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Treasurer offers $100 for college funds to parents of newborns

New parents in West Virginia can receive $100 toward their infant’s future college fund if they enroll with the West Virginia Treasurer’s Office before their child’s first birthday.

On Monday, the treasurer’s office...

Treasurer offers $100 for college funds to parents of newborns

New parents in West Virginia can receive $100 toward their infant’s future college fund if they enroll with the West Virginia Treasurer’s Office before their child’s first birthday.

On Monday, the treasurer’s office...

Bomb threat reported at George Washington High School

A computerized voice made a bomb threat about George Washington High School in a call at about 10 a.m. Monday, Kanawha County school officials say.

Kanawha County Superintendent Ron Duerring said students were evacuated to the football stadium...

Bulletin Board: Sept. 1, 2015

Civic chorus rehearsals

The Charleston Civic Chorus invites new singers to join the fall term of its 64th season. Rehearsals are held 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 8 at the Charleston Baptist Temple, Quarrier at Morris streets....

2 men sentenced for roles in multistate drug operation

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Two men have been sentenced for their roles in a multistate drug trafficking operation.

Thirty-two-year-old Juwan Robert Woods of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to seven years and seven months in prison....

Fire marshal: Boone fire that killed 2 started in bedroom

DANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – A state official says a Boone County mobile home fire that killed two people started in the bedroom.

Assistant state fire marshal Shawn Alderman tells WOWK-TV that the cause of...

Cameron woman’s body found in vehicle following chase

CAMERON, W.Va. (AP) – Police are investigating the death of a Cameron woman whose body was found in a vehicle following a chase.

Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-...

Kroger to hold open interviews for veterans, their families
Kroger to hold open interviews for veterans, their families

Kroger, the large Cincinnati-based grocery chain, is looking to hire about 20,000 military veterans or members of their families.

On Monday, the grocery chain announced that it would be holding open interviews for interested applicants on Sept. ...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for customers in Nitro. The advisory was issued for 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, 20th Street, 21st Street, 22nd Street, 23rd Street, 24th Street, 25th Street, 1st Avenue, 2nd...

Chandler Academy closed Tuesday

Chandler Academy in Charleston will be closed Tuesday according to a notification from Kanawha County Schools. The school will be closed because of a scheduled power outage.

Former lawmaker appointed to West Virginia Parole Board

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former Wood County lawmaker has been appointed to the West Virginia Parole Board.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced David Nohe’s appointment on Monday in a news release.

Nohe replaces James E. Colombo ...

UPDATE: WVU Tech could move from Montgomery to Beckley within two years
UPDATE: WVU Tech could move from Montgomery to Beckley within two years

UPDATE 12:45 p.m. — A professor leaving a closed-door meeting with the faculty and staff of West Virginia University’s Institute of Technology this afternoon has told the Gazette-Mail the school is “definitely moving....

WVU expanding parking at Evansdale campus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University is expanding parking at the Evansdale campus as part of a redevelopment project.

The university says a new 140-space short-term parking lot for faculty, staff and students will be...

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Bomb threat reported at George Washington High School
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State News

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UPDATE: WVU Tech could move from Montgomery to Beckley within two years
Bulletin Board: Sept. 1, 2015
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Education

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Kanawha County

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Putnam County

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U.S. and World

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