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Motorists urged to plan ahead for Friday street closures

As Fourth of July activities and celebrations begin in Charleston on Friday evening, motorists are reminded that traffic on both sides of the Kanawha River will be affected.

In preparation for Live on the Levee, Kanawha Boulevard will be closed...

Motorists urged to plan ahead for Friday street closures

As Fourth of July activities and celebrations begin in Charleston on Friday evening, motorists are reminded that traffic on both sides of the Kanawha River will be affected.

In preparation for Live on the Levee, Kanawha Boulevard will be closed...

Police use SWAT team to arrest East End crack dealer
Police use SWAT team to arrest East End crack dealer

Charleston police used its SWAT team to arrest an East End man accused of dealing crack cocaine.

According to a statement from police, Archie Carter, 50, was taken into custody about 8 a.m. Thursday uninjured and without incident at his 1528 B...

One dead, three hospitalized following crash
One dead, three hospitalized following crash

Tragedy again struck a local volunteer fire department, which suffered its second death in just a few weeks.

The latest incident involved a longtime volunteer firefighter who died after a vehicle rolled over a hillside in Glasgow. The incident...

July Fourth weekend bursting with events
July Fourth weekend bursting with events

As the region gears up for the Fourth of July, cities, towns and hamlets are bursting with events to commemorate the holiday.

Charleston is so ready to celebrate American independence, it’s going to do it twice.

“We’re ...

Marmet mayor accused of driving out-of-towners to vote

Ethics complaint alleges Marmet

chief allowed non-residents to vote

Some state, local officials support needle exchange programs
Some state, local officials support needle exchange programs

Some W.Va. officials optimistic in fight against diseases from drug use

Kanawha officials blast water company over its operations
Kanawha officials blast water company over its operations

Kanawha County officials blasted West Virginia American Water Tuesday over a thrice-repeated water outage that has left an estimated 25,000 customers without water in Kanawha and Putnam counties since last week as the company asks for a 28 percent...

Police arrest brothers in moonshine romp

A pair of Clay County brothers are charged with public intoxication, trespassing and refusal to fingerprint after deputies say they got drunk on moonshine in a tow lot and made a nuisance of themselves.

George W. Stephens III, 42, and his...

Suspect named in weekend shooting

 

A Malden man has been identified as the suspect in the weekend shooting of a man on Spring Fork Road.

Christopher Steven Johnson, 36, surrendered to police shortly after officers found Christopher Paxton Saturday suffering from a...

Search to begin for new meal vendor for Kanawha seniors

The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services is beginning the search for a new vendor for senior meals in Kanawha County.

Robert Roswell, the commissioner of the agency, told Kanawha County commissioners Thursday night the state agency will go to ...

Repairs to third water line leak complete

Repairs have been completed on a third leak in a 36-inch water transmission main in Dunbar.

West Virginia American Water officials said work on the line had ended Tuesday afternoon. Two leaks on a newly installed section of pipe, which replaced...

New water leak reported in Dunbar; residents could face a 36-hour outage
New water leak reported in Dunbar; residents could face a 36-hour outage

Not more than a few days after a large water outage left 25,000 Kanawha and Putnam county customers without water, those same residents were faced with an outage again following a new water main break discovered Monday morning.

The rupture was...

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