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Supreme Court to hear faith heal case

Mom says she relied on prayer to heal daughter’s cancer

Little Creek to get turf field

Little Creek Park will have an artificial turf field, as South Charleston City Council voted to continue installing the material on the park’s girls’ softball field.

Council unanimously approved Thursday night a $284,050 bid from...

Top five fall fashion grabs
Top five fall fashion grabs

With fall here, many stores now have deals on all the new essentials you’ll need for the season. This year, the emphasis is on crazy patterns and edgy street styles.

If you want just a few quick grabs to get the season started, here are...

Five alternatives to average school lunches
Five alternatives to average school lunches

Now that school has started, we can all go back to enjoying our favorite things about school, such as seeing our friends every day or going to sporting events. But there is one thing that almost every student hates: school lunch. Though sometimes just ...

Water safety is important no matter what time of year

With fall here, many people have traded in their bathing suits for textbooks; however, there is still time to learn about water safety and drowning prevention in order to prepare for time spent around indoor pools this upcoming season. Here are eight...

5 arrested in Va. in protest against Justice

ROANOKE, Va. — Police arrested five people after they hung a large banner in downtown Roanoke to protest West Virginia coal billionaire Jim Justice’s mining operations.

The banner was strung...

WVSU improves enrollment, retention rates

Enrollment at West Virginia State University is continuing to increase, according to school officials.

Fall enrollment has increased by more than 6 percent at WVSU since last fall, putting current enrollment at nearly 2,850 students, according...

The 10 states with the highest adult obesity rates, according to a study by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:

1. Mississippi 35.1 percent

(tie) West Virginia 35.1


Big tennis stadium going up at The Greenbrier
Big tennis stadium going up at The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs is building a 2,500-seat tennis stadium which, in 2015, will become the home for The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic, the resort’s showcase of retired tennis legends.

The new stadium,...

Ethics panel needs more money as filings increase
Ethics panel needs more money as filings increase

An explosion of complaint filings is forcing the West Virginia Ethics Commission to ask the Department of Administration for more money in the 2015-16 state budget, the commissions interim executive director said Thursday.

The number of...

Conference hopes to give royalty owners first-hand insight

“We are drilling more wells,” said Bob Hart, president of the National Association of Royalty Owners Appalachian’s area chapter. “Three years ago, there was a lot more leasing,” Hart said of the oil and gas industry...

Readers’ Voice: Sept. 5, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email

Alex Mooney, bought and paid for by the Koch brothers. He hasn’t seen a benefit that he wouldn’t...

Things to do: Friday, Sept. 5

MARSHALL PETTY & THE GROOVE: 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 5 Corners Cafe, corner of Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street. Call 304-205-7817.

RECYCLE with BILL ROSS: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-...

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