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Seven tons of trash removed from illegal dump in Mingo

CHATTAROY, W.Va. – Mingo County authorities have removed 7 tons of trash from an illegal open dump along U.S. 52 near Chattaroy.

County Commission president Greg “Hootie” Smith tells the Williamson Daily News that several...

Seven tons of trash removed from illegal dump in Mingo

CHATTAROY, W.Va. – Mingo County authorities have removed 7 tons of trash from an illegal open dump along U.S. 52 near Chattaroy.

County Commission president Greg “Hootie” Smith tells the Williamson Daily News that several...

Pedestrian tunnel planned at W.Va. state fair

FAIRLEA, W.Va. – The state plans to build a pedestrian tunnel to improve access to the State Fair of West Virginia’s fairgrounds.

The $2 million tunnel will run underneath southbound U.S. 219 in Fairlea. It will be located just...

State agency to treat 3 rivers for black flies

HINTON, W.Va. – State officials plan to spray three southern West Virginia rivers this week to suppress the black fly population.

The Department of Agriculture tells media outlets that it will conduct aerial treatments Wednesday on the...

Kelly to remain family judge until replacement named

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Recently retired Kanawha family court judge Mike Kelly will stay on the bench until his replacement is named.

West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Robin Davis issued an administrative order Tuesday that said Kelly would ...

$5B natural gas pipeline to be built in W.Va.

Four major energy companies are coming together for a new 550-mile natural gas pipeline project that starts in Harrison County.

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources announced the pipeline project known as Atlantic Coast ...

Six new scholarships to help Marshall med students

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Medical students at Marshall University will benefit from six new scholarships.

The scholarships were created through a graduating giving program called Adopt a Medical Student. The program allows gifts to be made...

One killed in rollover wreck near Sissonville

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- One woman was injured and her husband killed in an early morning accident near Sissonville.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said the woman was driving south on Interstate 77 around...

Funerals for: September 02, 2014

Baber, Dorothy 2 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Bonnett, Kathryn M. 2 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood.

Burton, Cheryl 10 a.m., Preston Funeral Home, Charleston.

Cummings, Hibbert,...

James Manuel Floyd
James Manuel Floyd

James Manuel Floyd, 52, of Lewisburg, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at his residence.

Jim was born May 11, 1962 in San Diego, Calif., and was the son of Eleanore Ledward Floyd of Lewisburg and the late Howard Kenneth Floyd.

Mr. Floyd...

Carol Jean Goff
Carol Jean Goff

Carol Jean Goff, 74, of Tornado, went home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 after a long illness at Hospice West, South Charleston.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Blondie Satterfield; sisters, Sylvia Estep and Sue Poole; and brother, ...

Perry R. Merritt Sr.

Perry Roosevelt Merritt Sr., 87, of Ripley, died Aug. 31, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the funeral home.

Phyllis Ann Cooper

Phyllis Ann Fenner Cooper, born Oct. 4, 1940, died Aug. 30, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the funeral home.

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