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Ex-Rivesville VFD chief charged with embezzlement

RIVESVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A former chief has been charged with embezzling from the Rivesville Volunteer Fire Department.

Media outlets report that 30-year-old Justin Michael Stover of Rivesville is accused of using a department debit card...

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CAMC assessment targets obesity, drugs

Charleston Area Medical Center’s top three health-care concerns for the Kanawha Valley are obesity, illegal drug abuse and lack of physical activity, according to the results of the 2014 Community Needs Assessment presented to CAMC’s...

McKinley named vice chair of oversight committee

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Rep. David McKinley has been named vice chair of an Energy and Commerce Committee oversight subcommittee.

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is responsible for oversight of the Environmental Protection...

Ex-Rivesville VFD chief charged with embezzlement

RIVESVILLE, W.Va. – A former chief has been charged with embezzling from the Rivesville Volunteer Fire Department.

Media outlets report that Justin Michael Stover, 30, of Rivesville is accused of using a department debit card to buy...

South Charleston man admits abuse

A 44-year-old South Charleston man faces 20 to 40 years in prison after admitting Wednesday he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl.

Jessie Brewer pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or person in a position of trust. ...

Repairs to water line expected to take all day

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Repairs to a leaking water line on Leon Sullivan Way in Charleston are expected to take all day.

West Virginia American Water Co. spokeswoman Laura Jordan said a leak in a four-inch service line in the 200 block of Leon...

Proposed shopping center on Corridor G held up by traffic concerns
Proposed shopping center on Corridor G held up by traffic concerns

A developer wants to build a new shopping center along Corridor G in Kanawha County, but traffic concerns have the project at a standstill.

TSG Properties, also known as The Staenberg Group, wants to build a shopping center across Corridor G...

Marshall showcasing nursing simulation labs

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is showcasing new facilities to help nursing students get hands-on experience.

Officials are set to hold demonstrations of the school’s new Nursing Simulation Center in Huntington today and...

Man’s body, vehicle found in Ritchie County pond

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – State police say foul play isn’t suspected in the death of a man whose body was found in a pond in Ritchie County.

State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says a vehicle also was found in the pond. Police...

State unemployment rate falls slightly in October

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.5 percent in October.

WorkForce West Virginia says that rate translates to 51,900 unemployed in the state, up 2,300 from a year ago. The...

WVU offers bus trip to student’s funeral

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University is providing transportation to the funeral of a student in Buffalo, New York.

The university says Nolan Burch’s funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Episcopal Church in...

Wood County begins flood project’s next phase

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – An ongoing flood mitigation project in Wood County is entering its next phase.

The county plans to buy and demolish three homes in Happy Valley. After the demolitions, no permanent structures can be built on the...

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