Raleigh County Deputy Clerk R.D. Tolliver, right, holds a supply box at the Raleigh County Voters Registration Annex building on Prince Street Monday morning for Tim Roberts, supply commissioner for Precinct 51, center, while he signs for the material with Emmy Bolen, left, and Cecilia Chapman, both deputy clerks. Supply commissioners for each of the 87 precincts located in Raleigh County picked up supplies throughout the day preparing for Election Day today.
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Wintry mix causes region few problems
Many residents woke up to find a thin layer of ice coating their mailboxes and vehicles Sunday as a result of the frozen wintry mix that peppered the region overnight.
In 5 months, nearly 400 ticketed for using phone while driving
Officers with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program wrote 394 tickets for violations of the new distracted driving law from July 1 to Nov. 30, Beckley Police Capt. Lonnie Christian said.
Wyoming County Toy Fund faces shortage
Few used toys have been contributed to the Wyoming County Toy Fund this year and officials worry there will not be enough toys for the underprivileged children served by the project at Christmas.
Feds OK wildlife plan for Beech Ridge Energy’s wind farm
Federal authorities have approved Beech Ridge Energy’s plan to minimize the impact of its southern West Virginia wind farm on endangered bats and other wildlife.
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Commissioners weigh ACA impact
Although no immediate adjustments are on the horizon, the Monroe County Commission is considering future changes for courthouse employees’ health insurance in light of federal reforms.
FRMPO trying to secure funding for public transportation
Raleigh and Fayette county officials serving as part of the newly established Fayette Raleigh Metropolitan Planning Organization (FRMPO) have been meeting regularly since July to devise a plan to ensure that public transit continues to be readily available in both counties in the future.
Dolls, mittens a cherished part of Mac’s Toy fund
Mac’s Toy Fund continues to chug along as the days count down to the Dec. 21 distribution party and volunteers keep gathering their donations.
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