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Letter to the editor: Dolly Withrow’s colums were humorous and graceful

My husband and I were saddened to find that Dolly Withrow will “hang up her spurs,” meaning that we will read her columns in the Charleston Daily Mail no more.

Dolly was our favorite columnist, and she had a wide readership among...

Letter to the editor: Dolly Withrow’s colums were humorous and graceful

My husband and I were saddened to find that Dolly Withrow will “hang up her spurs,” meaning that we will read her columns in the Charleston Daily Mail no more.

Dolly was our favorite columnist, and she had a wide readership among...

Bobby May: People are “Sick of Nick” Joe Rahall

I agree with the recent letter from Paul Dorsey of Green Valley. By the looks of the current 3rd U.S. House race, a lot of folks have became “Sick of Nick” Joe Rahall after his almost 40 years in Congress.

Talk about a career...

Fred Hiatt: Obama needs to lead, not follow the polls

With three years left, the president is a lame duck only if he chooses to be

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

NEW YORK — Companies are finally starting to spend some of the cash they’ve been sitting on, and that could mean a stronger economy and more jobs are on the way.

Industrial companies such as General...

Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion
Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion

The former West Virginia Housing Development Fund building, at 814 Virginia St. E., in Charleston, sold this month for slightly more than half its original asking price.

Ralph Hoyer bought the...

Chamber of Commerce hosts rally for safety levy

A levy that would raise $17.8 million a year to support Kanawha County law, fire, emergency and bus services got the support of Charleston’s business community Thursday.

The Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted Kanawha County...

Stocks close mostly higher on earnings
Stocks close mostly higher on earnings

NEW YORK — The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.

The markets gains were...

Poet finds peace after long struggle with addiction
Poet finds peace after long struggle with addiction

On Aug. 6, 2007, Larry “Ace” Boggess walked into the McCloud Family Pharmacy in Lavalette dressed in a long black hood and cape, intending to steal some Oxycontin.

He was armed with a pair of steak knives and a crowbar, although he ...

Camp Fund total passes $14,100; still time to give

A anonymous gift of $2,500 given to the Gazette Charities Send-a-Child-to-Camp Fund this week includes the message: “to create new memories at camp!”

Perhaps you created some of your ...

Wildflower walks offer up-close look at Kanawha State Forest

The Kanawha State Forest Foundation will host its annual Osbra Eye Wildflower Walks fundraiser this Saturday.

The walks raise money for the foundation, which helps finance projects at the state forest when government funding runs short....

2 arrested in West Side slaying
2 arrested in West Side slaying

Two people have been arrested and charged with the killing of Tymel McKinney, a former Capital High School student shot to death Wednesday night on Charleston’s West Side.

A Kanawha County magistrate arraigned Mark Anthony Gaddy, 23, of...

Anonymous donor gives animal shelter big donation
Anonymous donor gives animal shelter big donation

Shelter director says money will buy new cages to house animals

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News

2 arrested in West Side slaying
One shot on West Side, three arrested
Kanawha prosecutor, office barred from child-abuse cases
Gazette told to update request for reports of trooper misconduct
Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws

Business

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs
Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
Stocks close mostly higher on earnings
Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion
James River Coal wants to auction off business

Opinion

Thursday cartoon
Editorial: Craig Spicer for Putnam school board
Editorial: Juba-Plumley and Martin for House, 13th
Daniel Hall: Deer farms a stalled job opportunity for W.Va.
Readers voice: April 24, 2014

Sports

Marshall names Dan D’Antoni hoops coach
Buffalo riding high again after early season struggles
Hickman: Trickett still best bet at QB
Revamped pitching staff paying dividends for WVU
Winfield knocks off No. 1 Nitro

Life

WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Pets of the Week: A bunny leads the pack
Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion

A&E

Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014
Indian classical music concert set for Friday
‘American Idiot’ closes Marshall Artists Series season Thursday

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Betty Lou Adkins
Richard England Atkins
Bobby Joe Barker
Harold Wayne Blake
Ruth A. Bailey