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Former Williamson mayor gets probation

A judge said the felony charge that former Williamson mayor and Bank of Mingo branch manager Darrin McCormick was convicted of for lying to federal agents was punishment enough and sentenced him to three years probation.

U.S. District Court...

Agricultural lime plant opens in Pocahontas County

MILL POINT, W.Va. – West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick says a new lime plant in Pocahontas County will help farmers improve their land and increase production.

Helmick and other officials participated in a ribbon-cutting...

Saint Francis Hospital offering free drive-through flu shots Sunday

Saint Francis Hospital will be offering free drive-through flu shots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until supplies last) Sunday in the hospital’s circle drive off Laidley Street.

Those interested can roll up their sleeve, roll down their...

Two-vehicle wreck shuts down interstate

A two-vehicle accident shut down Interstate 77 at the 99 mile marker near Charleston Thursday afternoon, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher. The wreck happened around 12:45 p.m. A patient with chest and back injuries was taken to the...

Kanawha parks board votes to keep director

The Kanawha County Board of Parks and Recreation voted 6-1 on Thursday morning to keep Jeff Hutchinson as the county parks department’s executive director.

Board member Pat Donahoe cast the only vote against keeping Hutchinson....

WVa race: Rahall outspent Jenkins more than 2-to-1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Democratic Congressman Nick Rahall spent $1.2 million last quarter for his tough re-election bid, more than double what GOP opponent Evan Jenkins spent.

As political ads flooded the airwaves in the race, Jenkins spent...

Signs to mark Dunloup Creek area’s history

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. – Interpretive signs are planned at four locations in Fayette County to mark the history of Dunloup Creek area.

Fayette County resource coordinator Kelly Drey tells The Register-Herald that the signs will be located in...

$200m W.Va. police shooting lawsuit dismissed

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A federal judge has dismissed a $200 million lawsuit stemming from a fatal police shooting in West Virginia.

U.S. District Judge Gina Groh ruled Wednesday that Martinsburg police officers didn’t use excessive...

Evil Dead returns
Evil Dead returns

For musician and actor Steve Wandling, the scariest part about 2014 wasn’t getting the lead role in the Kanawha Players’ production of “Evil Dead: The Musical.”

The show, based on director Sam Raimi’s...

Kessler announces attempt to diversify Southern W.Va. economy

State Senate President Jeff Kessler announced Thursday an initiative intended to come up with proposals for revitalizing and diversifying Southern West Virginia’s economy.

Kessler, D-Marshall, announced the appointment of a task force of...

Bail reduction again denied for Hurricane man accused of killing son
Bail reduction again denied for Hurricane man accused of killing son

WINFIELD, W.Va. – A judge refused again Thursday to lower the $500,000 bail for a Hurricane man accused of killing his 5-week-old son.

Robert Jeremy Smith, 34, of Shank Avenue, is charged with death of child by a parent as a result of...

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