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Public Courts tennis tournament starts Friday in Charleston
CHRIS DORST | Gazette
Public Courts tennis tournament starts Friday in Charleston

Public Courts tennis tournament starts Friday in Charleston
Public Courts tennis tournament starts Friday in Charleston

Free museum admission and more at Clay Center Sunday

The Clay Center’s Summer Fun Day will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The annual event features free museum admission including planetarium shows and hands-on activities and more.

Guests can explore art and science exhibits, watch a...

Volunteer drivers needed for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is in need of volunteer drivers for Thomas, Memorial and Women’ and Children’s hospitals.

Volunteers are needed for approximately one hour, one day a week.

If interested in helping, call 304-343-2621.

Seven seats on WVU’s board await appointments by governor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Seven of the 12 governor-appointed seats on West Virginia University’s board are awaiting action by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

The Board of Governors also has five seats elected or appointed by their constituents....

Charleston business owners say they want more parking

Most downtown Charleston business owners who spoke out at a city meeting Monday want to see more parking in general, but all had different ideas about what that should look like.

“It’s a matter of the mix, and we don’t have...

Council to consider raising city user fee

People working in Charleston could devote more of their paychecks to the city’s weekly user fee next year if a bill introduced on Monday is passed by City Council.

The proposed bill, introduced by Councilman Ed Talkington, would raise the ...

Two new members appointed to Dunbar council

The city of Dunbar has two new city council members and a new president after council accepted the resignations of two members Monday night.

Mayor Terry Greenlee said Ward 2 councilmen Dana Hayes and Doug Fleshman both cited personal reasons...

St. Albans schedules Home Rule public hearing

The city of St. Albans will have a public hearing next month regarding the city’s proposed Home Rule application.

The hearing will be Monday, Aug. 17. It will be St. Albans’ second bid in as many years for Home Rule.

The...

Contractor appeals Lottery project dispute to Supreme Court

A construction bid dispute that has dogged a $7.6 million West Virginia Lottery building renovation project isn’t over yet.

Wiseman Construction — which briefly held the contract to renovate the Lottery’s headquarters...

Mountain State University suit continues despite college’s closure
Mountain State University suit continues despite college’s closure

Despite ceasing to function as a college and selling its central Beckley campus, Martinsburg branch and all its personal property, Mountain State University is still pushing ahead with its accreditation lawsuit against the Higher Learning Commission. ...

Kanawha school board approves more pay raises

The Kanawha County school board Monday approved more pay increases for employees, this time for central office staff, through new pay scales that officials say will make the school district more competitive in worker recruitment and retention....

Salem home closure blamed for juvenile center violence

In May, 13 employees went to the hospital after staff at Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Center intervened when one resident assaulted another, according to an advisory board member for the juvenile detention facility.

Several board members are calling ...

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