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Shawnee Park Sport Complex Makes Progress

Shawnee Park Sport Complex Makes Progress

The Kanawha County Parks Commission voted this week to make progress on a new sports complex. Commissioners voted to approve a lease agreement with the city of Dunbar for Shawnee Park, which will allow...

Park Place Bar Surrenders Liquor License

Park Place Bar Surrenders Liquor License

The owner of a Charleston bar has given up his liquor license following a drug raid at the bar last week. Eyewitness News says the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration confirms the owner...

Two Accused of Murder Enter Not Guilty Pleas

Two Accused of Murder Enter Not Guilty Pleas

A man and woman accused of killing two other people have pleaded not guilty. The Gazette-Mail reports 42-year-old Bobby Gene Hall and 38-year-old Misty Ann Rucker entered the pleas in the Kanawha County Circuit...

Dunbar Mayor to be Named Next Week

Dunbar Mayor to be Named Next Week

City leaders in Dunbar interviewed eight candidates for mayor this week, and they’re expecting to name a new mayor soon. The Gazette-Mail reports some of the common goals among all of the candidates are...

Huntington Schools to Release Early for Eclipse

Huntington Schools to Release Early for Eclipse

Students in at least one West Virginia county will be allowed to get out of school early to watch next week’s solar eclipse. The Herald-Dispatch reports that parents of Cabell County students will be...

Former Mason Walmart Cashier is Charged with Embezzlement

Former Mason Walmart Cashier is Charged with Embezzlement

A former Walmart cashier is confessing to taking more than $11,000 while she worked there. Brittany Rochford is from Middleport, Ohio, and confessed that while she worked as a cashier in July and August,...

Nitro Works on New Ordinance to Fight Drug Problem

Nitro Works on New Ordinance to Fight Drug Problem

Nitro Mayor Dave Casebolt and city leaders have started work on an ordinance to curb the drug problem, and other cities are following suit. If it’s approved by council members in Nitro, after two...

Charleston Businesses Come Together to Fight Burglary Issue

Charleston Businesses Come Together to Fight Burglary Issue

Businesses in Charleston are teaming up to prevent future break-ins after a string along Smith Street in Charleston. Businesses impacted include Affiliated Construction Trades, and the Charleston Area Alliance, which will make $10,000 worth...

Marshall Joins Eclipse Balloon Launch

Marshall Joins Eclipse Balloon Launch

Some Marshall University students and faculty will participate in a project to launch high-altitude balloons during next week’s solar eclipse. Marshall says the West Virginia Space Grant Consortium chose the team to launch a...

Accused Raleigh County Robber Also Faces Charges in Kanawha County

Accused Raleigh County Robber Also Faces Charges in Kanawha County

A man accused of robbing a 91-year-old woman and her caregiver at gunpoint in Raleigh County also has been charged in Kanawha County too. 33-year old Brandon Cantely is charged with kidnapping and wanton...