SMITHERS — New renovations to Valley PK-8 were celebrated during a special ceremony on Oct. 12.

An Oak Hill couple is facing felony drug and child neglect charges in Fayette County, as reported in a press release from Sheriff Mike Fridley.

On Saturday, the Kanawha - Charleston Health Department collaborated with multiple partners to host “Arms Across Kanawha,” an all-hands-on-deck, eight-site flu/Covid-19 vaccination clinic in Kanawha County.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department will partner with multiple agencies across Kanawha County to conduct a seasonal flu and Covid-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

A second round of construction bids was opened Thursday for Meadow Bridge Regional PK-12 School on Thursday.

On Oct. 8, Dr. Sherri Young, interim health officer and executive director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, joined Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin, Kanawha County commissioners, and the Unified Health Command to announce that Kanawha County has reached 100,000 individuals ful…

Due to the special legislative session, the Kanawha County HIV Taskforce virtual meeting has been rescheduled to Oct. 19 at 12 p.m. The meeting was previously scheduled for Oct. 12.

The West Virginia Medical Examiner reportedly relied on Child Protective Services (CPS) records in 2019 when determining the cause of death for 8-year-old Raylee Browning of Oak Hill, defense attorneys told Fayette County Circuit Court Judge Paul Blake Jr. on Monday during a pre-trial hearin…

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported that, as of Oct. 5, there were 11,348 active Covid-19 cases statewide. There were five deaths reported since the agency’s last report on Oct. 4, with a total of 3,774 deaths attributed to Covid-19.

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, recently announced $4,022,673 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for 14 West Virginia housing organizations and facilities across the state to …

Meeting in an emergency session Wednesday morning, the Fayette County Commission indicated its unanimous intention to cast a vote to cancel Bridge Day when the matter came before the Bridge Day Commission on Wednesday afternoon.

The three Virginia men who perished in a private plane crash in Fayette County on Sunday were headed back from a whitewater rafting trip, according to a social media post made by the sister of one of the victims.

According to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, there were 13,344 active Covid-19 cases statewide as of Sept. 29. There were 64 deaths since the last report on Sept. 28, with a total of 3,642 deaths attributed to Covid-19.

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, recently announced $304,521 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Cabin Creek Health Systems to to purchase laptops, network software and equipment, security softwa…

A Fayette County Schools media advisory Monday indicated that all students and staff had to wear masks or shields when they returned to the classrooms on Tuesday, Sept. 7 after a brief holiday break.

On Friday, Fayette County Schools staff identified Ansted, Divide and Meadow Bridge elementary schools, New River Primary and Meadow Bridge and Midland Trail high schools as schools having at least five percent of student population in Covid-19 exposure quarantine as of Thursday, therefore r…

“We are at a tenuous time in public health in Fayette County,” Dr. Anita R. Stewart, health officer for Fayette County, said in a Wednesday afternoon statement.

How could the future of Upper Kanawha Valley communities be tied to the growth in Fayette County tourism stimulated by the new national park? That was the focus of a public meeting held Aug. 10 in Smithers.

FAYETTEVILLE — As it has been countless times in the past, the seat of Fayette County government was host to divergent views on a topic Monday morning.

In light of a recent resurgence in Covid-19 cases, Fayette County Schools students and staff began the 2021-22 school term in face coverings.

During Gov. Jim Justice's Covid-19 media briefing on Monday, Aug. 16, Dr. Ayne Amjad, the state health officer, said officials continue to monitor an active Covid-19 outbreak at the Hilltop Center nursing home in Oak Hill.

Throughout the state of West Virginia, events are being held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain. One of the critical events that lead to this conflict was the Battle of Matewan, chronicled in a movie of the same name by John Sayles.

BECKLEY – The Beckley VA Medical Center has reimplemented Covid-19 restrictions and screening out of an abundance of caution. Protecting veterans, the staff, and those in the VA community, remains the VAMC’s top priority during the Covid-19 pandemic. Flexibility and cooperation are appreciat…

CHARLESTON – As summer begins to wind down, more people may be traveling for vacation, to visit family, or to get one more long weekend away in before school starts and busy fall schedules begin. The West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Program (WV GHSP) is reminding all drivers of the im…

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