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Actor Robin Williams dies at 63
Actor Robin Williams dies at 63

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an...

West Virginia State Fair schedule: Tuesday, August 12

The West Virginia State Fair takes place at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. Gate admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.

8 a.m. — Gates open

8 a.m. — Open...

Road work: Aug. 12, 2014

West Virginia Paving will pave the following streets in Charleston between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. today:

Hutchinson Street: from Griffin to Copenhaver drives

Griffin Drive: from Washington Street to cul-de-sac

Twilight Drive: from...

Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an ...

Man arrested following Subway robbery
Man arrested following Subway robbery

A Charleston man robbed an East End restaurant Monday morning, police say.

Zane McCorkle, 31, was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with petit larceny after police say he robbed the Subway on Washington Street East.

Just before 9 a.m., ...

Library launches levy campaign

Kanawha County Public Library officials are hoping that despite some high-profile races on November’s ballot, residents will remember to support a levy to keep the library financially afloat.

The levy, up for vote Nov. 4, is the...

Romney to campaign for W.Va. Republicans
Romney to campaign for W.Va. Republicans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will campaign for West Virginia’s U.S. Senate and House hopefuls next week.

On Aug. 19, the former Massachusetts governor will attend a fundraiser in Charleston ...

Kanawha County Schools to unveil new website, phone app
Kanawha County Schools to unveil new website, phone app

Kanawha County School students and their families can expect to be better informed this school year, thanks to a new website and smartphone application currently in the works.

The new KCS website will not only provide more up-to-date...

Winfield sewer plant hit with proposed fines

WINFIELD – The state Department of Environmental Protection is proposing fining Winfield’s troubled sewer plant more than $21,500 over 17 violations, including discharging more than seven times its allowed daily amount of fecal bacteria...

Clarification

An article in the Saturday Gazette-Mail regarding students seeking alternative housing at West Virginia University should have included the fact that students could choose not to move to the complex, University Place, upon its completion....

Raines withdraws from House race

Delegate Suzette Raines, R-Kanawha, officially withdrew as a candidate in the 35th District House of Delegates race Monday afternoon.

Raines, who was the subject of a complaint by the state Democratic Executive Committee in Kanawha Circuit Court ...

Plants asks for trial; prosecutor against idea

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants wants to go to trial on two misdemeanor charges against him — but the special prosecutor in the case doesn’t think Plants should be allowed to get out of a deal...

West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing
West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing

Wives in West Virginia bring in more of their families’ income than married women in all but one other state, according to a recent study.

In the Mountain State, women...

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