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  • One-act plays to feature TWV actors

    Theater lovers are invited to The Raleigh Playhouse and Theatre for two special one-act plays, featuring many members of the “Hatfields and McCoys” cast.

    July 27, 2014

  • tunnel Fire closes I-77 for hours

    East River Mountain Tunnel was engulfed in a cloud of black smoke Friday as a result of a tractor-trailer fire inside the tunnel that ignited just after 3 p.m.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • PSD board will absorb initial rate increase

    The Greenbrier Public Service District No. 1 board will absorb the first phase of tiered rate increases granted to Ronceverte by the West Virginia Public Service Commission, rather than immediately passing them along to PSD customers.

    July 26, 2014

  • Sen. Manchin, brother sued by another brother for $1.7 million

    A $1.7 million civil lawsuit has been filed by John Manchin II against his brothers, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III and Roch (Rock) Manchin.

     

    July 26, 2014

  • couple Local couple featured in Parade Magazine

    A Beckley couple is getting their 15 minutes of fame — for the second time.

    Frank and Megan Constantino are featured in Sunday’s Parade Magazine as an example of healthy habits of happy couples.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Family members charged in alleged mob beating

    A local family allegedly worked together to beat a man with sticks, boards and metal pipes, according to a criminal complaint from Monroe County Magistrate Court.

    July 26, 2014

  • Rain, rain, come and stay; crops need you to survive another day

    A local news anchor whined on the air this week about getting caught in a 10-minute downpour on her way to work. She complained as the weather forecaster was getting ready to do his bit. He assured her the chance for rain was small and sunshine would reign.

    July 26, 2014

  • Storm recovery work gets started

    Utility services are now restored to residents of western Greenbrier and Fayette counties following a severe thunderstorm that passed through the area late Wednesday evening.

     

    July 26, 2014

  • Art group to host Jazz Takeover 2014

    Beckley Art Group will host a free music event Thursday — Jazz Takeover 2014 with the Jenny Wilson Trio.

    July 26, 2014

  • VAMC estimates line break will cost $2 million

    Officials at the Beckley Veterans Administration Medical Center said damages caused by a main water line break on the first floor last month will cost an estimated $2 million in repairs.

    July 26, 2014

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