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Residents warned about tax refund email scam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia taxpayers to be aware of an email scam claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.

Morrisey said with tax season in full swing, scammers are busy trying...

Bulletin Board: Jan. 31, 2015

Cancer fundraiser

Brickhouse Cardio Club South Charleston will sponsor a fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to benefit the American Cancer Society. They will be collecting turbans for patients who are experiencing hair loss while...

Church activities: Jan. 31, 2015

Charleston Baptist Temple will sponsor the W.E.L.L. “Wednesday Evening Learning for Living” program at 7 p.m. each Wednesday at its location, the corner of Quarrier and Morris streets. The evening of Bible study and fellowship focuses on ...

Chandler Academy and Belle Elementary dismissing early

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Two area schools are dismissing early today because of heating or water issues.

Chandler Academy will be letting students out at 9:15 a.m. today because of the lack of water according to a notification from Kanawha County...

Putnam County seeks funds to prevent wave pool losses

WINFIELD — Putnam County officials took the first steps Tuesday morning to save thousands of dollars lost annually to cover temporary repairs at Hurricane’s Valley Park wave pool.

The Putnam County...

Statehouse Beat: A symbolic repeal of a symbolic law

Our new-look Legislature is poised to pass its first bill this session, a largely symbolic repeal of a law that itself is largely symbolic (HB2001).

Repeal of the 2009 Alternative Energy Portfolio Act will join a long list of feel-good bills...

Things to do Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015


THE WEGMANN BROTHERS: 7 p.m. Free. Stringed Americana. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

FRISSON: 8 p.m. Culture Center Theater. Adults $10, seniors $15, students $10, children under 13 free. Cajun....

Neighbors upset by vacant building
Neighbors upset by vacant building

Neighbors of a vacant Quarrier Street building want the property cleaned up, and have taken their cause online.

Colleen Anderson, a resident of Arlington Court, sent a photograph of garbage strewn about the 1212 Quarrier St. property to a...

Chelsey Hancock quickly got swept up in the drug scene in Charleston when she started dating a new guy about two years ago.

She had done meth before, but she said she was “really bad off” when the police busted the couple with ...

Quilting call issued for state exhibition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia quilters are being invited to enter an exhibition of their work in Charleston.

The invitation is from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History for a quilt exhibition at the Culture Center in...

Some residents at Arbors in city without power

Some residents of Charleston Arbors, a downtown apartment complex for the elderly and disabled, may be without power until tonight after an outage on Thursday, according to Appalachian Power.

AEP spokesman Phil Moye said the outage may take...

Funerals for: January 30, 2015

Adams, Chauncey Jr. 1 p.m., House of Prayer, Dingess.

Casto, Anna D. 2:30 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Cox, Mildred 1 p.m., Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Edwards, Glenna J....

Brian Puffenbarger

Brian Kelly Puffenbarger, 42, of Hillsboro, died Jan. 27, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

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