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Dems: Raines should be removed from ballot
Dems: Raines should be removed from ballot

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Teacher who reportedly solicited student will have personnel hearing

ELKINS -- An Elkins High School teacher arrested and charged with solicitation of a teenage student is still an employee of the Randolph County Board of Education as he awaits a personnel hearing.

Donald Johnson Jr., 33, is scheduled for a...

Dirty Girl Mud Run could be canceled
Dirty Girl Mud Run could be canceled

This weekend’s Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run is in jeopardy. City officials and the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau said Monday the noncompetitive obstacle course race was canceled because of “financial issues” between the Dirty ...

Rabel joins race for Congress
Rabel joins race for Congress

A fourth candidate will be on the ballot for the U.S. House 2nd Congressional District this November.

Longtime national television reporter Ed Rabel announced Monday that he had received enough signatures to get on the ballot. An independent,...

Boone volunteer firefighters charged in alleged scam

WHARTON, W.Va. ­— The State Fire Marshal’s Office has filed felony criminal complaints against the fire chief and fire officer of a Boone County volunteer fire department.

Ira Rash of the Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire...

Frontier Internet speeds lag, report says
Frontier Internet speeds lag, report says

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Frontier Communications customers have the slowest Internet speeds in West Virginia, according to a state report released Monday.

Only 12 percent of Frontier’s customers have an Internet speed that meets a federal and...

Kanawha Metro 911 launches text-to-911
Kanawha Metro 911 launches text-to-911

Kanawha Metro 911 launched a new service Monday allowing those in emergency situations to text 911 for police, fire or emergency medical services.

Currently, residents with Sprint or Verizon cell...

W.Va. lottery profits fall $54 million

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At $1.21 billion, West Virginia Lottery gross revenue for the 2013-14 budget year was down $114 million from the prior fiscal year, and the state’s share of profits fell $54 million to $533 million, the Lottery...

Guilty plea in murder of Kanawha City man
Guilty plea in murder of Kanawha City man

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Charleston man accused of killing a 90-year-old Kanawha City resident in his home in January pleaded guilty to the murder Monday morning as his trial was scheduled to begin.

Anthony David Caldwell, 40, killed George...

Raines among two GOP candidates targeted by Dems

State Democratic Party officials Monday filed legal complaints to remove two Republican House of Delegates candidates from the November general election ballot for allegedly failing to comply with residency and reporting requirements.


Six injured when car hits van carrying prison inmates

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. -- Six people were injured this morning when a car hit a van carrying prison inmates near Peters Creek in Nicholas County.

Aramand Brouillard, of Belva, was driving on W.Va. 39 near the intersection of Peters Creek with a...

Thieves pose as antique dealers in St. Albans

The woman was robbed after letting the two men inside her home on Virginia Avenue North on the west side of St. Albans, Kanawha Sheriff’s Spokesman Brian Humphreys said.

One man distracted her, while the other stole a small amount of cash ...

Heritage Day held Saturday at Burnsville Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Bulltown historic area of Burnsville. The free annual event offers visitors a chance to experience farm life in central West Virginia through...

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