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Former employee sues state Public Defender office

An attorney is suing his former employer, the West Virginia Public Defender Services, claiming he was fired for raising concerns about the office.

Duane Rosenlieb Jr. worked for the public defender services office as their appellate director,...

Former employee sues state Public Defender office

An attorney is suing his former employer, the West Virginia Public Defender Services, claiming he was fired for raising concerns about the office.

Duane Rosenlieb Jr. worked for the public defender services office as their appellate director,...

Hotel developer meets CURA deadline, expected to present plans at next meeting

A developer has met the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority’s deadline regarding the potential building of a new hotel downtown.

KM Hotels, a company based in Richmond, Virginia, submitted a proposed development agreement to build on the...

Church activities: Jan. 31, 2015

Charleston Baptist Temple will sponsor the W.E.L.L. “Wednesday Evening Learning for Living” program at 7 p.m. each Wednesday at its location, the corner of Quarrier and Morris streets. The evening of Bible study and fellowship focuses on ...

UTEP coach reprimanded by Conference USA

Texas-El Paso assistant coach Phil Johnson received a letter of reprimand from Conference USA for throwing a folded up sheet of paper on the floor during the Miners’ game at Marshall last week.

The toss interrupted a Thundering Herd fast...

Chandler Academy and Belle Elementary dismissing early

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Two area schools are dismissing early today because of heating or water issues.

Chandler Academy will be letting students out at 9:15 a.m. today because of the lack of water according to a notification from Kanawha County...

Rockslide, water main break on Sissonville Drive will result in delays
Rockslide, water main break on Sissonville Drive will result in delays

The Charleston Police Department is asking motorists to avoid the area of Sissonville Drive near Washington Street West following a rockslide and water main break.

There are some rocks and a large amount of water in the roadway at this time. A...

Putnam County seeks funds to prevent wave pool losses

WINFIELD — Putnam County officials took the first steps Tuesday morning to save thousands of dollars lost annually to cover temporary repairs at Hurricane’s Valley Park wave pool.

The Putnam County...

Statehouse Beat: A symbolic repeal of a symbolic law

Our new-look Legislature is poised to pass its first bill this session, a largely symbolic repeal of a law that itself is largely symbolic (HB2001).

Repeal of the 2009 Alternative Energy Portfolio Act will join a long list of feel-good bills...

Things to do Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Music

THE WEGMANN BROTHERS: 7 p.m. Free. Stringed Americana. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

FRISSON: 8 p.m. Culture Center Theater. Adults $10, seniors $15, students $10, children under 13 free. Cajun....

Neighbors upset by vacant building
Neighbors upset by vacant building

Neighbors of a vacant Quarrier Street building want the property cleaned up, and have taken their cause online.

Colleen Anderson, a resident of Arlington Court, sent a photograph of garbage strewn about the 1212 Quarrier St. property to a...

Chelsey Hancock quickly got swept up in the drug scene in Charleston when she started dating a new guy about two years ago.

She had done meth before, but she said she was “really bad off” when the police busted the couple with ...

Maryland man found guilty in WVU student’s fatal stabbing

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A Maryland man has been convicted in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old West Virginia University student.

Media outlets report a Monongalia County Circuit Court jury found Robert Hernandez Jr. of Cumberland, Maryland,...

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