• Tag: Raleigh County

    Raleigh County telecommunicators recognized as first responders

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County has approved the First Responders Resolution as of Tuesday. This resolution will recognize telecommunicators as first responders now. Dispatchers...

    ARH gives vaping presentation to Beckley Stratton Middle School

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - ARH gives vaping presentation to Beckley Stratton Middle School on Wednesday, 18th 2019. During the assembly, Jeri Knowlton with ARH...

    Town of Ansted employee arrested for allegedly trying to solicit a...

    RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - An employee with the Town of Ansted is arrested and charged with trying to allegedly solicit a minor for...

    Raleigh County Commission approves Humane Society grant

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- Raleigh County Commissioners came together today to request a grant for the Raleigh County Humane Society. The humane society was at risk...

    Raleigh County Commission approves ten percent drop for fire levy

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- The Raleigh County fire levy has dropped by another 10 percent. At today's Raleigh County commission meeting, the county commissioners approved a...

    Rate changes coming to Lake Stephens and Fitzpatrick Park for upcoming...

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- There will be rate changes in the upcoming season for Lake Stephens and Fitzpatrick Park. The Parks and Recreation Authority met today...

    Academy of Careers and Technology holds 19th annual Festival of Trees

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Academy of Careers and Technology hosted a Festival of Trees and open house tonight. Tonight was the 19th annual Festival...

    Beckley Rotary Club held its final program of 2019 centered around...

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Beckley Rotary club held its final program of 2019 centered around the opioid crisis. The discussion centered around the topic...

    High suicides rates during the holiday season is a myth

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for some people, they are anything but. Being...

    Robbery at Little General store

    CRAB ORCHARD, WV (WOAY) - A Little General store in Crab Orchard was robbed today. According to dispatch, the call came in at 5:57 p.m....

    UPDATE: A fight causes dad to shoot and kill his son...

    UPDATE: (12/16/19 at 7:30 am) RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A father is in jail after shooting and killing his son in Raleigh County. Detective...

    Sophia police host annual Shop with a Cop event

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Sophia police department showed up to Walmart for their annual Shop with a Cop event. This event provides a 50...

    Beckley barber hangs up the clippers after 53 years

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - For 53 years, Everett Reece has been cutting hair. On Friday, a party was held at his shop in Beckley...

    Advanced EMT program coming to New River CTC

    BEAVER, WV (WOAY) -  New River Community and Technical College will be offering an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program starting January 22, 2020. “We’ve...

    Friday the 13th event with a Christmas twist

    DANIELS, WV (WOAY) -This Friday the 13th the Resort at Glade Springs will be having their first ever Fright before Christmas. The event will feature...

    Driving on the ice versus snow

    OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - As winter rolls in and road conditions worsen across the state many drivers are concern about icy roads. Even...

    Raleigh Delegates expect to introduce funding bill for veterans nursing home...

    RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - In 2014, the Department of Agriculture gave the property behind the Jackie Withrow Hospital to be used for a...

    Raleigh County State Senator hosts round table to discuss county’s economic...

    BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - State Senator Rollan Roberts, representing Raleigh County, held a round table on Thursday to talk about the future of Raleigh...

    Raleigh Playhouse reaches tentative agreement with City of Beckley to reopen

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Bickey Family is pleased to announce that it has reached a tentative agreement to lease The Raleigh Playhouse and...

    Winterplace Ski Resort set to open this weekend

    GHENT, WV (WOAY) —Winterplace Ski Resort will open Saturday, December 14th for the season. "Skiing and Snowboarding are great family activities, and as a special...

    Local man sets up Christmas display for 40th year

    BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - It started out with a set of candles and a snowman decoration. Now it's a "Christmas Village." Walt Kiser and his...

    Beckley woman arrested after embezzling over 1,000 dollars from Kroger

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A woman is in jail after allegedly embezzling over 1,000 dollars from the Kroger's in Beckley. According to court documents, Danielle...

    Raleigh Delegates plan bill to fund Beckley Veterans Nursing Home

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Raleigh County delegates are drafting legislation to help fund the construction of a veterans nursing facility in Beckley. Delegate Mick Bates,...

    Mac’s Toy Fund host their annual coat drive “Coats for kids”

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - This season give the gift of warmth to a child by supporting Mac's Toy Fund Annual Coat Drive "Coats for...

    Raleigh County man beats another man for thinking he provided info...

    RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Raleigh County man is in jail after he allegedly beat another man. According to court documents, Austin Buzzard and...
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