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Clay Co. bus driver accused of calling out student for being gay

CLAY, WV (WCHS/WVAH/WOAY) — The Clay County school system is investigating after a part-time school bus driver, who is also a Clay County deputy, was accused of...

Local WWII Veteran Shares How The Best Medicine Is The Company Of Other Veterans

“It was a wonderful 25 years of serving. I don’t regret anything in my life, but I wouldn’t want to go through it again, but I had a wonderful life....

Job training and community college put coal miners on a new path

Coal miners in the heart of Appalachia face unemployment and uncertainty as the expansion of automation and natural gas threatens the industry that’s been an economic...

Plane has to make 2 emergency landings on I-77

JACKSON COUNTY, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — A section of Interstate 77 in Jackson County was shut down about noon Tuesday to allow an airplane to take off, but that plane was...

West Virginia tax receipts up 3.9 percent from last year

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia tax officials say collections of nearly $560 million so far this fiscal year are 3.9 percent higher than last year, though...

Appalachian Power sending hundreds to Florida, Georgia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Appalachian Power says it’s sending hundreds of employees and contract workers to Florida and Georgia to help areas affected by...

Collision with ambulance kills 2 elk in West Virginia

WHITMAN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s elk population dropped to 22 after two elk collided with an ambulance. News outlets report a calf and an elk died after...

Local Residents Gather to Remember Those Lost on 9/11

OAK HILL– It was a night of song prayer and honor to remember the lives lost and heroes of September 11 made possible because one woman felt the need to do more....

Hurricane Irma and 9/11: America Comes Together To Help Each Other

As the country commemorates another anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we also remember all the first responders from that day. “When Americans are in need,...

Mountain Valley Pipeline not coming through WV

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia environmental regulators say they are rescinding approval for building the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would carry...