W.Va. officials plan for Jamboree traffic
Transportation officials are making plans for the expected rush of traffic during the 10-day National Boy Scout Jamboree in July.
Thu May 23, 2013
A Raleigh County man has been arrested and charged with making terrorist act threats to a student at Sherman High School.
The Pocahontas Times ~ Marlinton West...
Angel's Perch to premiere at FestivALL
When "Angel's Perch" producers J.T. Arbogast and Kim Dilts were faced with the decision as to where to premiere the Cass-based film, the choice was easy - West Virginia.
Beckley Water Company issues a boil-water advisory
Beckley Water Company has issued a boil-water advisory for customers on Elkins Street, Sprague Avenue, and Murray Street in Beckley.
Wed May 22, 2013
A Juice With: Ripley Rader Is a Girl's Girl, Loves Sequins and Nights Out
Born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia, jumpsuit maven Ripley Rader called both New York and Paris "home" before finally settling down in Hollywood.
Charleston Daily Mail
Tomblin appoints new health and human resources chief
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced today he has appointed Karen Bowling as the next cabinet secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources, effective July 1. "Karen's commitment to the health and wellbeing of her community has been evident throughout her career and her community involvement -- including her volunteer work as a Family Nurse ... (more)
Target 11: Update to Essential Air Service program
We first told you about the controversial federal program, known as the Essential Air Service program, for which tens of millions of tax dollars are spent every year to subsidize commercial flights into tiny airports across the country.
The Rev. Harold Lee Harsh bid farewell to this world Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home in Buckhannon.
Tue May 21, 2013
Charleston doctor is W.Va.s top prescriber of hydrocodone
A Charleston neurologist who prescribed hydrocodone more than any other doctor in the state in 2010 had been disciplined twice before by the West Virginia Board of Medicine.
Mon May 20, 2013
Valley College opens new location in Beckley
Officials cut the ribbon in the afternoon to commemorate the building on Robert C. Byrd Drive, which is 10,000 square-feet larger than the former campus on South Oakwood Avenue.
Military sexual trauma cases in 2012
More than 85,000 veterans were treated for this last year; 40-percent of them were men.
Beckley Water negotiating buyout of PSD
Cool Ridge-Flat Top board member Bill Baldwin says the PSD has financial problems and will soon need major upgrades.
West Virginia Division of Natural Res...
Kids to Parks Day May 18
Kids to Parks Day is a National Park Trust program to encourage youth to get outdoors.
Sun May 19, 2013
Things to do Sunday, May 19, 2013
MOUNTAIN STAGE WITH MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER: 7 p.m., Clay Center. Also features Shawn Colvin, Aoife O'Donovan, Marti Jones & Don Dixon and Ari Hest.
Arts Notes: May 19, 2013
Dried flowers/wheat weaving; pottery; knitted items; adult apparel ; decorative painting on wood and/or metal; leather purses; jewelry ; candles ; stained glass; hand-blown glass; framed and/or matted calligraphy; handmade toys; and colorful metal sculptures.
Thu May 16, 2013
West Virginia Metro
Mr. Las Vegas set for South Charleston visit
South Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Bob Anderson says he saw Newton perform in Charleston three years ago and then began writing him.
Insurers pay $600K in small-town W.Va. racism case
Insurance companies will pay $600,000 to a former officer who sued the Sophia Police Department over claims he was harassed and fired because he is black, Mayor Danny Barr said Wednesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Appoints Acting State Tax Commissioner
Jeff Morris Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: May. 14, 2013 5:18 PM EDT Updated: May.
Beckley water advisory
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Beckley Water Co. has lifted a boil-water advisory issued Monday for the lower portion of Maple Fork Road, 700 block of Sweeneysburg Road on down, Clear Fork Road and Vass Branch Road, including all adjacent streets.