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Monday | WCHS-TV Charleston

Brush Fires Continue To Be A Concern

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. A brush fire is finally starting to fizzle out in Fayette County, but even still, the fire fears aren't going away.

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Related Topix: Fire, Montgomery, WV, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Monday Apr 14 | WCHS-TV Charleston

Large Brush Fire Burning In Fayette County

Firefighters are keeping a close eye on a large brush fire that's burning on a hillside next to Route 60 at the Kanawha/Fayette County lines.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Smithers, WV

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WOAY

8th Annual Chocolate Festival

Charley Acela, event goer from the Eastern Panhandle, said "it's a beautiful day; a lot of people are here, a lot of chocolate.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Chocolate

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Animal control officer shouldna t have shot dog, sheriff says

Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler said the county's animal control officer has been disciplined following an incident in which he shot and killed a dog.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV

WOAY

County commissioners want partnership with cities to remove abandoned homes

Officials in Fayette County would like to move forward a partnership with its cities to better attack dilapidated and abandoned homes.

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West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

After Midnight; lunar spectacle creates April 14 into April 15 sky...

A total eclipse of the moon will be visible during the early hours of April 15, 2014, and visitors to Hawks Nest and Twin Falls state parks will be in a position to see it best.

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Related Topix: Ansted, WV, Pineville, WV, Mullens, WV, Wyoming County, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WOAY

Help Keep Fayetteville Beautiful

An upcoming recycling day kicks off a series of spring cleaning events in Fayette County for the month of April.

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West Virginia Metro

Fayette sheriff issues statement on dog death

The sheriff released a statement concerning Animal Control Officer Russell Parker's decision to shoot and kill the dog instead of waiting to have it euthanized.

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Related Topix: Oak Hill, WV

WOAY

Sixth grader with epilepsy to present project about his condition

A Fayette County middle schooler diagnosed with epilepsy is headed to a statewide competition Friday to present a project about his condition.

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WOAY

Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office to conduct seat belt checkpoints

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office will conduct two checkpoints at the end of the month in an effort to increase compliance with the seat belt laws.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Your vents for April 7, 2014

They need to change it from the top down. There is no respect, discipline or pride.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Logan, WV, Belle, WV, Cabin Creek, WV

Thu Apr 03, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Board closer to selection of super

Board President Tim Yeater said the board will make an official decision Tuesday, voting on the hire during a regular meeting.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Speaking Up

Public discussion of the superintendent search was the only item on Tuesday's Wood County Board of Education agenda.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Mudslide Reported In Fayette County

Both lanes of WV 39 in the Brownsville area are closed due to a mudslide. Dispatchers said the call came in about 7:40 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor

Montgomery Herald

Route 39 closed in Fayette

The incident occurred last night around 8 p.m. officials say and the road is still closed.

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Related Topix: Gauley Bridge, WV

NewsandSentinel.com

Super candidate drops out

Kenneth Moles, superintendent of Raleigh County Schools, sent an email early this morning withdrawing his name, said Tim Yeater, president of the Wood County Board of Education.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Big News Network.com

Residents meet candidates at forum

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

WOAY

Women's Conference at Mt. Zion Baptist

A Fayette County church hosted a women's conference on Saturday to help women work through some of their trials, while focusing on God.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Wood BOE chooses four finalists for superintendent job

Board President Tim Yeater announced Ronald B. Cantley II, John Flint, Thomas Graves and Kenneth Moles would move on in the process to replace retiring Superintendent Pat Law, whose contract ends in June.

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Related Topix: Thomas, WV, Fayetteville, WV, Beckley, WV, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Concord University

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fayette Deputies Release Names Of Oak Hill Fire Victims, Seek Two Persons Of Interest

Fayette County deputies have released the names of two women who were found at an Oak Hill residence with severe burns.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Oak Hill, WV

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