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W.Va. leaders don’t love road tax hike; some won’t rule it out

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia leaders aren’t thrilled by suggestions to raise taxes, tolls and fees to fix the state’s roughed-up roads, particularly as they approach a feisty election...

W.Va. leaders don’t love road tax hike; some won’t rule it out

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia leaders aren’t thrilled by suggestions to raise taxes, tolls and fees to fix the state’s roughed-up roads, particularly as they approach a feisty election year....

Water service restored to most after Dunbar break

West Virginia American Water on Friday afternoon restored service to more than 20,000 customers, most of those who have had little or no water pressure since Tuesday evening.

According to a news release the company sent about 4 p.m., water was...

Tomblin: No prevailing wage July 1 due to lawmakers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Blaming inaction by state lawmakers, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s administration says the state’s prevailing wage will disappear July 1 for a short-term lapse that is creating...

Capital playing 9-game schedule in football

Last year, it was unintentional. This year, it’s just unfortunate.

For the second straight year, it looks like Capital will be playing just a nine-game regular season football schedule. The defending Class AAA champion Cougars were not...

Church Activities: June 27, 2015

The First Missionary Baptist Church of Vandalia will be celebrating Pastor Cornell Byers’ fifth Anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1500 Mountain Road. Special guest speaker will be Pastor Michael Poke from St. Paul Baptist Church,...

W.Va. officials react to same-sex marriage ruling

On the day the U.S. Supreme Court granted same-sex couples in all 50 states the right to marry, elected officials and political leaders across West Virginia had mostly negative reactions to the historic decision.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin took no...

Rare penny fetches $750 during online auction

A West Virginia resident successfully bid $750 for a rare copper penny, while two other state residents drove up the bidding process during the latest online property auction set up by State Treasurer John Perdue.

The auction, administered by...

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church offers free summer day camp

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 821 Edgewood Drive, West Side, will offer a free Summer Day Camp for youth, ages 6 to 12, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily July 13-17.

The 2015 theme is “Caring.” Cpl. Errol Randle, of the...

Ambulance Authority to pursue regional training center
Ambulance Authority to pursue regional training center

Members of the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority are one step closer to creating a regional training center with the purchase of the former Charleston Work Release Center building on Brooks Street.

The Ambulance Authority just bought...

Investigations lead to animal cruelty, dog-fighting charges

Investigations into animal cruelty allegations at opposite ends of the state earlier this week led to charges against two people and the rescue of 24 farm animals in Kanawha County and 21 pitbulls allegedly used in a dog-fighting venue in Jefferson...

FestivALL schedule for Saturday, June 27, 2015

All day: Driven by Design, C&H Taxi, 1410 Lewis St.

9 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Community Keys, Davis Park and Capitol Market

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Kanawha County Public Library Used Book Summer Sale, Kanawha County Public Library, 123 Capitol St....

Boil-water advisories

A boil-water advisory has been issued for the Stop In at 2623 Lawn Road in Meadow Bridge.

Customers in that area is urged to boil their water for at least one full minute prior to use until further notice.

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The Department of...

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