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2014 U.S. Senate Debate

  • Posted on: 10 October 2014
  • By: The Media Center

AARP West Virginia and the West Virginia Press Association (WVPA), in partnership with West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the MetroNews Radio Network, hosted the 2014 United States Senate Debate on Tuesday, October 7 between West Virginia candidates Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D) and Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R) at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia in Charleston, WV.

Bon Appetit Appalachia

  • Posted on: 16 July 2014
  • By: The Media Center

On Tuesday, July 15, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chairman Earl F. Gohl in announcing the nationwide premier of the Bon Appétit Appalachia culinary map-guide. The announcement capped events at Capitol Market in Charleston designed to recognize and promote food growers and producers unique to Appalachia. The guide recently debuted as an insert in the summer issue of Food Traveler magazine.

North-South Football 2014

  • Posted on: 14 July 2014
  • By: The Media Center

"Under these lights, there's nothing better than playing the North-South Game," says Eric Banks of Wheeling Park High School. Well, the only thing that might be better than playing the game is watching the game.

The 2014 West Virginia Athletic Coaches Association’s WCHS-TV/FOX-11 North-South Football Classic kicked off at 7pm on Saturday, June 21 at University of Charleston Stadium/Laidley Field in Charleston. RNR Sports' cameras were there to capture all of the excitement!

The Greenbrier Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Old White Golf Course

  • Posted on: 19 April 2014
  • By: The Media Center

The Greenbrier’s iconic original Charles Blair MacDonald-designed golf course made history Easter weekend. The Old White TPC, the first 18-hole golf course at The Greenbrier, opened in 1914. A legend of Greenbrier golf history, the course was named for the well-known Old White Hotel, which stood on the grounds from 1858 to 1922.

Spring Skiing in the Mountains of West Virginia 2014

  • Posted on: 18 March 2014
  • By: The Media Center

West Virginia’s ski areas, after enduring perfect winter conditions, are relishing in perfect spring skiing conditions. The mountains of West Virginia have received over 12 feet of natural snow this season, including over a foot in some areas last night and this morning, and temperatures have been perfect for snowmaking operations.

WVSU Earl Lloyd Statue Dedication

  • Posted on: 3 March 2014
  • By: The Media Center

On Friday, February 28th, West Virginia State University celebrated the opening of the brand new D. Stephen and Diane H. Walker Convocation Center. Distinguished guests from across the state, as well as across the nation, we on hand for the celebration.

West Virginia State University President, Dr. Brian O. Hemphill, led the dedication of the center equipped with state-of-the-art academic learning spaces and athletic amenities for the educational and physical developments of students.

MSAC - Spring Valley vs. George Washington

  • Posted on: 2 February 2014
  • By: The Media Center

It was an exciting night of high school basketball action during the 2014 Mountain State Athletic Conference (MSAC) Night of Champions on Saturday, February 22 and Regional News Register Sports was there providing all the live action. In the girl’s championship game it was Spring Valley vs. George Washington.

MSAC - Woodrow Wilson vs. South Charleston

  • Posted on: 2 February 2014
  • By: The Media Center

It was an exciting night of high school basketball action during the 2014 Mountain State Athletic Conference (MSAC) Night of Champions on Saturday, February 22 and Regional News Register Sports was there providing all the live action. In the boy’s championship game it was The Battle of The Eagles with South Charleston Black Eagles facing off against Woodrow Wilson's Flying Eagles.

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