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McDowell man convicted in shotgun slaying

WELCH, W.Va. — A 55-year-old McDowell County man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reported that a jury on Thursday found Wesley Owen Payne, of War,...

McDowell man convicted in shotgun slaying

WELCH, W.Va. — A 55-year-old McDowell County man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reported that a jury on Thursday found Wesley Owen Payne, of War,...

Man killed, woman wounded in Rand shootings
Man killed, woman wounded in Rand shootings

A man was killed and a woman was shot early Friday morning in Rand, and police are still looking for whomever shot them.

Several calls were made to Kanawha County Metro 911 following shots fired and a car crash on Starling Drive around 5:15 a.m. ...

Alyce Faye Bragg column: Winter offers time to catch up on indoor chores

Charleston, W.Va. — The sun is shining brightly on our hills today although a wayward wind is laced through the sunshine. The cardinals are squabbling over the bird feeder, but it seems to be the females that...

Bulletin Board: Jan. 24, 2015

Sorority meeting

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority TorchBearer Epsilon Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hostess will be Dottie Alderman. Phyllis Stinnett will present the program. For location and questions, call Janet Durbin, 304-722-3197....

Jenkins opens Beckley office, plans more

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Third Congressional District Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., has opened a new office in Beckley.

The office, at 223 Prince St., will be managed by Kim McMillion, who managed former Rep. Nick Rahall’s Beckley office...

WVU seeking applicants for Mountaineer mascot

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The hunt is on for one of the most high-profile positions in West Virginia: the Mountaineer mascot.

A West Virginia University selection committee is looking for the next buckskin-...

Things to do Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Music

MIRANDA LAMBERT with JUSTIN MOORE, RAELYNN, JUKEBOX MAFIA: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $39.75 and $54.75. Charleston Civic Center. Call 800-745-3000.

SPENCER ELLIOTT and RUS REPPERT: 7 p.m. Free. Fingerstyle and looping guitars. Bluegrass...

Nancy Spielberg visits Charleston for film screening
Nancy Spielberg visits Charleston for film screening

Only three years after the deadliest war on the planet — World War II — ended, a group of Jewish-American fighter pilots answered a new call to action.

But this time they weren’t fighting for their home country. They...

Candle making on Candlemas at St. Matthew Episcopal Church

St. Matthew Episcopal Church in South Hills will have a special workshop in candle making at noon, Feb. 1, Candlemas, at Mathes Hall, 36 Norwood Road. The workshop will be led by local store owners, Ray Shackleford and Mark Owen. Shackleford and Owen...

State anti-abortion activists are part of national effort, speaker says

West Virginia lawmakers who try to restrict a woman’s right to choose aren’t trying to “protect” or “inform” women as anti-abortion activists often claim, a prominent journalist and reproductive rights leader...

Mitch Vingle: Mountain State faces going to Division I places

I’ve got an impression for ya.

I call it “recruiting reporting in 2015.” Goes a little something like this:

Name, name, name, name, name, name, name, name, name. One signs a letter of intent. Signee, signee, signee,...

WVU ceremony to remember 4 students who died

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A bell-ringing ceremony is planned at West Virginia University in remembrance of four students who died.

The ceremony is scheduled for about noon today at Oglebay Plaza on the downtown campus in Morgantown.

The...

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