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Governor: State won’t place prison at former naval base

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Friday that the state will not take possession of the Sugar Grove Naval Base in Pendleton County when the base is decommissioned this fall, and instead will work with other parties interested in the facility.

The...

Bible Center pastor’s last sermon is Sunday

The pastor of one of Charleston’s biggest churches is leaving after four and a half years of ministry there, a church leader said.

The Rev. Eric Mounts’ last Sunday in the pulpit at Bible Center Church will be this weekend, Lee...

Bulletin Board: Sept. 5, 2015

Blood donations

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday. Blood donors with all types, especially O negative, B negative and ...

WVU president Gee says costs required cutting ties with Montgomery campus
WVU president Gee says costs required cutting ties with Montgomery campus

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – Why is the West Virginia University Institute of Technology leaving Montgomery after 120 years?

It all comes down to a willingness to say “no,” WVU President Gordon Gee said on Friday....

Boone commission moves to remove ambulance board officials

MADISON, W.Va. -- Boone County commissioners have taken the first step in removing two members of the county’s ambulance authority board.

Commissioners voted Tuesday to file a petition to have President Harold Green and Vice President...

Governor: State won’t place prison at former naval base

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Friday that the state will not take possession of the Sugar Grove Naval Base in Pendleton County when the base is decommissioned this fall, and instead will work with other parties interested in the facility.

The...

Early poll shows Justice as slight favorite in governor’s race

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. W.Va. – Eight months before voting begins, West Virginia’s richest man looks like a slight favorite to be its next governor, according to a new poll.

Democrat Jim Justice, the billionaire coal and agriculture ...

Boil-water advisories

Beckley Water Company has lifted a boil-water advisory issued for customers in the 400 block and 500 block on Dry Hill Road, including Summit Drive and Munson Avenue.

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water...

With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) – A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk’s office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the...

6 plead guilty in Baltimore-to-West Virginia heroin case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Six people have admitted their roles in a heroin trafficking operation.

U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld says the operation that transported heroin from Baltimore into West Virginia was disrupted by a 163-count...

Police: Man charged after stepfather finds baby alone in car

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Clarksburg man has been arrested after police say his stepfather found the man’s 11-month-old baby alone in a locked car at Walmart.

The Exponent Telegram reports 35-...

Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housing

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school in Fairmont into housing for senior citizens.

Developers say the project at the former Miller Junior High School Building will include 26 two-bedroom and 22...

Funerals for: September 04, 2015

Armstead, Samuel W. 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Baldwin, Willis D. Sr. Noon, Broyles

Barker, Louella 11 a.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Bennett, Samuel...

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