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Library officials hope this time around, levy will succeed
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette
Library officials hope this time around, levy will succeed

Kanawha County Public Library officials are hoping that on election day, voters will realize the library levy they see on the ballot this time around is not the same as last year.

The levy, up for vote Nov. 4, would help restore nearly $3...

Library officials hope this time around, levy will succeed
Library officials hope this time around, levy will succeed

Kanawha County Public Library officials are hoping that on election day, voters will realize the library levy they see on the ballot this time around is not the same as last year.

The levy, up for vote Nov. 4, would help restore nearly $3...

Road salt prices spike as winter looms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases five times as expensive as last season....

State Supreme Court to do away with unsigned opinions

Calling them unnecessary, West Virginia Supreme Court justices will no longer deliver unsigned opinions.

Every opinion now delivered by the court will include the name of the justice who authored it, Chief Justice Robin Davis wrote in an opinion ...

Wonderful West Virginia gets new publisher
Wonderful West Virginia gets new publisher

After 17 years, Wonderful West Virginia magazine will have a new publisher, beginning with the January 2015 issue.

The Department of Natural Resources has awarded the contract to edit and design the monthly magazine showcasing the state’s ...

Electrical issues close Winfield High

A power outage closed Winfield High School on Monday.

Assistant Principal Cathy Schoolcraft said a teacher who was helping students decorate for homecoming discovered a power outage Sunday evening that knocked out phones and other technology....

Boil-water advisories

The boil-water advisory for the Mount Hope Water System has been lifted.

The Wilderness Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers from the Old General Store on W.Va. 41 North, old U.S. 19 areas, Lakeview Heights...

Patriot cited in double fatality at Boone mine
Patriot cited in double fatality at Boone mine

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At about 10 p.m. on May 9, continuous mining machine operator Rob Sammons was loading a shuttle car with coal at Patriot Coal’s Brody Mine No. 1 when a nearby mine wall exploded. Sammons was knocked to the floor and...

Computer equipment stolen from Kanawha middle school
Computer equipment stolen from Kanawha middle school

A young man stole several pieces of computer equipment from East Bank Middle School on Monday, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Kanawha Sheriff’s Cpl. Brian Humphreys said the man entered through a kitchen vent on...

Editorial: Tax-ducking rich

Congress is unable to pass any significant reforms, because House and Senate Republicans block every Democratic proposal. So President Obama’s Treasury Department has acted alone to curb the ugly practice of corporations hiding profits overseas ...

W.Va. localities get funds for law enforcement

CHARLESTON, W.Va.– Several West Virginia communities are sharing more than $569,000 to create and preserve law enforcement jobs.

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller announced the funding through the Department of Justice Community...

President shows compassion for people

President shows compassion for people

Editor:

Americans traditionally are a compassionate people. That is why we have supported President Obama’s decision to bring that young man home who was imprisoned by the Taliban for almost...

Scam cheating seniors of life savings

Scam cheating seniors of life savings

Editor:

Imagine answering your telephone and hearing the sobbing voice of a close, beloved child or grandchild telling you they’re in trouble and desperately need your help. Most loving parents...

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