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Justice names Carl 'Butch' Antolini communications director

December 24, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Former state Department of Agriculture spokesman Carl "Butch" Antolini has been named director communications for Gov.-elect Jim Justic. more »»

Wood County sheriff's deputy retires following DUI charges

December 24, 2016

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Wood county sheriff's deputy charged with drunken driving earlier this year has been granted disability and has retired from the departmen. more »»

Once an Afghan stray, dog finds new home in Beckley

December 24, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — To those who pass her while she's out for a stroll near her home, she probably doesn't seem much different than any other happy, energetic dog. more »»

West Virginia county sues 3 drug distributors

December 23, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia county has sued three prescription drug distributors alleging they fueled the local opioid epidemic by shipping far too many painkillers there. more »»

US rig count up 16 this week to 653; Oklahoma adds 6

December 23, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 16 this week to 653.

A year ago, 700 rigs were active. more »»

West Virginia gov-elect plans to keep coaching basketball

December 23, 2016

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A month before his inauguration, West Virginia Gov. more »»

Judge-elect pops question during swearing-in ceremony

December 23, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A newly sworn Kanawha County Family Court judge is already awaiting a verdict — from his girlfriend, to whom he proposed during his swearing-in ceremony. more »»

Grant spending approved for old West Virginia mine sites

December 23, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia conservation officials say several remediation projects at or adjacent to old mine sites have received approvals to start spending federal grants. more »»

School resource officer accused of 'sexting' student

December 22, 2016

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A grand jury will decide whether to indict a Berkley County sheriff's deputy and school resource officer accused of sending inappropriate messages and photos to a student. more »»

West Virginia sues 2nd pharmacy over painkillers

December 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's attorney general has sued a second pharmacy alleging it dispensed too many prescription painkillers and violated state consumer protection laws. more »»

WVU, Marshall get funds from chem exposure court settlement

December 22, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University and Marshall University are splitting $6.2 million left from a court settlement related to a chemical exposure case. more »»

Hogan pledges $7M for western Maryland city's downtown

December 22, 2016

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Gov. more »»

West Virginia environmental agency chief leaving post

December 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's top environmental official says he's leaving the post to take a full-time job with the Air National Guard. more »»

Interim Morgantown manager no longer wants permanent job

December 22, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Morgantown's interim city manager says he's removing himself as a candidate for the permanent position.

Glen Kelly told The Dominion Post (http://bit. more »»

Former Kentucky fugitive faces federal charges in shooting

December 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Kentucky fugitive faces federal charges after authorities said she opened fire when officers tried to arrest her last year. more »»

Beckley high school band headed to Sugar Bowl in New Orleans

December 22, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A Beckley high school band is headed to New Orleans to perform during the 83rd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl. more »»

Ex-coal miners to be hired for apple tree planting project

December 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say displaced coal miners and veterans will be hired as part of an apple tree-planting project. more »»

 
 
 

 

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