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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. He was promoted to this job in Mid-November. He still will fill in on weather from time to time. You can Follow Tyler on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email him at tbarker@woay.com

Fayette County Substance Abuse Team working to overcome drug epidemic

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Though often perceived to be a problem of the inner city, substance abuse has long been prevalent in rural areas. The Fayette County...

State Police to conduct DUI checkpoint in Raleigh County

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) – On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the West Virginia State Police will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint along US Rt. 19, approximately .1 mile south...

New River Gorge Bridge celebrates 42 years since dedication

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) — On this day 42 years ago in West Virginia, the New River Gorge Bridge opened to traffic, hailed by Senator Jennings Randolph and Governor...

W.V. AG joins bipartisan coalition against illegal online alcohol sales

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a bipartisan coalition of 46 state and territory attorneys general in calling on...

Bluefield, WV woman charged with murder

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – Michael Lee Dennis, Tazewell County Commonwealth’s Attorney, announced today that Brieanna Marshe Walker, 26, of 323 Old...

Manchin, Capito announce over 3 million dollar to combat children and youth homelessness in WV

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,364,003 to...

West Virginia University’s 2020 football schedule announced

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Shane Lyons, in conjunction with the Big 12 Conference has announced the 2020...

Deal for Wyoming mines called best-case for idled miners

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two of the biggest U.S. coal mines have been sold, raising the possibility that hundreds of miners in Wyoming could return to work almost four...

Tech company opens office in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A technology company has opened an office in West Virginia. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for Infor’s 12,000-square-foot...

WOAY’s frequency change will take place on Tuesday, October 22

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – As required by the FCC, WOAY is changing its broadcast frequency. This change, which was scheduled for October 19, is now going to happen on...

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