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Four recommended to fill Zakaib’s spot

The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has recommended four of the 13 who applied to temporarily replace Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Paul Zakaib.

Webster J. Arceneaux III, Gary E. Pullin, Joanna I. Tabit and Lisa A. Tackett were...

Four recommended to fill Zakaib’s spot

The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has recommended four of the 13 who applied to temporarily replace Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Paul Zakaib.

Webster J. Arceneaux III, Gary E. Pullin, Joanna I. Tabit and Lisa A. Tackett were...

Hawks Nest State Park completes upgrades

ANSTED, W.Va. — Hawks Nest State Park’s lodge and other facilities have reopened after completion of electrical upgrades.

Hawks Nest Superintendent John Bracken said the upgrades included replacing a 45-year-old transformer....

Charleston police conduct warrants sweep focused on Kanawha City

Charleston police arrested several people Monday night as part of a citywide warrants sweep, with special focus on high crime areas, including Kanawha City.

Sgt. Scott Dempsey, of the warrants division, said the focus on Kanawha City was spurred ...

Arrest made in East Bank Middle School break-in

Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in connection with a break-in at East Bank Middle School.

Christopher Ian Shamblen, 18, of East Bank, was arrested by Cpl. B.L. Adams Tuesday morning, Cpl. Brian Humphreys said....

Marshall University diabetes project gets federal funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Marshall University is getting $325,000 in federal funding for a project aimed at increasing diabetes education efforts in economically distressed areas.

Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., said the funding through the...

2 W.Va. counties designated drug-trafficking areas

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The federal government will provide additional help to two West Virginia counties, to reduce drug abuse and drug trafficking.

Berkeley and Harrison counties are among 26 counties and cities in 11 states designated as...

Traveling Smithsonian sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia.

The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit ...

Mediation set for W.Va. police shooting lawsuit

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Mediation talks are set for a $200 million lawsuit stemming from the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by Martinsburg police.

The family of Wayne Arnold Jones, 50, of Stephens City, Virginia, sued Martinsburg and the...

Collision halts production at Antero pad in Doddridge

WEST UNION, W.Va. — Production at an Antero Resources well pad in Doddridge County has been halted because a drill collided with a well.

The Department of Environmental Protection issued a cease-operations order to Antero after the...

Retired FBI agent named Huntington police chief

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington’s mayor has appointed a retired FBI agent as the city’s next police chief.

Joe Ciccarelli would replace Skip Holbrook. Holbrook resigned in March to take a similar job in Columbia, South...

Flags lowered in memory of former Kanawha commissioner Reese

Kanawha County officials have asked county agencies to lower their flags to half staff Tuesday and Wednesday in memory of former Kanawha County Commissioner Bill Reese.

Reese, of Marmet, died Saturday at his home. He was 84.

Reese served...

NRA buys $218k in ads opposing Tennant for Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Rifle Association is putting almost $218,000 toward ads opposing Democrat Natalie Tennant’s bid for U.S. Senate.

Federal election records show the NRA’s Political Victory Fund bought radio...

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