Get Connected
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • Sign In
  • Classifieds
  • Sections

 » 

Women of Achievement honorees announced
Women of Achievement honorees announced

YWCA Charleston has announced this year’s Women of Achievement honorees, three women who will be honored at an annual awards luncheon in March for their contributions to the community.

Funds raised benefit all of YWCA’s programs,...

TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party
TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – With hit shows like “Empire,” “black-ish” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” diversity is the new normal in TV.

That was the message at a pre-Emmy party celebrating...

Katrina, 10 years later: Evacuees who stayed in West Virginia look back
Katrina, 10 years later: Evacuees who stayed in West Virginia look back

HUNTINGTON — Jennifer Hill remembers her first glimpse of West Virginia. It was early on a Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005, to be exact, and she was riding with her mother from Tri-State Airport to Cabell Huntington...

Pack the Pantry (photos)
Pack the Pantry (photos)

Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues
Students get tour of city’s historic district, racial issues

More than 30 people took a walking tour of Charleston’s Triangle District and The Block historical district Saturday as a part of the WV Freedom School, a three-day intensive racial justice workshop sponsored by the American Friends Service...

Big switch, little change: Little India ownership transfer was smooth transaction
Big switch, little change: Little India ownership transfer was smooth transaction

With the same name, same cuisine, and mostly same staff, it might be difficult for some to recognize that Little India, a well-known East End restaurant, has undergone any sort of change.

But for regulars, there is a noticeable difference...

Funerals for: August 30, 2015

Alexander, Charles Jr. 2 p.m., Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale.

Armstrong, David 5:30 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Bumpus, Charles "Sam" 4 p.m., Goldtown Community Church, Goldtown....

Charles "Sam" Bumpus
Charles "Sam" Bumpus

Charles Samuel "Sam" Bumpus, 74, of Charleston, passed away Fri. Aug. 28, 2015, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, following a short illness. Sam was born October 7, 1940, in Kanawha County, a son of the late Ira and Eunice Melton Bumpus.

He was also...

Desmond Newsom

Mr. Desmond TuRon Newsom, 26, of Oak Hill, died Thurs. Aug. 27, 2015. Service will be noon Wed. Sept. 2, at Jones Avenue Church of God, Oak Hill. Friends may call fromk 6 to 8 p.m. Tues. Sept. 1, at the church.

Panella McComas

Mrs. Panella "Dee" Slaughter McComas, of Hilltop, died Sat. Aug. 22, 2015. In keeping with her wishes, she was cremated and her ashes will be inurned at 3 p.m. Mon. Aug. 31, at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Arrangements entrusted by Ritchie and...

Keith Gillispie
Keith Gillispie

Mr. Keith Elliott Gillispie, 53, of Nitro, passed away Wed. Aug. 26, 2015.

Keith is preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Alouise Gillispie; two brothers, Larry and Jerry Gillispie.

He is survived by his daughter, Lindsay...

Alex Fominko Sr.

Alex Fominko, Sr., 87, of Jane Lew, died Fri. Aug. 28, 2015, at home.

He owned and operated Fominko's General Store and Restaurant in Burnsville for many years, and served two terms as the Mayor of Burnsville.

Surviving are four children ...

Vernard McCormick

Vernard "Bernie" McCormick, 84, of Sod, formerly of Woodville, left this world to be with his Lord and Savior on Fri. Aug. 28, 2015, at Valley Health Center in Spring Hill. He is preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Olive Neal McCormick....

Top Video

Newsletters

Capital runs away from Riverside 50-0 in opener (video, gallery)