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Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Eastern) is ready to show off their new sustainable parking lot and usher in the next generation of Eagles and at an upcoming open house.

From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, community members and future students will have the opportunity to learn about everything Eastern has to offer.

Visitors may tour Eastern’s Moorefield campus and prospective students can complete an application for admission, discuss financial aid and see class schedules.

There will be also information available about Eastern’s workforce training and degree, transfer and certificate programs, all of which prepare graduates for in-demand careers such as wind energy technology, nursing, automotive technology and information technology.

No appointment is necessary but interested are encouraged to RSVP at 304-434-8000. Enrollment is now open for winter 2018 and spring 2019.

For more information, visit easternwv.edu/apply.

Wagner trainum
Administrator Kari Evans presents the Wagner-Trainum award to Rhonda Ours.

Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in September celebrated their employees at the annual Recognition Banquet. Individuals were honored and presented with a special pin commemorating their years of service and certificates were given to those who had perfect or faithful attendance records.

Joyce E. Stewart was the recipient of the Human Rights Award for the state of West Virginia. The award was presented Sept. 24 at the West Virginia Church Women United state assembly held at the Quiet Dell United Methodist Church near Clarksburg.

PSC Drug Prevention

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s expanded partnership with colleges in West Virginia brought students from Potomac State College to Petersburg High School on Friday to share drug abuse prevention information with eighth grade students.

The initiative, launched in March 2017, now involves Potomac State’s Department of Nursing, as well as six programs at five other universities.

Susanna Holstein
Susanna Holstein

Spirits will be high at the Grant County Library when storyteller Susanna Holstein comes Oct. 24, to spin tales of West Virginia’s best-known ghosts as well as some not as well known but equally eerie spirits.

“I find ghost stories all across West Virginia,” said Holstein, who presents stories across the state as “Granny Sue.”

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