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Deputies continue to search for suspects in fatal Rand shooting
Deputies continue to search for suspects in fatal Rand shooting

Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office are still looking for one or more people responsible for a fatal shooting in Rand.

About 5:15 a.m. Friday, Metro 911 received calls from people reporting hearing gunshots and witnessing a...

State anti-abortion activists are part of national effort, speaker says

West Virginia lawmakers who try to restrict a woman’s right to choose aren’t trying to “protect” or “inform” women as anti-abortion activists often claim, a prominent journalist and reproductive rights leader...

Mitch Vingle: Mountain State faces going to Division I places

I’ve got an impression for ya.

I call it “recruiting reporting in 2015.” Goes a little something like this:

Name, name, name, name, name, name, name, name, name. One signs a letter of intent. Signee, signee, signee,...

Man killed in Rand shooting, several schools closed
Man killed in Rand shooting, several schools closed

A man was shot to death early Friday morning in Rand, and police are looking for the people involved.

Several calls were made to Kanawha County Metro 911 following shots fired and a car crash on Starling Drive around 5:15 a.m.


Jenkins opens Beckley office

Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., has opened a new office in Beckley.

The office, at 223 Prince Street, will be managed by Kim McMillion, who managed former congressman Nick Rahall’s Beckley office for 16 years. The office phone number is 304-...

WVU ceremony to remember 4 students who died

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A bell-ringing ceremony is planned at West Virginia University in remembrance of four students who died.

The ceremony is scheduled for about noon today at Oglebay Plaza on the downtown campus in Morgantown.


One dead in Raleigh County crash

One person died following an early morning car accident in Raleigh County, according to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office.

A Pontiac Grand Prix collided head-on with a tractor-trailer after crossing over the center line, the...

Block grant funding topping $14m heading to state localities

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – More than $12 million in federal funding is heading to 14 infrastructure projects in West Virginia.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomlin announced the Small Cities Block Grants on Thursday, adding that more than $27 million in other...

State’s fall turkey season records 1,000-plus kills

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The 2014 fall turkey hunting season in West Virginia saw more than 1,000 birds taken.

The preliminary numbers were released by the state Division of Natural Resources on Thursday. Curtis I. Taylor of the wildlife ...

WVU seeking applicants for Mountaineer Mascot

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The hunt is on for one of the most high-profile positions in West Virginia: the Mountaineer mascot.

A West Virginia University selection committee is looking for the next buckskin-clad, musket-packing mascot to cheer...

McDowell man convicted in shotgun slaying

WELCH, W.Va. – A 55-year-old McDowell County man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that a jury on Thursday found Wesley Owen Payne of War guilty of second-degree murder in the...

Funerals for: January 23, 2015

Beverage, Doris E. 1 p.m., Valley Bend United Methodist Church, Valley Bend.

Black, Harry K. Jr. 2 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Bolyard, Melvin D. 11 a.m., Ripley Tabernacle Baptist Church, Ripley....

Wayne W. Garrison
Wayne W. Garrison

Wayne Wesley "Cotton" Garrison, 82, of Buffalo, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at his home following a long illness. He was a 1951 graduate of Buffalo High School and a retiree of Kaiser Aluminum Corp. with over 30 years of service. He was a...

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