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  1. Mountaineers recognized at YEP programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... place and a monetary award. Kincaid received an honor award. This award was made available by Leo Vecellio Jr., of Beckley, in memory of his mother, Evelyn Vecellio. Chelsea Campbell and Hannah Spurlock had their posters selected to compete in the ...


  2. Sharon Kay Carper's photo at Point Park wins contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 |

    ... winner. Carper, who enjoys photographing the beauty of West Virginia, will receive two free tickets to fly from Beckley, W.Va., to any ViaAir destination. Her photograph will be featured in the July issue of Daytripper along with her West Virginia ...


  3. Theatre West Virginia 2016 Summer Season is Filled with Fun Under the StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... n' roll. All sure to delight thousands of visitors who will make their way to the wooded Cliffside Amphitheatre near Beckley, WV. Tickets are on sale now for The Addams Family, Hatfields and McCoys, Ring of Firea Music of Johnny Cash, Beatle Mania ...


  4. New cases of possible hepatitis exposure at heart clinicRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Attorney Stephen New tells WVVA-TV that his firm has 60 clients who he believes contracted hepatitis from the Raleigh Heart Clinic in Beckley.


  5. Inmate who escaped on WV Turnpike recaptured in Huntington over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    An individual spotted Hopkins at a gas station in the area and called police, who took Hopkins into custody without incident. Police had been searching for Hopkins after a daring escape Wednesday afternoon where he found a way to remove his hand from a handcuff, open the prison transport van door, and make a bid for freedom when the vehicle had slowed down at the North Beckley Toll Plaza.


  6. Butter it Up! serves healthy food to Beckley gym-goersRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Instead, visitors to the facility at the end of Appalachian Drive in Beckley are greeted by something a bit more pleasant.


  7. UnhealthyRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 |

    Smoking, obesity, poverty, inactivity, poor access to quality health insurance and a high rate of premature deaths make Beckley the unhealthiest city in the country, according to 24/7 Wall Street. As most will guess, those factors are shared across West Virginia, which means, there were three other Mountain State cities in the publication's top 25 - Charleston, at 13; Weirton, at 20 and Huntington at 22. Yes, West Virginia has four cities in the top 25 most unhealthy metro areas in the nation.


  8. Just when you figured out I-30 / I-35E, TxDOT moves your lanes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... I-35E and Commerce Street. One more key note with eastbound I-30 is that the Sylvan Avenue entrance ramp and Beckley Avenue exit ramp are swapping places. So the recap on eastbound I-30 goes like this: Beckley exit before Sylvan entrance and then ...


  9. Police looking for inmate who escaped on WV TurnpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Paul Ira Hopkins, 37, of Smithers escaped from a prison transport van carrying four other prisoners Wednesday afternoon, proceeded to steal a car, and is now on the run. A prison transport officer from the Fayette County Sheriff's Office was slowing down the vehicle on the West Virginia Turnpike at the North Beckley Toll Plaza just before the I-64/I-77 interchange when Hopkins managed to open the van door, jump out, leap the guard rail, and flee.


  10. Police Searching For Suspect That Fled From VanRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | WOAY

    ... Kessler said the incident occurred when a Prisoner Transport Officer reduced his speed to pass through the North Beckley Toll Plaza. The prisoner then entered onto Interstate 64/77. "This individual was handcuffed and wearing leg shackles," said ...


  11. MOV airport authority picks Charlotte serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    Flights from the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport will go to Charlotte, N.C., starting this fall if the U.S. Department of Transportation accepts a recommendation from the airport's marketing board. The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Authority voted 3-0 Tuesday to recommend ViaAir from among five airlines bidding to provide federally subsidized Essential Air Service over the next two years, starting Oct. 1. The company has proposed 12 flights a week to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, six nonstop and six stopping in Beckley, all aboard 30-seat planes.


  12. A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    ... I also am doing all I can to lay the groundwork for an interstate-quality road that would link us to I-64 in Beckley, W.Va. We need a better route to the east, and the people of our neighboring state are ready to join us and see how we can make this ...


  13. Report finds Beckley atop list of unhealthiest American cities; three ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A new report by the publication 24/7 Wall Street found the unhealthiest city in America is in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Beckley took the top spot on the list of 25 cities and metropolitan areas due to high rates of poverty, obesity, smoking, inactivity and uninsured adults.


  14. West Virginia officials plan to end Courtesy Patrol contractRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... ) reports McBreyer says a recommendation will be made to end the $3.4 million annual contract with Beckley-based Citizens Conservations Corps of West Virginia. McBreyer says the contract was renewed for one year in May. However, the state can ...


  15. Bryant graduates LHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Logan Banner

    ... ughter of Billy E. and Bernitta Bryant of Mount Gay, Glenn Skidmore of Peach Creak, W.Va., and Priscilla Skidmore of Beckley, W.Va.


  16. Best places to live ... if you make big bucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... seriously about geographic arbitrage: migrating where the cost of living is cheaper. A frugal person could head to Beckley, West Virginia; or Danville, Illinois; or Rome, Georgia. -- which the Bureau of Economic Analysis says are some of the least ...


  17. Best places to live ... if you make big bucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    ... seriously about geographic arbitrage: migrating where the cost of living is cheaper. A frugal person could head to Beckley, West Virginia; or Danville, Illinois; or Rome, Georgia. -- which the Bureau of Economic Analysis says are some of the least ...


  18. Report: Which Louisiana city ranks in the top-3 most unhealthy in the nation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... ighest obesity rate in the nation. The city is behind, or ahead of -- depending on how you choose to view it -- only Beckley, West Virginia, and Pine Bluff, Arkansas, which rank Nos. 1 and 2, respectively. Mobile, Alabama, comes in at No. 4.


  19. The least healthy cities in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | USA Today

    ... tend to be accurate predictors of an area's health outcomes - its residents' length and quality of life. 1. Beckley, W.V. > Premature death rate: 553.4 per 100,000 > Adult obesity rate: 34.5% > Pct. adults without health insurance: 9.6% > Poverty ... 4 comments

  20. No West Virginia fishing permit needed on Saturday, SundayRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Saturday at the Bowden Hatchery in Randolph County, as will another fishing event at Little Beaver State Park near Beckley. The division has been stocking catfish to catch in lakes at Cacapon, Cedar Creek, Chief Logan, Little Beaver, Pipestem, ...


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