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Friday Aug 29 | WOAY

a Us Senate candidate made a stop today in Fayette County to meet and greet with local mining workers

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito made a stop on her West Virginia work tour in Oak Hill to meet with local mining companies and offer them some piece of mind.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WOAY

One Tank Trip: Oak Leaf Festival returns to Fayette County for 16th year

For 16 years, Fayette County's largest city has been home to a weekend of entertainment from dawn till dusk, and 2014 is no different.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WOAY

Business members from Fayette County as well as the rest of the state ...

The 78th Annual Chamber of Commerce Meeting at the Greenbrier is starting tomorrow; the 27th and business members in Fayette County are getting prepared for a busy couple of days.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Cold Spot To Bounce Back After Cleanup

Dunbar , Kanawha County , West Virginia A popular restaurant was destroyed by a huge fire over the weekend, and the owner now has to decide whether to rebuild.

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Related Topix: Dunbar, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Fire, Cross Lanes, WV, Glen-Jean, WV

WOAY

Annual reunion will draw hundreds to Fayette County

The reunion began as a fundraiser for scholarships but it has since grown into a dinner and social hour for close to 250 former students.

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West Virginia Metro

State Police charge 2 women in alleged murder-for-hire case

The wife of a Fayette County man charged with sex crimes against children is now in jail for allegedly trying to have him killed.

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Related Topix: Layland, WV, Pocahontas County, WV

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WOAY

One Fayette County show is letting kids walk the walk and strut their stuff.

The 16th Annual Oak Leaf Youth Pageant continued today at Oak Hill High School where kids as young as 6 months and as old as 13 competed.

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WOAY

A man is injured after rock climbing today in Fayette County.

The climber today fell more than 30 feet while climbing at Cotton Hill Bridge in Beckwith.

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Related Topix: Cotton Hill, WV, Ansted, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Deputies Say Man Arrested In Connection To Drug Offenses During Traffic Stop

Smithers , West Virginia A Fayette county man has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Smithers, WV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WOAY

Apartments open in Fayette County

More than 20 new apartments are about to hit the market in Ansted. The Summit on Midland Trail officially opened Monday morning, and despite the gloomy conditions the outlook for the town remains positive.

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Related Topix: Ansted, WV

WOAY

Fayette County town operating without a Chief

Ansted has been without a police chief for about two weeks. The city removed John Kiefer from his position in early August.

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Related Topix: Ansted, WV

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fayette Family Escapes Fire

Dan Matics Videographer: Dan Matics Reported: Aug. 17, 2014 10:44 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 17, 2014 11:29 PM EDT Boomer , West Virginia A Fayette County family says they are lucky to be alive after a fire destroyed their home Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Boomer, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fayette Deputies Investigating Break-ins

Fayette , West Virginia The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of several vehicles and buildings being broken into.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Fayette County regains partial control of schools

The West Virginia Board of Education unanimously voted to give the county partial control related to school policies.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Coal Truck Jackknifes On Route 61; No Injuries

Montgomery , West Virginia A portion of Route 61 in Fayette County is shut down after a coal truck accident.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, WV

NewsandSentinel.com

Seven felons eligible for parole

Seven men serving life sentences for heinous crimes committed when they were under 18 years of age are now eligible for parole due to a change in state law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Kanawha County, WV, Cabell County, WV, Taylor County, WV

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WOAY

One Fayette County department is making sure children have their shots before school start

The West Virginia department of health and human resources is urging parents to take action to ensure children have the proper vaccinations before school starts.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WOAY

Fayette county republicans have a new place to call their home base

Family, friends and supporters were in attendance to help welcome in the home base.

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WOAY

Lewis trial begins in Fayette County Court

Lesa Lewis was in court Tuesday for her alleged involvement in a June 2013 robbery in Smithers.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Accused Of Stabbing Teenager During Fight

Mossy , West Virginia A man from Fayette County is behind bars accused of stabbing a 16-year-old boy during a fight.

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Related Topix: Mossy, WV

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