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17 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Fayette County Man To Spend Three Years In Prison For Burning Cats

A Fayette County man convicted of throwing a box containing cats into a fire will spend at least three years in prison.

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Related Topix: Marion County, WV

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Mason County unemployment on the decline

Mason County's employment rate for March was 8.3 percent, down from February's 10.7 percent and January's 10.9 percent.

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Related Topix: Mason County, WV, Brooke County, WV, Hancock County, WV, Grant County, WV, Braxton County, WV

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WOAY

Crews investigating fire in Pax

Fayette County crews are trying to determine what may have caused a large fire in an abandoned home in Pax Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Pax, WV, Mount Hope, WV

WOAY

Fayetteville celebrates Earth Day

A Fayette County town is celebrating all our planet has to offer in hopes of spreading awareness about recycling and preservation.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WOAY

Early voting begins on street levy

The fate of a Fayette County town is in the hands of voters as early voting begins today.

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West Virginia Metro

Earth Day comes early in Fayette County

Earth Day is this coming Tuesday. On Saturday the town of Fayetteville will celebrate early.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, WV, Family, Kids

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WOAY

Fayette County concert series ready to go

The Lively Family Amphitheater in downtown Oak Hill will open its first full season of events this weekend.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Brush Fires Continue To Be A Concern

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. A brush fire is finally starting to fizzle out in Fayette County, but even still, the fire fears aren't going away.

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Related Topix: Fire, Montgomery, WV, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

WCHS-TV Charleston

Large Brush Fire Burning In Fayette County

Firefighters are keeping a close eye on a large brush fire that's burning on a hillside next to Route 60 at the Kanawha/Fayette County lines.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Smithers, WV

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WOAY

8th Annual Chocolate Festival

Charley Acela, event goer from the Eastern Panhandle, said "it's a beautiful day; a lot of people are here, a lot of chocolate.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Chocolate

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Animal control officer shouldna t have shot dog, sheriff says

Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler said the county's animal control officer has been disciplined following an incident in which he shot and killed a dog.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV

WOAY

County commissioners want partnership with cities to remove abandoned homes

Officials in Fayette County would like to move forward a partnership with its cities to better attack dilapidated and abandoned homes.

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West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

After Midnight; lunar spectacle creates April 14 into April 15 sky...

A total eclipse of the moon will be visible during the early hours of April 15, 2014, and visitors to Hawks Nest and Twin Falls state parks will be in a position to see it best.

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Related Topix: Ansted, WV, Pineville, WV, Mullens, WV, Wyoming County, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WOAY

Help Keep Fayetteville Beautiful

An upcoming recycling day kicks off a series of spring cleaning events in Fayette County for the month of April.

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West Virginia Metro

Fayette sheriff issues statement on dog death

The sheriff released a statement concerning Animal Control Officer Russell Parker's decision to shoot and kill the dog instead of waiting to have it euthanized.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV

WOAY

Sixth grader with epilepsy to present project about his condition

A Fayette County middle schooler diagnosed with epilepsy is headed to a statewide competition Friday to present a project about his condition.

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WOAY

Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office to conduct seat belt checkpoints

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office will conduct two checkpoints at the end of the month in an effort to increase compliance with the seat belt laws.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Your vents for April 7, 2014

They need to change it from the top down. There is no respect, discipline or pride.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Logan, WV, Belle, WV, Cabin Creek, WV

Thu Apr 03, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Board closer to selection of super

Board President Tim Yeater said the board will make an official decision Tuesday, voting on the hire during a regular meeting.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Speaking Up

Public discussion of the superintendent search was the only item on Tuesday's Wood County Board of Education agenda.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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