The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Latest News

March 21, 2013

Annual home builders and leisure show this weekend

If you’re ready to plunge into those springtime home improvement projects, get advice from the experts this weekend at the 32nd Annual Southern West Virginia Home Builders Association Home and Leisure Show.

The event will take place Saturday and Sunday at the New River Community and Technical College Advanced Technology Center, 527 Odd Road, just off the I-77 exit at Ghent. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.  

The event will feature demonstrations, cash prizes and giveaways. Lowe’s Home Improvement is sponsoring a Kid’s Build and Grow Clinic. There will be an auction at 4 p.m. on Sunday for items such as grills, a mower, windows and other great home items.

New River Community and Technical College and 84 Lumber are the show sponsors.

Vendors scheduled to participate include Universal Systems of Beckley, Highland Propane Company, Bath Fitter, SJ Neathawk Lumber Co., Sam’s Club, Silverpoint Homes, K&K Music Co. of Bluefield, Crawl Space and Basement Solutions, Boxley, NPW Homes, Vintage Stone, New River Habitat for Humanity, Window World of Beckley;

City National Bank, Vacation Village Resorts, Wood Turners, HSC Mechanical Services, Lowe’s of Fayetteville, First Security Inc., Gutter Pro of West Virginia Inc., Meadows Heating & Cooling Inc., New River Community and Technical College, Bath Planet of West Virginia, Raleigh County Memorial Airport, Crown Windows and Vinyl Products, Basement Systems of West Virginia and American Block Co.

If the kids aren’t interested in home improvements, they can enjoy fishing in the pond behind the ATC.

For further information, contact the Advanced Technology Center at 304-929-3300.


Text Only
Latest News
  • Chip shot BNI Memorial: Love of golf keeps native Beckleyan coming back

    Golf didn’t always used to be as much a part of Rick Thompson’s life as it is now. The 1955 Woodrow Wilson graduate played football, basketball and baseball and ran track for the Flying Eagles.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Auto Fair volunteers make a difference

    The Friends of Coal Auto Fair simply wouldn’t be possible without all the dedicated volunteers.

    July 14, 2014

  • playground Beckley officials hope upgrades at New River Park enhance city

    From safer traffic patterns to a newly painted pool cabana, New River Park is brighter and more child-friendly this summer.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Several states under severe storm watch

    A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect across most of Ohio, as well as in parts of neighboring Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia.

    July 13, 2014

  • airmen Airman laid to rest back home in Indiana six decades after death

    Unchecked tears rolled down Paul Martin’s lined face as he clutched the hand of an Air Force servicewoman who handed him a handwritten note at the graveside service for his older brother.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 071314 Sports BNI 4.jpg Familiar names stand atop BNI leaderboard

    David Hunter, the director of the 34th BNI Memorial Tournament, sponsored by First Community Bank, may not have known the exact scores to fill in, but the names at the top of his leaderboard could have been put in place before Saturday’s opening round even began.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 1atourney Tourney tees off

    Barely out of high school and about to embark on a college golf career, Drew Green did well for himself on the first day of the 34th BNI Memorial Tournament, sponsored by First Community Bank.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Final installment of Court Conversations: An appeal is the last phase of a criminal case

    Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick III has discussed with The Register-Herald readers a variety of court topics over the previous weeks to better explain the often confusing procedures.
    In this 12th and final conversation, he will review the last phase of a criminal case — the appeal.

    July 13, 2014

  • Plight of the honey bee

    Honey bee populations have been declining steadily despite the fact that they are bred in hives across the United States.

    July 13, 2014

  • Why bees are important

    Despite being insects, honey bees are an important part of agriculture.
    Bees are involved in fertilizing many fruit-bearing crops. Some plants need these bees to produce food that humans consume.

    July 13, 2014