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Celebrating Meals on Wheels
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:37:54 -0800
Brenda Linkous of Beckley knows how to budget.
Man convicted of fatally stabbing Beckley dancer
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:54:42 -0700
BECKLEY, W.Va. - A man convicted of fatally stabbing a Beckley dancer will spend the rest of his life in prison.Media outlets report that a Raleigh County jury deliberated less than 40 minutes before finding 33-year-old Jeremy Lambert of first-degree mu...
Cadets graduate from Sate Police Academy
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:56:48 -0800
SOUTH CHARLESTON (NEWS RELEASE) – On Friday, March 7, 2014, the 63rd Cadet Class of the West Virginia State Police graduated in a ceremony held at the West Virginia State University, in Institute, West
W.Va. plans 'pothole blitz' to address road damage
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:12:00 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Crews in West Virginia are planning a multimillion-dollar effort to fix pothole damage across the state. Successive heavy winter storms this year have taken a harsh toll on roads.
Changes to rape evidence collection bill rejected
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:12:09 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia House of Delegates has rejected changes the Senate made to a bill to regulate and improve the training of nurses who collect forensic evidence in sexual assault
W.Va. attorney general warns of text message scam
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:12:37 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia residents about a text message scam. Here's how it works: Consumers receive a text message saying they've won a prize.
Former manager pleads guilty to embezzling from Mercer County DMV
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:43:51 -0800
PRINCETON (WVVA) - A Mercer County woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the county's Department of Motor Vehicles. Rhonda Thomas of Princeton pleaded guilty Thursday to embezzling $13,000
Calendar — Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:07:15 -0800
Raleigh County League of Democratic Women regular meeting, 5 p.m., Raleigh County Library, downstairs. Call Charlene Pryor at 304-252-5203 or 304-673-1663.
Take Me Home, Country Roads: New State Song of West Virginia
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:28:35 -0800
CHARLESTON (WVVA)- The West Virginia Senate passed a resolution making Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver one of the state songs. After the resolution passed unanimously a celebration occurred
W.Va. takes home Country Roads
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:21:22 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Singer/songwriter John Denver never called West Virginia home, but his 1970s hit, "Take Me Home, Country Roads," is now one of the states official songs. Forty-three years after it first hit the airwaves ...