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Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas

DALLAS (AP) – Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in...

McDowell County Students Had Someone Special Visit Them Wednesday

Wednesday morning, First Lady Cathy Justice visited three McDowell County Elementary Schools. The visits were to promote summer reading. To encourage young students to...

Major Turnpike Detour Causes Travel Headaches

Tuesday morning at around 3am, the West Virginia state police was notified that an 18-wheeler traveling on I-77 northbound has turned over between exits 48 and 66. What...

Summer Pool Season Is Approaching And Lifeguard Training Has Started

Lifeguard Training started Monday afternoon at Alpine Ministries on the campus of the Appalachian Bible College. Many eager trainees went through rigorous training to...

Preview: Billboard Music Awards

The music world is coming together on Sunday night in Las Vegas for the Billboard Music Awards. The star-studded event celebrates the biggest music hits, and you can see...

West Virginia In Early Stages Of Medical Marijuana Planning

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say they’re in the early stages of developing a plan to implement the state’s new medical marijuana...

Seven Arrested in Drug Warrant Round Up

MCDOWELL COUNTY– On 05-18-2017 the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office along with the Southern Regional Violent Crime and Drug Task Force conducted a drug...

One Group Of Residents In Oak Hill Are Worried For Their Safety

A hand full of residents who live in the beautiful country side of Oak Hill are concerned with their safety. About three weeks a ago when a storm cell moved through the...

Vietnam Veteran Received A Long Waiting Award For His Service

There was an award ceremony at the Beckley Veteran Center in Beckley Tuesday morning. U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins presented Vietnam veteran Dewey Thompson Jr. of...

Excessive Rainfall Caused A Rockslide in Mercer County

Last Saturday, May 13th at 6:00 am, the Department of Highways (DOH) was notified that a rockslide had happened on Kellysville Road between US-460 and Willowton Road, in...