PHOTO: Lending a helping hand

PHOTO: Lending a helping hand

More than 350 student and 50 adult volunteers from the Colorado-based Group Workcamps Foundation are working this week in the Kanawha Valley on 58 home repair projects. The some of the volunteers were in Cedar Grove Tuesday working on a Lewis Street...

Charleston YMCA to undergo major renovations

Charleston YMCA to undergo major renovations

The YMCA of Kanawha Valley soon will begin a $2.5 million renovation project.

Gelato shop offers taste of Italy in South Hills

Gelato shop offers taste of Italy in South Hills

In Italy, a cafe is a place to socialize. It’s a place where people drink coffee, meet others with similar interests and talk about ways to better society.

WV Board of Pharmacy dismisses director

WV Board of Pharmacy dismisses director

The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy has dismissed its executive director amid a review of rules that require drug distributors to report on pharmacies that order a “suspicious” number of painkillers and other powerful prescription...

Capito, Manchin oppose repealing ACA without replacement plan

Capito, Manchin oppose repealing ACA without replacement plan

Both West Virginia Senators said Tuesday they are not on board with the new tack of repealing the Affordable Care Act without any replacement.

The Food Guy: Huntington’s Bahnhof is WV’s best wursthaus

The Food Guy: Huntington’s Bahnhof is WV’s best wursthaus

Remember me saying when it comes to some restaurants, it’s love at first sight (and bite) for me? This is one of them.

PSC staff: Proposed WV American Water rate hike includes unnecessary project

PSC staff: Proposed WV American Water rate hike includes unnecessary project

West Virginia American Water’s proposed rate increase is overreaching by pursuing a project not immediately beneficial for current customers, the independent staff of the state Public Service Commission argued in a recent motion.

Poll: WV Gov. Jim Justice’s approval rating takes hit

Poll: WV Gov. Jim Justice’s approval rating takes hit

Three months after rating as one of the nation’s most popular governors, Gov. Jim Justice’s approval ratings have dropped in the latest polling released Tuesday by Morning Consult, a digital media and survey research company based in...

WV’s Bechtel Reserve gets ready for National Boy Scout Jamboree

WV’s Bechtel Reserve gets ready for National Boy Scout Jamboree

GLEN JEAN — Thousands of tents will rise Wednesday at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Fayette County and, for 10 days, the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree will replace...

Holgorsen lauds help from transfers for WVU football

Holgorsen lauds help from transfers for WVU football

For the last few years, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen has been able to find success by utilizing transfers to their fullest potential.

Boil-water advisories: July 19, 2017

Boil-water advisories: July 19, 2017

n Beckley Water Company has issued a boil-water advisory for 4-H Lake Road from Daniels Elementary to Grandview Road and Grandview Road to the end of the system at Crow. The advisory follows a water main break.

Public Courts tennis results, schedules

Public Courts tennis results, schedules

Boys

16 singles — Alex Stacy def. Andre Re (6-0, 6-0).

WV woman cut multiple times by boat propeller in Md. incident

WV woman cut multiple times by boat propeller in Md. incident

OCEAN CITY, Md. — Maryland Natural Resources police say a 22-year-old West Virginia woman was injured after falling off a rented pontoon boat in Assawoman Bay.

WV road projects to roll out in waves, officials say

WV road projects to roll out in waves, officials say

Gov. Jim Justice’s road-building initiative will roll out in multiple phases, like waves hitting a beach, state Transportation Secretary Tom Smith told dozens of contractors in Charleston on Tuesday.

Kanawha murder case ends in mistrial for second time

Kanawha murder case ends in mistrial for second time

For the second time, Tremaine Jackson’s murder trial has ended without a jury reaching a verdict.

Linda Rosenberg: You can be difference with mental health first aid (Gazette)

Linda Rosenberg: You can be difference with mental health first aid (Gazette)

There is a mental health crisis in America. The statistics alone should compel each of us to ask “What can I do?”

Michael Blumenthal: Down, but not dignified (Gazette)

Michael Blumenthal: Down, but not dignified (Gazette)

No memory of having starred

Atones for later disregard

Marshall football picked to finish 4th in C-USA East Division

Marshall football picked to finish 4th in C-USA East Division

There is one member of the voting contingent for the Conference USA preseason media football poll that believes Marshall will make its way back to the top of the conference’s East Division.

Young boys drive, crash mother’s car in Putnam County

Young boys drive, crash mother’s car in Putnam County

On a mission to visit their father, two children left with their mother’s car in Red House and then crashed into an embankment on Monday morning, police said.

Gazette cartoon: July 19, 2017

Gazette cartoon: July 19, 2017

House budget blueprint boosts military, cuts food stamps

House budget blueprint boosts military, cuts food stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions, a blueprint that pleases neither conservatives nor moderates....

Trump blasts Congress over failure of GOP health care bill

Trump blasts Congress over failure of GOP health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and “a few Republicans” Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed a...

Jeff Sessions wants police to take more cash from American citizens

Jeff Sessions wants police to take more cash from American citizens

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said he’d be issuing a new directive this week aimed at increasing police seizures of cash and property.

WV State Fair to run 10 days in August

WV State Fair to run 10 days in August

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has announced plans for this year’s 10-day State Fair at the fairgrounds in Fairlea.