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Raleigh schools recycle almost 400 tons this year
Raleigh County schools have taken home $12,065.63 by recycling 391.9 tons during the school year that is just ending.
Police Department to conduct DUI checkpoint
The Beckley Police Department will conduct a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint from 9 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday on Pinewood Drive. An alternate location will be U.S. 19. The checkpoint will be supported by roving DUI Enforcement Patrols throughout the evening and night time hours.
Rt. 19 traffic held up by ‘bottomed out’ trailer
A “bottomed out” tractor-trailer along U.S. 19 at Glen Jean Wednesday morning caused traffic delays, a dispatcher with the Fayette County Emergency Operations Center said.
Battery drive to benefit tornado victims
A local business owner is collecting supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims and is asking everyone to donate if possible.
Veterans bills gain house approval
Disabled veterans came a step closer Tuesday to getting an automatic, cost-of-living increase in monthly benefits on a permanent basis.
Amateur photographers can enter NPS contest
A photo contest is ongoing though the end of the year for amateur photographers to showcase the nation’s public lands, from national parks to wildlife refuges to forests and recreational areas.
Calendar — Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tips to make life with pets safer
This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Cool Ridge Postmaster Misty Osborne encourages pet owners to be responsible.
Raleigh officials consider creating juvenile drug court
With drug addiction starting at a younger and younger age, officials from the West Virginia Division of Probation Services are encouraging Raleigh County leaders to establish a Juvenile Drug Court to help deter the number of youth addicts.
Beckley to celebrate Founder's Day
The Raleigh County Historical Society will celebrate Gen. Alfred Beckley’s life during the fifth annual Founder’s Day celebration Sunday at 1 p.m. at Wildwood House Museum.
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