Rachel Ayers
Rachel Ayers

Rachel Ayers started as a multi-media journalist at WOAY in October of 2015. She then moved to evening anchor in September of 2016. Read More

New Bills Propose Changes to School Make-Up Days, State Assessments

CHARLESTON– The West Virginia Senate Education Committee has started off the year considering several new bills. Last week the senate passed Senate Bill 242 which...

Joe Manchin, senate

Manchin Pens Letter to Trump Concerning Budget

CHARLESTON– U.S. Senator Joe Manchin sent a letter on Wednesday urging President Trump to consider West Virginia priorities when crafting his 2018 budget proposal....

Laptops, TV Stolen from Ansted Middle School

ANSTED– The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in a local school. Around 6:00 this morning Fayette County 911 received a call about a...

Mercer County Fire Claims Two Lives

BLUEWELL– A structure fire early Tuesday morning claimed the lives of two Mercer County residents after it ignited in a downstairs bedroom. According to the...

Beckley Group Seeks National Register Status For Mill

BECKLEY–  A water-powered mill in Beckley will soon be considered for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports...

Scheduled Water Outage Causes Businesses to Close

BECKLEY– A scheduled water outage on Wednesday is forcing some businesses to close. Wednesday from 8 am to noon the Beckley Water Company will be turning off...

Justice-Owned Companies Owe State $4.4 Million

BECKLEY– Tax liens show Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies still owe cash-strapped West Virginia $4.4 million in unpaid state taxes due at least a year ago....

Two University of Charleston Players Dismissed After Arrests

CHARLESTON– Authorities say two University of Charleston football players have been dismissed following their arrest on drug charges at a motel. University...

WV Senate Bill Would End RESA

CHARLESTON– A bill introduced in the West Virginia Senate aims to bring regional education service agencies (RESA) to an end. There are eight RESAs in West...

Justices Introduces Bill to Oversee Government Fleet

CHARLESTON– West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said he wants to say goodbye to the days of officials not knowing how many state vehicles are on the road or how they...