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Wood County Technical Center welcomes therapy dog

February 26, 2017

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Wood County Technical Center recently officially welcomed its newest employee: Gatsby the therapy dog. more »»

High school volunteer award is music to teen's ears

February 26, 2017

GLEN DALE, W.Va. (AP) — Elena Polinski's journey with music began at just 7 years old, after watching the story of Johnny Cash in 2005's "Walk the Line." The next day, her father traveled to C.A. more »»

Jennifer Garner stresses early education with US governors

February 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Jennifer Garner says growing up "surrounded by generational, rural poverty" in West Virginia inspired her to become an advocate for early-childhood education. more »»

8 months later, Richwood residents remember flooding

February 25, 2017

RICHWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — Addie Jackson remembers her fear the most — fear of dying, of drowning in a swirling torrent of brown water. more »»

Official warns of possible cuts to program for disabled

February 25, 2017

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top state official says a program that helps developmentally disabled West Virginians will face a 25 percent cut unless state lawmakers agree to Gov. more »»

Flu outbreak on the rise in West Virginia

February 25, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's health officer says the flu outbreak has increased statewide and is expected to peak in a few weeks.

Dr. more »»

Norton grandmother helps deliver new family member

February 25, 2017

NORTON, W.Va. (AP) — A local grandmother who helped deliver her 14th grandchild in a surprise home birth calls the experience a blessing. more »»

Gov. Justice requests authority for state worker furloughs

February 25, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice is calling for legislation to give him authority to furlough state workers to help address the government's budget deficits. more »»

US rig count increases 3 this week to 754; Texas up 8

February 24, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 754.

A year ago, 502 rigs were activ. more »»

10-year-old dies in off-road vehicle accident

February 24, 2017

MONTCALM, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a 10-year-old southern West Virginia boy has died after an off-road vehicle crashed and landed on him. more »»

Justice requests authority for worker furloughs

February 24, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice is calling for legislation to give him authority to furlough state workers to help address the government's budget deficits. more »»

Appeals court won't rehear coal CEO appeal in deadly blast

February 24, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to rehear the case of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades.

The 4th U.S. more »»

Amy Shuler Goodwin announces candidacy for Charleston mayor

February 24, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former state tourism commissioner Amy Shuler Goodwin is running for mayor of Charleston.

Goodwin announced her candidacy at a news conference Thursda. more »»

West Virginia district gets $1.9M for flood protection

February 24, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's U.S. senators say the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing a $1.9 million grant to the state. more »»

Yeager Airport, Uber reach tentative contract

February 23, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ride-booking service Uber has reached a tentative contract to serve Charleston's Yeager Airport.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bi. more »»

Sunoco building 2 pipelines, not just 1 across Pennsylvania

February 23, 2017

NEW Pa. (AP) — Sunoco Logistics Partners says there's so much interest in its plans to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across southern Pennsylvania that they'll actually build two pipelines. more »»

Father and son killed in Mercer County house fire

February 23, 2017

BLUEWELL, W.Va. (AP) — A father and son have died in a Mercer County house fire that started in a downstairs bedroom.

Kathy Hamm tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit. more »»

 
 
 

 

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