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Early Civic Center plans to be revealed tonight

Design still in early stages; officials say expected price tag is $50 million

Early Civic Center plans to be revealed tonight

Design still in early stages; officials say expected price tag is $50 million

EPA debuts monitoring system at W.Va. spill site

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has begun air monitoring at an industrial site in Charleston that fouled public drinking water supplies to 300,000 customers in January.

Unveiled Friday, the monitoring will be...

School board split on foundation, hiring of official

The issue of hiring a communications director continues to sow discord among Kanawha County Board of Education members who vote 5-0 on nearly every motion that comes before them. Now, Ryan White, the board’s youngest member, has suggested...

South Charleston puts off cost-of-living adjustment for retired police, firefighters

South Charleston Mayor Frank Mullens has recommended that consideration of a cost-of-living adjustment for the city’s retired police officers and firefighters be put off until February or March.

Mullens told council’s Finance...

Nonprofit leader honored for public service
Nonprofit leader honored for public service

A local nonprofit leader was honored with a nationwide public service award for her work with the Charleston YWCA.

Debby Weinstein, YWCA Charleston Executive Director, was fashionably late for the event held Thursday in her honor at the...

Kanawha parks commission votes 6-1 to retain embattled director

Kanawha parks commission voted 6-1 to retain embattled leader

Yeager Airport reopens after overnight disruptions
Yeager Airport reopens after overnight disruptions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Two separate incidents disrupted travel at Yeager Airport overnight.

Yeager Airport officials said the two incidents -- the first, exposure to an unknown substance and the second, an unsubstantiated Ebola report -- were not...

Parks board to discuss controversial director’s fate

Members will decide in open session whether to fire controversial leader

Coal businessman appointed to parks board

Kanawha County Commission votes in coal businessman

County won’t pay Plants’ salary if he appeals
County won’t pay Plants’ salary if he appeals

If appeal is filed against removal, pay will be given to interim official

Operations shake-up possible at recycling facility
Operations shake-up possible at recycling facility

Recycling center management could face housecleaning if panel approves

Panel votes to remove Plants from office
Panel votes to remove Plants from office

Panel’s decision to remove official has been stayed for 30 days to allow for an appeal

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