BECKLEY — These birds must be pretty sure it’s springtime, even though they’re having to peck through the snow to get into this birdhouse off E. Prince Street in Beckley Wednesday. After another chilly day today, forecasters say a warmup is coming this weekend, with mostly sunny skies Friday and Saturday, but a 60 percent chance of rain Easter Sunday.
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Hinton couple hiking Appalachian Trail
Wild and rugged, the Appalachian Trail is a 2,180-mile footpath that cuts into terrain from Georgia to Maine.
Tanks coming down
Tucked between the Elk River and Charleston’s hilltop airport, a tank cluster that leaked chemicals into the drinking water of 300,000 people shows few signs that it’s on the brink of destruction.
Oak Hill man honored for community service
Local dignitaries, state and county officials, and friends and family of Rick Rutledge came together Friday afternoon in the Fayette County Courthouse to honor him for helping build up the community in many different ways. In appreciation of his community service and leadership, especially with the farmers market, Oak Hill’s new farmers market structure on Virginia Street has been named the Rick Rutledge Pavilion.
Old Man Winter not ready to leave just yet
The official start of spring is just a few days away, but Old Man Winter isn’t giving up without a fight.
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Interview with the Governor: Tomblin enthusiastic about Saints’ training
It was an unusual legislative session, to say the least.
Beginning with a chemical spill that polluted the drinking water for a nine-county region, and working through weather anomalies and record cold temperatures, the session ended with the announcement the New Orleans Saints will come marching into Almost Heaven come July.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will even break into song at the mention of The Greenbrier’s coup in getting the Saints to train there.
City’s 2014 Comprehensive Plan ready for public review
The City of Beckley’s future will be molded by the 10-year plan known as the 2014 Comprehensive Plan, which is now ready for public review.
Meet the brains behind Beckley’s bashes
If NBC’s popular show “Parks and Recreation” were based in Beckley instead of Pawnee, there would be two Leslie Knopes instead of one.
Those two women are Leslie Baker and Jill Moorefield — the brains behind all the city’s events.
Westside wins the AA girls state championship
A year after falling short in the championship game, Westside won their second AA girls state championship in the past three years.
SLIDESHOW of Westside Renegade's tournament action
Westside’s fans cheer on Hope Lester and the rest of the team during Friday’s Class AA state tournament action in Charleston.
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