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Three arrested for robbery
Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men and a woman for allegedly beating a drug dealer with an ax handle and stealing his money on Feb. 22.
Bills debated on second reading
A few bills on second reading in the State Senate got some debate Thursday in the final days of this legislative session.
Industrial hemp, breast-feeding bills make it out of committees
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Thursday to allow industrial hemp to be grown at state colleges and universities, but stopped short of allowing the plant to be grown for sale by private industry.
Boy Scout wild game dinner to offer snake, bear and other fare
For every person who has ever wondered what rattlesnake tastes like but never had the chance to find out, area Scouts will serve up a selection of exotic treats.
Beckley to recognize Teel Road fire rescuers
Two Beckley men who pulled a sister and brother from a burning home Monday evening will be honored by the Beckley Fire Department and the City of Beckley, Beckley Fire Chief Billie Trump announced Thursday.
Beckley’s comprehensive plan ready for review
The City of Beckley’s 2014 Comprehensive Plan is now available for review by the public and an adoption schedule is planned.
Mom accused of forging doctor’s excuses
A Fayette County mother faces prison time after allegedly forging doctor’s excuses to avoid a misdemeanor truancy charge.
Police arrest two in Beckley stabbing
Beckley Police arrested two women Thursday morning in connection with the stabbing of a Grant Street woman the previous day.
Free diabetes classes set for Saturday at hospital
The second in a series of free diabetes management classes will be offered at Raleigh General Hospital Saturday, RGH officials said.
Fire crews douse blaze in chimney on Sunset Lane
Area firefighters put out a chimney fire in Bradley early Thursday, Raleigh County Emergency Operations Center dispatchers reported.
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