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Prep roundup: Hurricane baseball romps over Woodrow Wilson
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Gazette-Mail Relays: Final results
Prep roundup: Hurricane baseball romps over Woodrow Wilson
Prep roundup: Hurricane baseball romps over Woodrow Wilson
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Roundup: No. 25 WVU baseball splits with Oklahoma
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WVU, Marshall players sign free-agent deals with NFL teams

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Things to do today: April 30, 2017
Things to do today: April 30, 2017

Music“AN AMERICAN JOURNEY: SONGS OF TRAVEL AND HERITAGE”: 3 p.m. Free. Charleston Civic Chorus. Charleston Baptist Temple, 209 Morris St. Call 304-346-9627.

WVU report a ‘roadmap’ to improving government efficiency
WVU report a ‘roadmap’ to improving government efficiency

A team of academics from West Virginia University released a lengthy report last week meant to spur a statewide conversation about how the state and local governments can be more efficient and save money.

Providers say GOP plan would be ‘devastating’ for addiction treatment
Providers say GOP plan would be ‘devastating’ for addiction treatment

Alex Shelton was that friend who shows up at your house in the middle of the night, barefoot, in the snow, and says “my car got ambushed.”

Business faces: April 30, 2017
Business faces: April 30, 2017

BankingThe Huntington-based Premier Bank has hired three bankers to its Central West Virginia Division. Sam Gallo, formerly of MVB bank, has been named executive vice president and division president. Chris Parr has joined as vice president and commercial loan officer. Michael Malfregeot has joined as branch manager and small business and retail development manager.

Small business workshops look to be part of West Virginia’s solution
Small business workshops look to be part of West Virginia’s solution

The businesses it works with are small, but the West Virginia Small Business Development Center is confident its services and workshops can make big waves in a state still searching for economic answers.

Local McDonald’s group awards $1,000 grant to Trinity’s Table
Local McDonald’s group awards $1,000 grant to Trinity’s Table

Trinity’s Table was recently awarded a $1,000 grant through the McDonald’s of the Tri-State Community Grants Program, which awards local organizations for programs that support youth and recreation, beautification, support for seniors, or support of the arts in the Tri-State area. Trinity’s Table is one of 21 chosen in the area as a recipient of a grant.

On file: April 30, 2017
On file: April 30, 2017

MarriagesThe following people filed for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between April 20 and 27, 2017:

Crime Report: April 30, 2017
Crime Report: April 30, 2017

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between April 20 and 26:

As concealed carry permits decline in WV, gun owners preach safety
As concealed carry permits decline in WV, gun owners preach safety

Permits to carry a concealed firearm are declining, along with the associated revenue for law enforcement.

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Arts notes: April 30, 2017
Arts notes: April 30, 2017

Unity of Kanawha Valley will be home for the monthly Inner Listening class with Mariannne Gettman at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The class consists of mindful breathing exercises, stretching, meditations and Qigong Flow. The class is offered on a donation basis. Give what you desire. Everyone is welcome.

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Vintage West Virginia: Raven Rock post office

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Rick Steelhammer: Making statements with denim — the fabric of our lives
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WV hatchery workers squeeze out another generation of stocked fish
WV hatchery workers squeeze out another generation of stocked fish

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Outdoors Calendar: April 30, 2017
Outdoors Calendar: April 30, 2017

May 6The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a multi-gun match, 10:30 a.m., at the club’s range near Eleanor. Call 304-755-5588.

John McCoy: Park fee proposal is history, but parks still need repairs
John McCoy: Park fee proposal is history, but parks still need repairs

Well, that didn’t last long.Late last Tuesday night, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice slapped down a pilot program that would have imposed a $2-per-vehicle entry fee at six state parks and one state forest.

Funerals for: April 29, 2017

Adams Prince, Dora "Edith"


Bragg, Elsa 11 a.m., St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill.


Browning, Delphia 1 p.m., Maryetta United Baptist Church, Verdunville.


Burwell, Margaret 1 p.m., Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.


Carte, Judith 1 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Clendenin, Bert, Jr. 11 a.m., Drawdy Cemetery, Peytona.


Epling, Raymond 1 p.m., Lewisburg United Methodist Church, Lewisburg.


Fugate, Cletis 2 p.m., Holcomb Cemetery, Bickmore.


Grooms, Rosa 1 p.m., First Missionary Baptist Church, Hansford.


Howell, William Noon, Christ Life Fellowship, Charleston.


Hunt, Joan 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


King, Patricia 1 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Lester, Elsie 2 p.m., Meadow Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Hewett.


Lilly, Keith 3 p.m., White Sulphur Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, White Sulphur Springs.


Patton, Harry "Roger" 2 p.m., Liberty Christian Church, Charleston.


Reigel, Richard 10 a.m., Pine Grove Brethren Church, Arbovale.


Reynolds, Paul E. Noon, First Missionary Baptist Church, Boomer.


Shuck, Michael 2 p.m., Faith Freewill Baptist Church, Danese.


Terrell, Robert Noon, Church of God MPGT, Beckley.


Umanetz, Daniel 11 a.m., St. Thomas Church, Gassaway.


Young, Bernard "Bud" 1 p.m., Fisher Chapel United Methodist Church, Sissonville.