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An article in Tuesday’s Gazette misspelled the name of a Charleston preacher. His name is Rev. Ricardo Flippin.

Closed Vandalia center could become resident artist space
Closed Vandalia center could become resident artist space

The former Vandalia Community Center could host a visiting artist if Charleston is awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Committee Chairwoman Susie Salisbury suggested using the building as the home and studio of an artist-in-...

West Virginia drug courts to hold graduation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —Adult drug courts in Mason and Greenbrier counties are holding a graduation ceremony this week.

The state Supreme Court says ceremonies will be held Friday in Point Pleasant and Lewisburg.


From the Kitchen: Christmas cookie treasures

Each year around this time, I like to discover one new cookie that can become a part of our family recipe treasury.

That was also a goal set by the late longtime Gazette food editor, Delmer Robinson. I guess, out of everything he wrote over 50...

Beckley doctor’s book teaches better eating through stories
Beckley doctor’s book teaches better eating through stories

Dr. Shrikant Bembalkar grew up in Mumbai, India, eating in an Old World-style, his family gathering individual ingredients from the markets and his mother whipping up vegetarian meals from scratch.


South Charleston announces holiday garbage schedule

With Christmas and New Year’s Day falling mid-week this season, the city of South Charleston has announced holiday garbage collection schedules.

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve both fall on a Wednesday, with Christmas and New...

OSHA shelves rule on explosive dust

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Four years after an explosion and fire at a Hancock County metals recycling plant killed three workers, the Obama administration has basically shelved a regulatory proposal that could help prevent such incidents....

Kathy Mattea returns home for Christmas
Kathy Mattea returns home for Christmas


Kathy Mattea in W.Va.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg


Bulletin Board: Dec. 10, 2014


Al-Anon/Alateen groups hold open and free support group meetings for those that have family and friends that have an addiction. Al-Anon groups meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier St.;...

Fairmont to give center to domestic violence group

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A public hearing is set to discuss Fairmont officials’ plan to donate a former Army Reserve center to a group that helps domestic violence victims.

The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday after the City Council last...

W.Va. coal seam fire appears contained to 1 area

WHITE HALL, W.Va. – A Department of Environmental spokeswoman says exploratory drilling indicates that an underground coal seam fire in Marion County is contained to an area that’s venting smoke.

DEP spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater...

Eastbrook Elementary closing early

Eastbrook Elementary School in Teays Valley is closing at 1:15 p.m. today because of a sewage problem, Putnam County Schools spokeswoman Rudi Raynes said.

Raynes did not have further information immediately available.

Patti LaBelle, Kathy Griffin, Harry Connick Jr. headline new Clay Center series
Patti LaBelle, Kathy Griffin, Harry Connick Jr. headline new Clay Center series

Vocal powerhouse Patti LaBelle, jazz/pop star Harry Connick Jr. and comedian Kathy Griffin will headline the Clay Center's 2015 spring performance season.

The lineup, along with a new performance series featuring emerging artists, was announced...

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