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Chamber of Commerce hosts rally for safety levy

A levy that would raise $17.8 million a year to support Kanawha County law, fire, emergency and bus services got the support of Charleston’s business community Thursday.

The Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted Kanawha County...

Chamber of Commerce hosts rally for safety levy

A levy that would raise $17.8 million a year to support Kanawha County law, fire, emergency and bus services got the support of Charleston’s business community Thursday.

The Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted Kanawha County...

Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion
Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion

The former West Virginia Housing Development Fund building, at 814 Virginia St. E., in Charleston, sold this month for slightly more than half its original asking price.

Ralph Hoyer bought the...

Stocks close mostly higher on earnings
Stocks close mostly higher on earnings

NEW YORK — The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.

The markets gains were...

Poet finds peace after long struggle with addiction
Poet finds peace after long struggle with addiction

On Aug. 6, 2007, Larry “Ace” Boggess walked into the McCloud Family Pharmacy in Lavalette dressed in a long black hood and cape, intending to steal some Oxycontin.

He was armed with a pair of steak knives and a crowbar, although he ...

Camp Fund total passes $14,100; still time to give

A anonymous gift of $2,500 given to the Gazette Charities Send-a-Child-to-Camp Fund this week includes the message: “to create new memories at camp!”

Perhaps you created some of your ...

Wildflower walks offer up-close look at Kanawha State Forest

The Kanawha State Forest Foundation will host its annual Osbra Eye Wildflower Walks fundraiser this Saturday.

The walks raise money for the foundation, which helps finance projects at the state forest when government funding runs short....

2 arrested in West Side slaying
2 arrested in West Side slaying

Two people have been arrested and charged with the killing of Tymel McKinney, a former Capital High School student shot to death Wednesday night on Charleston’s West Side.

A Kanawha County magistrate arraigned Mark Anthony Gaddy, 23, of...

Anonymous donor gives animal shelter big donation
Anonymous donor gives animal shelter big donation

Shelter director says money will buy new cages to house animals

It’s a pachyderm picnic at Town Center Mall
It’s a pachyderm picnic at Town Center Mall

The elephants of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus had quite a lunch beside the Town Center Mall as part of the the circus’s appearance in the city.

Teenager dies in West Side shooting
Teenager dies in West Side shooting

A Detroit man and a Charleston juvenile have been charged with murder after a teenager was gunned down while sitting with friends on a couch on the front porch of a West Side home late Wednesday night.

Tymel Mckinney, 19, of Charleston, was...

Judge appoints special prosecutors in light of Plants charges
Judge appoints special prosecutors in light of Plants charges

A Kanawha County circuit judge appointed four special prosecutors Thursday morning to handle cases involving crimes against children.

On Wednesday, Judge Duke Bloom barred Prosecutor Mark Plants’ office from handling cases involving child ...

W.Va. court reinstates man’s murder convictions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated a man’s first-degree murder convictions for the 1982 slayings of two people in Marion County, ruling that a lower court erred when it granted ...

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News

2 arrested in West Side slaying
One shot on West Side, three arrested
Kanawha prosecutor, office barred from child-abuse cases
Gazette told to update request for reports of trooper misconduct
Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws

Business

Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
Stocks close mostly higher on earnings
James River Coal wants to auction off business

Opinion

Thursday cartoon
Editorial: Craig Spicer for Putnam school board
Editorial: Juba-Plumley and Martin for House, 13th
Daniel Hall: Deer farms a stalled job opportunity for W.Va.
Readers voice: April 24, 2014

Sports

Marshall names Dan D’Antoni hoops coach
Buffalo riding high again after early season struggles
Hickman: Trickett still best bet at QB
Revamped pitching staff paying dividends for WVU
Winfield knocks off No. 1 Nitro

Life

WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Pets of the Week: A bunny leads the pack
Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion

A&E

Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014
Indian classical music concert set for Friday
‘American Idiot’ closes Marshall Artists Series season Thursday

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Betty Lou Adkins
Richard England Atkins
Bobby Joe Barker
Harold Wayne Blake
Ruth A. Bailey