Class AAA girls all-state basketball team
Class AAA girls all-state basketball team
Nitro baseball starting over in many ways
Nitro baseball starting over in many ways
Area roundup: WVU’s Tynice Martin named to All-Region basketball team
Area roundup: WVU’s Tynice Martin named to All-Region basketball team
NCAA tournament: WVU comes up short against Gonzaga in Sweet Sixteen
NCAA tournament: WVU comes up short against Gonzaga in Sweet Sixteen
Class AAA girls all-state basketball team
Class AAA girls all-state basketball team

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Led by Kanawha, WV population continues to fall
Led by Kanawha, WV population continues to fall

Kanawha County continued to lose people last year, as did most counties in West Virginia, according to U.S. Census estimates released Thursday.

Ross says adaptation, innovation are key to lift WV up
Ross says adaptation, innovation are key to lift WV up

Before Seattle became a commercial millennial mecca of Starbucks, Amazon and Microsoft, it was just a rainy, logging town. Alec Ross asked a crowd Thursday, if Seattle did it, why can’t West Virginia do the same?

PHOTOS: New Pioneer credit union building shown at Business After Hours event
PHOTOS: New Pioneer credit union building shown at Business After Hours event

Business After Hours, an event hosted by the Charleston Area Alliance, was held Thursday evening at the new Pioneer Federal Credit Union building on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston. The new building, which features colorful light displays, was constructed next to the former building.

PHOTOS: New Pioneer credit union building shown at Business After Hours event
PHOTOS: New Pioneer credit union building shown at Business After Hours event

Business After Hours, an event hosted by the Charleston Area Alliance, was held Thursday evening at the new Pioneer Federal Credit Union building on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston. The new building, which features colorful light displays, was constructed next to the former building.

Coalfield Development Corp. gets $20,000 donation from Moses Auto Mall
Coalfield Development Corp. gets $20,000 donation from Moses Auto Mall

The Coalfield Development Corporation will receive a $20,000 donation from Moses Auto Mall of Huntington to develop its business incubator space in Huntington.

Construction expo attendees upbeat about future of building, design
Construction expo attendees upbeat about future of building, design

Those involved in the construction and design industries were bullish on their 2017 business outlook at the annual West Virginia Construction and Design Expo, which began Wednesday at the Charleston Civic Center.

NC man gets max sentence in Boondocks shooting death
NC man gets max sentence in Boondocks shooting death

Jerome Sutton said Thursday that he knows a North Carolina man didn’t set out to kill his brother during a shootout last year at a North Charleston bar.

Trial approaches for South Charleston man charged in child’s killing
Trial approaches for South Charleston man charged in child’s killing

Before jurors decide the fate of a South Charleston man accused of killing and stuffing a 2-year-old boy in a freezer, prosecutors must decide which charge they want him to be found guilty of.

Police: Current, past Boone school board members under investigation
Police: Current, past Boone school board members under investigation

West Virginia State Police are investigating Mark Sumpter, a former member of the Boone County Board of Education, and Danny Cantley, a current member, as part of an embezzlement case that led to the arrest of two others earlier this month.

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Lineup announced for 13th annual FestivALL event
Lineup announced for 13th annual FestivALL event

Charleston’s FestivALL returns for its 13th year with 10 days of music, dance and art in June, plus another three days of events over Memorial Day weekend, city officials and event organizers announced Thursday.

In Short: Cinderella, Nitro celebration, Easter bunny visit
In Short: Cinderella, Nitro celebration, Easter bunny visit

The Children’s Theatre of Charleston presents “Cinderella’s Glass Slipper,” a musical fantasy adventure with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. The large-cast musical follows the story of Cinderella, who works hard in the home of her cruel stepmother. Her silly stepsisters, Brunhilda and Cleopatra, see themselves as beautiful and think the prince will marry them. Of course, the handsome prince spends his time at the ball avoiding them and entranced by Cinderella.

Just Press Play: Matt Murphy
Just Press Play: Matt Murphy

This week’s “Just Press Play” comes from Matt Murphy, the co-host for WTSQ 88.1 FM’s The Status Quo’s “The Anti-Hour,” heard Saturdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

Dear Abby: Friend with benefits turns out to be a disappointment
Dear Abby: Friend with benefits turns out to be a disappointment

Dear Abby: I have known this guy “Noah” for six years. We’re mostly just friends with benefits, but I’ve always had deeper feelings for him. I always wanted to see where things could go between us, so I mentioned it to him. He told me that if he didn’t already have a girlfriend, he would have dated me. So when they broke up, I waited patiently.

WV House votes to push for daily Amtrak service
WV House votes to push for daily Amtrak service

Legislation to promote daily service for the Amtrak Cardinal passenger train passed the House of Delegates Wednesday on a 95-5 vote (HB2856), with advocates saying it would benefit tourism and economic development in Southern West Virginia.

The Food Guy: Indoor beer fest features tasty food, too
The Food Guy: Indoor beer fest features tasty food, too

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but the area’s first indoor craft beer, food and music festival is on tap this Saturday at the South Charleston Community Center.

WV Senate amends Tourism funding bill to include bond sales
WV Senate amends Tourism funding bill to include bond sales

Gov. Jim Justice’s plan to reorganize the state Division of Tourism will be up for a passage vote in the Senate Friday — but with an amendment approved Thursday that could effectively hold funding for all state tourism advertising hostage.

WV parks officials transform picnic shelters into camping sites
WV parks officials transform picnic shelters into camping sites

LAVALETTE — When life gave lemons to three West Virginia state parks, parks officials found a way to make lemonade.

Funerals for: March 23, 2017

Allen, Rodney 1 p.m., Fairfield Church, Glenwood.


Barnett, David 11 a.m., Odd Fellows Cemetery, Cowen.


Bennett, Betty Jo 1 p.m., Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Crist, Clarence 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted.


Dowden, Brenda 2 p.m., Akers


Garrett, Rose 7:30 p.m., Wilson


Jennings, Wilda Mae Noon, Dodd


McPherson, Chris 11 a.m., Suncrest United Methodist Church, Morgantown.


Mullins, Jessie 11 a.m., Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.


Raines, Howard 11 a.m., Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Beverly.


Roy, Doris "Dickie" Noon, Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.