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Cold Spot restaurant burns down; people asked to avoid area
Cold Spot restaurant burns down; people asked to avoid area

Firefighters who responded to a blaze at the popular Cold Spot pub in Dunbar say the building is a total loss.

The building was being demolished about 8 a.m.

Dunbar, South Charleston and Charleston firefighters responded to the blaze about...

Church activities: Aug. 23, 2014

Spirit Life Fellowship, 137 6th St., Dunbar, will be celebrating 20 years as a ministry Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday. A picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the large shelter at the Wine Cellar Park, 1101 Dutch Hollow Road, Dunbar....

Capital’s Slater makes medal round in China

Tristan Slater, Capital’s two-time state pole vault champion, has reached the medal round of the World Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.

Slater, representing Team Canada, will vie...

Beckley man admits obtaining oxycodone by fraud

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A Beckley man has admitted to having his girlfriend steal prescription drugs for him.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said Daniel Michael Koehler, 30, pleaded guilty in federal court in...

Demolition to start at Huntington housing complex

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Demolition is expected to start next week at a Huntington public housing complex.

Huntington West Virginia Housing Authority Executive Director Vickie Lester told The Herald-Dispatch...

Fire departments win grants for equipment

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Two West Virginia fire departments have been awarded federal funding for equipment and other purchases.

Rep. Nick Rahall announced the grants Thursday from the Federal Emergency...

W.Va. awards community service, justice grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Community service and justice system programs statewide have been awarded nearly $13 million in grants from the state.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the awards Thursday to 157 programs from the Division of Justice...

Alderson man pleads guilty to federal drug charge

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A Greenbrier County man has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.

Seth Allen Carr pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday in Beckley.

Prosecutors say the 24-year-old Alderson...

Man hit, killed by train on bridge in McDowell

The Associated Press

RODERFIELD, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County.

Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch...

Shores wants special meeting of Kanawha parks board

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County Commissioner Hoppy Shores has asked for a special meeting of the Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission.

Earlier this week, logger David Russell Bowen was acquitted in Kanawha County Circuit...

Sobriety checkpoint

The South Charleston Police Department, in connection with the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the 5100 block of MacCorkle Ave S.W. from 8 p.m. today to 1 a.m. Sunday. The checkpoint aims to reduce...

Delta adds larger jets to Charleston-Atlanta route

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of Delta Airlines’ four daily round-trip flights to Atlanta from Charleston’s Yeager Airport will be upgraded to provide additional seating, more legroom and a first-class cabin option.

Starting Sept. ...

Harrison school founder charged with child neglect

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The founder of a now-closed boarding school in Harrison County was arrested Friday following an investigation into the alleged abuse of students, a prosecutor said.

Susan Gayle Clark, of...

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