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  1. Disagreement continues over grocery store location in Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    Members of Putnam County's Board of Zoning Appeals are scheduled to vote next month on a requested zoning variance that, if approved, would clear the way for a smaller Wal-Mart to be built along Route 34 in Teays Valley. On Friday's MetroNews "Talkline," Kevin Thompson, director of public affairs and government relations for Wal-Mart, said the proposed "neighborhood market" would be a first for West Virginia, though Wal-Mart's concept for a basic grocery store is used at nearly 500 other locations nationwide.

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  2. Teays Valley Walmart info meeting ends with controverseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    ... Walmart representatives for a formal meeting, but she was told that it would remain an open house format. The Putnam County Board of Zoning Appeals will make a decision on whether to alter the zoning laws on May 14. Matt Maccaro is a Sparta, N.J., ...

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  3. Unemployment declines in Mason Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Point Pleasant Register

    ... nearby counties in West Virginia for March include: Jackson County at 8.6 percent; Cabell County at 6 percent; Putnam County 6.5 percent; and Kanawha County at 6.8 percent. Across the state, total nonfarm payroll employment decreased 4,800 in March ...

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  4. Milton's annexation plan encounters oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Virginia Metro

    Next month's annexation vote, which could more than double the size of the city of Milton, faces local opposition from some of the 1,000 residents in unincorporated areas who would be affected. A map of Milton's proposed annexation, which would stretch toward the Putnam County line and impact about 1,000 residents in unincorporated areas.

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  5. Point rolls past Generals, 7-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Point Pleasant baseball team never trailed while picking up its second straight victory Tuesday night during a 7-3 decision over host Winfield in a non-conference matchup in Putnam County. The Big Blacks broke away from a 1-all tie by scoring six times in the top of the fourth, which ultimately allowed the guests to secure their seventh win in the last nine outings.

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  6. Lady Knights sweep Winfield, 9-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Point Pleasant softball team picked up its third consecutive victory over host Winfield Monday night following a 9-6 decision in a non-conference matchup in Putnam County. The visiting Lady Knights never trailed in the contest and broke away from an early one-all tie by scoring seven straight runs en route to an 8-1 edge midway through the fourth.

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  7. Chamber prepares to host governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce's spring dinner is fast approaching next week with Gov. Earl R. Tomblin expected to deliver the keynote address. The 69th annual dinner is 7 p.m. April 28 at Trinity United Methodist Church's Community Building.

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  8. Lady Knights go even at BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Point Pleasant softball team extended its winning streak to five games before having it come to an end Friday night during a split at the 2015 Buffalo Tournament being held in Putnam County. The Lady Knights opened the evening with a 3-0 win over Winfield, then dropped a heartbreaking 8-7 decision to Hurricane in the night cap that snapped a five-game win streak.

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  9. Landfill, Hurricane and county agree to settle chemical suitRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Inter-Mountain

    A landfill, the city of Hurricane and the Putnam County Commission have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the facility's acceptance of waste from a chemical spill site. 1 comment

  10. Landfill, Hurricane and county agree to settle chemical suitRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A landfill, the city of Hurricane and the Putnam County Commission have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the facility's acceptance of waste from a chemical spill site. The county and the city sued Disposal Service Inc. and Waste Management of West Virginia in May 2014 after they learned the landfill had accepted liquid and solid waste from a Freedom Industries site in Charleston. 1 comment

  11. Laidley Tower placed in receivership; under new managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Court streets, isn't full. It suffered a blow several months ago when Patriot Coal moved its headquarters to Putnam County. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a ...

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  12. Education gapRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... eighth graders. Strikingly similar disparities exist at other ages and in different subjects. In the report, Putnam County scored highest in overall child well-being while McDowell was worst. Locally, Pendleton County came in right behind Putnam ...

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  13. Judgement made against synthetic drug manufacturerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Independent Herald

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that a permanent injunction was entered against the owner of a Georgia-based business that sold illegal synthetic drugs in West Virginia. The Circuit Court of Putnam County fined Drew Green, the owner of the now-defunct Nutragenomics Manufacturing LLC, $375,000 in civil penalties for violating the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act by misleading customers and mislabeling the chemicals his company sold over the phone and online.

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  14. Study shows West Virginia students at risk of falling behindRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... factors affect a child's education, while ranking child well-being across all 55 counties. In the report, Putnam County scored highest in overall child well-being while McDowell was worst. Pendleton County came in right behind Putnam County as ...

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  15. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Announces $393,000 Judgment Against Synthetic Drug ManufacturerRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Huntington News

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that a permanent injunction was entered against the owner of a Georgia-based business that sold illegal synthetic drugs in West Virginia. The Circuit Court of Putnam County fined Drew Green, the owner of the now-defunct Nutragenomics Manufacturing LLC, $375,000 in civil penalties for violating the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act by misleading customers and mislabeling the chemicals his company sold over the phone and online.

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  16. Unemployment on rise in Mason Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... counties in West Virginia for February include: Jackson County at 8.5 percent; Cabell County at 6.1 percent; Putnam County 6.5 percent; and Kanawha County at 6.9 percent. Total nonfarm payroll employment decreased 2,400 in February, with losses of ...

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  17. Mountain Monsters: Bigfoot of Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Cryptomundo

    Sunday, March 15 at 1/12 am c Tuesday, March 17 at 7/6 pm c Wednesday, March 18 at 2/1 am c Saturday, March 21 at 9/8 pm c Sunday, March 22 at 12 am/11 pm c Sunday, March 15 at 4/3 am c Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings travel to Putnam County, WV to investigate the Chupacabra, known as the West Virginia Vampire. The team must meet with eyewitnesses and build an elaborate maze trap in an attempt to capture the creature.

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  18. This Video Evidence Of the Chupacabra Will Have You Running ScaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Cryptomundo

    The A.I.M.S. team interviews a local man who has video evidence of the West Virginia Vampire, a.k.a. Chupacabra. Sunday, March 15 at 1/12 am c Tuesday, March 17 at 7/6 pm c Wednesday, March 18 at 2/1 am c Saturday, March 21 at 9/8 pm c Sunday, March 22 at 12 am/11 pm c Sunday, March 22 at 4/3 am c Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings travel to Putnam County, WV to investigate the Chupacabra, known as the West Virginia Vampire.

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  19. Unemployment rises in Mason Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... counties in West Virginia for January include: Jackson County at 7.7 percent; Cabell County at 5.5 percent; Putnam County 6.1 percent; and Kanawha County at 6.3 percent. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased 1,400 in January, with gains of ...

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  20. Capito delivers maiden speech in U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    "It will bridge the gap and tackle the U.S. infrastructure crisis, better connect West Virginians in rural communities through increased broadband access, care for U.S. veterans and ensure a bright future for young West Virginians, and implement a policy to use a vast majority of natural resources to provide affordable and reliable energy," said Capito. Capito said U.S. communities need a strong highway program and a full six year bill to meet the needs of the population.

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