BOE supportive of competitive teacher pay
The Wyoming County Board of Education expressed support for the West Virginia Education Association's Competitive Pay Salary Campaign at a meeting last Thursday.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Report examines landownership in W.Va.
In its recently released report titled "Who Owns West Virginia?", the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy shows that in parts of the state, especially in the southern part, private lands are held by very few landowners and most are out-of-state companies.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Police search for suspect of attempted break-in in Oceana
Police in Oceana and Beckley are searching for a local woman who attempted to break-in to a Wyoming County pharmacy last month.
Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued For Residents Of Pineville
Bethany Simmons Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Dec. 12, 2013 3:34 PM EST Updated: Dec. 12, 2013 4:25 PM EST Pineville, Wyoming County , West Virginia A precautionary boil water advisory was issued Thursday for some Pineville Municipal Water Works customers.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Police seized hundreds of thousands in cash, firearms and pills during investigation
A 55-year-old Wyoming County pill dealer who had hundreds of thousands in cash, illegal prescription pain pills and two firearms hidden at his residences was sentenced yesterday to seven years in prison on a federal drug charge, announced U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
3 sentenced in district court
Three sentencing orders were filed on Wednesday at U.S. District Court in Bluefield reflecting sentences given to three defendants in the multidisciplinary law enforcement effort known as the Bluefield Pill Initiative.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'Appalachia USA' shows life in coalfields
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- For more than 45 years, Builder Levy has traveled throughout central Appalachia photographing the people, buildings and landscapes of historic coal towns.
West Virginia Metro
Fake mine foreman to be sentenced
A Mercer County man could be sentenced to up to five years in prison Monday in U.S. District Court for falsifying mandatory mine safety reports while working at several West Virginia mining operations.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Hollow Creek. Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia News from Eyewitness News
Beckley, Raleigh County , West Virginia A film shot in West Virginia was a hit with the locals.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Private screening held for picture with county connections
"Hollow Creek," a thriller which features county residents in both speaking and non-speaking roles, played in three theaters at the Marquee Cinemas in Beckley on Saturday evening.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail
W.Va. woman charged in 2011 fatal shooting
MULLENS, W.Va. -- A West Virginia woman has been charged in what investigators call the execution-style fatal shooting of a Summers County man.
Oceana drug dog ready to go to work
"These dogs work longer than and have a longer life span ," said Jim Cook, a member of the Anti-Oxyana group which helped raise funds to train and purchase the dog.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Continuing fight against drugs
Rep. Nick Rahall announced Wednesday that Wyoming will be added to the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area , enabling law enforcement there to receive additional federal resources to help further drug control efforts.