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3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Faces Charges After Deputies Say Drugs, Cash, Firearms Found At Residence

Oak Hill , West Virginia Authorities said a Fayette County man was arrested after drugs, several firearms and more than $17,000 in cash were discovered at his residence.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV, Raleigh County, WV

7 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WV DHHR Workers Picket Over Large Caseloads

Oak Hill , West Virginia West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources employees picketed outside the agency's Fayette County office to raise awareness over what they call large, unmanageable caseloads.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV

12 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Prudich highway dedicated

A 2.4 mile section of U.S. Route 52 between Lorton Lick Road and Brushfork is now officially known as the "Dr. William Prudich Memorial Highway."

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Related Topix: Mercer County, WV, Montcalm, WV, Bluewell, WV

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

W.Va. DHHR workers to picket over large caseloads

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources employees are picketing outside the agency's Fayette County office to raise awareness over what they call large, unmanageable caseloads.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Deputies Say Juvenile B&E Suspects Arrested Clad In Their Underwear

Mount Hope , West Virginia Two juveniles suspected of breaking into two Mount Hope area businesses literally had a "brief" encounter with deputies.

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Related Topix: Mount Hope, WV, Oak Hill, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fayette County Man Killed After Pinned Under Truck

Danese , West Virginia Fayette County deputies said they are investigating an incident in which a man working on a truck was pinned underneath the vehicle and killed.

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Related Topix: Danese, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Three-judge panel hears motion to dismiss Wade's suit against Cox

A three-judge panel that was appointed by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals heard arguments on Monday afternoon on a motion to dismiss the case of Kevin B. Wade against McDowell County Magistrate Steve L. Cox.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, WV, Cabell County, WV

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WOAY

Car accident in Scarbro injures two

A two-vehicle accident in Fayette County Monday afternoon sent two people to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV

West Virginia Metro

4 state inmates injured in Nicholas County traffic accident

Four inmates at a Fayette County prison work camp were injured in a Monday morning traffic accident on state Route 39 in Nicholas County.

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Related Topix: Nicholas County, WV, State Prisons, Prison, Summersville, WV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Shoots Neighbor's Vehicle During Argument

Russelville , West Virginia A Fayette County man was arrested, and is accused of shooting his neighbor's vehicle.

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WOAY

Korean War vet and friends visit Fayetteville for ice cream

A Korean War vet who recently fell ill is checking out his daughter's new business venture in Fayette County.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WOAY

Man struck by tree in Fayette County, injured

HAWK'S NEST - A man received critical injuries after being struck by a tree in Hawk's Nest, according to emergency dispatchers.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WOAY

State Police take to the skies searching for pot plants

Authorities in Fayette County take to the sky Friday to search for illegal marijuana crops they say are worth around $2,000 a plant.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WOAY

Station gets $1K for new gear

A fire station in Fayette County one of nearly 20 departments in the state to get a piece of $10,000.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Suffers Injuries After Motorcycle Accident

Ames Heights , West Virginia Emergency responders said a man is suffering from injuries after a motorcycle accident Thursday near Ames Heights.

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Related Topix: Ames Heights, WV

WOAY

Early morning fire destroys Oak Hill house

Crews battled an early morning house fire in Fayette County for more than four hours while the home owners were away.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WOAY

Jaqawn Coy pleads guilty

Coy was originally charged with 3 counts of distribution, and Fayette County Circuit Judge Paul Blake accepted a guilty plea to one.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WOAY

Fayette County Church Celebrates Reunion

A local baptist church is celebrating its 110th anniversary today with friends and family.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fayette Shooting Sends Man To Hospital

Glen Jean, Fayette County , West Virginia A shooting at a bar in Fayette County sent one man to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Glen-Jean, WV, Marshall University

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WOAY

Adopt a Pet 7/4/14

Max is a one year-old male Border Collie mix. He is a great dog that has been at the shelter for way too long and desperately needs to find his forever home.

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