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Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

NEW YORK — Companies are finally starting to spend some of the cash they’ve been sitting on, and that could mean a stronger economy and more jobs are on the way.

Industrial companies such as General...

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

NEW YORK — Companies are finally starting to spend some of the cash they’ve been sitting on, and that could mean a stronger economy and more jobs are on the way.

Industrial companies such as General...

Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion
Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion

The former West Virginia Housing Development Fund building, at 814 Virginia St. E., in Charleston, sold this month for slightly more than half its original asking price.

Ralph Hoyer bought the...

Chamber of Commerce hosts rally for safety levy

A levy that would raise $17.8 million a year to support Kanawha County law, fire, emergency and bus services got the support of Charleston’s business community Thursday.

The Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted Kanawha County...

Stocks close mostly higher on earnings
Stocks close mostly higher on earnings

NEW YORK — The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.

The markets gains were...

Camp Fund total passes $14,100; still time to give

A anonymous gift of $2,500 given to the Gazette Charities Send-a-Child-to-Camp Fund this week includes the message: “to create new memories at camp!”

Perhaps you created some of your ...

2 arrested in West Side slaying
2 arrested in West Side slaying

Two people have been arrested and charged with the killing of Tymel McKinney, a former Capital High School student shot to death Wednesday night on Charleston’s West Side.

A Kanawha County magistrate arraigned Mark Anthony Gaddy, 23, of...

It’s a pachyderm picnic at Town Center Mall
It’s a pachyderm picnic at Town Center Mall

The elephants of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus had quite a lunch beside the Town Center Mall as part of the the circus’s appearance in the city.

Judge appoints special prosecutors in light of Plants charges
Judge appoints special prosecutors in light of Plants charges

A Kanawha County circuit judge appointed four special prosecutors Thursday morning to handle cases involving crimes against children.

On Wednesday, Judge Duke Bloom barred Prosecutor Mark Plants’ office from handling cases involving child ...

W.Va. court reinstates man’s murder convictions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated a man’s first-degree murder convictions for the 1982 slayings of two people in Marion County, ruling that a lower court erred when it granted ...

Ex-Alderson prison worker admits to sex charge

The Associated Press

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A former worker at the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson has pleaded guilty to charges that he touched a female inmate’s breasts.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says 48-year-old Jeffrey S....

2 indicted in 2012 Huntington museum break-in

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Cabell County grand jury has indicted two Beckley men on charges stemming from a 2012 break-in at the Huntington Museum of Art.

Media outlets report that 25-year-old Remington Wright and 26-year-old Deon Staunton are ...

W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads

The Associated Press

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the guest speaker at West Liberty University’s spring commencement.

The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. May 10 in the Academic, Sports...

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