Theatre West Virginia opened its 53rd season Tuesday evening at the Cliffside Amphitheatre in Grandview Park with the popular production of “Honey In The Rock.” A sellout crowd was in attendance for opening night. The summer dramas continue this evening with “Hatfields and McCoys.” For more information about Theatre West Virginia, its summer event schedule and for tickets call 304-256-6800 or 1-800-666-9142. You can also visit the TWV website at www.theatrewestvirginia.com
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W.Va. plans ’pothole blitz’ to address road damage
Crews with the West Virginia Division of Highways are planning a multimillion-dollar effort to fix pothole damage across the state.
Tending to winter roads always leads to wear and tear, but successive heavy winter storms this year have taken a harsh toll on roads, officials said.
Victims: Preschool age; Details emerge in fatal crash
The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department cautiously released a few additional details concerning the three-vehicle wreck Wednesday evening that claimed the lives of two small children. With the investigation on going and a state police crash reconstruction expert in bound today, the press conference Thursday evening was short on details and long on sorrow.
VIDEO: Guilty. Life without mercy.
Although Cyan Maroney’s friends and family cannot bring her back, they can rest assured that her killer will spend the rest of his life behind the bars of a prison cell.
It took a jury less than 40 minutes to find Jeremy James Lambert, 33, guilty of first-degree murder without mercy. He will spend the remainder of his life in prison without the chance of parole.
Abortion bill passes Senate Judiciary Committee
A bill that will criminalize a doctor who performs an abortion after 20 weeks of gestation passed the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Thursday evening on a muffled, split voice vote.
The bill, which sets out to protect a fetus from pain by prohibiting abortions after 20 weeks, will be on second reading on the Senate floor today.
Senator makes case to keep golf course open
Officials in Fayette County are trying to keep a landmark recreational destination away from the state chopping block as lawmakers grapple with a $265 million budgetary shortfall.
Sen. William R. Laird, D-Fayette, made his case to the Senate on Wednesday to keep Hawks Nest Golf Course open.
Lambert found guilty of first-degree murder
Jeremy James Lambert found guilty of first degree murder; no mercy recommendation given by 12 member jury.
Fayette mom facing prison time after forging doctor's excuses
A Fayette County mother faces prison time after allegedly forging doctor’s excuses to avoid a misdemeanor truancy charge.
Beckley to honor men who pulled family from fire
Two Beckley men who pulled an elderly sister and brother from a burning home Monday evening will be honored by Beckley Fire Department and the City of Beckley, Beckley Fire Chief Billie Trump announced Thursday.
Two women charged in Wednesday's stabbing
Beckley Police arrested two local women Thursday morning for the Wednesday stabbing of a Grant Street woman.
Crash kills 2 children
A three-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 52 near Deliverance Temple in Brushfork killed two youths, sent multiple victims to area hospitals and closed U.S. Route 52 for approximately three hours Wednesday evening, officials said.
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