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Save-A-Lot to open soon in Cross Lanes
Metro photo by BEN CALWELL
Save-A-Lot to open soon in Cross Lanes

Longtime Cross Lanes residents might remember when a corner building in the Tyler Plaza housed a Big Star Supermarket. The building’s lineage as a grocery store has continued over the decades but under several different banners.

Flooding reported around West Virginia
Flooding reported around West Virginia

Parts of the state hit by heavy rains on top of recent snowfall were experiencing flooding Wednesday morning and afternoon, and officials with the National Weather Service warned that things were going to get worse before they got better.


Bulletin Board: March 5, 2015

Pre-school fair

The Pre-school Applications Fair that serves Kanawha City area pre-schoolers scheduled for Thursday has been canceled. The fair has been rescheduled for March 19 at the Marmet Recreation Center.

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House votes to override veto on abortion ban

With no debate and little fanfare, the House of Delegates took the first step this morning toward the first override of a governor’s veto in nearly 28 years.

The House voted 77-16 to override ...

In Short: March 5-11, 2015

Mardi Gras in Dunbar

The city of Dunbar is sponsoring a Mardi Gras Mirth and Merriment event Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Dunbar Recreation Center, 2601 Fairlawn Ave.

Entertainment will be provided by Marshall Petty and the Groove. ...

Alpha presses court for records about WVU mining health research

Alpha Natural Resources is pressing the state Supreme Court to force West Virginia University to provide thousands of documents about the search of a former WVU professor who has published a long list of papers that link mountaintop removal coal...

W.Va. push to drug test welfare recipients dead in Legislature

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A push to drug test some welfare recipients is dead in the West Virginia Legislature.

On Wednesday, Republican bill sponsor Del. Patrick Lane confirmed the bill was done for the session.

The Republican-led House...

Feds charge Morgantown CPA with tax fraud

A Morgantown certified public accountant was indicted on a tax fraud charge Tuesday by a federal grand jury.

While preparing tax returns, Gregory N. Cason, 45, knowingly underreported income, failed to report expenses paid in cash, and failed to ...

Elkins man charged in bomb plot at federal building

An Elkins man was indicted Tuesday on a charge of possessing stolen explosives, which he allegedly planned to detonate at a federal building.

Jonathon Schrader, 30, who is also known as “Hobo John,” was found with the explosives...

Man charged with killing informant gets new lawyer

A Charleston man facing a murder charge in federal court over the slaying of a police informant has a new attorney.

Marlon Dewayne “Ice” Dixon,” will now be represented by Charleston attorney John Carr, who was appointed to ...

Truck runs into store to avoid pedestrian after brakes fail

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Fairmont police say a motorist drove a pickup truck into a liquor store to avoid a pedestrian after the vehicle’s brakes failed.

Sgt. Glen Staley tells The Times West Virginian that the motorist had driven onto a...

Hurricane man indicted on murder charge in baby’s death

A Putnam County grand jury has indicted a Hurricane man on a first-degree murder charge in the death of his baby, who was found dead in the backseat of his car in Kanawha City last year.

Robert Jeremy Smith, 34, also faces a charge of...

Williamson Memorial Hospital to stop delivering babies

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – Williamson Memorial Hospital has decided to stop delivering babies.

Effective April 1, the hospital will no longer provide labor and delivery services.

Hospital CEO Cindy Segar-Miller’s office tells The...

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Big 12 title still within Mountaineers’ grasp