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WVU FOOTBALL: Calicchio awarded with scholarship
WVU FOOTBALL: Calicchio awarded with scholarship

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. ­­­— For the second time in as many weeks, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen has given a walk-on a scholarship. Fifth-year senior Mike Calicchio was rewarded this week and is now the 83rd WVU player on...

Commission signs petition to remove prosecutor from office

All three members of the Kanawha County Commission signed off on a petition Thursday to have Prosecutor Mark Plants removed from office.

Commissioners Kent Carper, Dave Hardy and Hoppy Shores signed the petition to have Plants removed based on...

HallowEast reveals event’s clues in conference
HallowEast reveals event’s clues in conference

Ric Cavender, in the ballpark, with a microphone, announced Thursday that a new Clue-themed murder mystery will join the lineup for this fall’s HallowEast, the annual Halloween celebration in Charleston’s East End.


Advocates: Stop glamorizing suicide

After Robin Williams passed away on Monday, media was flooded with tributes to the actor and comedian, as well as the details of his last moments.

Patrick Tenney, suicide prevention coordinator for the West Virginia Council for the Prevention of ...

Bulletin Board: August 15, 2014

Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will have its leadership conference at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Flatwoods.

Role of W.Va. school principals could change

The West Virginia Board of Education is looking to redesign the role of school principals in the Mountain State.

A report compiled by ICF International, a consulting firm based in Virginia with offices in Charleston, recommends several...

Charleston Gazette sues A.G. over Cardinal Health documents

The Charleston Gazette filed a lawsuit against West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Thursday, seeking documents about Morrisey’s role in his office’s ongoing case against a drug company that his wife lobbies for in...

Putnam County boy dies after being found in family’s pool

WINFIELD — A 3-year-old boy died Wednesday in an apparent drowning in Putnam County.

Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 2700 block of Scott Depot Road, also known as South Poplar Fork...

‘Sky’s the Limit’ youth program boosts health, education in McDowell County
‘Sky’s the Limit’ youth program boosts health, education in McDowell County

It all started with a question — one that has been answered by children, parents and community leaders in Northfork and Keystone, in rural McDowell County.

"If 'the sky is the limit,' how would you improve health for your peers and what...

Charleston man faces charge in Mimi’s robbery

A Charleston man turned himself in Thursday afternoon, hours after police issued a warrant for his arrest for his alleged role in Tuesday evening’s robbery at Mimi’s gambling parlor on Patrick Street.

Brown, 55, of...

WVU student stabbed to death in bar

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A West Virginia University student died from his injuries after he was stabbed inside a bar in downtown Morgantown early Thursday.

Devonte Waites, 19, of Fairmont, was stabbed in the abdomen at Bent Willey’s, located ...

Democratic Party worker files election complaint against Jackson County delegate
Democratic Party worker files election complaint against Jackson County delegate

By Eric Eyre

Staff writer

A West Virginia Democratic Party worker has filed an election complaint against Jackson County Delegate Steve Westfall, alleging the GOP House member received illegal campaign contributions from two companies and...

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