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New England raking in millions from leaf peepers
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New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

JAFFREY, N.H. — On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re not just gazing at foliage — they’re looking at cold, hard...

Morgantown Police use tear gas, pepper spray to disperse crowds
Morgantown Police use tear gas, pepper spray to disperse crowds

Morgantown Police responded to alleged rioting Saturday night with pepper spray and tear gas after crowds of students pushed over street lights on High Street and destroyed fencing around construction sites, according to Chief Ed Preston, of the...

City looks to bring millennials in
City looks to bring millennials in

By some measures, millennials — the generation born between 1980 and 2000 — will have more spending power, and will spend more on travel, than any other group in a few years.

It’s no surprise, then, that area tourism leaders ...

Colombian coffee aroma wafts through Gilmer County
Colombian coffee aroma wafts through Gilmer County

LINN — Duane and Rachel Brown never really meant to get into the coffee business.

“To tell you the truth,” Rachel said, sitting at the head of the table in her dining room, slowly sipping...

Another Big 12 shootout for WVU, Baylor
Another Big 12 shootout for WVU, Baylor

MORGANTOWN — Terrell Chestnut has pretty much gotten used to life as a defensive player in the Big 12. When he goes to work on Saturdays in the fall, he’s accepted the fact that things aren’t always...

Funerals for: October 19, 2014

Baria, Scott 2 p.m., Ridenour Park, Nitro.

Bias, Rebecca 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Bias, Stoney 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Booth, Elizabeth 1 p.m., Grisell Funeral...

James Dorsey
James Dorsey

Mr. James Richmond Dorsey, passed away October 17, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his family. James was a veteran of the Korean War, where he earned a Purple Heart from the United States Army, after his time in the service he worked then...

Joan Payne

Joan Payne, 84, of Chelyan, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at CAMC General Division, Charleston. Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove is serving the Payne family.

Diana Halkias
Diana Halkias

Diana O. Halkias, 79, of Charleston, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital, after a long illness.

She was born August 9, 1935, in Aliquippa, Pa., a daughter of the late Vasilios Orfanon and Evangelia Tsoukas Orfanon. She...

Linda Roberts
Linda Roberts

Mrs. Linda Roberts, 70, of St. Albans, went home to be with the Lord Friday, October 17, 2014.

Linda attended Maranatha Fellowship in St. Albans.

She is preceded in death by her son, Kenny Witt; and brother, Terry McClanahan.

Linda...

Zane Lilly
Zane Lilly

Zane Lilly, 86, of Hurricane, died Friday, October 17, 2014, at Midland Meadows Assisted Living.

Born June 6, 1928, in Hinton, he was the son of the late Joseph Ray and Cora Alice Lilly. He was a 1945 graduate of Hinton High School and married...

Linsy Gillenwater
Linsy Gillenwater

Miss Linsy Rae Gillenwater, 25, of Nitro, went home to be with King Jesus, Friday, October 17, 2014.

Linsy has attended Nitro Church of God, Maranatha Fellowship in St. Albans and currently Revival Worship Center in Culloden. She is a graduate...

Henry Swoope
Henry Swoope

Henry L. Swoope, loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away October 18, 2014, surrounded by his family. Henry was born June 24, 1921, in Louisa, Va., to Henry L. Swoope Sr. and Addie L. Swoope. Addie, a native...

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