BECKLEY — Fire company ladder trucks display the flag in front of the Family Worship Center in Beckley Saturday during the funeral for a Jan-Care Aåçmbulance EMT from Wyoming County who died Jan. 15. First responders were there to pay respects to Mark Anthony Kinder, 26, who was killed in a tragic wreck Tuesday.
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Scouts and a scientist plant American chestnuts at Summit
The American chestnut tree has become hard to find. You might have seen a chestnut tree, but chances are that it was a Chinese chestnut or a Japanese chestnut. By 1950, a blight had killed about 4 billion trees from Maine to Georgia. The American chestnut is mostly gone.
FOIA ruling allows government agencies to charge for finding public documents
The Freedom of Information Act isn’t quite so free after the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled last week that government agencies can charge an hourly fee for the time it takes to find public documents.
Eighth-grade students’ exhibit gets top honors in state competition
Two Raleigh County students brought home top honors from the National History Day state competition April 11 in Charleston.
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Service workers want voice in choice in Raleigh County Schools superintendent hiring
The president of the Raleigh County School Service Personnel Association has asked Raleigh County Board of Education members to choose a school superintendent who will hear the concerns of service workers in the school system and involve them in the decision-making process.
Two internal candidates will interview for superintendent position Monday
Two current administrators at Raleigh County Schools will be interviewed for the position of superintendent Monday, Raleigh Board of Education members verified Friday.
Raleigh Schools Director of Secondary Education Miller Hall and Raleigh Schools Assistant Superintendent David Price were chosen from a pool of six applicants, BOE members said.
Public to get a chance to offer opinions on Caldwell Post Office
Changes are on the way for the Caldwell Post Office, but the public will be afforded an opportunity to attempt to sway the Postal Service’s decision on the facility’s fate when an informational meeting is staged Tuesday afternoon.
Have breakfast in Oak Hill and join the Meet the Candidates forum
Fayette County’s Chamber of Commerce will hold a Meet the Candidates forum Wednesday beginning at 7 a.m.
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James River Coal wants to auction off business
James River Coal Co. intends to sell parts or all of its business at an auction in July.
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