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It’s no secret that the amount of trash Americans chuck to the curb increases exponentially during the Christmas season.
In Charleston, Public Works Director Gary Taylor said the city is prepared every year ...
It’s no secret that the amount of trash Americans chuck to the curb increases exponentially during the holiday season.
In Charleston, Public Works Director Gary Taylor said the city is prepared every year fo...
Old rail yard on Virginia Street West revamped into ‘Prosperity Center’
As new prosecutor takes office, workers set to cash in about
500 hours of leave time
Official seeks to reduce number
of fatal fires in West Virginia
Rezoning for a proposed drug treatment center in Charleston unanimously passed city council’s Planning Committee Monday night, leaving just a vote by the full council before the rezoning becomes official.
Residents will only be permitted to recycle plastics Nos. 1 and 2 at Slack Street
Racially charged videos involving a Charleston police officer and his daughter are now prohibited from being disclosed or disseminated to the public, according to a protective order issued Friday.
The order, signed...
Land trust asks Parks Commission to allow updates at 52-acre property
Kanawha County commissioners plan to dissolve an economic development agency it helped create in Eastern Kanawha County.
For the last several years, the commission has financially supported the Upper Kanawha Valley...
Commission hopes to keep public service going, does not know exactly how to do so
Charleston City Council members got to see controversial videos involving a suspended city police officer at a meeting Monday.
Council members watched the racially charged videos produced by Lt. Shawn Williams dur...
A proposal to change the name of a popular Kanawha County park has drawn outcry from the public.
Thursday’s Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission agenda lists “discussion on changing the name...
Recycling center issues remain after two years, concern for those removing materials
In primary, Josh Scott will face incumbent mayor Danny Jones
City searching for firm to develop
‘Trail Master Plan’
Visitors to Charleston’s East End will soon be able to join a loyalty program catered to businesses in the neighborhood.
The program will be a smartphone-based application and will allow users to check into ...
Phase one of project ongoing; final steps to come if funding
Yeager Airport is in the sky business, and airport officials are hoping to get electricity from the heavens as well.
Wednesday, the airport’s board of directors moved forward with a proposal to place three a...
Hilton says it would now like to build a Homewood Suites instead of Garden Inn at long-vacant site
Committee seeks grant for artist-in-residence program at vacant South Hills center
Charleston officials open dialogue about relationship between officers, minorities
Though some positions on Charleston City Council have several candidates filed to run in the spring primary, others remain open.
As of Friday evening, 24 candidates had filed for seats on council, but six wards sti...
Performing violinist, ‘science geek’ to combine passions in new role
Commission approves rezoning of property for controversial facility to be built near school
Environmental DNA from the invasive Asian carp has been found in the Kanawha River, state Division of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday.
Though the environmental DNA, or eDNA, could mean the fish have made...
Public drop-off hours for the Slack Street recycling center in Charleston are reduced beginning this week.
The center will now be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will be closed Saturdays and Su...
West Virginia’s newest senator has had a lifelong love of government and politics, having been on her party’s county and state executive committees for years, worked under several governors in state governm...
A controversial drug rehabilitation center will get a hearing before the Charleston Municipal Planning Commission this week.
Known as the T-Center, the proposed facility would be located across Greenbrier Street fr...
Ten incumbent Charleston city council members filed to run for reelection on Monday, the first day of filing for the city’s primary race in March.
As of 4:45 p.m., West Side Republican Bill Kirk and West Sid...
The filing period for Charleston’s citywide primary election begins today.
Candidates seeking a political party’s nod for office have until Dec. 12 to file at the city clerk’s office or mail el...
Solid Waste Authority to receive $15,000 to help tidy the mess at Slack Street center
Municipalities with taxes could triple
The state Public Service Commission is seeking qualified firms to conduct repairs at its headquarters on Brooks and Quarrier streets.
The project, planned to be a final fix for the building’s failing facade,...
Citing financial woes, Kanawha Public Service District has formally asked the state Public Service Commission for a 17.9 percent rate increase.
Should the increase be approved as requested, a 4,000 gallon bill woul...
Division of Natural Resources says first public meeting showed ‘99 percent’ in favor
Parks commission to be paid $50,000 to resolve claim against Russell Trucking
Is a nine-hole golf course the best use of Shawnee Park?
Officials from the Kanawha County Parks and Recreation and the city of Dunbar want to find the answer.
At Thursday’s Parks Commission meeting, b...
Charleston mayor directs officials to aid in removal of debris at Slack Street facility
Location will no longer accept glass, operation hours also reduced
Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd in the mayoral conference room at city hall, Charleston Mayor Danny Jones announced Tuesday he will seek a record fourth term in office.
Jones, 64, is a Republican
By the end of the year, work should be completed on a project that aims to spruce up one of the main streets in Dunbar.
New sidewalks, lighting and crosswalks are being placed along 10th Street, which is the street...
Mayor says sons, health, city’s future factor into
decision for fourth term
Faced with increasing costs for retiree health care benefits, Charleston City Council members began taking action to rein in those expenses during its meeting Monday night.
According to records provided by City Tre...
Light construction is taking place at the spot of a popular restaurant that was destroyed by fire, but the owner says he hasn’t decided if he’ll reopen.
In recent weeks, cinder block walls have gone u...
PIEDMONT — The remains of four burned-out buildings in Piedmont line a block in what is left of this Potomac River town’s central business district.
Not far from city hall and the town’s emerge...
MARLINTON — One year ago this week, 13 residents, four small businesses and two state offices were reeling from a massive fire that tore a hole in Marlinton’s central business district.
But before a f...
Developer has yet
to sign agreement, but is working to satisfy hotel chain’s requests
If you’ve racked up unpaid parking tickets in Charleston, you might want to get those paid up.
The city is poised for a crackdown after city council’s Streets and Traffic Committee passed an ordinance...
Charleston scores 78 on Human Rights Campaign’s Equality Index