Due to the power outages, the Monroe County Office of Emergency Services announces that a shelter has been opened at the Ballard Volunteer Fire Department in Ballard for those who need a warm place to stay. County officials ask residents to check on their neighbors, friends and family throughout this outage and to please call 911 for emergencies only. Questions and non-emergency calls should be directed to 304-772-3912.
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Letter to Rahall notes FCI staffing
A local president of the American Federation of Government Employees has written Congressman Nick Rahall to express his concerns over what he believes to be understaffing and overcrowding at the Federal Correctional Institution in McDowell County.
Fire destroys house, but no injuries reported
A house fire in Coal City blazed for over an hour before area firefighters extinguished it Friday evening.
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Fayette County deputies arrest two on drug charges
Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man and a woman in connection with a drug investigation Thursday.
Smithers fire chief and wife plead not guilty
After years of speculation and rumor of misspent funds, the former chief of the Smithers Volunteer Fire Department and his wife have been accused of embezzlement and fraud, respectively.
Veterans museum offers a glimpse into the past
Armed forces military museums depict some of the nation’s most brutal conflicts with vivid photos and actual weapons used in war.
Artie helps promote safety to kids
Wesley Bostic, 5, son of Lori and Jamie Bostic of Beckley, left Kohl’s Department Store Friday afternoon with several stickers, pencils, a keychain, a tattoo, and a new idea.
Fayette group opposes school improvement bond
Their showing was small, but their voice was united.
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Truckers getting showers back at Beckley travel plaza
After a long haul along the West Virginia Turnpike, truck drivers can get a refreshing shower at the Beckley travel plaza, starting May 31, after a two-year hiatus.
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