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Raleigh man allegedly held up Dollar General store twice

A Raleigh County man was arrested Friday and charged with robbing the Dollar General store in Glen Daniel twice last month.

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Related Topix: Glen Daniel, WV, Fairdale, WV

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Task Force Arrests Man Wanted On Soliciting Minor Charge

Princeton , West Virginia Authorities said a man wanted for allegedly soliciting a minor was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force.

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Related Topix: Princeton, WV, Beckley, WV

WOAY

Man accused of attacking Beckley doctor denied lower bond the same day his fiance was arrested

A man accused of attacking a Beckley doctor outside of his office building July 3 will not receive a lower bond following a hearing Friday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WOAY

Warrant issued after Georgia man facing drug charge fails to appear in court

A Georgia man arrested in Raleigh County in March 2013 after police discovered eight pounds of marijuana failed to appear in court Thursday for his pretrial conference.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WOAY

Probable cause found for Pax man charged with murder

A court magistrate found probable cause for a Pax man arrested in connection with a recent murder in Raleigh County.

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Related Topix: Pax, WV

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Some Areas In Raleigh County

Odd , West Virginia A boil water advisory has been issued for customers in some areas handled by the Raleigh County Public Service District.

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Related Topix: Odd, WV

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WOAY

PART 1: Incarcerating Our Future

Studies show an increase in juvenile offenders in the state of West Virginia over the past 10 years.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WOAY

Raleigh Relay readies for weekend

Relay for Life in Raleigh County is ready to go this weekend and they have set the fundraising bar high.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WOAY

Beckley officials want residents to have emergency kits for their animals

Hurricane Arthur didn't impact West Virginia, but Raleigh County's emergency services department want you to remember that it's important to care for your pets in the case of a major storm.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WOAY

Fatal night club shooter sentenced to 9 to 20 years behind bars

A man convicted in connection to a fatal night club shooting in Raleigh County faces up to a quarter century behind bars.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

King Coal Highway, Coalfields Expressway supporters hopeful for funds

With a reduction in federal aid for transportation projects looming for the states, area supporters of the King Coal Highway and the Coalfields Expressway say they are hopeful that Congress will now be compelled to act on a new long-term federal highway bill.

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Related Topix: Wyoming County, WV, McDowell County, WV, Welch, WV, Mercer County, WV

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Felman Production To Restart Idled New Haven Plant

New Haven , Mason County , West Virginia Felman Production plans to restart its idled plant in Mason County by the end of July.

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Related Topix: Mason County, WV, New Haven, WV

Tyler Star News

Local actors take on roles

No, not saving the families; they can probably take care of themselves, thank you very much.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Beckley, WV, New Martinsville, WV, Theater, Arts

WOAY

Playground opens in Raleigh County

New River Park in Beckley has added a brand new play set just behind the pool. The County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with local businesses to renovate and upgrade the park including new paint, shelter roofs, new bathrooms, and a trail update, but the key feature is the playground.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Reward Offered For Seven Unsolved Murders In Raleigh County

Beckley , West Virginia The Raleigh County Commission is contributing $5,000 to a reward for information leading to convictions in seven cold-case slayings.

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Related Topix: Beckley, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Judge Says WV Agency In Contempt Of Mental Heath Orders

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A judge has ordered two West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources officials to appear in court later this month after finding the agency in contempt of court orders regarding the state's psychiatric hospitals.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Weston, WV, Huntington, WV

Sun Jun 29, 2014

WOAY

Man arrested for bar fight with screwdriver, deputies say

Matthew Sean Toler, 32, was arrested by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office just before 1 a.m. at Billy Joe's Bar on Eisenhower Drive in Beckley.

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Related Topix: Beckley, WV

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WOAY

Raleigh County Memorial Airport's hub may change following bidding process

Passengers who travel from Beckley's airport may be catching connecting flights in a city other than Washington D.C. following a new bidding process at the Raleigh County Memorial United Airlines is set to part ways with Silver Air, a smaller air carrier that flies people between Beckley and D.C. to their connecting United flights, according to ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Name Of Victim Released In Raleigh Shooting

Crab Orchard, Raleigh County , West Virginia Authorities have released the name of the victim of Tuesday morning's homicide in Raleigh County.

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Related Topix: Lester, WV, Crab Orchard, WV

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fight Breaks Out After Sentencing Of Kelsey Legg

John Tincher, Jeff Morris Reported: Jun. 24, 2014 12:01 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 24, 2014 12:26 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A fight broke outside the Kanawha County Courthouse after the sentencing of Kesley Legg in connection with the Kareem Hunter murder.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Marmet, WV

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