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McConnell urges coal-state Dems to back down

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate’s top Republican is seeking to turn the tables on the coal-state Democrats standing in the way of swift passage of a stopgap...

Census chooses local area for test before 2020 count

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Census has chosen parts of southern West Virginia to do a test in 2018 in preparation for the general 2020 Census. The test will also...

Sheriff’s Deputies Get Laid Off

MCDOWELL COUNTY– Six local sheriff’s deputies are not looking forward to the end of this year. Six deputies from the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office...

Fayette County Woman Missing

FAYETTE COUNTY– The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing woman. Georgia Malinda Stone was last seen at her home in the Hilltop area of...

West Virginia State Police say missing woman found in New Jersey

UPDATE:  The West Virginia State Police say 31-year-old Shawna Williams was found Friday in New Jersey.   RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – West Virginia State...

Fayette Co. man pleads guilty to breaking into homes to support drug habit

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Jeremy A. Hunt pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to breaking into several homes and a car and stealing things to support his drug...

Log truck hits and kills pedestrian

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a log truck Wednesday afternoon on Stanaford Road. The sheriff’s office says Richard Owens was...

Students build flood victims a tiny house

NICHOLAS COUNTY (WOAY) – Mark O’Dell’s students at the Nicholas County Career & Tech Center are making a big difference in the lives of flood...

Soldiers honored as heroes after historic flooding

DANIELS, WV (WOAY) – Some Mountain State heroes were honored for their help during the summer floods this past weekend. Major General Leslie Carroll awarded local...

Nicholas Co. Sheriff's Office investigating weekend murder

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) –  Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for killing a Nettie resident over the weekend. Investigators say Terry Hughes shot Kevin...

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