SMITHERS — With IGA in its corner, Grant’s Supermarket held its soft opening last week in Smithers and settled in to serve residents of the Upper Kanawha Valley and the outlying area.
Members of the Page-Kincaid Public Service District Commission met Tuesday morning for their regular monthly meeting, though the majority of their time was spent discussing the discolored water that has been coming through their lines for the recent past.
ANSTED — During a time of the year which generates a little more generosity, the board of directors of the Midland Trail Community Center hopes the public can see its way clear to show some love to the center.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Archives and History has announced the addition of the Okey DeRaimo Collection to its photographic holdings. The collection, containing nearly 2,000 negatives, includes images from DeRaimo’s 35-year career with Armco Steel. DeRaimo captured rarely seen images of un…
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds consumers to be cautious when making holiday travel plans or purchasing a vacation for someone on their list.
A team of historians from West Virginia State University is seeking historical information about the Wolf Creek plateau area, particularly the 1,000-acre development area located east of Route 16 between Fayetteville and Oak Hill known as Wolf Creek Park. The team is in the midst of a resear…
SMITHERS — For several days, potential customers have been pulling into the grocery store parking lot at Smithers, hoping to visit the new Grant’s Supermarket.
MONTGOMERY — The GRID at BridgeValley Community & Technical College has a number of activities planned throughout December, and they’re open to anyone in the community.
CHARLESTON — The Public Service Commission of West Virginia cautions utility customers to be alert to the possibility of utility scams. This warning was issued for Utility Scam Awareness Day which was recognized on Nov. 14 and as several utility scams have been reported around the state. Pro…
Following a review of the best available scientific information, peer review and public comment, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the candy darter as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
Catherine C. Slemp, MD, MPH, was appointed interim State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)’s Bureau for Public Health.
Several southern West Virginia counties are among 27 counties in the state competing for a portion of $45.8 million to go toward construction projects at schools.
According to Fayette County Park director Renee Harper, the always popular Fayette County Park Winter Wonderland starts Dec. 1 and runs through Dec. 30 at the park in Beckwith. Over 10,000 visitors viewed the park's light displays last year.
CHARLESTON — Despite confusing messages from politicians during this campaign season, the Affordable Care Act is still in place and the open enrollment is underway and runs through Dec. 15.
MONTGOMERY — Read Aloud West Virginia earlier this month received a $15,000 donation from Brookfield Renewable to support the promotion of literacy for the children of West Virginia.
OAK HILL — The 18th annual Community Thanksgiving Meal will be held at the Lewis Christian Community Center at 469 Central Avenue in Oak Hill on Thursday, Nov. 22.
MONTGOMERY — Active SWV community captains are champions of their communities who want to lead others to healthier and active lifestyles, according to Erin Reid, the volunteer director for Active Southern West Virginia. Reid is searching for local individuals interested in answering that call.
The Smithers Kroger closed it doors for the final time yesterday, and most store associates have found employment at other Kroger stores, according to a press release from the company.
Yearly electric generation data was recently updated by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, with electric generation using coal continuing to decrease in 2017.
CHARLESTON — A former Kanawha County deputy pled guilty last week to lying to the FBI, Mike Stuart, United States Attorney for the Southern District, announced in a press release.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced earlier this month.
WHEELING — Archbishop William E. Lori, apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, announced Wednesday that the Diocese will release the names of all priests, deacons and religious credibly accused of child sexual abuse of which the Diocese is aware since 1950, the period…
The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and Fayette Fair Share are the lead sponsors of a candidate forum scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 25 at Oak Hill High School. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with candidate presentations and questions beginning at 6 p.m. Other forum sponsors include the South-Cent…
OAK HILL — A statewide group whose efforts are geared to improving West Virginia public education will meet in Oak Hill this weekend “to discuss ideas and work on real solutions together to make West Virginia the best education system for our children,” according to a press release.
CHARLESTON — A newly formed stakeholder group will meet next month to review student behavior and the means by which schools in the state address discipline, according to a press release from the state Board of Education.
MONTGOMERY — Bernice Deakins says a new initiative at BridgeValley Community and Technical College can help breathe some life into Montgomery in the coming years.
Around 10 p.m. last Wednesday night, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a green Chevrolet truck on Chestnutburg Road. When asked if they could search the vehicle, the occupants of the vehicle declined. Deputies then conducted a K-9 scan which positively indicated t…
Legislation was introduced last week in the U.S. Senate which would change the New River Gorge’s designation from the “New River Gorge National River” to the “New River Gorge National Park.”