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The workshop will be held in Room 706 of the WV SBDC office, West Virginia University, 886 Chestnut Ridge Road, Morgantown. ... 20, the Chamber will host a "Get to Know Your Chamber - Lunch Break" event beginning at noon at the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Building at 245 North ...
Jim Justice has appointed Chanda Adkins of Raleigh County to the House of Delegates representing the 31st District Feb. 9. Adkins ... Chadwick returned home to West Virginia to practice medicine at Davis Medical Center in Elkins, where she joined the surgical team of Dr. Jon Winkler and Dr. Amy Bair.

But the biggest reason for considering government consolidation is to reposition southern West Virginia to take advantage of the multiple opportunities on the horizon. The creation of a metro government between the City of Beckley and Raleigh County makes a lot of sense. They have already passed ...
Fayette County schools are receiving assistance from the Fayette County Sheriff, WV state police, local law enforcement and the Fayette County ... The Raleigh County Sheriff's Department said Shady Spring high school's resource officer was notified of a potentially threatening facebook post by a student ...
Beckley, WV (WVNS) -- While the rain continued to fall outside, not a dry eye was in the Vet Center in Beckley on February 17, 2018 as one of its residents received one of America's most prestigious military awards, a tradition congressman Evan Jenkins never gets tired of. "One of the best parts of the job ...
BRADLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Crews are working to remove a large fallen tree in Raleigh County. Both lanes of traffic are shutdown on Maple Fork Road in Bradley as crews were to clear the scene. workers from the Division of Highways (DOH), Bradley Vol. Fire Dept., and Pax Vol. Fire Dept. are all working to ...

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) The Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. is currently looking for three qualified candidates to join their team. Anyone interested in applying must possess a GED or high school diploma. Candidates meeting those requirements are subject to a drug test, background check, physical fitness ...
BECKLEY, W. Va. (WVNS) -- A local mother is outraged after a video showing a science teacher yelling at her middle-school son surfaced. Donna Hockett said the video shows one of her son's teachers making fun of him- in front of his classmates. She shared the video to social media Thursday evening.
Beckley, WV (WVNS) -- Deputies in Raleigh County are asking for help from the community to track down a man who escaped from home ... he is located should contact the Sgt. Stump with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office at 304-255-9300 or CrimeStoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867).
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) The Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. is currently looking for three qualified candidates to join their team. Anyone interested in applying must be 21 years of age and possess a GED or high school diploma. Candidates meeting those requirements are subject to a drug test, ...
"I'm very optimistic for what's going on in West Virginia and the economy there," he said. "I'm just very optimistic about the economy for both of our facilities. "If we can keep going in this direction, it will be good for everybody." A core group of Cogar employees will transfer from Raleigh County to Virginia, ...
RCBOE President Larry Ford told The Register-Herald all board members wanted to show the nearly 1,500 school employees in Raleigh County they support them in their efforts to fight for additional compensation with their West Virginia Public Employee insurance Agency (PEIA) health insurance, as well ...
He was born on July 17, 1943. in Raleigh County, WV, to James and Sarah (Petry) Peters. On March 21, 1970. in Elyria, OH, he married Merna Van Diviner; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are daughter, Debbie (Ruben) Montanez of Goshen, IN; three sons, Ron (Tina) Peters of Winfield, WV, ...
18, 1969: Hundreds of miners in Raleigh County went on strike over the issue of black lung. Within days, the walkout spread ... For more information, contact the West Virginia Humanities Council, 1310 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25301; 304-346-8500; or visit e-WV at www.wvencyclopedia.org.
On this West Virginia Morning, The Legislature Today host Andrea Lannom speaks with Delegate Mick Bates, of Raleigh County. He's minority vice chairman of the House finance Committee. Bates talks about a potential teachers' strike and the debate at the statehouse over teacher pay and PEIA issues.
Beckley, WV (WVNS) -- Staring on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office began accepting application for new deputies. Forms can be picked up at the County Clerk's office. They must be turned in by the close of business on Friday, March 9. Applicants must be between 18 and 45 ...
COOL RIDGE, WV (WVNS) -- An accident between a car and a school bus happened on Route 19 in Cool Ridge at around 2:45 p.m. The car was coming out of the Cool Ridge Post Office near the ... The Raleigh County School Transportation Department dispatched another bus to take the children home.

