• Tag: Nicholas County

    Third WV county passes “2nd Amendment Sanctuary” resolution

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - According to a Facebook post, the Nicholas County Commission voted unanimously to pass a resolution making the county a...

    Summersville rallies to support police officer after his cancer diagnosis

    SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Jeremy Farmer, an officer with the Summersville Police Department, was just recently diagnosed with cancer. Now, the community is coming...

    Former prison guard, inmate’s mom sentenced for drug scheme

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former prison guard in West Virginia was sentenced to two years in federal prison in a scheme to smuggle...

    Nicholas Co. man arrested for sexual assault

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Authorities arrested a man for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a person without their consent. Daniel Conrad, 35, was...

    Deputies in Nicholas County investigate human remains call

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Officers received a call this evening of human remains being found in the birch river area. Once officers arrived on...

    Summersville man arrested for allegedly beating his mother, dragging her by...

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Summersville man is in jail after he allegedly beat, kicked, and dragged his mother around the house by...

    Local students chosen as Service Academy Nominees

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Carol Miller announced today 10 West Virginia high school students nominated to four U.S. military service academies. “West Virginians have always answered...

    Parents and teachers voice concerns over foul odor in Summersville Elementary

    SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Many concerned parents have reached out to us about the foul odor coming from Summersville Elementary School. Since September, the...

    Nicholas County’s Extension Service hosting ‘Meet Your Local Forester’ seminar

    SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - On Thursday, the WVU Extension Service in Nicholas County will be hosting a seminar where you can come and meet...

    Nicholas County woman arrested for trying to hire a police officer...

    SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A Nicholas County woman is in jail after soliciting an undercover police officer to murder another individual. According to police, Hollie...

    Richwood flood victim will soon get new home after years in...

    RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - For many in Richwood, West Virginia and across the state, life has not been the same since the 2016 floods....

    Youth Arts in the Parks 2020 Contest Announced

    GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (WOAY) - Local students can celebrate their creativity and interest in nature through the Youth Arts in the Parks 2020 Appalachian...

    Mine electrician retraining class scheduled in Summersville

    SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A mine electrician retraining class is planned at New River Community and Technical College’s campus in Summersville on Friday, November...

    Chief Firefighter Urges Public To Follow Safety Measures For Fire Prevention...

    MT. LOOKOUT, W.Va. (WOAY)- October 6 through 12 is Fire Prevention Week. This year's theme is "Not Every Hero Wears A Cape. Plan and...

    NC Man wanted for raping a 5-year-old captured in Summersville, WV

    SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A North Carolina man who was wanted for raping a five-year-old was captured in Summersville. Michael Brandon Bryan, 37, of Highway...

    Voluntary water restrictions in effect for some towns in Nicholas County

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Richwood Water Department & Fenwick Mountain Public Service District has determined that a water shortage exists in their...

    EXCLUSIVE: Wanted Man Says He’s Innocent After Turning Himself In

    SUMMERSVILLE, W. Va. (WOAY)- On Tuesday, we told you about Nicholas County Deputies looking for 46-year-old Shaun Richard Duke after being wanted for three...

    Nicholas County Fire Stations Begin Taking Donations For Shop With A...

    SUMMERSVILLE, W. Va. (WOAY)- The third annual Shop With A First Responder program is now accepting donations. Shop With A First Responder is a program...

    One person dead after officer-involved shooting in Nicholas County

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Nicholas County. Officials tell WOAY that shortly after 5 pm on...

    Summersville Police Department Looking To Hire New Police Officers

    SUMMERSVILLE, W. Va. (WOAY)- Summersville Police Department is looking to hire more officers. They are currently in the application stage of hiring two new police...

    Real Men Wear Pink Campaign And Fundraising Begins For Breast Cancer...

    SUMMERSVILLE, W. Va. (WOAY)- October is breast cancer awareness month and the fundraising has already begun. The Real Men Wear Pink campaign began today and...

    Python on the loose in Nicholas County

    RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - A python is on the loose in Nicholas County. According to Richwood officials, a domesticated pet python has escaped its enclosure...

    Elementary School Teacher Resigns After Bringing Gun to School

    RICHWOOD, W.Va. (WOAY) - A  local teacher charged with bringing a loaded gun to school resigned from her job Monday. Shana Knight, 34, was arrested...

    Road closure announced in Nicholas County

    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia Division of Highways announces a road closure. CR 39/11, Greenbrier Road, will be closed for half-hour intervals, .32...

    Gauley Rafting Season Here; Water Releases Begin Today

    SUMMERSVILLE, W. Va. (WOAY)- The fall rafting season is here! Summersville Lake will begin lowering its water levels today and will continue through October 20....
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