Clara Maynard

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Local organizations join Habitat for Humanity during National Women Build Week

Volunteers from several local organizations joined Habitat for Humanity of Wood County for Women Build activities last week. National Women Build Week (NWBW) is a nationwide partnership with Lowe's that supports Women Build programs in hundreds of communities across the nation. Lowe's donated nearly $2 million this year to various Habitat for Humanity affiliates.

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Survey explores possibility of stadium alcohol sales

The Big Green Scholarship Foundation has distributed initial surveys to gauge interest for the possibility of beer sales at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Executive director John Sutherland said the surveys are the first step in determining if beer sales could happen at the stadium. "Well, we are exploring every possibility of enhancing the game...

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Plans for Habitat House in BG to be revealed

Habitat for Humanity of Wood County will unveil build plans for its first Bowling Green home at Name that Tune Wednesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at Campus Quarters. Name that Tune is a live, interactive game show which tests the audience's knowledge of music from the 1950s to present-day.

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Attorney General discusses proposed hospital merger

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey gave an address on the proposed hospital merger Thursday afternoon in the County Commission Chambers. The merger, which was announced in August 2014, would join Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center. The Federal Trade Commission issued an administrative complaint in November 2015 citing fear of a monopoly.

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Mayor named to national opioid abuse task force

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams was invited to a joint task force created by the National League of Cities (NLC) and National Association of Counties (NACo) to address the nation's heroin abuse epidemic. According to a press release from the city, the City-County Task Force Addressing Heroin and Opioid Abuse aims to enhance awareness, facilitate peer...

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Boston College students spend break volunteering in Huntington

As Marshall University students gear up to take their spring break, a group of students from Boston College waved goodbye to the Jewel City. The students were working with the Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity to help build a house on Bruce Street. The organization builds homes for the less fortunate and in turn the...

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Take a walk on the Mayor Steve side

Mayor Steve Williams resumes his community walks through Huntington's neighborhoods this spring in an effort to motivate residents to become more active. Williams kicks off the 2016 edition of "Walks with the Mayor" Wednesday, March 16 on the Southside. He will meet residents at 5 p.m.

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International Film Festival continues through Thursday at Keith Albee

Festival-goers can enjoy films from Israel to Mauritania during the International Film Festival, which will continue through Thursday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Director of Marketing Angela Jones said international films have always played a role in the Marshall Artist Series. "There's always been international films since the start of the artist series,...

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13th Annual Empty Bowls raises funds for Facing Hunger Foodbank

Huntington's 13th Annual Empty Bowls event took place Friday at First Presbyterian Church. The event, which began in 2003, serves as a fundraiser for the Facing Hunger Foodbank. For $15, guests could buy a bowl created by Marshall ceramics students and other volunteers as well as a soup kitchen style meal.

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Huntington seeks to be "Open to All"

Mayor Steve Williams, the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor's LGBT Advisory Committee announced an "Open to All" campaign Thursday at Heritage Station's Visitor Center. The campaign seeks to actively promote an inclusive environment for all people in Huntington. It was developed by the Mayor's LGBT Advisor Committee and is supported by the...

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