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Tool-savvy tinkerer trying to get car ready for Labor Day
CHRIS DORST Gazette
Tool-savvy tinkerer trying to get car ready for Labor Day

Darren Husband is used to doing things at the last minute.

But Husband, a hopeless tinkerer who for fun builds bicycles, motorcycles and hot rods from scratch, is worried he may have cut his latest project a bit too close.

Husband, 44, is...

Tool-savvy tinkerer trying to get car ready for Labor Day
Tool-savvy tinkerer trying to get car ready for Labor Day

Darren Husband is used to doing things at the last minute.

But Husband, a hopeless tinkerer who for fun builds bicycles, motorcycles and hot rods from scratch, is worried he may have cut his latest project a bit too close.

Husband, 44, is...

Parent involvement committee meets for first time

Kanawha County School parents and educators hope that a new committee will give new life to legislation created decades ago that was meant to bolster parent voices and break down barriers between school administrators, teachers and parents.

The...

Recycling subcommittee formed on City Council

A subcommittee of Charleston City Council’s environment and recycling committee was formed Thursday evening in order to address a lack of recycling participation in public housing and schools, among others.

At-large Councilwoman Kasey...

County to hold public hearing on mine waste plan

Kanawha County officials will have at least one public hearing on a plan to pipe mine waste from several coal mines in the Slaughters Creek area to a diffusion point on the Kanawha River.

Executives for several Patriot Coal-owned mines said the...

Airport board explores solar panel project

Yeager Airport officials will explore a solar panel project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels.

The project stems from Yeager’s sustainability efforts trying...

WVU party starts in Atlanta before Alabama game
WVU party starts in Atlanta before Alabama game

ATLANTA — The party has already started in Atlanta.

At least if you’re a West Virginia University football fan.

On Saturday, the Mountaineers will meet No. 2 Alabama here in the Georgia Dome....

Tennant reverses plan to charge extra fees for licensing papers

In an about-face Thursday, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant’s office scrapped plans to charge fees for some business and nonprofit licensing documents.

Tennant reversed her...

Lifetime of treasures up for auction
Lifetime of treasures up for auction

MORGANTOWN — The treasures of a life spent traveling the globe will be auctioned off, starting today.

Frances Yeend, a world-renowned opera singer, died in April 2008. She and her husband, James Benner, moved...

Charleston woman who evacuated New Orleans recalls Hurricane Katrina
Charleston woman who evacuated New Orleans recalls Hurricane Katrina

Nine years ago, Dale Catherine DuVernay was packing her bags to seek refuge from Hurricane Katrina at a local middle school in New Orleans when her daughter called.

“The last thing I heard — my 17-year-old daughter says...

Coal is key as W.Va. Senate candidates meet for first time
Coal is key as W.Va. Senate candidates meet for first time

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Several hundred West Virginia business leaders, politicians and lobbyists spent Thursday morning at The Greenbrier resort, drinking coffee, eating apple cinnamon crepes and listening to...

Trial set for W.Va. man accused of killing wife

ELKINS, W.Va. – A Randolph County man is scheduled to stand trial early next year on charges of killing his wife.

Media outlets report that a Randolph County judge scheduled the trial of Theodore Yeager Newlon, 84, during a hearing this...

Things to do today: Aug. 29, 2014

Music

MARSHALL PETTY & THE GROOVE: 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 5 Corners Cafe, corner of Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street. Call 304-205-7817.

HIGHWAY 440 with JOE HALL: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview....

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