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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

Nonprofit: Most West Virginia Major Roads In Shoddy Shape

A nonprofit transportation group says most West Virginia major roads are in shoddy shape and that motorists spent $758 million each year in extra vehicle operating costs...

Martinsburg Police Now Equipped With Body Cameras

Police in Martinsburg are now using body cameras The department says in a news release that all of its officers are expected to be trained in using body cameras by the...

Town Takes DIY Approach To Restoring Flood-Damaged Park

WEBSTER SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — While homes and businesses in this east-central West Virginia mountain town escaped major damage from last June’s epic flooding,...

Jasper’s Fate Decided Pending Appeal

BECKLEY– Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge Kirkpatrick ruled Wednesday that Jasper–the whippet mix accused of biting two children–be euthanized but...

New DEA Program Targets West Virginia Opioid Traffickers

CHARLESTON– The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will spend $500,000 on a program that aims to curb prescription drug and heroin abuse across the state. DEA...

Man Arrested for Strangling Wife

GILBOA– A Nicholas County man is facing a strangulation charge after violating a domestic violence petition. On December 4th of last year the Nicholas County...

Trump Signs Bill Repealing Stream Buffer Rule For Coal Country

President Donald Trump has put the brakes on a regulation blocking coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby streams. Trump called the regulation a...

Local Bakery is Raking in the Dough

FAYETTEVILLE– Sweet T’s Bakery is a new local business making waves in Fayetteville, and owner Tandy Dempsey is proving you can turn lemons into some very...

Allan McVey Appointed West Virginia Insurance Commissioner

Allan McVey has been appointed as West Virginia’s insurance commissioner. Gov. Jim Justice announced McVey’s appointment Wednesday. Justice says McVey has 48...

Parents To Learn How To Spearhead Local School Initiatives

Education officials are planning a conference this fall to help parents lead successful initiatives in their local schools. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the...

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