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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
Pratt Mayor Gary Fields was arrested again Tuesday night, this time for a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
According to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha Magistrate C...
Statewide participation edges out national average
Man could serve 30 days as a new permanent county official is vetted
Kanawha Valley residents will soon have a chance to see the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree as the 80-foot-tall white spruce makes a stop at Charleston Town Center on Nov. 17.
The tree will be parked on Court Street th...
The chairman of the Lincoln Public Service District — embroiled in controversy in recent months — has resigned, Lincoln County Commission President K.K. Matthews said Thursday.
Ron Gregory, who has be...
More than quarter
of all ballots cast
were straight ticket
Fate of St. Albans fire department in the hands of next year’s levy vote
Voters returned Nancy Guthrie and brought in Larry Row, Brad White
Incumbent Republican Kanawha County Commissioner Hoppy Shores appeared to be on the way to be the longest-serving commissioner in Kanawha County history by winning his seventh term in office Tuesday night, leading Democr...
Rate will increase by one-half cent beginning on July 1
Private company terminates lease; Kanawha to haul material to Raleigh
Mayor says council needs more time to weigh controversial bill
Union members use billboards to inform public of issue
Huntington remains busiest passenger station again; Thurmond least-used
Official expects more out-of-state residents to get licenses in W.Va.
Charleston City Council’s Ordinance and Rules Committee will once again take up the issue of cats in the city during a meeting Tuesday evening.
This time, however, some of the more controversial parts of the...
The Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority will take over operations at the Slack Street recycling center, authority officials told members of Charleston city council’s Environment & Recycling Committee Thursday...
The company that operates the state’s pseudoephedrine tracking system says its software is helping to drive down sales of the drug.
In addition, a company representative and a detective from Louisiana told ...
A renovated Charleston Civic Center could include new glassed-in corridors, an expanded convention center space and an outdoor plaza along the Elk River,
Design still in early stages; officials expect $50 million price tag
Kanawha parks commission voted 6-1 to retain embattled leader
Members will decide in open session whether to fire controversial leader
Kanawha County Commission votes in coal businessman
If appeal is filed against removal, pay will be given to interim official
Recycling center management could face housecleaning if panel approves
Panel’s decision to remove official has been stayed for 30 days to allow for an appeal
Some W.Va. offices say they weren’t
notified by state
Behind an inconspicuous home on Lewis Street, there’s something becoming a more common sight in Charleston — chickens.
Eight New Hampshire red hens reside in their own coop behind the East End home of...
Chris Bostic and David Epp were surprised to learn they were the first same-sex couple to apply for a marriage license in Kanawha County on Thursday.
Epp, 33, and Bostic, 34, arrived at the county courthouse about...
Money comes from prosecutor’s drug
forfeiture account, community fund
Program would allow
authority to buy homes for
10 officers to deter crime
The project could improve safety, property values in neighborhood