After proms and other end-of-year celebrations were canceled in 2020, Kanawha County officials gathered Friday at Metro 911 headquarters to announce the resumption of Operation GPA, a program to ensure the safety of Kanawha students at prom and graduation.
Symphony Sunday is returning to Charleston this summer, although it will be quite different from what fans have become accustomed to attending.
A vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Friday for the Capital High School student-athlete shot and killed on Charleston’s West Side.
Gov. Jim Justice remembers traffic on Interstate 64 between Charleston and Huntington being a problem almost since the highway linking the two cities opened in the 1970s, when he drove from his family’s home to Marshall University, where he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
West Virginia health officials on Wednesday warned that the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 will make a significant impact in the state if young people do not get vaccinated at a higher rate.
Two major youth soccer tournaments have been awarded to the Shawnee Sports Complex and the Barboursville Soccer Complex, the Kanawha County Commission announced Monday.
The Kanawha County Commission on Monday asked the state’s U.S. senators to request a formal congressional inquiry into reports from representatives with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that say Kanawha County is suffering “the most concerning” HIV outbreak in the count…
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo DiTrapano, an avant-garde magazine and book publisher who as the founder of New York Tyrant worked with Atticus Lish, Sam Lipsyte and Padgett Powell among others and proudly defied mainstream trends, has died. He was 47.
Eleven days after mud, rocks and trees tumbled onto Blue Creek Road, trapping a community of hundreds of people for 24 hours on a wet, snowy Christmas Eve, Columbia Gas Transmission filed a request with the federal government to abandon a nearby gas well.
Peoples Bancorp Inc. of Marietta, Ohio, says it has reached an agreement to Premier Financial Bancorp of Huntington in an all-stock transaction valued at $292.3 million.
Charleston City Council’s public safety committee voted 5-2 Tuesday to advance legislation that, if adopted, would prohibit groups without state certification from operating a syringe service program in the city.
One week ago, Gov. Jim Justice loosened restrictions on live entertainment in West Virginia to allow musicians to sing in front of an audience for the first time in over a year.
In the works for a decade, makeover plans for the Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority’s Transit Mall and Charleston’s adjacent Slack Plaza are now on track to move into the construction phase, with completion possible by the end of this year.
It makes too much sense. Or at least that’s the logic for a marriage between a pair of organizations calling for regionalism between the two largest cities in West Virginia.
Those who regularly hike or bike on Cato Park’s 5-mile network of trails first realized a new road through Charleston’s West Side preserve was being planned when survey stakes and hundreds of strips of orange tape suddenly appeared one day in parallel lines framing much of Garrison Trail.
Longtime Belle Volunteer Fire Department member David Fletcher recalls that it was easy back in the 1950s and ’60s for the town’s volunteer firefighters and employees at the DuPont chemical plant to stay in sync.