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Distance Run competitor balances jobs, baby and exercise ambition
Distance Run competitor balances jobs, baby and exercise ambition

Strong legs and strong will carry runners to the finish each year at the Charleston Distance Run, and among this year’s field, Jennifer Hillenbrand fits that mold as well as any.

Hillenbrand, a 40-year-old Scott Depot resident, builds her...

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...

Airport board hears about lawsuit defense

Yeager Airport cannot be sued because it’s a government run agency, officials reiterated Thursday to the agency’s board members.

Attorneys representing the airport have filed a motion saying as much to dismiss a lawsuit related to...

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...

Mountain State Business Index continues to show improvements

The Mountain State Business Index displayed a healthy rate of performance in August, according to John Deskins, director of West Virginia University’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research.

August marked the fourth straight month of...

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...

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Spurlock reunion

Spurlock reunion: Noon, Sunday, Rand Community Center.

Sorority meeting

Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society will hold its first meeting of the year from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Baptist Temple parlor,...

Freedom eyes DEP’s voluntary cleanup program

Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter West Virginia’s voluntary industrial site remediation program to help ease the cleanup of its Elk River facility, where a chemical leak in January contaminated the drinking-water supply for...

Boil-water advisories

The McDowell County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers in the communities of Tidewater, Kyle, Rolfe, Gilliam, McDowell and Greenbrier.

Pineville Municipal...

Three recommended to governor for family judge spot

The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission recommended three names to the governor to serve as Kanawha County Family Court judge.

Erica N. Lord, R. Joseph Zak and Darlene Ratliff Washington were recommended to replace Judge Mike Kelly, who...

Clock ticking in W.Va., Va. to seek flood loans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Time is running out to apply for federal disaster loans in areas of West Virginia and Virginia that were hit by flooding on June 12.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says the deadline to apply for physical...

Man sentenced for Massachusetts carjacking

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) – A Virginia man authorities say went on a multistate crime spree, partying with college students along the way, and bragging about his exploits on social media, has been sentenced to up to six years in prison in...

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