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Man denied new trial for 1996 rape

Hurricane man’s attorneys allowed to conduct DNA test on new evidence

Man denied new trial for 1996 rape

Hurricane man’s attorneys allowed to conduct DNA test on new evidence

Grants to help agencies in prevention of violence

Funding to go to schools, task forces

Hearing on mining permit wraps up

Decision on mine near state forest

expected within

one, two months

Recycling center’s cleanup comes with promise of better upkeep

Recycling cleanup comes with promise of better upkeep

Public hearing next for Charleston’s proposed sales tax increase

Charleston City Council’s Finance Committee voted Monday to submit a proposed half-cent sales tax to the state Municipal Home Rule Board for approval.

A public hearing on the tax will be held at council’s next meeting Sept. 2....

Students at Montessori school help shape curriculum
Students at Montessori school help shape curriculum

For this state, there’s a one-of-a-kind middle school in Kanawha County where students write the rulebook and set the deadlines for when homework is due.

That’s what the students enrolled in Mountaineer Montessori’s new...

Three-judge panel to rule on Kanawha Prosecutor Mark Plants

Three-judge panel to decide if Kanawha prosecutor will be removed from office

Glasgow residents could see utility rate hike in fall

Glasgow residents and businesses may be paying higher rates this fall if a water and sewer rate increase is approved by the state Public Service Commission.

Last week, Glasgow’s town council approved on second reading an average 26...

Electronic recycling 
options available
Electronic recycling options available

Although Kanawha County residents can no longer take old electronics to West Virginia Recycling Services on Slack Street, there are several other ways to responsibly dispose of those items.

The Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority has compiled...

Judge won’t let Kanawha prosecutor have trial

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A magistrate judge has denied a West Virginia prosecutor’s request to go to trial on misdemeanor domestic violence charges instead of participating in an intervention program.

Mark Plants is charged with...

Officials discuss coal job losses in area

Coal and the future of the commodity as it relates Kanawha County was a discussion point at Thursday’s Kanawha County Commission meeting, just two days after an Alum Creek coal company announced it planned to lay off 280 employees by mid-...

Advocate says Plants case leaving some abuse victims in limbo

Charleston residents involved in abusive relationships are waiting to leave their abusers until the Mark Plants case is resolved, a victim’s advocate told Kanawha County commissioners at a meeting Thursday.

Kimberly Eagle, of the...

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