Rebecca Fernandez
Rebecca Fernandez

Rebecca Fernandez joined Newswatch as a reporter in February, and is thrilled to call Southern West Virginia home! Read More

Students Compete in State Archery Tournament

Hundreds of students were aiming for the bull’s eye this Saturday at a competition they have been steadily preparing for. This weekend, the West Virginia Division...

Budget Cuts Could Impact Elderly Program

Meals on Wheels in Raleigh County delivers almost 150 meals a day to many home-bound seniors. Without it, they’d have to find another way to get their food.. and...

Fighting Fire With Fire – Prescribed Burns In Sandstone Park

Many residents may have seen fire and smoke off the highway on Thursday morning, but there’s nothing to worry about … The National Park Service had it all...

Three Wanted In Raleigh County Break-In

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department needs the community’s help identifying three people wanted in connection with a breaking and entering case. The crime...

Clean Up Still Under Way In Fayette County

Another weather change is what Southern West Virginia woke up to on Sunday morning. While some residents are enjoying the sun and warmth, others in Fayette County are...

Freezin’ For A Reason at Winterplace Resort

As the cold weather returned to Southern West Virginia, so did the annual Polar Plunge at Winterplace Resort. The event, who’s slogan is Freezin’ for a...

Snow Moves In While Many Still Without Power

In just 48 hours, West Virginia went from having a lot of rain to a lot of snow. Nonetheless, city crews, fire departments and residents have made significant strides in...

Neighborhood Watch Stopping Crime in Raleigh County

Community leaders are coming together to stop crime in Raleigh county. This is the first neighborhood watch that is operated through social media and monitored by law...

Storms Leave Behind Blocked Roads and Power Outages

It was a wet and windy day for Southern West Virginia as thunderstorms blew across the region. The storms came ripping through Oak Hill on Wednesday morning causing...

The Wait Is Over For Uber At Yeager Airport

Uber is now providing transportation, to and from, the airport as of this weekend. The contract between the ride-booking service and Yeager was finalized on Thursday at...