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Top-O-Rock design awards delayed

The Top-O-Rock design awards, which were scheduled to be announced on Friday, have been delayed, said organizer Sarah Halstead.

West Virginia State University’s Economic Development Center is no longer sponsoring the event and Halstead no...

Vandalia Gathering: Schedule for Saturday, May 23, 2015

Vandalia Gathering, a free celebration of West Virginia’s heritage and longtime customs, will take place Saturday and Sunday on the grounds of the state Capitol Complex. All activities are free.

Capitol grounds...

Things to do Saturday, May 23, 2015


POST VANDALIA GATHERING JAM: 7 p.m. Free. Hosted by Robert Shafer. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

MARTEKA AND WILLIAM: 7 p.m. Adults $5, children $3. Jerry Run Summer Theater, W.Va. Route 20, 1.5 miles...

Bulletin Board: May 23, 2015

Kids’ health fair

Sports City Complex in Hurricane will sponsor a kids’ health fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Quantum Sports Center. Power UP Sports and Wellness, River Cities Gym, Superior Martial Arts of Teays Valley and...

W.Va. Veterans Memorial renovation to be completed in June

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A yearlong renovation of the West Virginia Veterans Memorial at the state Capitol Complex is expected to be completed in June.

Since the $1.6 million project started last spring, access to the memorial has been...

Logger killed while cutting tree down in Lewis County

JANE LEW, W.Va. – Authorities are investigating a logging accident that killed a worker in Lewis County.

Police tell media outlets that Jacob McClain, 24, of French Creek in Upshur County was killed on Tuesday while cutting down a tree....

Dying father gets last wish to attend daughter’s graduation

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A dying father got his last wish: seeing his daughter graduate from high school.

WSAZ-TV reports Aristotle Svingos, who is battling terminal cancer, says his last goal was to watch his youngest daughter Maria Simone...

Nonprofits in 12 W.Va. counties eligible for disaster loans

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Disaster loans are being offered to nonprofit organizations in a dozen West Virginia counties that sustained damage from severe weather in April.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says...

Lock agreement to make Monongahela River more accessible

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Boaters can travel the Upper Monongahela River without hindrance for the first time in several years.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to reopen the Opekiska and Hildebrand locks for recreational use. The...

On file: May 17, 2015


The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between May 1 and 15:

David-George Haikal, 39, of Poca and Michele Lee Workman, 33, of Charleston.

Timothy Don Craddock, 53, and Jaunita Louise Conaway,...

Roads closed for tonight’s Live on the Levee, fireworks

Roads will be closed for tonight’s Live on the Levee, a weekly free concert throughout the summer at Haddad Riverfront Park.

Kanawha Boulevard, from Clendenin to Capitol streets, will be closed at 5:30 p.m.

Because tonight’s...

‘Fast-track’ trade bill moves forward in Senate

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to move forward with a bill that would let President Obama negotiate trade agreements that Congress would then not be able to change, only accept or reject.

The Senate voted 62-38 to end debate on the “fast-...

KCHD appoints new board member

The Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health swore in Martha Walker, a former state legislator and former Department of Health and Human Resources secretary, as its newest board member on Thursday.

Walker, a lifelong Charleston resident, was appointed ...

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