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Officials: Century closure a disappointment for Ravenswood
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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 Monday evening it would permanently shut down the plant immediately.

“Century...

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 Monday evening it would permanently shut down the plant immediately.

“Century...

Lynn’s Drive-In one of state’s best kept secrets
Lynn’s Drive-In one of state’s best kept secrets

BLUEWELL — The small, brick restaurant along U.S. 52 may look unassuming to passersby, but generations of faithful customers will tell you Lynn’s Drive-In is one of West Virginia’s best-kept secrets.

Located in the...

Judge wants Freedom bankruptcy disclosure simplified

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal judge on Tuesday told lawyers for Freedom Industries to simplify a disclosure statement meant to explain the bankrupt company’s current finances to its creditors, including thousands of residents seeking...

Poca High standout repeats as Gatorade’s W.Va. Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Poca High standout repeats as Gatorade’s W.Va. Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Poca High School’s first-ever Gatorade West Virginia Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year came back recently with seconds.

Campaign to let people know about illegal ‘casino nights’

Lottery commission aims to teach such events are illegal, instead of crack down

By Phil Kabler

Staff writer

West Virginia Lottery commissioners on Tuesday endorsed a public awareness campaign to remind residents that “casino...

Marple’s attorney apologizes to WV school board lawyers

The Charleston attorney representing ousted state schools Superintendent Jorea Marple in a lawsuit against the West Virginia Board of Education has apologized for comments he made in the Sunday Gazette-Mail about attorneys representing the board....

Southern plea hearing rescheduled

A federal judge has rescheduled the guilty plea hearing for former Freedom Industries President Gary Southern.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston ...

Workers injured in accident at Alloy plant

ALLOY, W.Va. -- Three workers were injured at a manufacturing plant in Fayette County on Tuesday afternoon after they hit an underground power line with a jackhammer.

The workers had the power lines marked, but still nicked one with the...

Hurricane author to autograph books at The Greenhouse of Teays Valley
Hurricane author to autograph books at The Greenhouse of Teays Valley

Area author Kathy Roberts will meet and greet old fans and new -- with literary works old and new -- at a book-signing event early next month in Teays Valley.

Farmer’s Table: Mixed Berry Pie Birds
Farmer’s Table: Mixed Berry Pie Birds

As many readers know, I am a potter. I specialize in utilitarian ware. I have always enjoyed making ceramic items that I can use in the kitchen.

Multifest moves to new venue with nationally known headliners
Multifest moves to new venue with nationally known headliners

Charleston’s annual multicultural festival moves to Haddad Riverfront Park next week with a new venue and local and nationally known talent.

Multifest is now in its 26th year, said event organizer Dallas Staples. “That’s a...

Woman sentenced to life in St. Albans slaying asks to back out of plea

A woman who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for the slaying of a St. Albans woman is asking a judge to throw out her guilty plea.

Jessica May Wilson, 28, argues her plea of guilty to a first-degree murder charge for the...

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