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W.Va. home rule board OKs cities’ sales tax plans

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Seven cities participating in West Virginia’s home rule pilot program have won approval to impose sales taxes.

The West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Board also approved Wheeling’s plan to increase an...

W.Va. home rule board OKs cities’ sales tax plans

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Seven cities participating in West Virginia’s home rule pilot program have won approval to impose sales taxes.

The West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Board also approved Wheeling’s plan to increase an...

Ntelos to sell Eastern Va. licenses to T-Mobile

WAYNESBORO, Va. – Ntelos plans to sell its licenses covering markets in Eastern Virginia to T-Mobile for about $56 million in cash.

The Waynesboro-based regional cellphone company announced the sale on Tuesday. The licenses include the...

Trial begins in W.Va. pre-game slaying case

ELKINS, W.Va. – A Randolph County man is on trial on charges of killing another person outside a high school stadium before a football game.

The Inter-Mountain reports that a jury was selected Monday for the trial of Thomas Chevy Vas, 19, ...

Slack Street recycling center cutting hours

Officials for the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority are slashing public dropoff hours at Charleston’s Slack Street recycling center starting next week.

Solid Waste Authority Executive Director James Young said the recycling center will ...

Editorial: The cost of the coal industry’s lawbreaking

Many coal corporations flagrantly violate health, safety and pollution laws, endangering miners and abusing the public, a coalfield newspaper warned this week.

The Lexington Herald-Leader in Kentucky asked: “How many more examples do we...

WVU-Parkersburg narrows presidential search to 5

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s board has scheduled interviews with five finalists for the president’s job.

The candidates will visit the campus this week and next week. They are Paul...

WVU, W.Va. State announce pre-dental program

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – An early admission program will make it easier for pre-dental students at West Virginia State University to make the transition to West Virginia University’s School of Dentistry.

The universities announced the...

No one injured in accident involving school bus

DUNBAR, W.Va. -- A car collided with the back of a school bus this morning in Dunbar, but authorities said no one was hurt.

Dunbar Mayor Terry Greenlee said the accident happened at the railroad crossing on Dunbar Avenue just before the boundary ...

Funerals for: December 02, 2014

Brown, Virgie 2 p.m., Victory Worship Center, Pine Knob.

Campbell, Betty J. 2 p.m., Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Daugherty, Betty L. 1 p.m., Broyles

Douglas, James 7 p.m.,...

Lena Mae Buck
Lena Mae Buck

Lena Mae Henson Buck, 87, of St. Albans, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. She left her earthly body to join her Lord and Savior in Heaven, where she will suffer no more. Lena Mae has a beautiful voice that is now ringing throughout her heavenly home....

Kenneth F. Tobias
Kenneth F. Tobias

Kenneth F. Tobias, 48, of Morgantown, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 at Mon General Hospital, Morgantown. The cancer has died but Ken's spirit lives on.

He was the son of Susie Lloyd Tobias and the late Franklin C. Tobias. He was born Oct. 17,...

Velma V. Totten
Velma V. Totten

Velma Virginia Totten, 72, of South Charleston, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at home. She enjoyed cooking for her family and was retired from the state of West Virginia with 40 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.W. and ...

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