New license plate honors WV's 150th birthday - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

New license plate honors WV's 150th birthday

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • WVU Nursing Work to Educate Christian Help Clients on Healthy Eating

    WVU Nursing Work to Educate Christian Help Clients on Healthy Eating

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:43:59 GMT
    Eating healthy on a tight budget doesn't have to be a struggle. WVU Nursing students have been teaching Christian Help clients how to eat healthy using items found in Christian Help's food pantry. Students
    Eating healthy on a tight budget doesn't have to be a struggle. WVU Nursing students have been teaching Christian Help clients how to eat healthy using items found in Christian Help's food pantry. Students
  • North Central WV Weekend Outlook for April 18-20

    North Central WV Weekend Outlook for April 18-20

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:36:44 GMT
    With it being a holiday weekend, there's not much in the way of fairs or festivals scheduled, but there's still plenty to do around north central West Virginia. Saturday: Stonewall Resort, in Lewis County,
    With it being a holiday weekend, there's not much in the way of fairs or festivals scheduled, but there's still plenty to do around north central West Virginia. Saturday: Stonewall Resort, in Lewis County,
  • Vintage Restaurant and Wine Bar Opens Its Doors To The Public

    Vintage Restaurant and Wine Bar Opens Its Doors To The Public

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:08:19 GMT
    On Wednesday, people in Randolph County welcomed a new business to the community.  The Vintage Restaurant and Wine Bar is located on Randolph Avenue, in Elkins.  The menu offers new modern American food
    On Wednesday, people in Randolph County welcomed a new business to the community.  The Vintage Restaurant and Wine Bar is located on Randolph Avenue, in Elkins.  The menu offers new modern American food

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — Drivers can now show their state pride with a new license plate marking West Virginia's 150th birthday.

The Division of Motor Vehicles is offering the tag to the owners of passenger vehicles throughout the year.

The DMV says drivers can exchange their current license plate at any regional office or by mail at the time of renewal.

They can exchange sooner for a pro-rated registration fee.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he appreciates the DMV's commitment to the state's heritage.

West Virginia split from Virginia during the Civil War. Activities commemorating the state's birth are scheduled throughout the spring, culminating in a big celebration in Charleston from June 20 through June 23.

 

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press