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Serbian judges in Charleston to learn about courts
CHRIS DORST | Gazette-Mail photos
Serbian judges in Charleston to learn about courts

A group of Serbian judges are in Charleston for the week to learn about the state and federal judicial systems.

U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Johnston and U.S. Magistrate Judge Dwane Tinsley spoke to the group Monday morning, and later in the...

On the Town: Martin Short at the Clay Center
On the Town: Martin Short at the Clay Center

Former Saturday Night Live cast member, comedian Martin Short entertained a capacity crowd at the Clay Center Friday, Sept. 25.

New Marshall president selected, but not identified

The Marshall University Board of Governors chose a new president in a closed-door session on Monday morning, but officials said the identity of the potential school chief will not be disclosed until a contract is finalized and the selection is...

Capito opens offices in Beckley, Martinsburg

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has opened two new office locations, one in Beckley and one in Martinsburg.

The Beckley office is in at 220 North Kanawha St., Suite 1, Beckley, WV, 25801. The phone number is 304-347-5372 and appointments are ...

Boil-water advisories

The Beckley Water Company has issued a boil-water advisory for customers on Tanglewood Drive, Lambert Drive, Parkwood Drive and Bland Drive off Crescent Road.

A boil-water advisory has been issued for Bradshaw Water Works by the state Department ...

Obama to discuss opioid abuse on city’s East End

For his first visit to West Virginia in five years, President Barack Obama will head to Charleston’s East End for a discussion on the country’s prescription drug and heroin epidemic.

The East End Family Resource Center will host...

Saving ‘sang’: New label aims to conserve wild ginseng
Saving ‘sang’: New label aims to conserve wild ginseng

Associated Press

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – Denny Colwell fires up a weed whacker and makes quick work of his prized American ginseng patch, a fall ritual that helps hide the slow-growing, long-lived perennials from poachers keen on ...

West Virginia women make up more than 25 percent of farmers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Federal agriculture statistics show that more than one-quarter of the farmers in West Virginia are women.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says women farmers total 9,320 in the state. That translates to 29 percent of ...

Dismissal sought in West Virginia sex-abuse case

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The attorney for a church volunteer accused of sexually molesting children is seeking dismissal of the charges, contending the clergyman who brought his concerns to police violated his priest-penitent privilege.

Timothy ...

West Virginia seeks public comment on clean air rules

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia environmental officials want to hear from the public on federal emissions regulations.

The Exponent-Telegram reports that the West Virginia Department of Environmental ...

Innerviews: South Charleston’s Carl Lee looks back proudly on NFL career
Innerviews: South Charleston’s Carl Lee looks back proudly on NFL career

Four losing seasons at Marshall — maybe eight wins in four years — didn’t matter. They found him anyway. NFL scouts saw something in Carl Lee, a small kid (by NFL standards) from South Charleston. They saw talent, of course....

Funerals for: October 19, 2015

Brady, Bradley Noon, Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Clark, Claude 2 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Clemens, Georgia 3 p.m., Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg.

Elmore, Sarah M....

Ferriel E. Craigo

Mr. Ferriel E. Craigo, 88, of Eleanor, passed away Oct. 17, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital.

Ferriel was retired from Monsanto and a Christian.

He is survived by his brother, Buddy Craigo of Richfield, Ohio; sister, Betty Brick of Culloden;...

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