Gov. Jim Justice remained on the defensive Monday over the forced resignation last Wednesday of Dr. Cathy Slemp, the former state Public Health Officer, reiterating that he had lost confidence in her leadership after discovering that the state COVID-19 dashboard had over-reported current act…

HUNTINGTON — Nearly every summer, Brian Jones and his family take a summer vacation trip to Myrtle Beach around the Fourth of July holiday, but not this year.

Dr. Cathy Slemp, the commissioner for the Bureau of Public Health and state health officer who helped guide West Virginia through its initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resigned from her post Wednesday after Gov. Jim Justice publicly criticized reporting errors at her office during h…

After at least three individuals in Kanawha County from three separate groups tested positive for COVID-19 this week following trips to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is urging anyone who has recently traveled to the vacation spot to get tested for the…