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Four men sought in Charleston armed home invasion
Four men sought in Charleston armed home invasion

Three men tried to kick in a door in a Charleston area home during an armed home invasion, police said.

It happened in the early morning hours of Sunday at a home in the 600 block of Gordon Drive in Charleston’s Fort Hill area. Janerio...

From an embarrassment of riches, Opus sings with grace

When choruses program concerts, they have to sort through an embarrassment of riches: More than 1,000 years of compositions. In its excellent Christmas concert, Opus Chorale, the 16-voice chamber chorus, sampled music from across the choral canon,...

Police search for suspects in South Hills home invasion
Police search for suspects in South Hills home invasion

Charleston Police are looking for four men in connection with an armed home invasion that happened in South Hills Sunday morning, emergency officials said.

At around 9 a.m., three men broke into a home on Gordon Drive, according to a criminal...

Alpha settles 3 selenium suits at W.Va. mines

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) – Seven Alpha Natural Resources affiliates in West Virginia will pay a $350,000 civil penalty to settle selenium discharge lawsuits.

Bristol, Virginia-based Alpha says the settlement resolves three lawsuits involving...

Gas prices continue to drop
Gas prices continue to drop

Motorists will enjoy lower gas prices for holiday travel, and they can expect those savings to roll into the New Year, according to some forecasts.

Across the country, most gas stations are lower than $2.50 per gallon, according to a GasBuddy....

WVU, Herd women clash at Capital Classic
WVU, Herd women clash at Capital Classic

At least on paper, today’s Capital Classic pitting West Virginia University against Marshall is shaping up to be the most competitive in years.

The Mountaineers (8-1), who are ranked nationally and have won six in a row, will square off...

WVU defense, halfcourt offense combine to beat N.C. State 83-69

NEW YORK — West Virginia leads the nation in steals and Saturday night at Madison Square Garden North Carolina State found out what a lethal weapon that can be.

And Mark Gottfried didn’t like what he...

Funerals for: December 21, 2014

Boggs, Reba 1 p.m. Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley.

Brotherton, Jaxon 2 p.m., Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston.

Griffith, Juanita 2 p.m., Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.


Penny Sampson

Penny Gail Sampson, 57, of Alum Creek, died Mon., Dec. 1, 2014. Arrangements are in care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Jerry Lee Pauley

Jerry Lee Pauley, 79, of South Charleston, died Dec. 20, 2014. Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston is handling the arrangements.

Louvernia Clendenin
Louvernia Clendenin

Louvernia Gay Clendenin, 78, of Charleston, passed away at the Hubbard Hospice House Friday, December 19, 2014.

She was a nurse and had worked for In Home Care, Charleston.

Louvernia was a lifelong resident of Charleston, a graduate...

Wandel Mullins
Wandel Mullins

Wandel Ray Mullins, 77, of Dunbar, went home to be with Jesus, Friday, December 19, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Catherine Mullins; one brother; five sisters; and one son.

Wandel worked as a mechanic at Jack...

Nyla Flint
Nyla Flint

Nyla Evaline Flint, 90, of South Charleston, died Thursday, December 18, 2014, at home. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, South Charleston and was retired from Stone and Thomas Department Store with many years of service....

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