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Two strains of flu hit Kanawha Valley

Flu season could be less severe if more people get vaccinated, official says

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Emmanuel Baptist Church will have Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the church at 1401 Washington St. W.

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Kanawha commissioners to choose Plants replacement in public

Kanawha County commission voted Tuesday to conduct interviews for a replacement for Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants in public, hours after county Republicans endorsed three people to replace the beleaguered prosecutor.

Plants, ordered removed...

Police monitor Riverside High after gun threat

Police officers patrolled Riverside High School this morning after a student threatened to bring a gun to school.

The Kanawha County school board sent out an automated voice message on Monday evening warning parents of the threat, and local...

Florida couple admits selling pills in Lincoln County

A Florida couple pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Charleston to distributing oxycodone.

Lester Taylor, 45, and Ali Weinberg, 32, both of Daytona Beach, Florida, will be sentenced Jan. 27 by U.S. District Court Judge John Copenhaver....

Early-morning APCO outage affects more than 2,000 Charleston-area customers

Problems with an Appalachian Power transmission line left more than 2,000 Kanawha County electricity customers without power throughout the morning.

APCO spokesman Phil Moye called the power outage on a nice day a little unusual....

Shoals Elementary dismissing at 9:30 a.m. today

Shoals Elementary will be dismissing students at 9:30 a.m. today because of a power outage, according to a message from Kanawha County Schools.

Detroit man sentenced in state heroin case

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Detroit man has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin in West Virginia.

Jakaiser Wesley Jackson was sentenced in federal court in Huntington...

Durbin & Greenbrier Valley to take over Cass railroad
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley to take over Cass railroad

Following discussions that began last spring, the state Division of Natural Resources announced on Monday that rail operations at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park will be taken over by the State Rail Authority and the state-owned West Virginia Central...

Bluefield man pleads guilty in child pornography case

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – A 19-year-old Mercer County man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.

Joshua Dwayne Poff, of Bluefield, West Virginia, entered a guilty plea on Monday before Senior U.S....

Hundreds to participate in educator workshop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Center for Professional Development is hosting more than 300 educators at professional development sessions in Charleston.

The sessions are being held at the Marriott Hotel this week. Educators from...

Registration opens for state lobbyists

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Ethics Commission says it is accepting registration forms for the upcoming lobbyist registration cycle.

All lobbyist registrations expire on December 31.

The commission says all lobbyists must...

Funerals for: October 28, 2014

Burford, Harriett A. 1 p.m., Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral Home, Charleston.

Coger, Janet A. 11 a.m., Raines Cemetery, Kenna.

Davis, Garland 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.


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