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Charleston hoteliers question need for more lodging
Charleston hoteliers question need for more lodging

Hotel operators aren’t so sure the Charleston-area market can sustain another inn.

Georgette Rashid George, who owns three hotels, said Charleston’s market has been “soft” for more than a year.

“I would...

W.Va. inmate decrease pleases corrections chief
W.Va. inmate decrease pleases corrections chief

West Virginia Corrections Commissioner Jim Rubenstein told legislators Monday he’s pleasantly surprised by the decrease in the state inmate population in the first year of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Act.

Passed in March 2013, ...

Funerals for: August 26, 2014

Coffindaffer, Jewell 12:30 p.m., Cunningham Memorial Park Mausoleum, St. Albans.

Cooper, Mabel A. Noon, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio.

Hinkle, Lonnie H. 1 p.m., Grassy Meadows Gospel...

Jeffery Lee Wyatt

Jeffery Lee Wyatt, 56, of Sutton, died Aug. 23, 2014. Service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, with visitation beginning two hours prior.

Nelson Collins

Nelson Collins, 73, of Trenton, N.C., formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Aug. 24, 2014. He is survived by a son, Glen Collins of Marmet, W.Va., and a daughter, Brenda Collins of South Charleston, W.Va.

Charles E. Anderson

Charles E. "Charlie" Anderson, 57, of Letart, passed away Aug. 12, 2014.

He was employed by Felman Production, LLC in Letart and was a former employee of the city of Charleston.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Kathy Jones Anderson;...

Heath "Bud" Crihfield

Heath Allen "Bud" Crihfield, 31, of Spencer, died Aug. 23, 2014. The body was cremated. Memorial service will be 4:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer.

Herbert W. Robertson
Herbert W. Robertson

Herbert Wesley Robertson, 85, of Scott Depot, formerly of St. Albans, died Aug. 23, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House after a long illness.

Born in August 1929, the fourth son of William Sebert and Mary Garrett Robertson, Herbert graduated in 1948...

Douglas B. Burdette
Douglas B. Burdette

"To everything there is a season, a time to every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die ... a time to weep, and a time to laugh: a time to mourn, and a time to dance." Ecclesiastes 3:1-2, 4.

Douglas Brian Burdette, 56, of...

Sheldon R. Michelinie

Sheldon Ray Michelinie, 87, of Fairlea, died Aug. 25, 2014. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Greenbrier Memorial Gardens, Lewisburg. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Michael Eugene Moore
Michael Eugene Moore

Michael Eugene Moore, 49, of Campbells Creek, passed away Aug. 23, 2014 surrounded by his friends and family after a long illness.

He was a disabled truck driver for Corey Brothers and attended Spring Hill Baptist Church.

Mike's greatest...

Lola I. Bailes
Lola I. Bailes

Lola I. Bailes, 103, fell asleep in the Lord on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at Eastbrook Center, Charleston. A native of Roane County, she was born May 11, 1911 to the late John and Electa Vineyard. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Wilbur H....

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