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Blankenship seeks court OK for North Carolina trip

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is asking a federal judge for permission to take a trip to North Carolina.

In a motion filed late Friday...

Blankenship seeks court OK for North Carolina trip

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is asking a federal judge for permission to take a trip to North Carolina.

In a motion filed late Friday...

Kanawha judge to rule on fireworks law

A Kanawha County judge will decide if West Virginia fireworks dealers can sell fireworks to anyone other than out-of-state businesses.

Circuit Judge Carrie Webster heard arguments this week from attorneys representing about seven fireworks...

E-filing for court documents available for 3 counties

E-filing for court documents is now available in three counties and officials are hoping to expand into a fourth this month.

Matt Arrowood, who heads up the West Virginia Supreme Court’s e-filing project, said he has worked through a few ...

Charleston-born software entrepreneur Frank Pritt dies

Frank Pritt, 75, the Charleston native who used a retirement nest egg to launch a fabulously successful second career as a software designer, allowing him to build a seaside mansion in California that included Charleston street scenes and was once...

Tomblin announces reduction in workers’ comp premiums

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says employers in the state will see an estimated $43 million reduction in workers’ compensation premiums in the coming year.

Tomblin says employers have...

Marshall, 2-year college agree on partnership

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Students at New River Community and Technical College can apply credits toward earning a four-year degree at Marshall University.

The schools announced separate agreements on Thursday....

1 dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Police in Fairmont say they plan to file a murder charge against a suspect wounded in a fatal domestic disturbance.

The Times West Virginian reports that Jeffrey Hovatter, 56, of...

Man crashes into Hamlin funeral home

HAMLIN, W.Va. — A Lincoln County man was in police custody Friday after crashing his truck into a funeral home in Hamlin.

According to a Lincoln County 911 dispatcher, a man crashed a red pickup truck...

Water company hosts ‘WaterFest’ on Aug. 8

West Virginia American Water invites area residents to its WaterFest from 1 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 8 at the Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant on Court Street in downtown Charleston. The free festival and open house will offer water treatment plant tours,...

Local day program offers opportunity for exchange students
Local day program offers opportunity for exchange students

As another Energy Express session comes to a close, participants are departing with new memories and new friends.

The program, founded to combat a loss of academic skills during the summer, promotes reading and structured learning while...

Church Activities: Aug. 1, 2015

Anniversaries/Homecomings

The Laborers Quartet will celebrate their 35th Anniversary of singing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in song at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Glasgow Church of the Nazarene. Gospel soloist Jim Edens will also be singing. The...

Alyce Faye Bragg Column: Meditations on the landscape of twilight and early autumn

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The evening sun dips below the horizon as another hot and humid day comes to a close. A pink tinge in the western sky is the only reminder that a bright sun ruled over the day, but twilight is closing in, and day is done....

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