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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

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

West Virginia House votes to prohibit nepotism

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s House of Delegates has agreed unanimously to prohibit nepotism in government hiring and working conditions. The House, voting...

West Virginia Senate passes right-to-work provision

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senate has voted to clarify the right-to-work law facing a union court challenge after enactment last year. The Charleston...

Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress

WASHINGTON— With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him...

Mercer Residents Invited to Meet With Legislators

CHARLESTON– Mercer County residents will have an opportunity to meet with state officials on Thursday, March 2 in Charleston. The meetings will be from 2:00PM...

Two Country Music Singers Coming To W.V. State Fair in August

The State Fair of West Virginia named two country music acts for upcoming shows at the fair in August. Brantley Gilbert and Dylan Scott will take the stage on August...

GPS Systems Could Be Coming To Fayette County Vehicles

The Fayette County Commission is considering purchasing GPS systems for county-owned vehicles. Although the county hasn’t decided how many vehicles across which...

There Is Still Time To Get A Loan To Help Cover Costs From The June Flood

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private non-profit...

Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretary

WASHINGTON – The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. Breaking with...

Trump to visit shipyard amid talk of defense spending hike

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – President Donald Trump plans to speak Thursday at a Virginia shipyard that builds aircraft carriers and submarines. Monday’s news of the...

Gov. Justice proposes revised budget plan to close deficit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has unveiled a revised budget plan to close the projected $500 million state deficit by raising taxes on sugary soft drinks...

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