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No. 17 West Virginia men cruise past Texas Tech
No. 17 West Virginia men cruise past Texas Tech

Mountaineers use strong second half to put Red Raiders away

Toilet paper profits on a roll, consumer buying power down the drain

First, 14 ounces became the new pound for vendors of canned beans and other vegetables, while pound-sized cans of coffee shrank to 10.5 ounces.

Next, newspapers downsized their formats to near tabloid size and used flimsier newsprint in an...

2nd-half pressure carries WVU past Texas Tech 77-58
2nd-half pressure carries WVU past Texas Tech 77-58

MORGANTOWN — Perhaps there have been better stretches of basketball played by West Virginia this season — and given the remaining schedule there might need to be a few more — but none encapsulate what...

Teen dies in crash after attempt to flee police in Oak Hill

One teenager is dead and another was transported to the hospital after a crash early Saturday morning in Oak Hill following an attempt to flee police, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department said.

According to a press release from the...

Puppet master entertains children at Martinsburg theater
Puppet master entertains children at Martinsburg theater

MARTINSBURG — Whether he’s directing a weekly puppet show or teaching art in front of a full classroom, Joe Santoro has a talent to share with children of all ages.

Santoro is the puppet master behind...

Conservative groups look to alternative energy repeal as national model

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – After West Virginia legislators voted to delete a law that counts burning tires and some coal as alternative fuels, national small government groups are turning the uncontroversial repeal into a rally cry to remove more...

Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.

GILBERT, W.Va. – After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state’s blessing – the start of a new legacy...

Press problems lead to late newspaper deliveries

Press problems overnight are causing delivery of the print edition of the Saturday Gazette-Mail to be behind schedule this morning.

We apologize in advance for any late deliveries and appreciate your patience

Print edition delivery may be delayed this morning

Because of problems overnight with our printing press, morning delivery of the Gazette-Mail print edition may be running behind schedule.

We apologize in advance for any delays.

Officials optimistic about economy at South Charleston event

The South Charleston Chamber of Commerce hosted its 23rd annual Groundhog Breakfast and Economic Forecast at its Holiday Inn on Friday morning.

Pointing out that 27 new businesses opened in South Charleston last year, Mayor Frank Mullens...

Funerals for: January 31, 2015

Bair, Margie C. Noon, End of the Trail Cemetery, Clintonville.

Bess, Marlene 3 p.m., Bartlett

Bowles, Janis J. 2 p.m., Old Glory Freewill Baptist Church, Winifrede.

Brown, Waildia 1 p.m.,...

Helen Hoskinson

Helen E. Hoskinson, 90, of St. Albans, died Fri., Jan. 30, 2015. Service will be 3 p.m. Feb. 2, at First Presbyterian Church, Charleston. Gathering of family and friends will be from 2 p.m. until service time Mon.

Joseph Pacifico

Joseph Angelo Pacifico, 87, of Charleston, died Thurs., Jan. 29, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Tues., Feb. 2, at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Mon., Feb. 2, at the funeral home. Snodgrass Funeral Home,...