As one of our West Virginia readers, we know that you're familiar with the many weather conditions that often come into play throughout the state.
Working in a coal mine is dangerous; nevertheless, thousands of West Virginia coal workers risk their lives every day in mining jobs just to put food on the table for their families.
You spent many years working at your job, and you've always been prepared for the day when that job may no longer be an option. What you didn't expect was to be let go from a business doing fine in the economy because you're one of the oldest workers there.
As the driver of a motor vehicle, you know that you must follow the rules of the road in order to maintain your safety. If you don't, you are increasing the likelihood of being part of an accident.
Even though you're looking forward to spending time with family and friends during the holiday season, you may have some concerns about taking to the road. This is particularly true if you know you'll be embarking on a long road trip.
As one of our West Virginia readers, you know that there is nothing more beautiful than your home state during the fall months.
Think about some of the jobs that keep this country moving. Many of them place workers in the midst of very loud sounds for prolonged periods of time. Coal miners, factory workers and bartenders are a few categories of workers that might be subjected to these loud noises.
As you've gotten older, you've noticed that the people getting hired are younger and younger each year. The company changes with each new round of hires, and you start to see that you're being treated differently than usual.
Imagine starting a new job in Charleston. On paper, it is your dream job. The pay is good, the benefits are excellent and it is in a field with which you have plenty of experience. However, after a few days, the company begins to lose its shine and your rose-colored glasses do not seem to be working quite so well.
Drunk driving is not a problem just in Charleston, but is responsible for a significant number of traffic accidents across the country. Sometimes it is almost impossible to avoid becoming a victim of a drunk driver. They can come out of nowhere, driving on the wrong side of the road or suddenly pulling out into traffic from a side street. It is the lack of the ability to anticipate a drunk driver that makes them even more dangerous.