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A Wanted Man From Virginia Is Captured In Fayette County

SCARBRO (WOAY) – A man wanted on out of state charges was arrested in Fayette County this evening Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department were...

Virginia Senate passes bill to allow guns in churches

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Senate has passed legislation aimed at allowing guns in church in response to a deadly church shooting in Texas. The...

West Virginia panel advances work rule for food stamps

CHARLESTON, W.Va.- A legislative committee in West Virginia has narrowly voted to advance legislation that would establish a 20-hour weekly work requirement for many...

Three Defendants Plead Guilty In Federal Court

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Three defendants pleaded guilty today in federal court in Charleston, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Roger Lee Lemons, 23, of...

FORMER NURSING HOME EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING OVER $80,000

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A former nursing home employee who embezzled over $80,000 was sentenced today to a year and a month in federal prison, announced United States...

An Alderson Police Officer Returns Home After Months In The Hospital From A Shooting

ALDERSON (WOAY) – A police officer injured while off duty was able to finally return home today after months of hospitalizations. On October 27th, Alderson Police...

New Study about Teens and Vaping

A national panel of public health experts released a report Tuesday stating that vaping with e-cigarettes that contain nicotine can be addictive and encourage teenagers...

Big Atlantic Classic welcomes ESPN’s Seth Greenberg for Sunday banquet

BECKLEY, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – The Big Atlantic Classic will have an ESPN flavor next week, as Seth Greenberg will serve as the guest speaker for the annual Tip-Off...

Governor Justice Appoints Delegate Karen Lynne Arvon to Senate seat in 9th District.

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has appointed Karen Lynne Arvon of Beckley to the Senate District 9 seat, representing Raleigh and Wyoming...

Beckley Police Warning Residents Of Recent Theives Breaking Into Cars

BECKLEY – The Beckley Police Department is warning residents of thieves breaking into cars. Thieves are always looking for easy opportunities and your car or truck...