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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 a release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

The man entered through a kitchen vent on the roof in the early morning hours,...

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 a release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

The man entered through a kitchen vent on the roof in the early morning hours, ...

Electrical issues close Winfield High

Unspecified electrical issues 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...

Patriot cited in incident that killed two at Boone mine

A Patriot Coal subsidiary has been cited in a fatal “coal outburst” that killed two miners in May at an underground operation in Boone County.

Inspectors from the state Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training cited...

New state fire marshal named
New state fire marshal named

FLATWOODS, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Fire Commission moved to appoint the acting state fire marshal, Anthony Wayne “Tony” Carrico, to the permanent fire marshal’s post on Monday.

The commission selected Carrico from among...

Feds offer to sell back seized weapons, 1 in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two federal agencies are offering thousands of firearms and thousands of dollars in cash back to the people they were taken from in searches and seizures. One firearm and more than $14,000 were taken in West Virginia raids....

Daniel Vineyards is an estate winery gem at 2500 feet above sea level
Daniel Vineyards is an estate winery gem at 2500 feet above sea level

This is the third in a series of articles about West Virginia’s growing farm winery industry and the quest for a concerted tourism effort. Today’s article features Daniel Vineyards, one of the five wineries in the southeastern...

Participants sought for state bow hunter survey

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Bow hunters are being asked to participate in an annual survey that’s used to monitor West Virginia’s wildlife populations.

Chris Ryan with the Division of Natural Resources says the West Virginia...

Benwood memorial honors mining disaster victims

BENWOOD, W.Va. – A new memorial in Benwood honors more than 120 workers who were killed in two local mining disasters.

The Benwood Mine Disaster Memorial includes three granite statues honoring 119 miners who died in an explosion at...

Hawks Nest State Park lodge to close for upgrade

ANSTED, W.Va. – The lodge at Hawks Nest State Park will be temporarily closed for an electrical upgrade project.

West Virginia State Parks district administrator Paul Redford says a planned power outage began at 7:30 a.m. today to...

Deer complaints decrease in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Parkersburg residents are seeing fewer deer munching in their gardens.

City and state officials say complaints about deer have decreased. They’re not sure why. But they say the city’s urban deer hunt has ...

Kennel cough prompts quarantine at Mercer shelter

PRINCETON, W.Va. – A canine quarantine is in effect at the Mercer County Animal Shelter because of kennel cough.

The shelter isn’t accepting dogs or offering them for adoption.

Shelter director Lisa Williams tells The...

Thieves target gas workers at state campground

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. – Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell says thieves are targeting natural gas industry workers staying at a local campground.

Mitchell says his department received reports last week of multiple thefts and break-ins at...

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