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U.S. 35 moves forward; possible completion still years away

Public meetings to expand U.S. 35 began in 1990. Construction on the project, between Point Pleasant and Scott Depot, began 10 years later. Fifteen years after that, the new highway is still only about two-thirds done, and 14.6 miles of the...

Charleston attorney one of Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’
Charleston attorney one of Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’

When Emily Renzelli was in the fourth grade, her teacher told her she would make a good judge —because she was bossy.

“That sort of stuck with me,” Renzelli, 28, said last...

U.S. 35 moves forward; possible completion still years away

Public meetings to expand U.S. 35 began in 1990. Construction on the project, between Point Pleasant and Scott Depot, began 10 years later. Fifteen years after that, the new highway is still only about two-thirds done, and 14.6 miles of the...

Lewisburg without water after diesel spill

Lewisburg and surrounding areas are without water and may not have it restored for three days or more after a tanker overturned late Friday night, spilling nearly 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel into a tributary of the Greenbrier River, emergency...

Bulletin Board: Jan. 26, 2015

Elk Valley PSD

The Elk Valley Public Service District Commissioners Board will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday at 100 Bream Drive, Elkview.

St. Albans writes…

The Advisory Board of the St. Albans Branch Library will present St. Albans...

Charleston design firm to change locations
Charleston design firm to change locations

MESH Design and Development is moving from West Washington Street, but it will stay on Charleston’s West Side.

Co-founder Megan Bullock purchased the former Charleston Trophy and Engraving building in January.

“The building...

After 25 years, Childhood Language Center may expand
After 25 years, Childhood Language Center may expand

C.B. Hall remembers Bobby’s first word, even though Bobby isn’t his son.

It was about a decade ago — perhaps a dozen years — Hall recalls, and he just happened to be watching the child’s speech therapy session. ...

Fayette school board wants all buildings inspected

The Fayette County Board of Education has requested inspections of all school buildings in the district, following the sudden Jan. 12 closure of a Collins Middle School building that forced roughly 400 students to miss almost a week of school....

Man charged with killing wife in case that echoes his mother’s murder
Man charged with killing wife in case that echoes his mother’s murder

Kayla Neel, a college student and department store employee, was 20 years old when, prosecutors say, she was shot and killed by her husband.

On Dec. 16, Michael Eugene Neel, 25, of Bluefield, shot Kayla as she sat in a friend’s truck in...

New training program hopes to boost farmers markets

The West Virginia Farmers Market Association is launching a program geared toward new vendors to help foster more access to local foods, more growers and more producers, project coordinator Adam Taylor said.

Vendors with less than two years of...

Outdoor classroom moving forward at King Center in Charleston

Keys 4 Healthy Kids has received a $3,400 grant from the Capitol Conservation District to move forward with their work on an outdoor classroom near the Martin Luther King Junior Community Center in downtown Charleston.

Laura Dice, the project...

Building donated to congregation whose church was torched by arsonist
Building donated to congregation whose church was torched by arsonist

A Kanawha County church that was set on fire last week has been ruled a total loss, but another congregation has loaned members a vacant church to use for services.

The predominantly black Church of Deliverance United Holy Church was ...

Library starts fundraising for annual basket fundraiser

The Friends of The Library Foundation is preparing for its annual “A Tisket, a Tasket, a Literary Basket” fundraiser event, and is seeking donations from the community.

“You can donate an entire basket, an item for a basket ...

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