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Summit Bechtel Boy Scout Reserve Receives Big Boost


A social media agency in Fayette County is taking the boy scouts into the 21st century. More>>

Prepping for the Boy Scouts of America


Mercer, Fayette, and Greenbrier counties are getting to participate in the Reaching the Summit Community Service Initiative all week long.


Report: W.Va. incidents cited in Boy Scout files

Just-released files show two West Virginia Boy Scout leaders were allowed to resign in the 1970s without facing criminal charges amid allegations of sexual abuse involving young boys. More>>

Boy Scout Camp Results in $50 Million Economic Impact

State leaders and the Boy Scouts of America promised The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve would live up to its hype. More>>

Boy Scouts and Tourism Featured in Gov.'s Business Report


The West Virginia Edge Business Report was released by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D-W.Va.) on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Six Million Dollars to be Spent on Fayette County Boy Scouts of America Reserve


The state is spending nearly 6 million dollars on road projects to support the Boy Scouts of America's new reserve in Fayette County. More>>

Former W.Va. Eagle Scout encouraged by new Boy Scouts' proposal on gay membership

A Huntington man who protested the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay Scouts and troop leaders says he's encouraged by a proposal to allow sponsoring organizations to decide for themselves whether to admit gays. More>>

What should Boy Scouts do about gay ban?


It's now up to the Boy Scouts' national council to decide whether to lift it's ban on gay members and leaders. It is a hot topic, stirring up a lot of debate in our area More>>

Jepsen drops Boy Scouts event over gay rights

Carly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the scouts' exclusion of gays. More>>

West Virginia is prepared for Boy Scout Jamboree


The Boy Scout Jamboree is just a few short months away. More>>

Jamboree Boy Scouts must meet weight requirement


The Boy Scout Jamboree is just around the corner and scouts wanting to participate may want to think twice about their eating habits. More>>

Gay scouts? Boy Scouts to make landmark decision


The Boy Scouts of America are expected to wrap up a two day meeting in which one the topics up for discussion is whether or not to change its long-standing ban on openly gay scouts. More>>