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Monday Jul 28 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Raleigh residents arrested for shake-and-bake meth lab on Low Gap Road

An anonymous call from a person concerned about two children led Monday to the discovery of a meth lab and the arrest of two Raleigh County residents.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, WV, Princeton, WV

Monday Jul 28 | WOAY

Sports legend opens shrine for great Mountaineers

An incredible collection of sports memorabilia has come together in Raleigh County and some big names are there to see it.

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Related Topix: Artie, WV

Monday Jul 28 | WOAY

Douglas Hill Jr. sentenced in Raleigh County Court

The case involving a robbery at a Beckley convenience store concluded Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Beckley, WV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WOAY

Humane Society hosts Adopt-A-Palooza in Beckley

The Humane Society of Raleigh County is hoping for good results from Saturday's Adopt-A-Palooza.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Rabel To Kick Off Independent Campaign For Congress

Kayford Mountain, Raleigh County , West Virginia Independent candidate for Congress Ed Rabel is set to kick off his campaign for West Virginia's 2nd District U.S. House seat on Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito

WOAY

Johnson sentenced after Beckley hospital assault

A woman will serve jail time after being sentenced for a hospital assault. DeeDee Johnson was sentenced to five years probation and 60 days in jail after being sentenced by Judge Hutchison at Raleigh County Court this Friday morning.

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WOAY

Adopt a Pet 7/25/14

If you are interested in adopting or volunteering, call the New River Humane Society at 304-574-3682.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WOAY

New fire station coming to Raleigh County

Residents of southern Raleigh County may see a change in the home insurance rates with the establishment of a new fire station.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WOAY

Police seek 28 in drug arrest round-up

The Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force started making arrests today on 28 targets stemming from investigations that began in February.

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Related Topix: Drugs

West Virginia Metro

Theatre West Virginia back from brink for summer season

Less than two weeks remain in Theatre West Virginia's 54th season, a performance season that almost didn't happen because of financial issues.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WOAY

Auto Fair wraps up in Beckley

A Raleigh County auto-fair came to its conclusion Sunday. Participants packed up and hit the road Sunday afternoon at the Friends of Coal Auto Fair.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WOAY

Fitness centers compete in Ghent

A first of its kind competition is taking place in Raleigh County today. It's being dubbed the Coalfield War Games.

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Related Topix: CrossFit, Fitness

WOAY

Beaver Fire Department hosts concealed weapons class

A fire department in Raleigh County wants to help locals obtain a concealed carry permit license.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

District Administration

Beware appealing tech that may become ineffective burdens

Raleigh County was among the first public school systems in West Virginia to issue computer tablets.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WOAY

Group gives historical Beckley home a makeover

A historical home that once belonged to the father of the founder of Beckley is getting a makeover with the help of a traveling group.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Solicitation of a minor: Case heading to grand jury

Probable cause was found Wednesday against 44-year-old Johnnie Ray Champ, a Princeton man accused of offering a Beckley mom $104 to have sex with her 5-year-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Princeton, WV, Beckley, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Thomas, WV

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WOAY

Athletes to descend on Raleigh County for Coalfield War Games

Athletes of all kinds of will descend on Raleigh County this weekend to compete for bragging rights and set new records.

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West Virginia Metro

Octogenarian fasting for the mountains

Mike Roselle of Rock Creek, Raleigh County, and Roland Micklem, of Wolcott, NY, were on day 10 of their vigil against mountaintop mining removal on Wednesday.

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WOAY

Local man and woman arrested for allegedly stealing car

A local man and woman are behind bars after allegedly stealing a car in Raleigh County and crossing county lines.

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Related Topix: Wyoming County, WV

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WOAY

Name your price for a night at the Theatre

Theatre West Virginia is offering up residents of Raleigh County and the surrounding area the chance to donate whatever they feel is right.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

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