MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Blue Ridge Community and Technical College's enrollment has topped 5,000 students for the first time.
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission figures show the Martinsburg school's fall enrollment rose about 15 percent from the same period in 2012.
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) - A 31-year-old Weston man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of a Buckhannon resident.
Robert Eugene Siron III also received a one-to-five year sentence on a charge of conspiracy to conceal a body.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - "Mountain Stage" and documentaries about West Virginia history and culture are popular among West Virginia Public Broadcasting's viewers and listeners. But an informal survey shows other locally produced programs such as "Doctors on Call" don't attract much attention.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says conservation practices by farmers have reduced runoff into the Chesapeake Bay watershed. A report released Thursday shows farmers have made significant progress reducing sediments, pesticides and other pollutants that flow into the bay. Virginia and West Virginia are among the clean-up partners.
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