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Man’s lawsuit asking to legally smoke pot dismissed
CHRIS DORST | Gazette
Man’s lawsuit asking to legally smoke pot dismissed

Some residents at Arbors in city without power

Some residents of Charleston Arbors, a downtown apartment complex for the elderly and disabled, may be without power until tonight after an outage on Thursday, according to Appalachian Power.

AEP spokesman Phil Moye said the outage may take...

Dog’s best friend
Dog’s best friend

A Charleston business owner was misidentified in a story in Thursday’s Gazette. Bill Pile is the owner of F.M. Pile Hardware Co.

Sponsors see issues in history education bill

Eleven Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates are backing an amendment to an education law that allows school workers to face charges and potential job loss if they teach “politically correct” topics...

Man’s lawsuit asking to legally smoke pot dismissed
Man’s lawsuit asking to legally smoke pot dismissed

Kanawha drug court gives addicts a second chance
Kanawha drug court gives addicts a second chance

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 a...

Legislators debate whether to help video lottery retailers

Legislators debated Thursday whether the state has an obligation to help limited video lottery retailers who paid the state nearly $70 million for 10-year West Virginia Lottery licenses – only to learn afterward they will have to replace or...

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...

State community college chancellor to leave position

The chancellor of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia announced Thursday that he’ll leave his position on June 30.

Jim Skidmore, who’s led the system since its creation in 2004, has been involved in...

Fight looms in W.Va. over prevailing wage repeal

Nearly 100 people, including dozens of union workers, packed a committee room Thursday as the state Senate began an effort to repeal West Virginia’s prevailing wage law, only to see the repeal abruptly dropped from the committee agenda, pushed...

Former prison employee admits touching inmate

BECKLEY, W.Va. -- A former federal prison employee pleaded guilty in Beckley on Thursday to inappropriately touching a female inmate.

Richard Canterbury, 50, of Lewisburg, pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact involving a ward, according to...

Former student sues osteopathic school over handling of assault

A former student of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is suing the school, claiming officials there mishandled her sexual assault complaint.

The lawsuit filed last week in federal court in Beckley comes after it was announced last ...

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