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South Carolina Senate votes to remove rebel flag from Capitol grounds
South Carolina Senate votes to remove rebel flag from Capitol grounds

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five decades after it was first flown above the...

Charleston Rotary announces new president, board

The Rotary Club of Charleston has named a new president and new board members.

Ben Beakes, director of governmental affairs for Alpha Natural Resources, took over as president on July 1 and will serve a one-year term. He replaces Dill Battle...

KRT operating under new flat rate structure

All one-way KRT fares are now a flat fare of $1.50 regardless of where a person boards or ride to on a KRT route. The new fare structure eliminates all zone charges and transfers.

KRT riders can have unlimited rides on all KRT buses by using...

One killed in Mason County ATV wreck

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — One person is dead following an ATV accident in Mason County.

According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department, Scott Michael Duncan II, 21, of Apple Grove, was killed Sunday when he crashed his ATV into a ...

John David: Peace Corps created opportunities for a lifetime

Fifty years ago, six recent college graduates arrived in Accra, Ghana, on the West Coast of Africa. We were among the first in a Kennedy Administration initiative called the Peace Corps, arriving in the newly independent nation of Ghana. Ghana and the ...

Editorial: Contemplating patriotism

International wars have largely ceased in the 21st century. Today’s reduced bloodshed comes from local civil wars and secret terror attacks. The need for large armies, navies and air forces for massive combat has faded.

While the idea of ...

Boil-water advisories

The Department of Health and Human Resources has issued a boil-water advisory for the entire Oceana water system following a water main break that caused a loss of water pressure.

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-...

Woman charged in West Side stabbing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston woman was in jail Monday after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend during a fight on the city’s West Side.

Sgt. Tyke Hunt of the Charleston Police Department said Ariel Hill, 22, allegedly got into an...

WVU dean of students promoted to new position

West Virginia University’s dean of students and director of housing has been promoted to a restructured position, the school announced Monday.

Corey Farris, a 56-year-old Charleston native who joined WVU in 1991, became associate vice...

County expects full reimbursement for landslide response

Kanawha County emergency officials expect to be reimbursed for most, if not all, of their expenses in responding to the March 12 hillside collapse on Keystone Drive.

In all, the county spent more than $390,000 in the days following the collapse...

Contractor appeals Lottery project dispute to Supreme Court

A construction bid dispute that has dogged a $7.6 million West Virginia Lottery building renovation project isn’t over yet.

Wiseman Construction – which briefly held the contract to renovate the Lottery’s headquarters...

Greenbrier church to be featured on TV

WILLIAMSBURG -- The Catholic Church of Mary Immaculate, near Williamsburg in Greenbrier County, will be featured on the “U.S. Farm Report,” a nationally syndicated television show, on the weekend of July 11.

The church was built in ...

Sissonville man charged with arson, battery

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- A Sissonville man faces charges of arson and battery after allegedly trying to burn down a house during an argument.

According to Sgt. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department, the Kanawha County...

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