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Bradley Clear Creek Coal City
Colcord Cool Ridge Crab Orchard
Daniels Dorothy Eccles
Fairdale Ghent Glen Daniel
Glen Morgan Glen White Harper
Helen Lanark Lester
Mabscott Mac Arthur Midway
Naoma Odd Piney View
Princewick Prosperity Raleigh
Rhodell Shady Spring Skelton
Sophia Stanaford Surveyor
White Oak Slab Fork Rock Creek
Dry Creek Sprague Terry
Montcoal Cranberry Josephine
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News in Raleigh County, West Virginia
Cities Will Now Take Recycles to Raleigh County
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:51:16 -0700
During a meeting Thursday, the authority ended its lease with West Virginia Recycling Services that runs the Slack Street Recycling Center due to a lack of funding.
Verizon steps up to help solve turnpike dead zones
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:45:05 -0700
The West Virginia Turnpike is one of the busiest highways in the eastern United States. Yet on a significant stretch of the road cell phone signals are almost non-existent.
8 arrested following post-game riots in Morgantown
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:28:57 -0700
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Police say eight people have been arrested and more than two dozen cited following riots that erupted in Morgantown after West Virginia University's win over Baylor...
Lack of surprise inspections helped lab cover up violations, prosecutor says
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:10:39 -0700
By Ken Ward Jr. A coal industry laboratory in Raleigh County was able to cover up criminal water sampling violations because lab officials knew when Department of Environmental Protection inspectors planned to visit their operation, according to statements from a federal prosecutor. Assistant U.S. Attorney Blaire Malkin described the allegations concerning Appalachian Laboratories earlier this ...
Man is arrested for robbing Arrowhead Deli in Mercer County
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:48:02 -0700
PRINCETON, WV (WVVA) A Mercer County man is arrested for the armed robbery of the Arrowhead Deli on Route 52 in Brushfork. On Thursday, troopers with the West Virginia State Police...
UPDATE: Missing man now home safe in McDowell County
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:43:55 -0700
GARY, WV (WVVA) Authorities in McDowell County are searching for a man who went missing Thursday night.Ernie Blannkenship, 52, of Thorpe was last seen around 8 p.m...
W.Va. coalfields Senate panel meeting set
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:43:46 -0700
A state Senate panel studying how to revitalize West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields has scheduled its first meeting...
UPDATE: Fake deed scam now in Raleigh County
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:45:09 -0700
UPDATE: A new scam is going around that targets property owners. According to the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office, people are receiving a "Recorded Deed Notice"...
Convicted murderer sues prison over porn ban
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:54:36 -0700
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights. Dwight Pink Jr., 44...
DEP revokes water lab's certification after guilty plea
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:55:42 -0700
By Ken Ward Jr. West Virginia regulators have revoked the state certification for a Raleigh County laboratory, following the guilty plea of a lab supervisor who admitted he and other employees falsified coal industry samples so mining operations would appear to be in compliance with water pollution standards. The action by the state Department of Environmental Protection comes two weeks after ...