"We're still negotiating," said Wendy Peters, the Raleigh County WVEA president. Peters said that union leadership will meet with West Virginia House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, on Monday. "If we feel that it is necessary to take a statewide action, the majority of teachers and service personnel ...
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The following roads have been shut down by the West Virginia Division of Highways for high water. Greenbrier County. Caldwell Rail Road Tunnel - County ... According to Raleigh County dispatchers, flooding has been reported in Killarney and Amigo. Rhodell Volunteer Fire Department has closed Coal ...
law enforcement officers from the Beckley police Department and Raleigh County Sheriff's Office partnered with agents from the Alcoholic Beverage Control ... The sting was funded by the WV Governor's Highway Safety Program and coordinated by the ABCA and theWest Virginia Southern Regional ...
CHARLESTON -- To fill the seat left vacant after Lynne Arvon was appointed to the West Virginia Senate, Gov. Jim Justice on Friday appointed Chanda Adkins to represent the 31st District in the House of Delegates. Adkins, a mother of two from Raleigh County, said she is the director of West Virginians for ...
The West Virginia higher education Policy Commission announced facebook will be the featured employer for this year's job and Resource Fair March 23 at the Erma Byrd Higher education Center. ... Joe Manchin, Workforce West Virginia, and the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce.
The Beckley veterans Affairs Medical Center's team, along with community leaders, partners and state officials came together to work towards this initiative to end veterans homelessness in our area. In 2017, they reduced the overall homeless veterans population by more than 50 percent. This is the largest ...
According to the report, West Virginia was ranked the fourth worst in the nation in 2018. This is based off of diet, smoking habits, dental treatment costs, and frequent check-ups. Dentists here in Raleigh County said it's a shame we are on the list, but one of the main problems is a lot of people are scared of ...
A public hearing held Tuesday night for a petition by the Town of Mabscott to annex a stretch highway packed the Raleigh County ceremonial courtroom. The proposal would have taken a roughly 1.5 mile stretch of U.S. Route 16, also known as Robert C. Byrd Drive, into Mabscott. The proposed section ...
Beckley, WV (WVNS) -- A Fayetteville man has been sentenced on drug charges after authorities found a large amount of marijuana in his home. According to Raleigh County prosecutor Julie Wisman, Benjamin Villenave was arrested in March 2017. During a search, the Beckley Raleigh County Drug ...
ORIGINAL STORY: Hundreds of people throughout Southern West Virginia are waking up Friday without power due to snowy conditions. According to American electric power, Mercer County has the most outages- specifically in the Bramwell area. There are more than 100 people in Raleigh County ...
This falls on the same day hundreds of teachers throughout West Virginia plan to rally outside of the Capitol to bring awareness to their concerns regarding changes to their insurance and pay raises. ... On Thursday, parents stood with signs in front of sixteen schools throughout Raleigh County. Many told ...
PRINCETON -- An Ohio tractor-trailer driver was arraigned Friday on charges including fleeing with reckless indifference and battery on an officer after leading police on a chase down Interstate 77 from Raleigh County and into Mercer County. William K. Rehm, 54, of Columbus, who is being held at the ...
Services will be Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:30 PM, in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home. A Military graveside service will follow on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Park. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Raleigh County Animal Shelter, 325 Grey Flats Rd., Beckley, WV ...
In addition, inspectors with the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training may nominate mines and facilities for the awards. Republic Energy LLC's Workman Creek Surface Mine in Raleigh County has been honored with the Barton B. Lay, Jr. Milestones of Safety Award, one of only two ...
Following the tip of a local mom, WRC launched "Causeacon," a three-day "pop culture" convention that turned half of the Beckley Raleigh County ... teen, "tween" and adult guests, panelists and vendors into Beckley from southern West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, ...
He was also wanted on a charge in a separate county. During its homicide investigation, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office connected Dunbar to a shooting in Beckley, according to the recent news release. Investigators contacted the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office, which issued a warrant for Dunbar's ...
