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Boil-water advisory

The Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers of the Arnett System from Old Country Road in Naoma to and including Lower Walhonde Village.

The Department of Health and Human Resources has lifted the...

Boil-water advisory

The Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers of the Arnett System from Old Country Road in Naoma to and including Lower Walhonde Village.

The Department of Health and Human Resources has lifted the...

Temperature spike brings risk of heat stroke, exhaustion

Meteorologists expect today to be a scorcher as high temperatures combined with high humidity push the heat index into triple digits.

The National Weather Service forecast is predicting the Charleston area to see a high of 92 degrees today....

National Endowment for Humanities funds 2 state projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $274,000 in grants for two projects in West Virginia.

The recipients are Shepherd University and the nonprofit West Virginia University Research Corp.

They ...

Police: Man says he had grown marijuana for 40 years

TRIADELPHIA, W.Va. – Police say an Ohio County man has admitted to having grown marijuana on his property for about 40 years.

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reports that 66-year-old Ronald H. Tominack of Triadelphia was...

Bridgeport seeks federal drug unit for northern part of state

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Bridgeport’s City Council is seeking a federal narcotics investigation unit for the Northern District of West Virginia.

The Exponent Telegram reports that the council unanimously approved a resolution this week...

Hospital employee suing CAMC physician

A hospital employee is suing a physician, claiming he created a hostile work environment by falsely accusing her of rape after she asked him to pay child support.

Kathryn O’Neal, represented by Charleston attorney Troy Giatras, filed...

Road work

West Virginia Paving will work on the following streets in Charleston between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.:

Milling: Edgewood Drive, from Washington Street West to Wood Road

Paving: Whitney Street: from Hudson Street to Westmoreland Road; Cora...

Lawmakers push to reinstate drug take back days

In an effort to combat substance abuse and encourage responsible medication disposal, Senators Joe Manchin, Shelley Moore Capito and eight colleagues have collaborated to reinstate Prescription Drug Take-Back Days.

The initiative encourages...

Animal cruelty suspect sues

A Charleston woman who has recently been in the spotlight for animal cruelty charges is now suing local media and their alleged sources for defamation.

Amanda Dawn Woods, 30, faces misdemeanor animal charges from June, when police seized 23 cats ...

Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

“You know the worst part about this?” Pam McDevitt joked Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. “The pressure to use up all this” — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes —...

Officials: Century closure a disappointment for Ravenswood
Officials: Century closure a disappointment for Ravenswood

State and federal officials are expressing their disappointment about the permanent closure of Century Aluminum’s Ravenswood smelter. The company said Monday evening it would permanently shut down the plant immediately.

“Century...

Manchin donations surged after deciding to stay in Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite almost a year of flirting with the possibility of returning to West Virginia to run for governor in 2016, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin didn’t receive much love from campaign donors outside of political action...

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Police Blotter

Police: Man says he had grown marijuana for 40 years
Bridgeport seeks federal drug unit for northern part of state
Hospital employee suing CAMC physician
Animal cruelty suspect sues
Marple’s attorney apologizes to WV school board lawyers

State News

Police investigating beating death in Parkersburg

Statehouse News

Watchdog

Temperature spike brings risk of heat stroke, exhaustion
National Endowment for Humanities funds 2 state projects
Road work
Lawmakers push to reinstate drug take back days
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

Columnists

I’m a-telling you, there’s a column here that SO needs read

Education

Kanawha County

Charleston man arrested in weekend stabbing

Health

Putnam County

Putnam commissioners OK social host ordinance
Winfield sewer plant replacement work stalls
Putnam officials urge residents to update documents
On file: July 26, 2015

Election

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U.S. and World

Armed citizen accidentally fires shots at recruiting station