A public informational meeting to outline improvements planned to reduce traffic congestion along Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes is scheduled to take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in Cross Lanes Baptist Church’s Family Life Center Gym at 102 Knollwood Drive in Cross Lanes.

Means Stone contractors work on a new “Welcome to Charleston” sign on Greenbrier Street, the path most travelers take from Yeager Airport. The sign should be completed in the next two weeks and will be similar to the welcome sign along Interstate 64 just before the Oakwood Road exit.

Representatives of the city of Charleston, including City Council members and and representatives from city departments, will hold a four-stop Here to Serve tour that begins Jan. 29. The tour will let residents meet city representatives and ask questions about city services. Light refreshmen…

The Kanawha County Commission has received a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification for Panther Creek Mining's operations on Toms Fork Road near Eskdale on Cabin Creek for the layoff of 65 workers, set to take place in March.

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Kemp McLaughlin was remembered Monday with a military funeral service at First Presbyterian Church in Charleston. McLaughlin, who died earlier this month at age 101, was a highly decorated pilot who flew bomber missions in World War II and led a squadron in the Korean W…

Funerals for Monday, January 27, 2020

Davis, Valerie - 11 a.m., Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

Hamrick, Leonard - 1 p.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Hughes Jr., Denver - 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Keen, Cora - 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Lazear, Elizabeth - 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Masters, Delores - 1 p.m., Glen Ferris Apostolic Church, Glen Ferris.

Milroy, Miller - 11 a.m., Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Petro, Edith - 11 a.m., Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Phelps, Herbert - 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Stanley, Gary - 1 p.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Stewart, Donna - 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, South Charleston.

Walker, Iva - 1 p.m., Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.

Wilkinson, Catharine - Noon, Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor Chapel.

Williams, Joseph - 3 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.