The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


  • Raleigh BOE votes down proposed student drug testing policy 3-2

    By a 3-2 vote the Raleigh County Board of Education voted down a proposed student drug-testing policy at its regular meeting Tuesday evening.

    June 25, 2013

  • Raleigh County man shot dead after firing at police officers

    A Jonben man was fatally shot by law enforcement officials Friday after allegedly holding his home confinement officer hostage at gunpoint and opening fire on deputies, Raleigh County Sheriff Steve Tanner reported.

    June 21, 2013

  • Beckley Council will take no further action against Pugh

    After seeking outside legal guidance to determine whether Beckley Common Council could remove Mayor Emmett Pugh from office, Councilmen-at-Large Tim Berry and Cedric Robertson have recommended that no further action should be taken against the mayor.

    Although they have elected not to take action to remove the mayor from office, the two said according to their attorney, they had a right to do so.

    June 18, 2013

  • White's exit from speaker's race leaves gavel in Miley's hands

    Finance Chairman Harry Keith White exited the race Friday for speaker of the House of Delegates, leaving the gavel in the hands of Tim Miley, after weeks-long jockeying for the right to use the No. 3 license plate in West Virginia.
    While he is the heir-apparent to outgoing Speaker Rick Thompson, the nine-year delegate and chairman of the judiciary committee still spoke cautiously about Tuesday’s special session, called exclusively for the House.

    June 14, 2013

  • 012612 Bolen.jpg Bolen named assistant coach at East Tennessee State

    When Mountain State University lost its general accreditation last year, head basketball coach Bob Bolen was among many that were left without a job.
    However, as expected, he landed on his feet.
    The lifelong Beckley resident and former head coach at MSU has officially been named an assistant coach at East Tennessee State. The move, which had been rumored for weeks, was announced by the school Friday morning.

    June 14, 2013 5 Photos 1 Story

  • UPDATED: Pugh, Ethics Commission reach settlement agreement

    Beckley Mayor Emmett Pugh will step down from his post effective Dec. 31, as part of a settlement agreement with the West Virginia Ethics Commission.

    June 6, 2013

  • Joshua Neal Hubbard UPDATE: Suspect in Monroe murder in custody

    State Police captured a suspect late Tuesday afternoon wanted in connection with the murder of a Monroe County man who had been missing for several days.
    A police spokesperson said Joshua Neal Hubbard was brought in about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, following a search in Monroe and Greenbrier counties that began Monday and continued throughout the day Tuesday.

    June 4, 2013 2 Photos

  • Kiss appointed secretary of W.Va. Department of Revenue

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced Robert "Bob" S. Kiss will join his administration as Cabinet Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Revenue. Kiss' appointment becomes effective July 1, 2013. In the interim, Jason Pizatella will serve as Acting Cabinet Secretary.

    June 3, 2013

  • Karen Bowling named DHHR secretary

    May 22, 2013

  • 052113 OK tornado 4.jpg Ways to help out the Oklahoma disaster victims

    CNHI member newspaper The Norman Transcript has published a variety of ways that you can help those affected by the recent disaster in Oklahoma.

    May 21, 2013 3 Photos 3 Stories

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