The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


  • Most income is taxable; here are some general guidelines to go by

    Are you looking for a hard and fast rule about what income is taxable and what income is not taxable?

    February 16, 2014

  • Princeton practitioner named Young Optometrist of the Year

    Dr. Brad Lane was recognized as West Virginia’s Young Optometrist of the Year by the West Virginia Association of Optometric Physicians for his contributions to the optometric profession, dedication to his patients and service to his community.

    February 16, 2014

  • Samoas, Thin Mints and business ethics

    But these lessons aren't learned when Scouts sell outside grocery stores or via mobile app, or, even worse, when parents ask their colleagues to purchase Girl Scout cookies, a query I recently received at a casual work lunch. My friend wasn't prepared for the lecture that followed. I'd be more than happy to buy cookies from his daughter, I said, but only if she called me on the phone to personally ask for the sale.

    February 15, 2014

  • Fayette sheriff warns citizens of Facebook scam

    Some say that these days you really don’t know who your friends are. This might be especially true for social networking sites where an unknown criminal could masquerade as a trusted chum to gain your confidence.
    In a press release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, residents are warned to be wary of a scam that uses Facebook and Facebook Messenger to this end.

    February 13, 2014

  • State attorney general warns of scams involving utility payments

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia consumers about a scam in which a caller impersonates an electric or gas company representative and threatens to disconnect the customer unless they immediately make a payment.

    February 12, 2014

  • Connard to head student services at New River’s Beckley campus

    Joseph Connard has been promoted from program coordinator to educational counselor at the Beckley Campus of New River Community and Technical College.

    February 9, 2014

  • Altizer joins New River Gorge Development Authority board

    Ken Altizer of Mount Nebo has been appointed to the board of the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority.

    February 9, 2014

  • 020914 MSHA joe main.jpg Finding a path to safety

    Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration chief Joe Main said mine safety has been steadily improving and he believes the culture of mine safety is better, too.

    February 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Five ways to keep off the audit list

    It is no secret that one of the biggest fears people have is receiving an audit notice from the IRS. Of course, the IRS does nothing to alleviate this fear because the more frightened you are, the less likely you will be to cheat on your taxes.

    February 9, 2014

  • ‘Art in the Valley’ launched, visitors guide unveiled by CVB

    Of West Virginia’s 55 counties, Greenbrier attracts the fifth highest total of tourism dollars, according to the state’s latest figures.

    February 6, 2014

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