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Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors
Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors

Former Republican mayoral candidate Josh Scott submitted his pre-primary campaign finance report today – exactly two months after that form was due.

Scott’s submission leaves only one Charleston primary candidate still missing the...

Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors
Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors

Former Republican mayoral candidate Josh Scott submitted his pre-primary campaign finance report today – exactly two months after that form was due.

Scott’s submission leaves only one Charleston primary candidate still missing the...

WVSU board OKs tuition, fee increases totaling 7 percent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Board of Governors at West Virginia State University has approved tuition and fee increases of approximately 7 percent for in-state undergraduates.

The Charleston Gazette...

Misunderstanding may have affected outcome of tight S.C. council race

A possible misunderstanding may have affected the outcome of a ward race in South Charleston’s primary, a representative of the city’s Democratic Executive Committee said.

During the primary election for Ward 5, an election clerk...

Smoking, vaping could be banned at Charleston parks
Smoking, vaping could be banned at Charleston parks

Smoking tobacco and using electronic cigarettes could be banned in all facilities operated by the Charleston’s Parks Department.

The proposal to create such a ban, still in draft form, was discussed during a meeting of council’s...

Meeting scheduled in Elkview for Blue Creek Bridge replacement

A public open house is scheduled Monday for residents to voice opinions about the West Virginia Division of Highways’ plan to replace the 90-year-old Blue Creek Bridge in Elkview.

While construction isn’t expected to begin until...

Solid Waste Authority close to termination agreement with former tenant

Authority close to terminating lease with former Slack Street tenant

Kanawha not feeling the punch of declining coal severance tax

Declining coal

severance tax does not affect county as much as others

Raises funded by maintenance cuts upset union workers

Maintenance budget to lose $300,000 in proposed 1 percent personnel raises

Goodwill to host veterans job fair

Event will include resume, networking classes before meeting with companies

Counties, cities set property tax rates for 2015-16

Residents in Kanawha and Putnam counties won’t see property tax rate increases next year from their respective counties after each county’s commission voted to keep tax rates the same on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Charleston residents...

Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men
Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men

Hope for Appalachia to focus on long-term plan to get individuals sober, teach life skills

Revenue down in Nitro, casino competition in surrounding states cited

Although each city department has reined in spending, a lack of revenue is causing the city of Nitro to struggle with future budgeting.

“Our total revenue is $206,700 less than this time last year,” Mayor Dave Casebolt told city...

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