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Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle
Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle

A rock slide was reported near the intersection of Washington Street West and Route 21 on Friday morning, a Kanawha County 911 dispatcher said.

“It was near the bridge into Orchard Manor,” she said. “Two lanes...

Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle
Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle

A rock slide was reported near the intersection of Washington Street West and Route 21 on Friday morning, a Kanawha County 911 dispatcher said.

“It was near the bridge into Orchard Manor,” she said. “Two lanes...

Theft on the rise in Charleston

Detective says increase linked to state’s high rate of drug addiction

Yeager Airport reports drop in boardings in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Passenger boardings at Yeager Airport were down 4 percent in 2014.

Officials at the Charleston airport blame the decline on severe winter weather last January and February and the water crisis involving a...

Charleston Area Medical Center fined for waste violations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State regulators have fined Charleston Area Medical Center $48,049 for hazardous waste violations at its three hospitals.

A consent order says the violations include failing to keep containers closed when not...

Montgomery residents discuss future of city
Montgomery residents discuss future of city

MONTGOMERY – As rumors about the future of West Virginia University’s Institute of Technology swirl, a group of Montgomery residents and city leaders spent Tuesday night looking toward the future of the city.

About 50 people filled ...

Solid Waste Authority to bid out building demolition
Solid Waste Authority to bid out building demolition

New building to be constructed on property

Daily Mail editorial board to meet with primary election candidates

The Daily Mail editorial board will begin meeting with candidates for contested races in the Charleston primary election today.

The meetings serve as the basis for editorial endorsements. All board meetings are scheduled to begin at noon and...

South Charleston extends election filing period

The city of South Charleston is extending its filing deadline to Feb. 7 for the city election this year.

Candidacy forms will be accepted at the city clerk’s office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are accepted by mail, though they must be...

Commission discusses disband of agency

Kanawha County Commissioners briefly discussed the process of disbanding the Upper Kanawha Valley Enterprise Community during their meeting Thursday.

The commission ...

Hunting and Fishing show kicks off in Charleston
Hunting and Fishing show kicks off in Charleston

The West Virginia Hunting & Fishing Show put on by the West Virginia Trophy Hunters Association kicks off this weekend at the Charleston Civic Center. This is the 28th year for the show, which will feature exhibitions from as far away as Alaska, New...

Staats Hospital may gain new life after renovation
Staats Hospital may gain new life after renovation

A year from now, it’s possible retail will return to the first floor of the old Staats Hospital building in the 100 block of Washington Street West.

A few years beyond that, there could be new residences or offices on the second and third ...

Task force addresses “problem bars”

Officials brainstormed ways to address chronic “problem bars” during the Strong Neighboorhoods Task Force meeting Wednesday in Charleston’s City Service Center.

City Planning Director Dan Vriendt said the Charleston Police...

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