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Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues

More than 30 people took a walking tour of Charleston’s Triangle District and The Block historical district Saturday as a part of the WV Freedom School, a three-day intensive racial justice workshop sponsored by the American Friends Service...

Katrina, 10 years later: Evacuees who stayed in West Virginia look back
Katrina, 10 years later: Evacuees who stayed in West Virginia look back

HUNTINGTON — Jennifer Hill remembers her first glimpse of West Virginia. It was early on a Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005, to be exact, and she was riding with her mother from Tri-State Airport to Cabell Huntington...

Gas boom brings successes, struggles to W. Va. communities

When Linda Colliere opened up her six-unit motel in the small, remote Harrison County community of Shinnston 15 years ago, she never could have anticipated the influx of demand she would eventually receive.

“I don’t even advertise...

Common Core town halls to start Tuesday

West Virginia school officials this week will conduct the first of seven regional town hall meetings as part of their ongoing review of the state Department of Education’s embattled math and English standards.

The series of town hall...

Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues
Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues

More than 30 people took a walking tour of Charleston’s Triangle District and The Block historical district Saturday as a part of the WV Freedom School, a three-day intensive racial justice workshop sponsored by the American Friends Service...

2 killed in mobile home fire in Boone County

DANVILLE — Authorities in Boone County said two people have died in a mobile home fire.

Emergency dispatchers and the Boone County sheriff’s office told media outlets that the fire occurred after...

Ex-Berkeley County captain convicted of embezzlement

MARTINSBURG — A former Berkeley County sheriff’s captain has been convicted in a gun embezzlement case.

Media outlets report a jury found Dennis Streets, 54, of Martinsburg, guilty of a felony...

Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues
Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues

More than 30 people took a walking tour of Charleston’s Triangle District and The Block historical district Saturday as a part of the WV Freedom School, a three-day intensive racial justice workshop sponsored by the American Friends Service...

Hearing to address non-lawyers in administrative proceedings set for Thursday

A hearing will be held this week to discuss whether non-lawyer advocates appearing in state administrative law proceedings are doing a job that should be reserved for lawyers.

The state Unlawful Practice of Law Committee will listen to speakers...

Governor doesn’t have a timeline for filling Public Service Commission seat
Governor doesn’t have a timeline for filling Public Service Commission seat

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has no plan to appoint a third member to the West Virginia Public Service Commission, even though several people have expressed interest in the position or recommended others they believe would fit the post....

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 250 customers in Nitro. Specific streets include 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, 20th Street, 21st Street, 22nd Street, 23rd Street, 24th Street, 25th ...

Film about coal industry to premiere Friday

“Blood on the Mountain,” a new film about the impact of the coal industry in West Virginia and Appalachia, will premiere at the state Culture Center on Friday.

The film was produced by Evening Star Productions and directed by Mari-...

Prep football scores, schedule, summaries — Aug. 29

Week 1

Saturday’s results

Buffalo at Parkersburg Catholic, late

Friday’s statewide results

Bellaire St. John, Ohio 26, Notre Dame 14

Bishop Donahue 22, Madonna 7

Bluefield 28, Graham, Va....

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