Hundreds of teachers packed the auditorium at Woodrow Wilson high school on Tuesday night to express their concerns regarding changes being made to the West Virginia Public Employees insurance Agency (PEIA), a Senate bill making changes to seniority in the public school system, a proposed 1 ...
(WVVA) A local businessman was among those indicted in the Raleigh County Grand jury in January, 2018. Stacey Wade ... on Harper Road. He is set to be arraigned on the charge in front of Judge Andrew Dimlich in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Thursday, February 1st, at 9 a.m. No bond has been set.
43 elementary, middle, high school and college teams will be taking to the court at the Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center. This tournament is a precursor to the WV State basketball tournament in march and provides a big boost to the area. " They stay here, they eat here, they shop here. We've ...
The murder victim was also at the Go-Mart at the time of the shooting and was wanted for questioning by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office. Abren's body was found on Jan.18 behind an uninhabited house in the Blue Bend area of Greenbrier County. Two days later, investigators found the remains of ...
With PEIA proposal, Raleigh County teachers consider leaving West Virginia ... Beckley, WV (WVNS) -- The frustration over the new PEIA proposals continues to simmer from teachers across the state, especially in Raleigh County. After the closed-doors meeting on Thursday, January 29, 2018, they still ...
(WVVA) A local businessman was among those indicted in the Raleigh County Grand jury in January, 2018. Stacey Wade ... on Harper Road. He is set to be arraigned on the charge in front of Judge Andrew Dimlich in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Thursday, February 1st, at 9 a.m. No bond has been set.
CHARLESTON -- West Virginia teachers are weighing their options over a lack of pay hikes and health insurance issues, pressuring lawmakers to remedy a situation that could lead to a strike. "We may be staring down the barrel of a teachers strike," said Del. Ed Evans (D-McDowell County). Evans blasted ...
... statewide are concerned with changes to West Virginia Public Employees insurance Agency's GO365 Program. Some teachers tell 59 News said they are furious after PEIA plans to make the GO365 Program mandatory starting on July 1, 2018. Thursday night, Jan. 25, 2018 Raleigh County educators met ...
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- A Raleigh County Circuit Court judge sentenced a Naoma man to life in prison with mercy Tuesday in connection with August 2017 kidnapping of an elderly woman. Brandon Cantley, 33, previously entered a plea agreement that dismisses multiple counts he was facing, including ...
West Virginia state police in Beckley arrested a man over the weekend for stealing copper from a local mine. Troopers say Eddie Williams Jr. stole the wire on multiple occasions. Williams is being charged with grand larceny, trespassing, destruction of property, and open burning. He is being held in ...
Animal charities in Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Raleigh and Summers counties have been awarded grants for spay and neuter assistance by the West Virginia Department of agriculture (WVDA). After receiving 60 applications, the WVDA was able to award grants to 36 facilities. "I am extremely pleased with ...
To be eligible, you must be a current law enforcement officers who has graduated from a West Virginia state police Academy Basic Training program. Then you'll need to pass a pre-employment physical ability exam, a written test and a Sustainability exam. We're told the number of state troopers has ...
Tourist attractions in a three-county region of West Virginia could get a boost from an initiative that has seen success throughout much of the world, but has yet to ... Raleigh County sites include Tamarack and the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, along with the New River Gorge National River, which also flows ...
The Beckley Common Council will be meeting to vote on an issue that may bring something new to the people of Raleigh County. After the closing ... "I think that it's exciting not only for Beckley but for Raleigh County, even Southern West Virginia for that matter and also for our tourist traffic. You know this is ...
Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for water customers in the town of Glen White. The advisory ... West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for a section of Lake Drive in Glade Springs from Chestnut Hill to Teaberry Court, including Manor Estates.
RALEIGH COUNTY, W. Va. (WKBN) - A tractor-trailer driver from Hubbard died after crashing on Interstate 77 in West Virginia. The accident happened about 12:30 a.m. Monday on I-77 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. According to police, the semi veered into the median, flipped over and exploded.


 

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