Bridgeport football coach arraigned on two felony charges
Bridgeport football coach arraigned on two felony charges
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Charleston to keep state prep baseball tournament
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Public Courts tennis Friday results, Saturday schedule
WVSU softball coach Kerri Blackwell named assistant AD
WVSU softball coach Kerri Blackwell named assistant AD
Physical therapist keeps competitors in the game at Public Courts
Physical therapist keeps competitors in the game at Public Courts

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Bulletin Board: July 22, 2017
Bulletin Board: July 22, 2017

Library reopeningKanawha County Public Library is pleased to announce that the Elk Valley Branch Library will return on Aug. 1 to the Crossings Mall location in Elkview. The Elk Valley Express Library, 4636 Pennsylvania Ave., will close at 5 p.m. today. This will allow more than a week for staff to pack and relocate the collection and building inventory to the Crossings Mall location. The Elk Valley Express Library has been serving the Upper Kanawha Valley since the June 2016 flood destroyed the bridge to the Crossings Mall. Patrons are advised that items checked out from the Elk Valley Express Library that would have become due during the closure now will be due on Aug. 7. With the extended loan period in effect, no overdue fines will be assessed until after Aug. 1. Patrons wishing to return items before Aug. 7 can drop them off at the Elk Valley Express Book Drop until Friday or at any other KCPL location. Items on hold will be suspended at closing today and then unsuspended when the library reopens at its new location. Patrons will be unable to choose Elk Valley as a pickup location until Friday, contact another KCPL location to change hold pickup locations or to place a hold during the time the library will be closed. Patrons will need to contact another KCPL location to request an Interlibrary Loan during the closure. For more information, visit www.kanawhalibrary.org or call 304-343-4646.

Things to do today: July 22, 2017
Things to do today: July 22, 2017

DANIELLE CONARD AND STEVE HIMES: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Free. Bridge Road Bistro, 915 Bridge Road. Call 304-720-3500.

WV knew sanctions loomed if federal Title IV audit again filed late
WV knew sanctions loomed if federal Title IV audit again filed late

West Virginia’s public colleges will need to come up with about $245 million in the next month after the U.S. Department of Education slapped financial sanctions on the schools, said Paul Hill, chancellor of the state agency that oversees four-year colleges.

Environmental review favors Atlantic Coast Pipeline development
Environmental review favors Atlantic Coast Pipeline development

A final environmental impact statement released Friday for the proposed 600-mile long Atlantic Coast Pipeline concludes that, while its construction would have adverse effects on adjacent streams and forests, underlying caves and sinkholes, and habitat for seven endangered species known to live along its route, “most, but not all of these impacts would be reduced to less-than-significant levels” if its developers implement their own mitigation and restoration plans and follow federal construction standards.

Company owned by Justice family cited by feds in coal prep plant death
Company owned by Justice family cited by feds in coal prep plant death

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has cited one of Gov. Jim Justice’s family companies with safety violations that federal investigators say were the root cause of the February death of a worker at a McDowell County coal preparation plant, according to a new report.

R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years
R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years

Five particularly difficult years in the Kanawha Valley have the owner of a nearly 70-year-old business looking for a buyer.

Police arrest man accused in failed South Hills break-ins, auto thefts
Police arrest man accused in failed South Hills break-ins, auto thefts

A man allegedly staked out two homes in Charleston’s South Hills area before police said they found him with drugs and stolen property.

Kanawha prosecutors will handle Yeager criminal investigation
Kanawha prosecutors will handle Yeager criminal investigation

The Kanawha County prosecutor’s office will investigate the allegations that a former magistrate embezzled money from the West Virginia Magistrate Association.

Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River
Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River

Two men were taken to area hospitals after authorities responded to an incident on the Kanawha River at the Patrick Street Bridge around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Things to do today: July 22, 2017
Things to do today: July 22, 2017

DANIELLE CONARD AND STEVE HIMES: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Free. Bridge Road Bistro, 915 Bridge Road. Call 304-720-3500.

Things to do today: July 21, 2017
Things to do today: July 21, 2017

Music10,000 MANIACS AND QIET: 6:30 p.m. Free. Live on the Levee, Haddad Riverfront Park, 600 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-348-8000.

Review: ‘Girls Trip’ a wonderfully hilarious destination
Review: ‘Girls Trip’ a wonderfully hilarious destination

Get ready to know the name Tiffany Haddish. If there were such a thing as Comedy Oscars, she would win for “Girls Trip.”

Scout awarded medal for using skills to save friend’s life
Scout awarded medal for using skills to save friend’s life

Very few people can say they saved their best friend’s life — especially at only 13 years old.

Good to Grow: Human-friendly Purple Martins control garden insects
Good to Grow: Human-friendly Purple Martins control garden insects

Being an avid vegetable and fruit gardener, I spend most of my time wishing birds would just fly over my patch of earth and go feed in the nearest neighboring state.

WV Travel Team: Pools of history at Berkeley Springs
WV Travel Team: Pools of history at Berkeley Springs

BERKELEY SPRINGS — It’s a four-hour, 15-minute, 270-mile drive from Charleston on Interstate 79 to Morgantown, across Interstate 86 and east to Route 522. That will take you to the town of Berkeley Springs in the state’s Eastern Panhandle, a popular tourist destination. People revel in its history, architecture, outdoor recreational opportunities, great restaurants and lodging.

Good to Grow: Human-friendly Purple Martins control garden insects
Good to Grow: Human-friendly Purple Martins control garden insects

Being an avid vegetable and fruit gardener, I spend most of my time wishing birds would just fly over my patch of earth and go feed in the nearest neighboring state.

PHOTO: The family that fishes together...
PHOTO: The family that fishes together...

Thursday was a day of fishing fun for this family. Anjeanette Spencer, of Columbus, Ohio, used a net to haul up fish at Kanawha Falls outside of Glen Ferris, while her aunt, Catherine Saunders, continued to cast her line into the water.

WV Economic Development Authority advances Cacapon, trail projects
WV Economic Development Authority advances Cacapon, trail projects

Two projects for state tourist attractions made progress in the West Virginia Economic Development Authority’s monthly board of directors meeting Thursday.

Funerals for: July 22, 2017

Carter, Donald Noon, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Charleston.


Cottrell, Sue Noon, Big Chimney Baptist Church, Big Chimney.


Dirickson, Betty Louise 1 p.m., Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Hurricane.


Harris, Gary 1 p.m., God's Lighthouse, Charleston.


Horton, Kara Jo 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Lemaster, Ursula 1 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood.


Lowery, Teresa 2 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.


Miller, Pat 10 a.m.,Bollinger Funeral Home, Charleston.


Mitchell Sr., Clyde 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield.


Moody, James 2 p.m., Cross Lanes United Methodist Church, Cross Lanes.


Moore, Eloise 1 p.m., Stevens & Grass, Malden.


Pepper Sr., Larry 11 a.m., Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.


Roy, Kathryn Godby Bukant 1 p.m., Bartlett


Sisson, Oral 5 p.m., Morris Memorial United Methodist Church, Charleston.


Smith, George Preston 11 a.m., Lory Baptist Church,Julian.