BECKLEY — Maria and David Lawson, of Daniels, sit with their two children, Grant, 4, and Mellie, 8, in Jim Word Memorial Park on Neville Street in Beckley during Fridays in the Park.
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Congress closes in on benefits for veterans
On the cusp of Congress’s lengthy summer break, factions sparring over legislation to strengthen health care and funding reforms for the Department of Veterans Affairs may have reached a compromise.
Voters to decide on youth nonprofit tax status
Legislation passed late in the session in March will put one issue on the November ballot for voters — whether Boy Scouts’ Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve will be able to rent its property and facilities to other organizations, and not pay property taxes on its 10,600 acres in Fayette County.
Judge denies continuance; murder trial to begin Aug. 5
The trial of a 24-year-old man accused of the first-degree murder of his stepfather will go on as scheduled, after a judge denied a defense motion Monday for a continuance.
Litter can endanger public health
Cleaning up Wyoming County remains an ongoing priority, according to County Commissioner Silas Mullins.
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US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across the country.
Couple stops attempted robbery, holds suspect until police arrived
A store clerk and her husband were able to stop an attempted robbery Sunday night at the Little General Store on Johnstown Road in Beckley.
Dollar Tree buying rival Family Dollar
CNN Money reports that Dollar Tree is buying rival Family Dollar in a deal with a total value of $8.5 billion.
Red Cross to hold emergency blood drive Tuesday
The American Red Cross will hold an emergency blood drive at the Beckley donation center Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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