Robert C. Byrd High School’s Chaz Rodeheaver Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Community | Press | West Virginia Eagles’ soccer captain, All-State standout earns statewide honor   CHARLESTON – Chaz Rodeheaver of Robert C. Byrd High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 16. A senior, Chaz is a 4.1 g.p.a. AP Honors student ranked at the top of his class. He is a member of the National Honor Society and was a nominee for American Legion Mountaineer Boys State. He is the son of Tim …

Martinsburg High School’s Eric Mitchell, Jr. Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/7/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Bulldogs’ two-sport standout earns statewide honor Eric Mitchell, Jr. of Martinsburg High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 9. A senior, Eric is a 4.1 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society. He is the son of Eric and Ywatta Mitchell of Martinsburg. A four-year member of Coach Dave Walker’s Martinsburg Bulldog …

17 Percent Rate Hike Pending for Electric Users

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | West Virginia American Electric Power—which operates Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power—has asked the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia to approve a $226 million rate hike to improve infrastructure and recover from storm damage. The rate hike could raise monthly bills by 17 percent on average for about 477,000 customers in 24 counties. AARP opposes the increase. About 42 percent of West Virginians age 45-plus use only electricity to heat their homes, and 58 percent are very or extremely concerned about …

Greenbrier East High School’s Abby Morgan named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 10/31/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Events | West Virginia Spartans’ volleyball standout, student athlete earns statewide honor   Abby Morgan of Greenbrier East High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 2. A senior, Abby is a 4.0 g.p.a. AP Honors student. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta math honor society. Her school activities include Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is the daughter of …

WV PSC Sets Public Hearings On Proposed AEP 17 Percent Rate Hike

Posted on 10/31/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | Money & Work | West Virginia AARP West Virginia is encouraging West Virginians served by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power, American Electric Power’s (AEP) operating electric utility providers in the Mountain State, to attend a series of upcoming public hearings, as the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (WV PSC) considers approval of a proposed 17 percent rate hike that will impact approximately 476,000 customers in 23 West Virginia counties. Earlier this year, AEP filed a request with the WV PSC for a $226 million increase …

Tucker County High School’s Kelsey Kyle named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Mountain Lions’ student athlete earns statewide honor    Kelsey Kyle of Tucker County High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of October 26. A senior, Kelsey is a 4.25 g.p.a. student. She is a member of the National Honor Society and ranked at the top of her class. Her school activities include Spirit Club, Varsity Club, Foreign Language Club, Choir, Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA) and Fellowship of …