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Around WV: Dec. 1, 2015
Around WV: Dec. 1, 2015

In Around West Virginia: a Wetzel County case illustrates the struggles of students with special needs, looking back one year after the quadruple murder in Morgantown, Harpers Ferry hopes a sales tax will help after the devastation of the July fire,...

CJCC students help restore historic Virginia structure
CJCC students help restore historic Virginia structure

Five students from the Charleston Job Corps Center were selected to participate in the Long’s Chapel Restoration Project. Other students from Muhlenberg and Carl D. Perkins participated.

Nitro officials looking to renovate city park; plans include ball fields for travel teams
Nitro officials looking to renovate city park; plans include ball fields for travel teams

Looking to a future of increased tourism and recreational opportunities, Nitro city officials are pondering a major upgrade to Nitro City Park.

Ex-Capital teacher gets probation for giving student alcohol

A former Spanish teacher at Capital High School was sentenced Tuesday to spend two years on probation for providing alcohol to a student.

Michelle Elaine Ball, 31, of St. Albans, had been accused of having a sexual relationship with her teenage ...

Christian’s Sports Beat: Grinding out a winter run
Christian’s Sports Beat: Grinding out a winter run

Runners throughout the area are getting ready for running in the cold winter as the temperature has started to drop. It’s a time of the year when runners have to convince themselves to train when the weather is a bit chilly.

Eric Douglas: Traditions signal the season
Eric Douglas: Traditions signal the season

One of my stronger Christmas memories comes from a time when I was alone.

Horace Mann Middle students win Lions’ peace poster contest

Lexi Bautista, an eighth-grade student at Horace Mann Middle School in Kanawha City, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist.

John Cook Jewelers in Kanawha City celebrating 50th year in business
John Cook Jewelers in Kanawha City celebrating 50th year in business

Two years ago, when Shanon Thomas took over John Cook Jewelers from his father-in-law, John Cook III, he knew that trust and customer service are the keys to business success.

Farmer’s Table: Pistachio Cheesecake
Farmer’s Table: Pistachio Cheesecake

My hometown had a corner newsstand. I am among those who sentimentalize its closing. Local businessmen made it their first morning stop to pick up a copy of the East Liverpool Review or Pittsburgh Press.

Tri-County YMCA and Putnam schools offer after-school STEM learning program
Tri-County YMCA and Putnam schools offer after-school STEM learning program

The Tri-County YMCA has begun a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiative in four Putnam County Elementary Schools this school year.

UUC to host 13th annual River Arts Show and Sale

Featuring 25 West Virginia artists, the13th River Arts Show and Sale will take place this week at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Charleston’s West Side.

Award-winning, Cabin Creek-based dentist obtains elite training in St. Louis
Award-winning, Cabin Creek-based dentist obtains elite training in St. Louis

Cabin Creek Health Systems dentist Dr. Hillary J. Homburg was chosen as a 2015 Give Kids A Smile Community Leadership Development Institute ambassador and spent three days training in St. Louis earlier this fall.

Retired NYC firefighter presents Big Chimney firm with 9/11 tribute plaque
Retired NYC firefighter presents Big Chimney firm with 9/11 tribute plaque

Ray Thomas’ first visit to West Virginia left a lasting impression on the staff and customers of Smith’s Carpet One in Big Chimney.

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