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AREA PREVIEW: Hurricane, Huntington prepare to match strengths
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AREA PREVIEW: Hurricane, Huntington prepare to match strengths

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Friday’s prep football season opener between Hurricane and Class AAA No. 5 Huntington might look like a case of the irresistible force versus the immovable object, but neither team’s coach is comfortable enough...

Parent involvement committee meets for first time

Kanawha County School parents and educators hope that a new committee will give new life to legislation created decades ago that was meant to bolster parent voices and break down barriers between school administrators, teachers and parents.

The...

Mitch Vingle: A WVU secret that simply Glows
Mitch Vingle: A WVU secret that simply Glows

ATLANTA — If you promise not to tell anyone, I’ll let you in on a couple secrets.

The first has been blowing around WVU’s football team for a while now.

You know how Quinton Spain has...

Recycling subcommittee formed on City Council

A subcommittee of Charleston City Council’s environment and recycling committee was formed Thursday evening in order to address a lack of recycling participation in public housing and schools, among others.

At-large Councilwoman Kasey...

County to hold public hearing on mine waste plan

Kanawha County officials will have at least one public hearing on a plan to pipe mine waste from several coal mines in the Slaughters Creek area to a diffusion point on the Kanawha River.

Executives for several Patriot Coal-owned mines said the...

Airport board explores solar panel project

Yeager Airport officials will explore a solar panel project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels.

The project stems from Yeager’s sustainability efforts trying...

Tennant reverses plan to charge extra fees for licensing papers

In an about-face Thursday, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant’s office scrapped plans to charge fees for some business and nonprofit licensing documents.

Tennant reversed her...

Lifetime of treasures up for auction
Lifetime of treasures up for auction

MORGANTOWN — The treasures of a life spent traveling the globe will be auctioned off, starting today.

Frances Yeend, a world-renowned opera singer, died in April 2008. She and her husband, James Benner, moved...

Coal is key as W.Va. Senate candidates meet for first time
Coal is key as W.Va. Senate candidates meet for first time

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Several hundred West Virginia business leaders, politicians and lobbyists spent Thursday morning at The Greenbrier resort, drinking coffee, eating apple cinnamon crepes and listening to...

Mountain State Business Index continues to show improvements

The Mountain State Business Index displayed a healthy rate of performance in August, according to John Deskins, director of West Virginia University’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research.

August marked the fourth straight month of...

Trial set for W.Va. man accused of killing wife

ELKINS, W.Va. – A Randolph County man is scheduled to stand trial early next year on charges of killing his wife.

Media outlets report that a Randolph County judge scheduled the trial of Theodore Yeager Newlon, 84, during a hearing this...

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Spurlock reunion

Spurlock reunion: Noon, Sunday, Rand Community Center.

Sorority meeting

Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society will hold its first meeting of the year from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Baptist Temple parlor,...

Freedom eyes DEP’s voluntary cleanup program

Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter West Virginia’s voluntary industrial site remediation program to help ease the cleanup of its Elk River facility, where a chemical leak in January contaminated the drinking-water supply for...

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