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- Obituaries — Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Couple stops robber at Little General
When a man allegedly tried to rob the Little General on Johnstown Road, a clerk and her husband jumped in to save the day.
8 sentenced in Raleigh County circuit court
Several individuals were sentenced Friday in Raleigh County Circuit Court for unrelated crimes.
Police are continuing search for missing man
Police in Beckley are looking for a man who was reported missing July 22.
Thief smashes AccessHealth clinic’s door
The AccessHealth Daniels clinic on Ritter Drive was the site of an early-morning robbery Monday after the thief threw a brick through the glass entrance door.
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Congress closes in on benefits for veterans
On the cusp of Congress’s lengthy summer break, factions sparring over legislation to strengthen health care and funding reforms for the Department of Veterans Affairs may have reached a compromise.
Raleigh County chosen for litter grant
Raleigh County has been selected for a grant to facilitate litter control efforts.
The grants, distributed by the state Department of Environmental Protection, were announced Monday and will total $54,000.
Voters to decide on youth nonprofit tax status
Legislation passed late in the session in March will put one issue on the November ballot for voters — whether Boy Scouts’ Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve will be able to rent its property and facilities to other organizations, and not pay property taxes on its 10,600 acres in Fayette County.
Work release inmate may face arson charge
A Beckley Correctional Center inmate who escaped in May, but was recaptured last week after riding a bicycle with no tail light reflectors, may be facing more charges including first-degree arson.
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