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Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

DOH on rock slide patrol

It happened at shortly after noon on state Route 99 on Bolt Mountain in Raleigh County near the community of Bolt.

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Related Topix: Bolt, WV

Monday | West Virginia Metro

Raleigh BOE chooses new school superintendent

Raleigh County school board members turned to a known quantity Monday when they chose Raleigh County Assistant School Superintendent David Price for the superintendent's job.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Boone County, WV, Beckley, WV

Monday | WOAY

Dispatchers report overnight brush fires in Fayette, Raleigh Counties

Fayetteville and Nuttall Fire Departments responded to the scene and cleared the area by 10:30 p.m. Overnight in Raleigh County, dispatchers reported three separate brush fires on Cernuto Road in Oak Grove, Lester Highway and Winter Park Drive in Crab Orchard.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WOAY

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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WOAY

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, WV, Arnett, WV

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Review

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.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cool Hand Luke, Celebrities, Paul Newman, Indie, West Virginia, Huntington, WV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Review

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, West Virginia, Hancock County, WV, Newell, WV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ESchool News

Tablets turning the page on textbooks

With more than 170 million units sold, the iPad has revolutionized mobile computing since its release in 2010.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WOAY

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.

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WOAY

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.

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Related Topix: Beckley, WV

Wed Apr 09, 2014

West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

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.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Photography, Arts, Handley, WV, Beckley, WV

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WOAY

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.

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WOAY

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Computers, Beckley, WV, Rachel, WV, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WOAY

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.

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Related Topix: Explosion

WOAY

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.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

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.

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Related Topix: Beckley, WV

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat

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