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West Virginia Metro
Interviews Monday in Raleigh County school superintendent search
Reports indicate Director of Secondary Education Miller and Hall and Assistant Superintendent David Price are scheduled to interview with school board members.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Man blows twice the legal limit at traffic stop, police say
A Raleigh County man remains in jail accused of driving with a blood-alcohol-content twice above the legal limit.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Sexual predator arrested
Trooper First Class Joseph Ellison, with the State Police Crimes Against Children's Unit, said the arrest stemmed from a search warrant of Pugh's Beckley home on Stonewall Road.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Beller: Not guilty of attempted murder, guilty of other offenses
By - After deliberating for more than three hours Wednesday, a Mercer County jury found a Raleigh County resident who ran down a Tractor Supply employee in February 2013 not guilty of attempted murder, but guilty of malicious assault and other offenses.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Tracking skills set bloodhounds apart from fellow canines
In the movie "Cool Hand Luke," one of the bloodhounds tracking the petty criminal Luke, played by Paul Newman, pursues him with such drive and singleness of purpose that the dog ends up dying of exhaustion.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Skills put to test at K-9 convention
The annual state convention for West Virginia K-9 units opened in Hancock County on Monday, with dogs and their handlers testing their skills on everything from narcotics detection to tracking.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Tablets turning the page on textbooks
With more than 170 million units sold, the iPad has revolutionized mobile computing since its release in 2010.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
FOP; 10th Annual Awards Banquet
The 10th Annual Fraternal Order of Police Awards Banquet was held at the Moose Lodge in Beckley for the law enforcement agencies of Raleigh County.
Beckley 'Make it Shine'
West Virginia 'Make it Shine' is an initiative that gains momentum every year. Volunteers gathered at the Kroger on harper Rd. in Beckley to do their part for Raleigh County.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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Wildflower Walks at Kanawha State Forest April 26, 2014
The annual Osbra Eye Memorial Wildflower Walks are scheduled Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Kanawha State Forest near Charleston, W.Va.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
New VFD denied
Bobby Palmer, Assistant Fire Chief for the Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, attended the Raleigh County Commission meeting on Tuesday regarding the construction of a fourth fire station.
Stines case continued to fall term of grand jury
The case against a Raleigh County man charged with murder following an altercation in 2013 is continued to the fall term of the grand jury.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail
Editorial: Raleigh County schools innovating in education
In the 19th century, students in West Virginia schools learned to read, write and do 'rithmetic using a piece of chalk on a slate board in the school house.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
UBB mine explosion remembered
Residents and political leaders remembered 29 miners killed in the Upper Big Branch mine disaster on the 4th anniversary of the nation's deadliest mining accident in 40 years.
Helmet giveaway to raise Brain Injury awareness
The Brain Injury Group of West Virginia handed out free bicycle helmets to children on Saturday in hopes that they'll use them this summer.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Dr. Eugene L. Schoolfield II
Dr. Eugene L. Schoolfield II was born in Beckley, West Virginia, to Eddiena L. Schoolfield and the late Eugene, Sr. He was educated in the Raleigh County Public School system where he graduated with honors from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1987.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Film company releases statement on Blankenship documentary
The company that filmed the Don Blankenship-based documentary about the 2010 tragedy at the Upper Big Branch mine in Raleigh County that claimed the lives of 29 miners released a statement to media members Wednesday.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Board of Education holds 'Meet and Greet'
A Raleigh County board held a 'meet and greet' on Saturday in hopes of informing residents about an upcoming election.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Prosecution, defense strike deal in police officer battery case
A Beckley Police officer once accused of applying a martial arts maneuver on his then-girlfriend will likely avoid jail time.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Beckley man denied bond in Hunter murder case
Prosecutors said Wednesday they have a solid case against Deveron Patterson, one of the men charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kareem Hunter last year.