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Water main repairs to commence; customers asked to limit water use

West Virginia American Water is asking its Kanawha Valley customers to voluntarily limit “non-essential water” usage for 24 hours, beginning today and lasting through 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The request is designed to alleviate demand...

Water main repairs to commence; customers asked to limit water use

West Virginia American Water is asking its Kanawha Valley customers to voluntarily limit “non-essential water” usage for 24 hours, beginning today and lasting through 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The request is designed to alleviate demand...

W.Va. Senate leader Cole to run for governor

West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole, R-Mercer, formally announced his bid for governor during a press conference today in Bluefield.

Cole, who’s been credited for helping Republicans take over the Senate and House of Delegates,...

Looking back on 50 years of Head Start in the Mountain State
Looking back on 50 years of Head Start in the Mountain State

It was her proudest moment. Before the West Virginia Supreme Court, with her brother by her side, Elizabeth “Bettina” Jordan talked about her first job, decades earlier.

It was 2000, and she was being presented as a new lawyer at...

Family clock repair business stands the tests of timepieces
Family clock repair business stands the tests of timepieces

CULLODEN, W.Va. — Jamie Hardin will be sitting with his wife and two children in their home beside U.S. Route 60, just being a husband and dad. Then, it will hit him.

“Oh! I got it! Something that ...

City Council kills pay-raise bill
City Council kills pay-raise bill

Charleston City Council withdrew a bill during a regular meeting Monday night that would have given Mayor Danny Jones a 20 percent pay raise.

Jones, who announced he would ask the city’s governing body to do so during news conference...

Local health departments with funding woes identified

The state Department of Health and Human Resources has identified 19 local health departments in West Virginia that have less than six months’ operating cash on hand.

Amy Atkins, director of the state Division of Local Health, discussed...

Tomblin announces $250K in substance abuse treatment grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced $250,000 in grants to two organizations for substance abuse treatment programs.

The grants are part of the Justice Reinvestment Treatment Supervision program. Tomblin says the...

Roundup: Bailey, well-known local sports figure, dies
Roundup: Bailey, well-known local sports figure, dies

Eric Bailey, a figure well-known to sports fans around Charleston, died on Saturday in Charleston.

The 58-year-old Bailey became the director of the Charleston Catholic Athletic Facility on Hillcrest Drive in 2006, and oversaw every aspect of...

State sets free fishing weekend June 13-14

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s annual free fishing weekend is set for June 13-14.

Division of Natural Resources director Bob Fala says that during those two days, residents and nonresidents can fish in West Virginia...

S. Charleston man charged with murder in toddler’s death
S. Charleston man charged with murder in toddler’s death

A South Charleston man allegedly killed a 2-year-old boy and put the child in a freezer for several hours before calling police.

Jarrel Stricklen, 23, was arraigned Monday evening in Kanawha County Magistrate Court on a first-degree murder...

Funerals for: June 02, 2015

Easter, John 6 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

Monday, Earl C. 7 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.

Pritt, Bessie 2 p.m., Wallace and Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle.

Rollins, James D....

Victoria Hill

Victoria Hill, 56, of Tornado, died May 31, 2015. Arrangements by Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

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