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VA Medical Center gets a new name

VA Medical Center gets a new name

The Huntington VA Medical Center has a new name. President Trump signed legislation last week to officially rename the facility the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center, in honor of the World War II...

More than 700 correctional officers hired

More than 700 correctional officers hired

The Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety has hired more than seven-hundred correctional officers since March. The promise of significant wage increases and a career path through a new salary schedule has helped...

Hepatitis A vaccnation clinic scheduled for Friday

Hepatitis A vaccnation clinic scheduled for Friday

The Health Department is holding another Hepatitis A vaccination clinic, this time for a broader range of high-risk groups. The clinic is from 8-to-4 on Friday at the health department at 108 Lee Street,...

Deadly shooting in Sissonville

Deadly shooting in Sissonville

A man is dead after a shooting is Sissonville. Fifty-three-year-old Tracy Stalnaker was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon on Wolfe Pen Branch Road, outside of Smitty’s Auto. Witnesses say Stalnaker threatened a man with...

Police identify woman who stole DOH truck

Police identify woman who stole DOH truck

Police have identified the woman who stole a DOH truck over the weekend. A warrant has been issued for 34-year-old Elizabeth Clay. She’s accused for stealing a truck from the DOH garage on Pennsylvania...

Raising PEIA insurace tiers

Raising PEIA insurace tiers

Governor Justice is asking the Public Employees Insurance Agency to raise its tiers by 27-hundred-dollars each to avoid bumping workers into a higher insurance bracket after they just received a raise. Justice says the...

Motorcylce rally in Beckley this weekend

Motorcylce rally in Beckley this weekend

Motorcycle traffic will be heavier than usual this weekend in Fayette County. The Fire and Iron Motorcycle Club will hold its national ride in Beckley Saturday. Over a thousand motorcycles are expected. Expect delays...

Woman killed in motorcycle crash in Danville

Woman killed in motorcycle crash in Danville

A woman was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend in Boone County. Forty-seven-year-old Lethie Purkey died Sunday night in a wreck on U.S. 119 near Six Mile Road in Danville. No other...

Suspicious man casing Bridge Road area

Suspicious man casing Bridge Road area

Charleston police are asking you to be on the lookout for a man in the Bridge Road area who may be casing the neighborhood. A homeowner encountered a suspicious man on his property early...

Five people injured in construction zone crash

Five people injured in construction zone crash

A crash in the construction zone on I-64 sent five people to the hospital, including a DOH worker. Two vehicles collided around 12:30 Monday at mile marker 31. A driver had a medical emergency...