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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...

Fayette County's School System To Gain Full Control

The West Virginia Board of Education voted to let Fayette County’s School System have full control after being under state control for 7 years. “We are...

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...

West Virginia Board Drops Standardized Tests In Grades 9th & 10th

The West Virginia Board of Education has eliminated standardized math and English language arts tests scheduled for this spring for ninth and 10th graders....

Brian Bruce Named West Virginia American Water President

Brian Bruce has been named president of West Virginia American Water. The company says in a news release that Bruce will replace Jeffrey McIntyre, who has been named...

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