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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...

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...

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

New building to be constructed on property

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...

Craftsman says making brooms an art form
Craftsman says making brooms an art form

Local businessman still makes several hundred hand-crafted models per week

By SAMUEL SPECIALE

DAILY MAIL STAFF

Jim Shaffer has rough hands blackened by nearly seven decades of broom making, but they’re as deft as the...

Council updates ordinance book, hears department reports

Dunbar council voted in a new ordinance on Tuesday night to make some changes to the city’s ordinance book, which has not been updated in 10 years.

Mayor Terry Greenlee said the changes are necessary. The city is adding new ordinances...

St. Albans officer retires, two others promoted

St. Albans council looked on as Mayor Dick Callaway honored police Lt. Philip Smith, who is retiring from the police department.

During the council meeting Tuesday evening, Police Chief Mike Matthews said Smith will be greatly missed....

Council approves consulting firm for Bicycle Trail Master Plan

Bicyclists in Charleston could eventually enjoy a network of trails in and around the city once a”Bicycle Trail Master Plan” is complete next fall.

Monday, Charleston council members approved spending $83,600 on an agreement with...

Embattled Charleston police officer to resign today
Embattled Charleston police officer to resign today

Embattled police officer Lt. Shawn Williams has resigned effective today.

Williams, who has been on administrative leave since September, was scheduled to have a disciplinary hearing before the Charleston Police Department’s conduct...

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