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Bids received for demolishing Slack Street building

Rodney Loftis and Son was the low bidder for the project to tear down the century-old building at the Slack Street recycling center.

In January, the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority

Nice day for a run? (photo)
Nice day for a run? (photo)

Giles asks judge to throw out charge

Prosecutors rushed to judgment in charging former Capital High School principal Clinton Giles with the misdemeanor of failing to immediately report an alleged sexual assault at the school, Giles’ attorney wrote Monday, calling for a judge to...

Men flee from police after vehicle theft
Men flee from police after vehicle theft

Three men allegedly tried to steal two vehicles and then fled police Monday morning, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Bret Maverick White, 58, of Charleston, faces charges of grand larceny, fleeing and resisting arrest....

Hurricane woman admits defrauding business

A Hurricane woman admitted Monday to defrauding a Putnam County off-road accessories business.

Sandra Ball, 58, pleaded guilty in federal court in Huntington to two felony counts of wire fraud, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney...

Bill to end state’s involvement in greyhound racing seems dead

Legislation to end the struggling greyhound racing industry in the state by providing buyouts to greyhound owners and breeders appears to be dead this session, after the bill was removed from the Senate Finance Committee agenda Monday afternoon....

Flooding expected as new storm brings rain, warmer temperatures

The presence of accumulated snow along with a forecast of widespread rain and warmer temperatures are likely to cause flooding in much of the state this week.

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch Monday for all but the Eastern...

Boil-water advisory

Beckley Water Company has lifted a boil-water advisory issued on Feb. 23 for the area of Blue Room Road in Midway, including all side streets.

Solid waste officials open bids to tear down Slack Street center

Kanawha County solid waste officials opened bids Monday on the demolition of the nearly 100-year-old Slack Street recycling center.

The Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority wants to tear down the crumbling structure to make way for a safer...

Police looking for man in South Hills burglaries
Police looking for man in South Hills burglaries

Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole property from several homes in the South Hills area of Charleston over the past couple of weeks.

Dustin Randolph White, 27, allegedly pawned a large amount of property that was stolen from the...

Governor adds Pleasants County to Polymer Alliance Zone

DAVISVILLE, W.Va. – Pleasants County has joined an organization that promotes West Virginia’s plastics and polymer industries.

An executive order signed recently by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin added Pleasants County to the Polymer...

First Community Bank to close Mercer Mall branch in May

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – First Community Bank’s branch in the Mercer Mall in Bluefield will close at the end of May.

First Community Bank vice president Robert Buzzo tells media outlets that the decision follows an evaluation of the...

WVSU, University of Sharjah partner on health conference

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State University is partnering with a Middle Eastern university on an international health conference.

The “Solutions for Better Life” conference will be held Nov. 15-19 at the...

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