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Play written by teens to be performed at Clay Center
Allie Hughes/ For the Daily Mail
Play written by teens to be performed at Clay Center

‘Voices of the Mountain’ returns to Clay Center

Kanawha County chosen for exercise, nutrition initiative

Kanawha County is one of 15 places across the United States where the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the American Heart Association are trying to make people healthier through year-long grants for programs tailored to regional health...

Kentucky, W.Va. governors wager on Sweet 16 game

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some signature goodies are up for grabs in a friendly wager between the governors of West Virginia and Kentucky ahead of the Sweet 16 matchup between the states’ two flagship...

Dunbar man sentenced to nearly 4 years for heroin

A Dunbar man was sentenced to almost four years in prison Tuesday on a federal drug charge.

William Leon Sales, 37, was sentenced to 46 months after being found with about 75 grams of heroin and $4,000 in cash in his home last summer, according...

Tomblin cuts $11 million from budget

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin used his line-item veto authority to trim about $11 million out of the state’s now $4.29 billion general revenue budget for the 2015-16 budget year, paring back funds for public education, higher education and the...

Charleston police looking for burglary suspect
Charleston police looking for burglary suspect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police are looking for a man accused of burglary in South Hills.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for Ryan Bernard Priest, of Pine Road, according to Sgt. J.A. Hunt of the Charleston Police Department....

Daycare sues Schoenbaum center over lease problems

A Kanawha County daycare business says in a lawsuit that the Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center wrongly terminated its lease and plotted to steal its clients and employees.

The Kanawha Valley Enrichment Center entered into a yearly lease with...

Fayette sheriff’s office laments K-9 officer
Fayette sheriff’s office laments K-9 officer

Wilbur, referred to by his handler as a K-9 “tracking machine” for the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, died unexpectedly late Monday evening, according to a news release from police.

“If there was any scent at all to ...

Judge approves insurance deal for Freedom Industries

A federal judge has approved a more than $3 million deal between Freedom Industries and the bankrupt company’s insurance company, but has also limited how Freedom can use the money from the settlement.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald Pearson ...

Man’s collection of stolen lawn ornaments going back to owners
Man’s collection of stolen lawn ornaments going back to owners

A lawn ornament disappeared from Dina Mohler’s lawn five years ago. She thought it was long gone, but police returned it to her on Monday.

Christopher Derricks, 39, of Sissonville, pleaded guilty earlier this month to grand larceny in...

Greenbrier sues insurance companies over health-care costs

Non-union employees of The Greenbrier resort were charged too much for health insurance, a lawsuit filed this month in Kanawha County Circuit Court alleges.

The hotel is suing the Marsh & McLennan Agency, of Charleston; Thomas Rutherford Inc.;...

Adopt-A-Highway spring statewide cleanup set for April 25

The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting registration for the April 25 Adopt-A-Highway Spring Statewide Cleanup. Volunteers have until April 10 to register.

Co-sponsored by the DEP and the state Division of Highways, the...

Mason County man faces drug, gun charges

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A Mason County man was arrested Monday after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found drugs and guns at his home.

According to a press release from the Mason County...

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