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  1. WVU purchase of Mountain State University property still possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia University is still interested in the possible purchase of the Mountain State University campus in Beckley according to WVU Board of Governors Chairman Jim Dailey. The BOG met in Morgantown Friday.


  2. Welcome Charlotte visitors to St AugustineRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... through January 20, 2015. Passengers will also have the option of booking continuing flights through Charlotte to Beckley, WV (BKW), which is the gateway to Southern West Virginia and offers a plethora of both winter and summer activities. With an ...


  3. ACLU brief backs media challenge of WV gag orderRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Outlets are asking U.S. District Judge Berger in Beckley to drop or modify the order.


  4. Drug roundup in Raleigh Co. nets 28 arrestsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WOAY

    Officers with the HIDTA task force along with Beckley Police, Raleigh County Sheriff's Department, WV State Police and the US Marshal Service served drug warrants within Raleigh County. The warrants were obtained by the HIDTA task force for the delivery and sale of narcotics including cocaine, heroin and oxycontin. 1 comment

  5. Blankenship defense will request venue changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Logan Banner

    ... several motions to dismiss the indictment and a motion for a change of venue away from its current location in Beckley. He requested an extension to the Dec. 30 deadline to file pre-trial motions, citing that there was a mass of information to ...


  6. Freedom Industries officials indicted by fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Coal Valley News

    ... Pennsylvania, and Charles E. Herzing, 63, of McMurray, Pennsylvania, were indicted by a grand jury sitting at Beckley, West Virginia. Freedom environmental consultant Robert J. Reynolds, 63, of Apex, North Carolina, and tank farm plant manager ...


  7. Freedom Industries Officials Indicted in Chemical Spill AftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Huntington News

    ... Pennsylvania, and Charles E. Herzing, 63, of McMurray, Pennsylvania, were indicted by a grand jury sitting at Beckley, West Virginia. Freedom environmental consultant Robert J. Reynolds, 63, of Apex, North Carolina, and tank farm plant manager ...


  8. Concord holds fall commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Independent Herald

    ... graduation along with 148 undergraduate candidates. Valedictorian for the Fall 2014 class is Joshua Paul Beverly of Beckley, W.Va. Beverly received two degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Education, summa cum laude, and a Bachelor of Science, summa ...


  9. Ex-coal CEO seeks W.Va. mine blast trial delayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KAUZ

    ... declared an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a... BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - The former head of a coal company that ran the West Virginia mine where 29 men were killed in a 2010 explosion ...


  10. Man pleads guilty to doctor attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | West Virginia Metro

    Williams entered Access Health on Carriage Drive in Beckley July 3 and asked to speak with a specific doctor. When the doctor came out Williams began punching him.


  11. Police look for missing Raleigh Co. womanRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WOAY

    ... r 8th or 9th. Crouch is a white woman who is 5'2 and weights 150lbs. She's known to frequent the area of Kmart in Beckley, as well as the Raleigh County public library. Anyone with information is asked call the Sheriff's Department at (304) 255-9300.


  12. W.Va. participating in annual Christmas Bird CountRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    ... tions. More than a dozen counts are planned in West Virginia. Some of the cities where counts are being held include Beckley, Charleston, Huntington, Inwood, Lewisburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg and Wheeling.


  13. O'DELL, NellieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice O'DELL , Nellie 85, of Enon, passed away Thursday morning, December 11, 2014 at Soin Medical Center after a long battle with ongoing health issues. She was born in Beckley, West Virginia on June 22, 1929, the daughter of the late Anthony "Tony" and Natalina "Nellie" Marrone.


  14. WVa coalfields panel grants $20k for trail projectRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... gave the grant to the Piney Creek Trail Committee. The money will help build a hiking and biking trail starting from Beckley's YMCA soccer complex, heading to the Raleigh County Airport, then down Piney Creek to the New River Gorge National River. ...


  15. Gag order hearing scheduled in ex-coal CEO's caseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 |

    U.S. District Judge Irene Berger scheduled a Dec. 17 hearing 10 a.m. in Beckley in ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's case. Outlets are asking Berger to drop or modify her gag order.


  16. Wanted ManRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WOAY

    According to detective Morgan Bragg a shooting occurred at an auto repair shop on second and third street in Beckley at around nine Tuesday night. Police say the suspect 23 year old Marcus Sanders shot Michelle Moore in the back following an altercation involving a group of men.


  17. W.Va. Civil Air Patrol to honor fallen veteransRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Inter-Mountain

    In West Virginia, ceremonies are to take place at more than two dozen cemeteries, including ones in Beckley, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Huntington, Point Pleasant and Fairmont.


  18. Invisible SoldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CNN

    I was the only full-time minority employee at Dollar General in Beckley West Virginia,Robert C. Byrd Drive #591 that was called away to active duty to Afghanistan.Upon returning a new manager was in place and stated that they had no knowledge of me ever working there. And no position was held for me.


  19. Around the Region: Taking visitors on a tour of historic St. Augustine is a blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | St. Augustine Record

    ... from Dec. 19 on select dates through Jan. 20. There are also continuing flights available through Charlotte on to Beckley, W.Va. It is so exciting to see more and more flights being offered out of St. Augustine. If I keep mentioning I would love ...


  20. Beckley Police investigate robbery at Hobby LobbyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WOAY

    Police say an elderly woman in her 70's was at the Hobby Lobby in Beckley when she was approached by a man who tried to steal her purse. The incident happened around midday in front of a packed parking lot.


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