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Testimony ends in Kanawha State Forest-area surface mine review

Testimony ended Wednesday in a hearing to decide whether to revoke a permit for the Keystone Development #2 surface mine adjacent to Kanawha State Forest, but it is expected to take a month or more until the West Virginia Surface Mine Board rules on...

Testimony ends in Kanawha State Forest-area surface mine review

Testimony ended Wednesday in a hearing to decide whether to revoke a permit for the Keystone Development #2 surface mine adjacent to Kanawha State Forest, but it is expected to take a month or more until the West Virginia Surface Mine Board rules on...

Date set for MCHM landfill trial

WINFIELD, W.Va. — A judge Wednesday set a Sept. 14, 2015, trial date for a proposed class-action lawsuit against the Hurricane landfill that accepted 228 tons of MCHM-contaminated wastewater, a lawyer in the...

Plan for rehab center near Capital High elicits anger

Capital High School parents and community members are concerned about plans for a drug rehabilitation center to be built near the school.

The Kanawha County school board voted Tuesday to donate 50 acres of school property located across the...

Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary
Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary

The fifth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues & Art Festival runs 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington. Charleston’s The Diablo Blues Band (pictured), Tee Dee Young, Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers, Gary Applegate, the...

Logger acquitted in Coonskin timber trial

A Kanawha County jury deliberated about two hours Wednesday before finding logger David Russell Bowen not guilty of allegations that he stole timber from Coonskin Park.

“I’m glad that justice has been done and I can go back to work ...

Marshall commission OKs power plant agreement

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The Marshall County Commission will receive about $31 million in revenue over 30 years from a 549-megawatt natural gas-power plant that developers plan to build in Moundsville.

The...

Reunions

Greenbrier West High School, Charmco, all classes: Aug. 29-30 at the school. The second all-classes reunion is sponsored by the Greenbrier West Alumni Association. There will be a tailgate party prior to the West vs. Summersville home football game...

Spirit of the Valley
Spirit of the Valley

Judge allows new DNA testing in 1996 Putnam rape case

WINFIELD — A judge will allow new DNA testing that could exonerate a Hurricane man who’s spent more than 15 years in prison after being convicted of raping his 5-year-old daughter.

Putnam Circuit Judge ...

Boil-water advisories

The Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers on Johnny Hollow Road and Leon Court in the Arnett water system.

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for customers in the...

Charges against son of state Supreme Court justice dismissed

Prosecutors dropped malicious wounding charges Wednesday against the son of state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman -- but police say they stand by their report that led to charges being filed.

Edward Gardner, 27, of Quarry Creek in...

Retired USAF colonel to lead YMCA of Kanawha Valley
Retired USAF colonel to lead YMCA of Kanawha Valley

Col. Bill Tully Jr. says he is proud of his West Virginia roots and even prouder to have the opportunity to return to his home city of Charleston as the new president and CEO of the YMCA of Kanawha Valley.

Spirit of the Valley Chairman...

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