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Teays Valley Newcomers & Neighbors Club welcomes ‘newbies’ to Putnam

After a brief summer hiatus, the Teays Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club will resume regular meetings and other social activities next month.

Oktoberfest 2015 gearing up in Montgomery

This year’s Oktoberfest is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. During those 12 hours, activities to excite the entire family will be in full display.

East End hardware store earns national plaudits
East End hardware store earns national plaudits

When it comes to almost any home, yard or garden fix-it need, a lot of people take it personally -- and, as such, take their shopping list of those needs to Zegeer Hardware on Charleston’s East End.

Grand prize winners named in summer reading program
Grand prize winners named in summer reading program

The totals are in: Putnam County patrons read more than 25,000 library books during the Putnam County Library’s Summer Reading program.

Automobile dealers group donates to Ben Franklin program
Automobile dealers group donates to Ben Franklin program

A donation in memory of the late Jim Love, founder of C&O Motors in St. Albans, to the Ben Franklin Career & Technical Center automotive technology program will help ensure its continued success.

Ocean City police rescue puppy stolen from West Virginia

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – Maryland’s Ocean City Police Department Animal Control Unit has rescued a puppy that had been stolen from a foster home in West Virginia.

Ocean City police say animal control officers began investigating...

United Bank largest publicly traded company

United Bank has the most publicly traded shares of any company in West Virginia, according to a study by Visual Capitalist.

In a study released on Aug. 20, the company’s total shares are shown to be valued at $2.7 billion.


Trial begins for Raleigh County man charged in wife’s death

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) – Trial has begun for a Raleigh County man charged in connection with the death of his wife.

Multiple media outlets report 61-year-old Johnnie Ray Farley pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of...

Inmate sentenced for possessing weapon

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) – A federal inmate in West Virginia has been sentenced to an additional year and three months in prison for possessing a weapon.

Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that 34-year-old Rico Joy was sentenced in federal...

W.Va. man sentenced to 15 months for heroin trafficking

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A 20-year-old New Cumberland man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for heroin trafficking.

Raymond James Ripley Sr. was sentenced in federal court on Tuesday.

Prosecutors say Ripley conspired with...

Maryland man convicted of stolen firearms charge in WV

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A 21-year-old Maryland man has been convicted in West Virginia of two charges connected to stolen firearms.

Gaithersburg resident Nevyou Alemu was convicted in federal court on Tuesday of conspiracy to possess...

WVSU, New River CTC enter transfer agreement

BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) – Some students at New River Community and Technical College who complete two-year degrees can transfer into a four-year program at West Virginia State University.

Officials from both schools announced an agreement...

West Virginia oil and gas safety panel to meet Wednesday

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – A panel appointed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is holding its second meeting to study safety within the oil and natural gas industry.

The Oil and Natural Gas Industry Safety Commission plans to meet Wednesday at the...

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