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Landlord asks court to evict Kanawha delegate Raines

Kanawha County school board member Becky Jordon and her husband filed a complaint Thursday against Republican Delegate Suzette Raines, asking that Raines be evicted from a South Hills residence.

The complaint alleges Raines failed to pay $2,500...

Boil-water advisories

Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers of the Clear Creek System. The Raleigh County Public Service District has also lifted the boil-water advisory for the Arnett Water System.

The Department of...

Police: Plants involved in child custody incident

Police were called to John Adams Middle School early Wednesday evening in response to a child custody issue involving Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants, officers said.

Charleston police responded to multiple 911 calls, then made...

OSHA cites company in cell tower deaths

Federal inspectors have cited an Oklahoma company for two alleged safety violations following their investigation of the collapse of a Harrison County cellular communications tower that killed two employees and a local volunteer firefighter.

The ...

Small Business Administration lending grows in Mountain State

West Virginia entrepreneurs have received more financial support from the Small Business Administration and its lending partners this year, the SBA reports.

Lending is up 80 percent in the Mountain State compared to last year’s third-...

Mountain Party candidate makes 4 in Senate race

Bob Henry Baber, the former mayor of Richwood and a longtime Mountain Party candidate for statewide office, will run for U.S. Senate, he announced in a news release Thursday.

Baber, a writer and artist, announced that he will file papers to run...

Bulletin board: August 1, 2014

Pet adoption/donation event

The Kanawha Charleston Humane Association is holding an adoption and donation event on Saturday at Green’s Feed and Seed. Join them and meet some “paw”some shelter pets looking for...

Things to do today: Friday, August 1, 2014


JOHNNY STAATS AND THE DELIVERY BOYS and THE BAND WAGON: 6:30 p.m. Free. Bluegrass. Live on the Levee. Headliner performs 45-minute sets at 7:45 and 8:45 p.m. Haddad Riverfront Park. Call 304-348-8014 or visit www.liveontheleveecharleston....

Board votes to submit new banned animals list

The state’s Dangerous Wild Animal Board voted this week in favor of a new proposed list of banned animals in the state much shorter than a previous list that drew public opposition.

The new ...

Road work: Aug. 1, 2014

West Virginia Paving will resurface Charleston’s Chesterfield Avenue, from South Park Road from Chappell Road, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Man admits to stealing dead person’s ID

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of aggravated identity theft.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says Troy Lawrence, 45, admitted that he used a dead person’s name and driver’s license to ...

IDs released in St. Albans house fire that killed 2

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. – The State Fire Marshal’s Office has identified two people who died in a house fire in St. Albans.

The office says Paul D. Wilson, 59, and Lisa Dillon, 50, died in Wednesday’s fire, which was caused by...

2 charged after girl found in vermin-infested home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Police in Charleston have charged a mother and a nanny after a 6-year-old girl was found in a boarded-up home infested with roaches and bed bugs.

A criminal complaint in Kanawha County Magistrate Court says officers...

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