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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

Women’s Expo Celebrates 20 Years

BECKLEY–  Each year in around this time Southern Communications puts on the Women’s Expo in Beckley. General Manager Jay Quesenberry says this year is going...

UPDATE: New Information in Deadly Nicholas County Fire

NICHOLAS COUNTY– One person is dead after a fire broke out early this morning. Wilderness Fire Chief Charley Bickford tells Newswatch they responded just after 2am...

West Virginia Senate Would Penalize Sharing Explicit Images

CHARLESTON– West Virginia’s Senate has voted to make it a crime to publicly display, distribute or threaten to disclose sexually explicit or intimate images...

Yeager Airport, Uber Reach Tentative Contract

CHARLESTON– Ride-booking service Uber has reached a tentative contract to serve Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports airport...

BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Nicholas County

BREAKING NEWS: Fatal fire in Nicholas County took the life of one woman. Newswatch’s Rebecca Fernandez was live at the scene.

WV State History Bowl Tournament

Community Forum: Derby Dames & Mountain State Centers for Independent Living

New Bills Propose Changes to School Make-Up Days, State Assessments

CHARLESTON– The West Virginia Senate Education Committee has started off the year considering several new bills. Last week the senate passed Senate Bill 242 which...

Joe Manchin, senate

Manchin Pens Letter to Trump Concerning Budget

CHARLESTON– U.S. Senator Joe Manchin sent a letter on Wednesday urging President Trump to consider West Virginia priorities when crafting his 2018 budget proposal....

Laptops, TV Stolen from Ansted Middle School

ANSTED– The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in a local school. Around 6:00 this morning Fayette County 911 received a call about a...