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Race, law enforcement focus of Charleston conference
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Race, law enforcement focus of Charleston conference

Charleston officials open dialogue about relationship between officers, minorities

Water commission finalizes recommendations

Members of a special state commission on Monday finalized most of their recommendations as they rush to meet a legislative deadline of Dec. 15 to submit their first report on drinking water safety reforms required by the law passed in response to a...

Former church building demolished (photo)
Former church building demolished (photo)

Monongalia shooting victim’s sister forgives shooter

The sister of a victim in last week’s shooting that left five people dead has asked Monongalia County residents to forgive the shooter.

Rachel Coll, 40, of Seguin, Texas, said she hopes the people of Morgantown and Westover will absolve...

Boil-water advisory

Beckley Water Company has lifted a boil-water advisory issued on Dec. 7 for 438 4-H Lake Road to the end of the system in Crow, including all side streets.

Carrico leaving job as State Fire Marshal

West Virginia State Fire Marshal Anthony Wayne “Tony” Carrico, who was appointed to the permanent position in September, announced Monday he is taking another job with the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.


SC Christmas parade sign-up deadline extended

The South Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau has extended the Christmas Parade sign-up deadline until Friday.

The Christmas parade will be televised this year on the following dates and times:

Tri-State’s CW, Suddenlink,...

Bulletin Board: Dec. 9, 2014

Christmas concert

The Charleston Metro Band will present its annual Christmas concert at 4 p.m. Saturday in Macy’s Court at the Charleston Town Center Mall. The all-volunteer band, under the direction of Dick Stockton, will perform pieces ...

Many Alpha miners to keep jobs

About 750 miners will continue working at eight Alpha Natural Resources strip mines and processing facilities in West Virginia that had been targeted by the company for potential closure in response to the continuing downturn in the Central...

DNR offers 2015 wildlife calendar

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A painting of two bucks in the snow is featured on the cover of the 2015 West Virginia Wildlife Calendar.

The calendar also has paintings of a yellow perch, a pair of red-bellied woodpeckers and other wildlife....

Kanawha Metro 911 hiring dispatchers

Kanawha County’s Metro 911 center is looking for emergency dispatchers.

“We are looking to attract professionals that can multitask and are dedicated to their jobs,” said 911 training coordinator Rick McElhaney....

W.Va. native at forefront of computer technology
W.Va. native at forefront of computer technology

If the counselor at Williamson Junior High School had simply tossed the letter she got back in the mid-1970s into the trash can, Rod Van Meter might not be the world-traveling, cutting-edge professor he is these days.

But she didn’t....

Innerviews: Barber shares story of climb from hell of addiction
Innerviews: Barber shares story of climb from hell of addiction

He owns a busy barber shop and plans to open another one. He wants to open a pet food pantry as well.

At 47, Michael “Huggie” Hudkins is quite the budding entrepreneur. Finally, he got his act together. The rehearsals...

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