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WVU board OKs Tech move
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette-Mail
WVU board OKs Tech move

The West Virginia University Board of Governors on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposal to relocate the school’s Institute of Technology from Montgomery to a new satellite campus in Beckley.

The vote came one day after WVU officials...

WVU board OKs Tech move
WVU board OKs Tech move

The West Virginia University Board of Governors on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposal to relocate the school’s Institute of Technology from Montgomery to a new satellite campus in Beckley.

The vote came one day after WVU officials...

Lyme disease declared endemic in Kanawha County

Four West Virginia counties, including Kanawha, have been newly declared endemic for Lyme disease, and in all, 11 counties have deer ticks that carry the illness, according to the state’s Bureau for Public Health.

Lyme disease, an...

Schools cool parents’ concerns over hot classrooms
Schools cool parents’ concerns over hot classrooms

As Kanawha County parents geared up this past week to pack their kids off for another school year, some might have had concerns about summertime temperatures in their school buildings.

Dunbar Intermediate School Principal Jenny Spencer said her...

Love of learning builds family at Marshall University
Love of learning builds family at Marshall University

The scholarship money is great, but David Hannan said it pales in comparison to the friendships he's made.

“There's nothing like staying up until 3 in the morning having some deep...

Latest MCHM test results raise more questions

Two new findings from the federal government’s examination of the January 2014 chemical leak at Freedom Industries raise new questions about the toxicity of MCHM and other materials involved in the incident....

Charleston man arrested in weekend stabbing

A Charleston man is charged with battery and malicious wounding after police say he stabbed a man near the Kanawha City Cracker Barrel Saturday evening.

Corey Treadwell, 37, allegedly stabbed Joshua Longerbean, 25, of Charleston, in the...

Former airport director takes post in South Charleston

Former Yeager Airport director Rick Atkinson is now South Charleston’s city manager.

Atkinson’s first day was Wednesday.

Mayor Frank Mullens said Atkinson was hired after he expressed interest in working for the city...

Future uncertain for Charleston-Huntington bus route

HUNTINGTON – A lack of state and federal funding may discontinue bus service that transports approximately 13,000 riders annually between Huntington and Charleston.

Members of both the Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority and ...

Residents updated on Fayette oil train cleanup efforts

GLEN FERRIS – Only about 10 residents attended an information session at the Glen Ferris Inn regarding the ongoing remediation efforts surrounding February’s CSX oil train derailment in Mount Carbon.

However, the residents who did ...

West Side board discusses upcoming plans and events

Members of Charleston Main Streets’ West Side board of advisers voiced concerns for the West Side but also discussed project ideas and solutions.

The committees shared their project plans for approval but there were not enough members...

Special meeting planned to address ATV use in Marmet

Marmet City Council members agreed to hold a special meeting Monday in response to residents’ concerns about unsafe all-terrain vehicle and golf cart use within the city and also approved an accounting contract to get the town’s accounts ...

Inside Domestic Violence Court

Part two of a three-part series on Domestic Violence Court.

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