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Rebecca Newhouse: Events like Race for the Cure benefit the state

Fee for races can hurt organizations’ ability to help

Rebecca Newhouse: Events like Race for the Cure benefit the state

Fee for races can hurt organizations’ ability to help

Groundbreaking set for new Coonskin bridge

State and local officials will have a groundbreaking ceremony for a new bridge into Coonskin Park at 10 a.m. May 8, members of the Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission learned Thursday.

Commission member and former state Adj. Gen....

WVEDA purchases Putnam County property

The West Virginia Economic Authority decided Thursday at its monthly meeting to purchase land in Putnam County and fund two new projects.

Members OK’d purchasing land from FLSmidth in the Putnam County Business Park and leasing it back...

Jared Hunt column: W.Va. owed millions for Coldwater site

The West Virginia Economic Development Authority, Wood County Development Authority and United Bank will have millions of dollars on the line in the looming bankruptcy proceedings for soon-to-be defunct retailer Coldwater Creek.

The company has ...

Prep roundup: Oak Hill beats George Washington in softball

Oak Hill pounded out double-digit runs Monday to top host George Washington 19-9.

The Red Devils scored 12 runs in the top of the sixth to pull away from the Patriots. Hannah Johnson hit a home run, a double and drove in four runs while...

Komen could pull race from Charleston over fees

The West Virginia Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure could leave Charleston if a proposed ordinance passes that would charge fees for 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer race events.

Also, city officials have begun asking organizers of some races to pay ...

Williamson mayor expected to admit lying to feds

Federal prosecutors asked a judge Thursday to schedule a “guilty plea hearing” for the Williamson mayor.

Darrin McCormick, the former branch manager of the Bank of Mingo’s Williamson branch, was charged Tuesday with lying to ...

WVU campaign reaches 98 percent of goal

The Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University’s ambitious fundraising campaign is nearing the finish line.

The university says the largest private fundraising campaign in its history has reached 98 percent ...

Martinsburg shooting plaintiffs to get reports

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The family of a Virginia man shot and killed by Martinsburg police officers has won a legal fight to obtain autopsy and state police reports from the incident.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James E. Seibert ordered the city...

Preston man convicted of murder in woman’s death

KINGWOOD, W.Va. – A man convicted of killing a Preston County woman faces life in prison without parole.

Media outlets report that a Preston County Circuit Court jury found Denny Ervin, 50, guilty of first-degree murder and wanton...

Motive for W.Va. arson that killed 3 unknown

LITTLETON, W.Va. – A West Virginia State Police trooper says the investigation of an arson that killed three people is progressing. But the motive remains unknown.

The Jan. 13 fire at a house in Wetzel County killed Michael McDougal, 63,...

W.Va. center floats idea of ‘food hubs’

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – The idea of creating “food hubs” in West Virginia is being examined.

The concept is being floated by the New Appalachian Farm and Research Center. The creation of regional food hubs to distribute and...

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