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Category: Local News

Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber says he was asked to resign

CHARLESTON, WV (BY: BRAD MCELHINNY, WV METRONEWS) — Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber, who has been guiding his town’s efforts to rally from catastrophic flooding...

Man Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of Beckley Officer

It was an emotional day in the Raleigh County Courthouse on Thursday, as 26 year old Timothy Howard was sentenced to 6 to 15 years in prison.  “I truly regret the...

Tamarack hosting Jazz Feast Saturday

BECKLEY, WN (NEWS RELEASE) – Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia will host Jazz Feast on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature a low country boil...

Local Celebs Are Ready To Hit The Dance Floor

Its been nothing but early mornings and countless practices for these local celebrities who say they are ready to give it their all this Friday.  “We really tried...

Additional Charges For Man Who Set Girlfriend On Fire; Sister of the Victim Speaking Out

“There’s nothing that could’ve been said or done to have an outcome like this,” said Kimberly Gilbert. Kimberly’s sister, Belinda Cox, was...

Anthony Bourdain shares his experience In McDowell County

WELCH, WV (BY: JOHN TYSON, THE WELCH NEWS) — Early Saturday morning before heading to Clarksburg, Anthony Bourdain spoke about his experience in southern West Virginia...

Kroger’s New, National Effort Aimed At Ending Hunger

42 million Americans are struggling with hunger across the nation. Nearly 315,000 of those Americans are West Virginians and now the grocery store chain, Kroger is...

Police Searching For Wanted Suspect Who Stole Cancer Medication, Firearms and a Car

A husband and wife went out of town on Sunday afternoon and came back home on Monday night to find their home broken into.  “Mahan is a small community in...

Attorney General Morrisey Leads 37 States, Territories In Fight Against Opioid Incentives

  West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led 37 states and territories to urge health insurance companies to examine financial incentives to the opioid...

Health providers and local officials come together to fight a common goal: The Opioid Epidemic

Dozens of health providers and officials from Raleigh County are coming together to fight one common goal: the opioid epidemic. “The Appalachian region has been...