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Utility gets public input for project
Construction on a $56 million transmission improvement project will begin in Fayette County come November, and representatives of Appalachian Power Company hosted a public workshop Tuesday at Midland Trail High School in order to gather community feedback before construction officially gets underway.
Burlington kids going to circus
After a donation from a radio station, a group of local kids soon will get to see the wonders of the big top.
Lewisburg takes initial step toward ‘Home Rule’
While the state Department of Commerce touts the success of phase I of the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program, a Greenbrier County city hopes to be included in phase II, which will continue until July 1, 2019.
United Way to host ‘One Day Without Shoes’ walk
Everyone is invited to take off their shoes for a walk around town April 29 to raise global awareness about child poverty.
Women’s Resource Center to show free film for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In effort to bring awareness and prevention, the Women’s Resource Center will host a free showing of the 2012 movie “Bully.”
Ask the WVU experts on Facebook
From graduation to gardening, West Virginia University Extension Service experts will provide their advice to participants’ specific questions during a new, weekly, one-hour question and answer session through its Facebook page.
Two people hospitalized after knifing altercation
A man and woman were taken to the hospital after suffering knife wounds just before midnight Monday, police said.
World Orchestra’s harpist to perform at Kimono Kin restaurant
The principal harpist of the World Orchestra is coming to Kimono Kin Japanese Restaurant in Beckley.
Claire Iselin will perform on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
- Calendar — Wednesday, April 23, 2014
BOE announces pilot program at academy
Next year, those taking classes at the Academy of Careers and Technology will know what it’s like to be in the workforce of the job they’re training for.
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