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    McDowell Officials Looking for More Money

    WELCH– McDowell County officials are looking for money that would allow the county’s sheriff to keep deputies that are slated to be laid off by the end of...

    Governor Tomblin Presents 3 Local Communities with Small Cities Block Grants

    CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today presented more than $12 million in Small Cities Block Grant funds for 12 critical infrastructure projects...

    Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office looking for car that hit woman

    RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the driver of a silver car that hit Jordan Forren Monday night. Investigators...

    Clay Director Will Return to Work

    CLAY– The director of a West Virginia nonprofit group who was placed on leave after making a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook plans to...

    Child Dies in Dirt Bike Accident

    BECKLEY– One child is dead and another is in critical condition after an accident involving a dirt bike and a vehicle. According to the Beckley Police Department,...

    School Building Authority OKs more than $12 million for Fayette County

    CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — The state School Building Authority approved more than $12 million in funding Monday for Fayette County Schools to help launch sweeping...

    House fire kills 2 in Mercer County

    DUNNS, WV (WOAY) — A house fire killed two people late Sunday night in the Dunns area, according to officials. No names are currently being released. Scott Rodes,...

    Justice Businesses Being Sued

    CHARLESTON– Gov.-elect Jim Justice’s businesses are being sued by a flood restoration company for unpaid bills, after cleanup crews restored parts of the...

    McConnell urges coal-state Dems to back down

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate’s top Republican is seeking to turn the tables on the coal-state Democrats standing in the way of swift passage of a stopgap...

    Census chooses local area for test before 2020 count

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Census has chosen parts of southern West Virginia to do a test in 2018 in preparation for the general 2020 Census. The test will also...