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Tracks where oil train derailed in W.Va. reopen

February 26, 2015

MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. (AP) — A rail line where an oil train derailed has reopened in southern West Virginia. more »»

 
 
 
Judges OK $11.3M settlement with ex-Mountain State students

February 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A three-judge panel says former students of Mountain State University are entitled to an $11.3 million payou. more »»

Sheriff: Fayette County child's death was tragic accident

February 26, 2015

OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler says a 16-month-old child's death was a tragic accident. more »»

Man accused of shooting kids with BB gun to discipline them

February 26, 2015

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Weirton man faces charges of shooting his children with a BB gun to discipline them.

Weirton police tell media outlets that 35-year-old Joseph F. more »»

Ex-W.Va. highways supervisor gets probation for lying to FBI

February 26, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Division of Highways supervisor who admitted lying to the FBI has received probation. more »»

Defense: Gag order not needed if ex-Massey CEO's trial moved

February 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's lawyers say a gag order in his criminal case would be unnecessary if his trial is moved. more »»

Virginia Wesleyan board names Scott Miller as president

February 26, 2015

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Bethany College President Scott Miller has been named president of Virginia Wesleyan College. more »»

Charleston pharmacy owner pleads guilty in fraud case

February 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Charleston pharmacy owner faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to making a false statement in a health care matter. more »»

Agritourism topics on tap at W.Va. small farm conference

February 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is offering workshops on agritourism at a small farm conference set to begin Friday in Charleston. more »»

Cold ups demand to unofficial record for Appalachian Power

February 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Customers of Appalachian Power set an unofficial record for peak demand as they turned up the heat during Friday's deep freeze. more »»

W.Va. couple gets prison for stealing $400k from 90 year old

February 26, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old to purchase a vacation house in the Outer Banks.

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West Virginia lawmakers pass ban on abortions after 20 weeks

February 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawmakers are shipping Gov. more »»

Former Marshall President Mike Perry dies

February 25, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Marshall University President Mike Perry has died.

A Huntington native, Perry died Wednesday of cancer, according to Marshall University. He was 78. more »»

After veto last year, W.Va. lawmakers clear abortion ban

February 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawmakers are sending Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks conception, similar to one he vetoed last year. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

February 25, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

Feb. more »»

Daniels man sentenced for tampering with water samples

February 25, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A Raleigh County man has been sentenced for tampering with water samples from coal mining operations.

Online court records show 47-year-old John W. more »»

6 vehicles hit logs on W.Va. Turnpike after truck loses load

February 25, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A Mercer County deputy's vehicle and five others ran into logs on the West Virginia Turnpike after a tractor-trailer lost its load. more »»

Sheetz opens 500th convenience store, with plans for 1,000

February 25, 2015

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania-based Sheetz convenience store chain is looking to double its store total after opening its 500th location. more »»

Kickstarter campaign seeks funds to preserve W.Va. pavilion

February 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kickstarter campaign is planned to raise money to preserve a 180-year-old pavilion in Greenbrier County.

The campaign's goal is to raise $25,000. more »»

Va. man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

February 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Virginia man will spend more than five years in prison for participating in a scheme to rob drug dealers in four states. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce

2015 Community Award Nominations Being Accepted NOW!

February 2, 2015 The Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2015 annual community awards. The winners will be presented at the annual dinner scheduled for Tuesday April 28, 201. more »

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