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Glasgow residents could see utility rate hike in fall

Glasgow residents and businesses may be paying higher rates this fall if a water and sewer rate increase is approved by the state Public Service Commission.

Last week, Glasgow’s town council approved on second reading an average 26...

Dunbar council approves pay raise for city employees

The Dunbar City Council unanimously approved a pay raise for city employees at Monday’s council meeting.

About 75 employees will see a 25 cents per hour raise, Mayor Terry Greenlee said.

The city’s recreation director,...

Prep soccer: GW boys coach Hopper sidelined

Longtime George Washington boys soccer coach Tom Hopper is taking a leave of absence, according to GW athletic director Shawn Wheeler.

Kevin Cushing, who is in his eighth year as an assistant coach under Hopper, has been named the interim head...

Power returns to APP Tuesday

The West Virginia Power opens a six-game homestand tonight at Appalachian Power Park.

The Power (28-29), which was off Monday, hosts the Lakewood (N.J.) BlueClaws at 7:05 tonight in the first game of a three-game series. West Virginia will...

WVU women’s soccer earns another ranking

The West Virginia University women’s soccer team earned the No. 10 ranking in the Division I Top 25.

The Mountaineers are the highest-ranked Big 12 Conference team, with Texas Tech checking in at No. 15. WVU will face...

Hickman: 3 surgeries later, Chestnut back in the mix
Hickman: 3 surgeries later, Chestnut back in the mix

MORGANTOWN — For a guy who arrived on campus three years ago with impeccable credentials and playing at a position of great need, Terrell Chestnut has had far too little impact on West Virginia’s defense....

Personnel postpones discussion of psych hospital salaries

The state Division of Personnel has postponed its consideration of staffing levels at the state’s psychiatric hospitals until next month, temporarily reducing the pressure on the state Department of Health and Human Resources over the issue....

2-year-old boy drowns in pool in northern W.Va.

The Associated Press

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – Police in Marshall County are investigating the drowning of a 2-year-old boy.

Media outlets report the boy fell into a pool Saturday night at a home in the Rosby Rock area of Marshall...

Mingo company sues former judge
Mingo company sues former judge

A Mingo County construction company says an alleged scheme to put the husband of ex-circuit judge Michael Thornsbury’s secretary in jail cost it more than $4 million.

Devco Building and Construction and its owner David Heath Ellis filed...

Full-size Ford pick-ups are most stolen vehicle in West Virginia
Full-size Ford pick-ups are most stolen vehicle in West Virginia

According to a report released Monday, 2008 full-size Ford pick-ups are the most stolen vehicles in West Virginia.

The report, from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, examined vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the Center and...

Foodland robbery suspect did time for 2010 robbery

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Telisa McCauley, who police say was a getaway driver in last week’s armed robbery at Foodland, had her 2011 assault charges dismissed as part of a plea deal with the Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office,...

W.Va. patient data stolen in online hospital attack

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Four Southern West Virginia hospitals are among more than 200 nationwide where patient information was stolen in an online attack earlier this year.

The four hospitals — Bluefield Regional Medical Center,...

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