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Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 500 customers in the Sissonville area. Affected streets include: Rt. 21/Sissonville Drive from the Sissonville/Pocatalico exit (7100 block) north to Poca...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 500 customers in the Sissonville area. Affected streets include: Rt. 21/Sissonville Drive from the Sissonville/Pocatalico exit (7100 block) north to Poca...

Martinsburg High school student joins Harvard’s Class of 2019
Martinsburg High school student joins Harvard’s Class of 2019

With a 5.3 percent acceptance rate — the second lowest in the country — an applicant’s chances of getting into Harvard University are micro-slim.

But not impossible.

Tyler Jenkins, a Martinsburg High School graduate,...

WVU journalism professor publishes true-crime story, “American Pain”
WVU journalism professor publishes true-crime story, “American Pain”

A West Virginia University professor tells the story of a convicted Floridian felon and his twin brother who ran pill mills that started hundreds of pain clinics in his forthcoming book, “American Pain.”

John Temple, an associate...

Berkeley Springs buildings damaged by fire to be demolished

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – Town officials plan to demolish two buildings in Berkeley Springs that were damaged by a fire in April.

Town of Bath Mayor Scott Merki tells The Journal that a contractor will remove asbestos from the buildings....

Woman brings piano, joy with her to Regency Place home (video)
Woman brings piano, joy with her to Regency Place home (video)

Margery Entsminger took along her musical expertise when she recently moved into an assisted living facility.

Her baby grand piano was moved from her South Charleston home to Regency Place in Scott Depot and set up in the media room where she...

Huntington scrambles to deal with increase in sinkholes

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington officials are scrambling to deal with an increase in sinkholes across the city.

Heavy rainfall and aging infrastructure have contributed to the increase, and the city lacks resources to do more than deal...

Escape Room: Visitors piece together clues to solve mystery
Escape Room: Visitors piece together clues to solve mystery

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A new business allows visitors to seemingly play inside a video game, gathering clues, putting together the puzzle pieces they need to not only solve a mystery, and escape a locked room – and you only have 45 minutes ...

Police seek suspect in truck theft
Police seek suspect in truck theft

ELKVIEW -- Deputies from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man they say stole a pickup truck from a convenience store in Elkview early Saturday morning.

The incident happened around 4:15 a.m. at a Speedway across from ...

World-class chef settles in Bluefield for a taste of small-town living (video)
World-class chef settles in Bluefield for a taste of small-town living (video)

BLUEFIELD — At 61, Paris-trained Chef Kent Trebilcox has worked in fast-paced metropolitan restaurants literally the world over. These days, however, he and his pastry-chef wife, Lisa, can be found cooking up...

Pickleball comes to town (video)
Pickleball comes to town (video)

The first thing that should be noted in any story about pickleball is that no actual pickles are involved in the sport.

Well, to be exact, pickles once did have a role, or rather, a beast by that name did.

So, as pickleball finally makes...

Funerals for: August 23, 2015

Cantley, Mildred 2 p.m., Rebecca Chapel, Rock Creek.

Crouse, Anna 1 p.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.

Fox, Jerald 2 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.

Gregory, Ellen A. 1 p.m....

Wayne Haynes

Wayne Haynes, 64, of Charleston, passed away at home on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.

He is survived by his children, Wayne A. Haynes, DeWayne A. Haynes and Amber M. Haynes, and special friend, Steve Phillips.

His body was donated to medial...

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