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Shoals students go ‘old-school’ in national postcard quest
Metro photo by CLINT THOMAS
Shoals students go ‘old-school’ in national postcard quest

Several students at Shoals Elementary School in Mink Shoals are traveling vicariously across the United States via their penmanship and the U.S. Postal Service.

WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston vampire drama
WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston vampire drama

Although Jim Jarmusch’s sly and seductive vampire movie, “Only Lovers Left Alive,” begins with gothic crimson-on-black titles in the vein (sorry) of vintage Hammer horror, this story of two very old souls who suck on O negative...

There is a black light that never goes out — Eerie 3D black light art at Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s
There is a black light that never goes out — Eerie 3D black light art at Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s

Kids shouldn’t have all the fun at Halloween.

That’s what Anna Pollitt, owner of the Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s, both located at 1022 Quarrier Street, in Charleston, said she was thinking when she gave the green light...

Fayette man charged with stealing copper from church

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. -- A Fayette County man was arrested this morning after allegedly trying to steal copper from a church.

Fayette County sheriff’s deputies and Mount Hope police went to the Pentecostal Church on Kilsyth Road near Mount...

Police urge vigilance following rash of Charleston car break-ins

Charleston police are urging drivers to hide purses, wallets, phones and other valuables when they park, following a rash of car break-ins around the city.

Chief of detectives Lt. Steve Cooper said there have been more than two dozen cars broken ...

Cat ordinance removed from Charleston City Council agenda

Charleston City Council’s proposed nuisance cat ordinance has been pulled from Monday’s full council meeting agenda, Mayor Danny Jones said on Thursday.

“I pulled the bill to give myself and a few other members that...

Airline to offer Beckley-to-Charlotte flights

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Airport officials in Beckley have announced new nonstop flights to Charlotte, North Carolina.

According to media outlets, Florida-based ViaAir will begin the flights out of Raleigh County Municipal Airport by early...

Beckley lands new nonstop Charlotte service, aircraft maintenance facility

New nonstop air service between Beckley and Charlotte, North Carolina, will begin by December, under an agreement reached between Raleigh County Memorial Airport and ViaAir LLC, the operator of Via Airlines, airport officials announced Thursday....

Manchin making stops in several state communities

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is making his way around several West Virginia communities to discuss economic development and community investments.

Manchin is making several stops today and Friday as part of the tour of...

Grant to help expand W.Va. court program for vets

WINFIELD, W.Va. – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia is getting a federal grant to expand Putnam County’s Veterans Treatment Court.

Officials say the $50,000 federal planning grant will allow the court to expand into a...

State schools to honor author Pearl S. Buck

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University and West Virginia Wesleyan College are honoring award-winning author and Nobel laureate Pearl S. Buck.

The schools are hosting an event today in Morgantown along with the Pearl S. Buck...

Funerals for: October 30, 2014

Baldwin, Oren L. 1 p.m., Long and Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville.

Boggess, Keith L. 11 a.m., Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Casto, Thomas F. 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Chapman, James ...

Clyde J. Bowen

Clyde J. Bowen, 91, of Hurricane, passed away Oct. 29, 2014 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans, is in charge of arrangements.

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