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Category: Raleigh Co. News

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison After Robbing A 91-year-old woman

RALEIGH COUNTY,WV– (WOAY) Back in August, Brandon Cantley broke into a 91-year-old woman’s home in the Dry Creek Area of Raleigh County – looking for...

Deputies: Three arrested for shooting at a dad and son in Raleigh Co.

CRAB ORCHARD, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County dad playing football with his son Sunday had to run for cover as bullets went whizzing by, according to sheriff’s...

Two Injured In ATV Accident Saturday Night

RALEIGH COUNTY (WOAY) – An ATV accident sends two people to the hospital. Dispatchers tell WOAY that the call came in right before 6pm on East Whitby Road in Shady...

UPDATE: A Young Boy Sent To The Hospital After Accidental Shooting

UPDATE: West Virginia State Police tell WOAY that the shooting was accidental. The bullet ricochet and hit a young boy. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to be...

Raleigh County Schools Receive $35,000 Grant

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – Raleigh County Schools is proud to announce it recently received a $35,000 grant from the Carter Family Foundation to support...

HUD gives Raleigh Co. Community Action Assoc. $510K grant to fight homelessness

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $8,327,359 for 63 local homeless assistances programs across...

Beckley man confesses to setting fiance on fire in October

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Dwayne Lane has confessed to setting his fiance on fire and killing her back in October, Raleigh County prosecutors tell WOAY. A grand jury...

JUST IN: Randolph “Randy” Stump Has Been Found And Arrested

SOPHIA (WOAY) – The manhunt for Randolph “Randy” Stump has ended Tuesday night after he was found and arrested. Sgt. G.D. Williams with West Virginia...

Annexation Meeting For Mabscott Set

The Raleigh County Commission is considering allowing the town of Mabscott to annex part of Highway 16 that runs through MacArthur. The Commission is getting a lot of...

WV State Trooper nabs robbery suspect after half-mile chase through woods

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Cpl M.S. Horton was in the right place at the right time early this morning. The West Virginia State Trooper heard on his radio that the Beckley...