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W.Va. universities apply to host 2016 presidential debate

Clay Center, state government among those supporting proposal

CAMC cancer center part of PBS documentary

Charleston Area Medical Center’s David Lee Cancer Center will be featured in an upcoming Ken Burns documentary exploring “the emperor of all maladies” that is set to air on PBS next week, hospital officials announced at a board of ...

Charleston brewer among those excited after craft beer bill signed
Charleston brewer among those excited after craft beer bill signed

Word that Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin had signed into law late Tuesday legislation intended to help the state’s young craft beer brewing industry grow (SB273) came as particularly good news to Ryan Heastings, head brewer at Charleston Brewing Company....

DOH hopes to speed up repair schedule for Brounland Road slip

State highways officials are asking for money to fix a large slip on Brounland Road sooner rather than later.

Residents of the area near Alum Creek have been asking to have the slip fixed for more than a year. The hillside is falling away...

Editorial: Health care for all

America’s historic Affordable Care Act passed its fifth anniversary this week. So far, more than 16 million less-privileged Americans have gained health insurance through it, with more to come. It’s another advance in the U.S. safety...

Marmet budget meeting postponed

A special meeting of the Marmet Town Council set for Tuesday night to hammer out the city’s budget has been postponed to give town officials more time to sort out the town’s financial picture.

“The numbers are all over the...

Indiana man dies in Fayetteville accident

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — An Indiana man died in a two-vehicle collision in Fayetteville late Tuesday afternoon, according to a Fayetteville Police clerk.

Daniel D. Perry, 58, of Michigan City, was driving a box truck when he collided with a...

Kanawha, Putnam improve health factors

Over the past three years, Kanawha and Putnam counties have steadily improved multiple factors that influence health, including lowering adult smoking and obesity rates, while many southern West Virginia counties have seen consistently poor ratings in ...

South Charleston icon coming down
South Charleston icon coming down

A South Charleston icon will come down Friday morning when the giant metal paint can is removed from the roof of the former Evans Lumber Company building on D Street.

“It’s sentimental to a lot of people,” said Bob Anderson, ...

Area boil-water advisories lifted, one issued

The Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers of the Airport system, which included 700 Scott Ridge Road to and including Grandview Park.

The McDowell County Public Service District has lifted the...

Dominion taking applications for $1.5M in education grants

RICHMOND, Va. – Dominion Resources’ charitable arm is accepting applications for $1.5 million in grants to schools and educational institutions in 10 states and Washington.

The Richmond-based energy provider says its K-12 Education ...

Drugs raises concern for West Virginia’s future

Drugs raises concern for West Virginia’s future


I read with interest your editorial about the curse of drugs in West Virginia.

A short time ago I went into a restaurant and soon after I was seated, a group of young...

Bulletin Board: March 26, 2015

Easter egg sale

The Women of the Fifth Avenue Church of God will sell Easter eggs on Friday and Saturday in front of the Kmart in Kanawha City.

Trail club hikes

Kanawha Trail Club will sponsor a new hike at 9 a.m. Saturday at the...

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