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Dunbar bar that was site of shooting surrenders license

A Dunbar bar is closing after surrendering its liquor license, following a shooting and investigations by the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and Dunbar Police Department.

ABCA spokesman Gig Robinson said Friday the state...

Dunbar bar that was site of shooting surrenders license

A Dunbar bar is closing after surrendering its liquor license, following a shooting and investigations by the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and Dunbar Police Department.

ABCA spokesman Gig Robinson said Friday the state...

Study: Greyhound racing a bad bet for W.Va. economy
Study: Greyhound racing a bad bet for W.Va. economy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Subsidies from the state’s casino video lottery profits account for more than 95 percent of greyhound racing revenues, making it a bad bet for the West Virginia economy, an impact study commissioned by the Legislature ...

New chief public defender named in Kanawha

Diana Panucci will take over as chief Kanawha County public defender Feb. 1.

Panucci, who was serving as managing deputy public defender, will replace George Castelle, who said last month he was stepping down for health reasons after 25 years....

W.Va. cancels plan to house inmates out of state

West Virginia officials say they won’t follow through with plans to house some Division of Correction inmates outside of the state, citing state legislation addressing problems in the state’s prison system.

Corrections Commissioner ...

Gas drops below $2 in Charleston (photo)
Gas drops below $2 in Charleston (photo)

Walmart looks to build Teays Valley grocery store

TEAYS VALLEY -- The world’s biggest retailer — Walmart — has agreed to a preliminary development deal to open a new store in Teays Valley. But, some near the future location say they would oppose building plans.

A Walmart...

Screening, vaccination urged in fight against cervical cancer

Shelly Dusic had no idea that, at age 19, the nearly unbearable pain she was feeling would turn out to be cervical cancer.

In college and uninsured, Dusic called her doctor to find out how much a Pap test would cost. Then she called the funeral...

Man arrested for ramming deputy’s truck
Man arrested for ramming deputy’s truck

Authorities have arrested a Kanawha County man who walked away from CAMC General Hospital after allegedly smashing his car into a Kanawha sheriff’s department vehicle over the weekend.

Brian E. Spencer, 34, of Falcon Drive, was picked up...

On file: Jan. 25, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Jan. 16 and 23:

Herman Eddie Cobbs, 45, and Emily Katherine High, 37, both of South Charleston.

Darrin Cecil Good, 45, and Michele Lynn Raines-...

Companies bid millions to drill under state lands in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia officials have opened millions of dollars in bids to drill for oil and natural gas beneath state-owned lands, including waterways and a wildlife management area.

One of the biggest offers the state...

Bulletin Board: Jan. 27, 2015

Independent living

The West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 4 in the third-floor conference room of the Division of Rehabilitation Services office, 10 McJunkin Road, Nitro. All materials...

Businesses, schools closed after Lewisburg spill fouls water

LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Schools, hotels, restaurants and other businesses were closed in Lewisburg and the surrounding area today, after a diesel spill contaminated a creek that feeds the water supply in the Lewisburg area over the weekend.

A tanker ...

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