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  • Keystone pipeline fails to get vote in Senate

    Keystone pipeline fails to get vote in Senate

    WASHINGTON D.C. (WVVA) The U.S. Senate rejects the Keystone pipeline project by a vote of 59-41. The proposed pipeline would run nearly 1200 miles from the oil rich tar sands of Canada to the Gulf Coast refineries...More >>
    WASHINGTON D.C. (WVVA) The U.S. Senate rejects the Keystone pipeline project by a vote of 59-41. The proposed pipeline would run nearly 1200 miles from the oil rich tar sands of Canada to the Gulf Coast refineries...More >>
  • UPDATE: Second victim identified in Washington Co. fire

    UPDATE: Second victim identified in Washington Co. fire

     WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. – The investigation continues into a fatal residential fire that occurred Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) in Washington County, Va. Two bodies were recovered from inside the residential structure...
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     WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. – The investigation continues into a fatal residential fire that occurred Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) in Washington County, Va. Two bodies were recovered from inside the residential structure...

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  • West Virginia Courtesy Patrol celebrates anniversary

    West Virginia Courtesy Patrol celebrates anniversary

    BECKLEY, W.Va. – The West Virginia Courtesy Patrol (WVCP) program, operated by the Citizens Conservation Corps of West Virginia, is celebrating its sixteenth year of providing roadside assistance and services to citizens and tourists across the mountain state. The tourism-friendly fleet of roving white trucks is designed to provide employment, training, and educational opportunities while also enhancing safety, rendering aid and assistance to disabled motorists, and addressing road related in...More >>
    BECKLEY, W.Va. – The West Virginia Courtesy Patrol (WVCP) program, operated by the Citizens Conservation Corps of West Virginia, is celebrating its sixteenth year of providing roadside assistance and services to citizens and tourists across the mountain state. The tourism-friendly fleet of roving white trucks is designed to provide employment, training, and educational opportunities while also enhancing safety, rendering aid and assistance to disabled motorists, and addressing road related in...More >>
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  • Pikeview High School uses boxes to remind others to count their blessings

    Pikeview High School uses boxes to remind others to count their blessings

    With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, students at Pikeview High School reminded us of our blessings by using old boxes to re-create old Hooverville towns from the great depression. The idea is to raise funds and awareness for people in the community who don't have the luxuries of houses or heat in the winter, students used old boxes to make houses and packed them with blankets to stay warm. The students received funds from various sponsors and are putting the money towards ...More >>
    With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, students at Pikeview High School reminded us of our blessings by using old boxes to re-create old Hooverville towns from the great depression. The idea is to raise funds and awareness for people in the community who don't have the luxuries of houses or heat in the winter, students used old boxes to make houses and packed them with blankets to stay warm. The students received funds from various sponsors and are putting the money towards ...More >>
  • Abuse complaints pile up at West Virginia school

    Abuse complaints pile up at West Virginia school

    CHARLESTON, WV (AP) - An Associated Press review of state records shows a former boarding school in Salem was named in more than a dozen complaints of abuse and mistreatment over the past five years...More >>
    CHARLESTON, WV (AP) - An Associated Press review of state records shows a former boarding school in Salem was named in more than a dozen complaints of abuse and mistreatment over the past five years...More >>
  • Tazewell County introduces two new judges

    Tazewell County introduces two new judges

    Two judges are formally installed during a ceremony today at the Tazewell County District Courthouse. The Honorable Richard Patterson was elevated to a position on the Tazewell County Circuit Court bench, and George Brittain, II was installed as a judge on the bench of the Tazewell County District Court. The Tazewell County Bar Association introduced the guests and then both judges received their robes. The judges both say they're excited about their new roles.with the new additions, Honorabl...More >>
    Two judges are formally installed during a ceremony today at the Tazewell County District Courthouse. The Honorable Richard Patterson was elevated to a position on the Tazewell County Circuit Court bench, and George Brittain, II was installed as a judge on the bench of the Tazewell County District Court. The Tazewell County Bar Association introduced the guests and then both judges received their robes. The judges both say they're excited about their new roles.with the new additions, Honorabl...More >>
  • Alpha, Patriot Coal lay off 190 in Ky., W.Va.

    Alpha, Patriot Coal lay off 190 in Ky., W.Va.

    Two coal companies have announced the layoffs of 190 workers in West Virginia and Kentucky...More >>
    Two coal companies have announced the layoffs of 190 workers in West Virginia and Kentucky...More >>
  • 20 Days of Giving pushes into final week

    20 Days of Giving pushes into final week

    20 Days of Giving campaign moves into final week.20 Days of Giving campaign moves into final week.
    (WVVA) The 20 Days of Giving campaign continues to benefit local food banks. Customers at Grants Supermarkets on Main Street in Princeton make a second donation- 118 bags were given to Catholic Charities...More >>
    (WVVA) The 20 Days of Giving campaign continues to benefit local food banks. Customers at Grants Supermarkets on Main Street in Princeton make a second donation- 118 bags were given to Catholic Charities...More >>
  • Upcoming entrepreneurs competition where you can be a judge

    Upcoming entrepreneurs competition where you can be a judge

    Small business owners from Southern West Virginia will be going head-to-head at the Valley Ventures Entrepreneur's Cafe.It's a competition where the entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and needs to community members in hopes to win money to help fund those needs."It's a great way to encourage economic development," explains explains program director Katie Ickes. "We really depend on entrepreneurs in this state and small businesses and yet we have the lowest entrepreneur participation in the natio...More >>
    Small business owners from Southern West Virginia will be going head-to-head at the Valley Ventures Entrepreneur's Cafe.It's a competition where the entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and needs to community members in hopes to win money to help fund those needs."It's a great way to encourage economic development," explains explains program director Katie Ickes. "We really depend on entrepreneurs in this state and small businesses and yet we have the lowest entrepreneur participation in the natio...More >>
  • Halfway through the fire levy: Your tax dollars at work

    Halfway through the fire levy: Your tax dollars at work

    Raleigh County (WVVA) Two and a half years after voters approve a fire levy in Raleigh County, new tankers, stations, and hydrants are starting to pop up across the area.According to Fire Levy Administrator, Kevin Price, the levy provide $4 million a year. For the first two years, $2 million is split euqally among fire departments and the EOC. Then, the remaining $2 million is divided among departments based on the value of the property in their area.This year, Price said money that would hav...More >>
    Raleigh County (WVVA) Two and a half years after voters approve a fire levy in Raleigh County, new tankers, stations, and hydrants are starting to pop up across the area.According to Fire Levy Administrator, Kevin Price, the levy provide $4 million a year. For the first two years, $2 million is split euqally among fire departments and the EOC. Then, the remaining $2 million is divided among departments based on the value of the property in their area.This year, Price said money that would hav...More >>
  • Alderson man killed in crash

    Alderson man killed in crash

    ALDERSON, WV (WVVA) An Alderson man in killed in a single-vehicle crash on Thursday. According to Trooper J.W. Gilkeson with the West Virginia State Police, it happened around 4:20 p.m...More >>
    ALDERSON, WV (WVVA) An Alderson man in killed in a single-vehicle crash on Thursday. According to Trooper J.W. Gilkeson with the West Virginia State Police, it happened around 4:20 p.m...More >>
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