In the past two years, at least 12 cities and towns across West Virginia have inventoried the abandoned and dilapidated properties in their communities.
Eighteen-year-olds accounted for 1,745 of those who registered online, or 3.9 percent, which was the highest percentage of any single age. In its first 13 months of implementation, 44,285 West Virginians used the state’s new online voter registration system, which allows citizens to register to vote or update their voter registration information, using the internet. Between …
Since the Fall of 2015, Active Southern West Virginia has created kids running clubs in eight schools in its region.
Since the first WV SUN residential solar co-ops were formed in 2014, the program has grown to 11 locations across the state.
The Tamarack Foundation survey was the first research of its kind examining the assets and challenges of running a creative business in West Virginia.
Research by West Virginia University has found that 539,911 West Virginians – 29.3 percent of the state’s population – reside in areas that have low to extremely low access to quality foods.
Less than half of respondents to a survey of young professionals in West Virginia say they plan to stay in the state for more than 12 years.
Of the 1,478 students who began university in West Virginia in 2011 focused on a STEM major, 337 graduated four years with that major, a retention rate of 22.8 percent.