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W.Va. agency braces for tank registration deluge

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — State regulators are expecting a deluge of last-minute aboveground storage tank registrations as the deadline looms.

A new state law requires owners to register their aboveground storage tanks by Oct. 1. The...

Kansas lifer takes over Jayhawks for fired Weis
Kansas lifer takes over Jayhawks for fired Weis

MORGANTOWN — Clint Bowen sounds a lot like a guy who just got the job he always wanted but hasn’t quite had time to figure out precisely what he’s going to do with it.

And, in truth,...

County lowers flags in memory of former Kanawha commissioner Reese

Kanawha County officials have asked county agencies to lower their flags to half staff today and Wednesday in memory of former Kanawha County Commissioner Bill Reese.

Reese, of Marmet, died Saturday at his home. He was 84.

Reese served as...

Arrest made in East Bank Middle School break-in

Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in connection with a break-in at East Bank Middle School.

Christopher Ian Shamblen, 18, of East Bank, was arrested by Kanawha Sheriff’s Cpl. B.L. Adams on Tuesday morning, Cpl....

Prep golf, regional results

Note: Top two teams and top two individuals not on qualifying teams qualify for state tournament

Class AAA, Region 3

At Lewisburg Elk Country Club

Team results

1. Greenbrier East 223; 2. George Washington 225; 3. Woodrow Wilson ...

Private health exchanges provide tailored options
Private health exchanges provide tailored options

The Affordable Care Act marketplace concept is catching on — in the private sector.

A growing number of independent private health-care exchanges are sprouting up around the country, including some in West Virginia.

These exchanges ...

Tennant campaign: Capito gained from inside info

The campaign to elect Secretary of State Natalie Tennant to the United States Senate will begin airing a new television ad Tuesday alleging that her opponent, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has benefited financially from being a member of the...

Fire in Jefferson shuts down U.S. 60

A late night fire in Jefferson shut down portions of U.S. 60 off and on for several hours.

Deputy Kanawha County Emergency Services Director C.W. Sigman said a fire broke out in an apparently abandoned apartment building in the 5900 block of...

Pizatella may be named new Administration secretary

Changes are imminent in the state Department of Administration, sources indicate.

An announcement is reportedly pending naming Jason Pizatella as the department secretary. Pizatella currently is deputy chief of staff for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin....

Funerals for: September 30, 2014

Billanti, Carolyn 11 a.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Buckley, Mary Sue 4 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove.

Burgess, Gipsie 10 a.m., Taylor

Canterbury, Joanne Noon, Snodgrass Funeral ...

Mary Lillian Bee

Mary Lillian Bee, 89, of Deep Water, died Sept. 29, 2014. She was born June 26, 1925 in Braxton County and was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Sarah Conrad Gillespie. She was also preceded in death by her Husband, Clarence Bee, and a son, Carl...

Frances R. Lacaria

Frances Rose Lacaria, 93, of Somerville, Mass., formerly of Charleston, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Mass. Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston, is serving the Lacaria family.

Ronnie W. Cash Jr.

Ronnie Wayne Cash Sr., 77, a resident of Beverly, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 28, 2014 at Nella's Nursing Home.

He was born Dec. 28, 1936 in Olcott, a son of the late Henry Sybil Cash and Myrtle Mae Michael Cash. On Nov. 18, 1956 he was...

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