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Legislature is considering new smoking regulations
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:49:16 -0800

West Virginia lawmakers are considering new smoking regulations. Right now the regulations lie in the hands of your county health department, but if this bill passes that could all change. House bill 2208 would take away the health departments power when it comes to smoking regulations and give the power to the county commission.

Music Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing 5-Year-Old Student
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:23:49 -0800

The suspect is a music teacher at the School of Harmony in Daniels, West Virginia.

$6.75 million in funding for WV housing programs
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:05:38 -0800

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today announced that housing facilities across West Virginia will receive a total of $6,749,574 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's...

Charges being filed in crime spree that killed NC couple
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:12:00 -0800

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Murder charges are being filed against a father and son accused of killing a North Carolina couple as part of a multistate crime spree that ended in a police shootout in West Virginia, authorities said Friday.

Energy assistance application period begins in WV
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:14:39 -0800

The Public Service Commission of West Virginia reminds low-income utility customers that applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepted...

Nearly half of all student bullying happens in middle school
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:13:22 -0800

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) - A new study says nearly half of student bullying incidents in West Virginia's public schools occur in middle schools.The state study says 47 percent...

APCO customers in Virginia to get refunds or bill credits
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:05:26 -0800

ROANOKE, VA, Jan. 22, 2015 – Appalachian Power will start crediting a refund on the bills of its eligible Virginia customers beginning Jan. 25 and will continue monthly through July 2015...

Community raises funds for Raleigh County girl critically injured in car accident
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:39:53 -0800

Shady Spring (WVVA) A community is coming together for a little girl critically injured in a car accident. Last Tuesday, Emmalee Mullins was critically injured in a car accident in Shady Spring after a driver in another vehicle fell asleep at the wheel. On Friday, the community is hosting a fundraiser for Mullins at Dickey's BBQ in Beaver. It's happening from 5-8p.m. Fifteen percent of all ...

Curbside recycling celebrates 7 years of success in Bluefield, WV
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:53:41 -0800

BLUEFIELD, WV -The City of Bluefield Curbside recycling program finished its seventh full year of operation December 31, 2014 with a flourish! The program passed the 1,204 ton mark...

2 arrested for burglarizing Spanishburg home
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:54:14 -0800

PRINCETON, WV (WVVA) Two men are busted on burglary charges after a 10 year old girl discovers her home had been broken into.The child noticed her Spanishburg home was broken into...