Summers County farmland protected from development
A 175-acre tract of scenic farmland on the slopes of 3,500-foot-high Elk Knob in Summers County has been protected from development, thanks to the sale of a conservation easement made available through a partnership between the West Virginia Land Trust and the Summers County Farmland Protection Board.
Youth Leadership Association to present service award to Hinton native
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association will honor Sylvia Mathews Burwell at its annual Spirit of the Mountains event, to be held at the Governor's Mansion in Charleston on March 20. A native of Hinton, Burwell was president of the Hinton TRI HI-Y, a group of high school boys and girls in the YMCA and YWCA, and a ... (more)
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Man faces prison for prescription drugs
A Summers County man could face up to 10 years in federal prison and a hefty fine after admitting he made phone calls to sell pills he possessed without a prescription, authorities said.
Gilbert Elementary teacher facing felony dru...
Summers County sheriff's Chief Deputy J.K. Farmer arrested Fredrick Huffman during a traffic stop on the Route 20 Bypass near Hinton, according to the arrest report.
Despite accidents, counties say many staying off roads
Across much of West Virginia, some - but not all - drivers seemed to be heeding warnings to stay off snow-covered highways.
Raleigh County Man Sentenced In Check Cashing Scheme
A Raleigh County man has been sentenced for his role in a check cashing scheme. Donald R. "Duke" McGann, 62, of Hinton was sentenced to three years of probation, the first two of which are to be served on home confinement, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin's Office.
Hinton Police need your help
Hinton Police Department need your help regarding a break in at a local church. Chief Derek Snavley says the department is looking for information about a breaking and entering that occurred at Hinton gospel Tabernacle Church on Main Street in the late night hours of Wednesday, February 5th to early morning hours of Thursday, February 6th, 2014.