Next year will most likely be worse with other factors to...


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  • To talk saucily.
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