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Upgraded software coming to WV library consortium
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:28:23 -0700

The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A consortium of West Virginia public libraries plans to upgrade its software in September. New software will streamline the work of cataloging books and making them available to patrons of the Northern Library Network. The software and two new computer servers were purchased with state funds administered by the West Virginia Library Commission and ...

A house catches on fire late Thursday night in Raleigh County
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:42:17 -0700

RALEIGH (WVVA) – A home catches on fire in Glen White Thursday night.  

A house catches on fire last Thursday night in Raleigh County
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:18:33 -0700

RALEIGH (WVVA) – A home catches on fire in Glen White Thursday night.  

More than $12 million awarded to WV justice and community service programs
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:48:08 -0700

CHARLESTON (WVVA) Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announces a total of $12,769,410 in grant funding to go towards 157 justice and community service programs in West Virginia. View list of organizations awarded funding in our area.

Man faces murder charge in fatal Raleigh Co. fire
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:54:02 -0700

A Raleigh County man faces first-degree murder and arson charges in connection with a fire that killed another man.

A house goes up in flames in McDowell County Friday morning
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:19:20 -0700

MCDOWELL (WVVA) – A home catches on fire early Friday morning in Raysal.  

Justice to pay $1.5M fine for Kentucky mines
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:21:03 -0700

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Kentucky officials over dozens of reclamation violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky. The agreement between Justice and the state's Department for Natural Resources is a reduction from the $4.5 million in outstanding penalties he owed for the violations. Kentucky ...

Fayette man arrested in undercover drug bust
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:21:23 -0700

Staff reports OAK HILL, W.Va. - A Fayette County man was arrested Thursday after officers made an undercover drug purchase at his Oak Hill home. After officers with the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force and Raleigh County Drug Task Force made the purchase, they were able to obtain a warrant to search Curtis Lynn Treadway's home, according to a Fayette County Sheriff's Department news release ...

Police continue search for missing man
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:26:55 -0700

RALEIGH CO. (WVVA) – Police in Beckley continue the search for a man who went missing last month. William “Nick” Daniel, 36, was last seen July 24 at 1:41 a.m...

Bank to consolidate 4 branches in Va., W.Va.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:21:27 -0700

HONAKER, Va. (AP) -- New Peoples Bank, Inc. plans to consolidate four branches in Virginia and West Virginia into other branches. Honaker, Virginia-based New Peoples Bank says in a news release...