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A variety of holiday events highlight Christmas in St. Albans
A variety of holiday events highlight Christmas in St. Albans

The Christmas season is proving to be an exciting one for the town of St. Albans. Like the writing of a beautiful Christmas card, planning of this year’s festivities has been going on through most of the year with a lot of imagination, talent...

Recycling center dealing with big, rotting mess
Recycling center dealing with big, rotting mess

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority Executive Director James Young said he hopes to have most of the piles of soggy, moldering junk choking the Slack Street recycling center cleared out by the end of the week.

Work...

21 states push to overturn Md. gun-control law

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – Twenty-one states have asked a federal appeals court to overturn Maryland’s tough gun-control law, contending that its provisions banning 45 assault weapons and limiting gun magazines to 10 rounds violate the...

DNR: Buck season OK despite opening-day winds
DNR: Buck season OK despite opening-day winds

BUFFALO, W.Va. — High winds and scattered showers on the opening day of West Virginia’s buck season almost certainly kept hunters from killing as many deer as they otherwise might have. Nevertheless, state wildlife officials remain...

Boil-water advisories

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for the Odd Water System, on Barn Road from Harmon Drive to Roles Court. Customers in those areas are advised to boil their water for one full minute before use.

A boil-...

Charleston man sentenced for timeshare fraud

A Charleston man was sentenced in federal court to 30 months in prison Monday for a scheme involving timeshares.

David Andrew Glynn, 47, previously admitted to conspiring to defraud timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada...

Pinnacle Rock State Park featured on ornament

BRAMWELL, W.Va. — Pinnacle Rock State Park is featured on the Princeton-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Historical Christmas Ornament.

Park ranger Brett...

More W.Va. court records to go digital in 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — More West Virginia circuit court records are expected to go digital in 2015.

The West Virginia Supreme Court is implementing a pilot electronic filing project in 14 counties. The...

W.Va. to hold Minority Business Expo on Dec. 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state is holding an event for minority business entrepreneurs next month in Charleston.

The 2014 Minority Business Expo is scheduled from noon to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Beni...

Marshall receives software grant from Siemens

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University says it’s received a software grant with a commercial value of nearly $134 million.

The university says in a news release that the grant from Siemens PLM...

W.Va. hospitals to collaborate on new clinic

GLEN DALE, W.Va. — Two Northern Panhandle hospitals are collaborating on a new specialty care clinic.

Wheeling Hospital and Reynolds Memorial Hospital announced the collaboration on Monday. The clinic...

Police identify teen killed in Putnam accident

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has identified the teenage girl killed Sunday in a vehicle accident.

Olivia Marie McCormick, 16, of Yawkey in Lincoln County, died after a Jeep she was in flipped into a creek in northern Putnam near ...

Winfield man charged with child abuse

WINFIELD, W.Va. — A Winfield man was arrested Saturday for allegedly harming his infant daughter. The girl’s the mother said she found him standing by the child with an ax handle, and that he threatened ...

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UPDATE: Official says slain Florida State gunman was an alumnus, law school grad
Mountaineer, K-State defenses in spotlight tonight