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Colcord Cool Ridge Crab Orchard
Daniels Dorothy Eccles
Fairdale Ghent Glen Daniel
Glen Morgan Glen White Harper
Helen Lanark Lester
Mabscott Mac Arthur Midway
Naoma Odd Piney View
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Sophia Stanaford Surveyor
White Oak Slab Fork Rock Creek
Dry Creek Sprague Terry
Montcoal Cranberry Josephine
Pemberton Sundial


New River Gorge Regional Development Authority looks to develop ‘mega-site’
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:03:22 -0700

Local leaders are looking for a large return on the region’s major assets — four-lane highways and the Raleigh County Memorial Airport — in the form of a 500-acre Mega-Site, which could attract a bumper crop of economic engines in technology, cognitive science, clean energy and manufacturing industries.

Beckley’s emergency preparedness efforts still ongoing
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:07:23 -0700

Although the City of Beckley Director of Emergency Services position was eliminated two months ago, the county is continuing Kevin Taylor’s emergency preparedness efforts.

Would a Mega-Site bring the region mega success?
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:52:25 -0700

Local leaders are looking for a large return on the region’s major assets — four-lane highways and the Raleigh County Memorial Airport — in the form of a 500-acre Mega-Site, which could attract a  bumper crop of economic engines in technology, cognitive science, clean energy and manufacturing industries.

Dr. Eugene L. Schoolfield II
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:53:20 -0700

Dr. Eugene L. Schoolfield II was born in Beckley, West Virginia, to Eddiena L. Schoolfield and the late Eugene, Sr. He was educated in the Raleigh County Public School system where he graduated with honors from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1987. Eugene furthered his educational pursuits at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Cincinnati, Read More... The post Dr. Eugene L. Schoolfield II ...

Sex offender arrested for allegedly failing to register
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:59:24 -0700

A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday morning after he failed to register as a sex offender, according to a press release from the West Virginia State Police.

Davis seeks Raleigh Commission seat
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 19:53:12 -0700

My name is Russell Stephen Davis; however, most people know me as Steve Davis and I have filed to run for the Democratic nomination for the Raleigh County Commission.

School tech: Technology, teaching and training
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:06:27 -0700

When the iRaleigh Initiative in the Raleigh County school district placed iPads with every public school student at the beginning of the school year, most teachers and administrators agreed that technology in the classroom is necessary.

Beckley man facing multiple charges after allegedly soliciting child for sex
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:14:21 -0700

BECKLEY (WVVA) - A Raleigh County man is facing multiple sex crimes charges after allegedly soliciting a minor for sex online.William W. Pugh, 28, of Beckley was arrested by State Police on Wednesday. Pugh is charged with soliciting a minor via computer, second-degree sexual assault, five counts of...

Calendar — Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:07:35 -0700

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Calendar — Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:07:07 -0700

Raleigh County Board of Education meeting, 5:30 p.m., the board office, Adair Street, Beckley.