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Commissioners to petition for Plants’ removal from office

Commissioners vote

unanimously to remove county prosecutor

Vigil for peace in Gaza
Vigil for peace in Gaza

County Commission votes to start removal proceedings against Plants

Members of the Kanawha County Commission voted unanimously to start removal proceedings against Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants on Thursday.

Commissioners Kent Carper, Dave Hardy and Hoppy Shores voted at a regular County Commission meeting to...

West Virginia Open scores, pairings — July 24

at The Resort At Glade Springs

Thursday’s results

Second round

Will Evans, Charleston 70-66—136

Craig Berner, Hurricane 68-69—137

David Bradshaw, Harpers Ferry 70-68—138

Christian Brand,...

A rainy ride
A rainy ride

Workers comp premiums to decrease

West Virginia employers should see a $32 million decrease in workers’ compensation premiums during the coming year, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Thursday.

West Virginia employers have already saved more than $280 million since the...

Building hotel likely would add to Charleston’s low occupancy rates

Charleston doesn’t fill the hotel rooms it has — and more could be on the way.

Negotiations will soon take place between the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority and Richmond, Virginia-based KM Hotels to determine the specifics of...

U.S. House candidates in W.Va. outline their positions
U.S. House candidates in W.Va. outline their positions

It wasn’t really a debate: The candidates had seen the questions ahead of time, and they didn’t take any other questions from the audience or each other.

But the two major-party candidates for the U.S. House seat in West...

Tourism commission approves grants
Tourism commission approves grants

Staff writer

Tourism Commissioners Thursday approved more than $500,000 in tourism advertising matching grants -- and decried the lack of funding for future grants.

Commission Chairman Oshel Craigo noted that in its heyday, the fund...

Sen. Manchin’s brother sues him; details unclear

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by his brother — but it’s unclear why, because the Marion County Circuit Clerk refused Thursday to release a copy of the complaint.

Dr. John Manchin II also is suing his youngest brother, Rock...

Boil-water advisories

The boil-water advisory issued for the Mount Hope Water System has been lifted.

Pineville Municipal Water Works has issued a boil-water advisory from the bulk plant on W.Va. 97 to the end of the system at Wyoming, following a water main break....

UC partners with BridgeValley

Students at BridgeValley Community and Technical College who want to continue their education can now easily transition to the University of Charleston to receive their bachelor’s degree.

UC and BCTC — which merged Bridgemont...

Nearly $1 million in insurance refunds coming to W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than $900,000 in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 8,300 people in West Virginia.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the payments...

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