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WV State Fair box office opens Monday

FAIRLEA, W.Va. — The State Fair of West Virginia’s box office is set to open 10 a.m. Monday, and discounted tickets will be available for purchase.

Tickets can be purchased through the box office...

Unemployment rates drop in 49 W.Va. counties in April

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Unemployment rates dropped in 49 of West Virginia’s 55 counties in April.

WorkForce West Virginia says Pendleton County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 4.4 percent, followed by Jefferson County...

Four still in hospital with boating accident injuries

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Authorities say at least four people remain in a hospital with injuries suffered in a boat accident on Cheat Lake Memorial Day evening.

The Dominion Post reports 12 people, ranging from 18 to 20 years old, were injured ...

Judge lets high school senior vandals walk at graduation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A Monongalia County circuit court judge granted 11 University High School seniors the ability to walk at graduation after a vandalism incident earlier this month, described as a prank in court documents.

The Dominion...

Nicholas man shot during drug bust

MUDDLETY, W.Va. — A Nicholas County man was shot during a drug bust late Wednesday.

State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the State Police detachment in Richwood and officers from the...

Sheetz on its way (photo)
Sheetz on its way (photo)

Bulletin Board: May 29, 2015

“Fill the Boot” campaign

Members of the St. Albans Local 1155 and Nitro Local 1822 Firefighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association will celebrate ALS Awareness Month and kick-off the fire fighters’ annual “Fill...

Gauley Bridge brothers admit faking traffic warnings

FAYETTEVILLE — Two brothers known for issuing speeding tickets in Gauley Bridge pleaded guilty to fabricating warning citations at a plea hearing in Fayette County Magistrate Court Thursday.

Leonard Sean...

UC to host classes at military facility

The University of Charleston is expanding its efforts to recruit students in the armed services with a physical expansion into a military installation.

Mike Levy, UC’s director of educational partnerships and military programs, said the...

Appalachian Power COO discusses rate hike, plant closures
Appalachian Power COO discusses rate hike, plant closures

The rate increase for Appalachian Power customers earlier this week is “about the cost of doing business and getting a fair return,” the company’s president and chief operating officer said Thursday.

In a meeting with...

June pretrial hearing set for Hurricane man charged in son’s death

Attorneys for Robert Jeremy Smith, the Hurricane man found in Kanawha City last year with his dead infant son, signaled in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday that they had a “tentative plea agreement” to present to the court ahead of...

Historic Charleston church to offer tours Saturday
Historic Charleston church to offer tours Saturday

Denizens of Charleston’s oldest church will shed a little light on their historic stained-glass windows this weekend, as well as other aspects of the historic Kanawha United Presbyterian Church.

Organ music will be featured in the open-...

Manchin talks workforce, infrastructure concerns

West Virginia needs to address its workforce issues, and Washington needs to address infrastructure and debt concerns, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday.

Delivering the keynote at the annual Who’s Who in West Virginia business...

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