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Ex-WVU professor in false-credentials case worked on C8 studies

West Virginia University officials are not releasing details about allegations that a former professor in the university’s School of Public Health was hired with false credentials.

According to

Chaise Lounge opens FOOTMAD season
Chaise Lounge opens FOOTMAD season

The Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance kick off their 2014-15 concert season Saturday with a performance by Maryland six-piece Chaise Lounge. Some folks call them jazz; others say swing. They describe themselves as “classically smooth...

Ex-public defender gives up law license

West Virginia Supreme Court justices accepted Wednesday the annulment of the law license of a former public defender who was accused of prostituting children over the Internet.

Steve Conifer voluntarily gave up his law license, even though in...

Alliance taking inventory of downtown businesses, parking
Alliance taking inventory of downtown businesses, parking

Imagine Charleston’s downtown task forces are putting together an inventory of businesses and properties in downtown Charleston, said Susie Salisbury, Charleston Area Alliance vice president of community development and Forth Hill city...

Leon Panetta to headline annual Democratic event

Former Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA Leon Panetta will be the keynote speaker at the annual Jefferson/Jackson Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Charleston Civic Center, the West Virginia Democratic Party announced Wednesday....

St. Albans police identify man found dead in park

St. Albans police have identified a man whose body was found in St. Albans City Park on Tuesday night.

Capt. James Agee of the St. Albans Police Department identified the victim as Micah Burdette, 20, of St. Albans. A hiker discovered...

Craft brewers seeking simpler licensing scheme
Craft brewers seeking simpler licensing scheme

Representatives of West Virginia’s fast-growing craft beer industry called on legislators Tuesday to take steps to encourage more expansion of brewpubs and microbreweries statewide.

“We have a very young, and dynamic and growing...

W.Va. ag stats available online

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – From corn to cows, a compendium of all things agricultural in West Virginia is now available online.

The Annual Bulletin of the West Virginia...

Putnam man charged with burning frat’s fire truck

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Putnam County man has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed a fraternity’s fire truck.

Media outlets reports that Nicholas Trent Martin, 22, of Hurricane was arraigned Tuesday in Cabell County...

Ansted mayor says ethics allegations unfounded

ANSTED, W.Va. – Ansted Mayor Romie “Pete” Hobbs says an ethics complaint filed against him is unfounded.

Hobbs tells The Register-Herald that the complaint references ordinances that are outdated.

The complaint alleges ...

In Short: Sept. 11-17, 2014

East End block party

The seventh annual East End block party runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday on the corner of Elizabeth and Jackson streets, in front of Asbury United Methodist Church. The free event includes a concert by the Martin Luther King...

Christopher Carter and ‘Arteries’ art on ‘RFC’

The latest “RFC MINI SHOW,” online now at the PopCult blog (, features Christopher Carter performing a couple of cover songs at last week’s horror-themed art show, “Arteries,” in Kanawha...

Youth assaulted in Oak Hill park

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is investing the assault of a 14-year-old old at Oak Hill City Park Monday.

A deputy responded to a report of a fight at the park around 6 p.m., according to a release from the sheriff’s...

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