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  1. Body of Summers County man found in store parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | West Virginia Metro

    Police are investigating the death of a Summers County man found inside his car at a local Walmart over the weekend. The body of Patrick Ray Branch, 33, of Hinton was discovered Saturday afternoon at roughly 3:40.


  2. Hinton City Manager: Mayor "really upset" after firing police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    An interim chief of police has been named for the county seat of Summers County following the firing of Chief Derek Snavely. Hinton City Manager Cris Meadows told MetroNews affiliate WJLS Mayor Joe Blankenship made a statement at Tuesday's city council meeting dismissing Snavely over "job performance of lack thereof".


  3. Hinton officials excited about tentative New River Train agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Society told MetroNews Wednesday the provisional agreement was reached with Amtrak officials to operate the train. Amtrak announced earlier this year they would stop supporting charter and special service trains.


  4. New River Train back in businessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Tickets are back on sale for the annual New River Train excursion from Huntington to Hinton, Collis P. Huntington Railroad Society Executive Director Chris Lockwood told MetroNews Wednesday. "We've reached a fairly tentative agreement to operate the train," Lockwood said.


  5. Jones: Amtrak to eliminate last ticket agent jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Amtrak plans to eliminate its last remaining ticket agent job in West Virginia in early June, Charleston Mayor Danny Jones said Friday. "It's incredibly sad and it just shows a lack of dedication to the service and it doesn't mean well for the future," Jones, a train enthusiast and regular Amtrak passenger, said.


  6. Body found at Summers County campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The Hinton Detachment of State Police said the male body was discovered near Rocky Bottom Campground along the Greenbrier River at around 4 in the afternoon. The body is being examined by the state medical examiner's office.


  7. Manchin, Jenkins speak highly of meeting with AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and others speak highly of a meeting they had with Amtrak officials Tuesday. The meeting stems from a recent Amtrak decision to stop charter and special service trains.


  8. Amtrak officials, local leaders to meet over New River TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Officials with Amtrak will meet with leaders of Hinton, Summers County and the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Society next week regarding efforts to save the New River Train service. Amtrak announced last month it was ending special service and charter trains, putting the future of the Hinton Railroad Days - which has been held for 51 years - in jeopardy.


  9. Manchin, Capito question Chao about transportation concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., questioned Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Wednesday about multiple matters, including service on the New River Train and installing broadband fiber during road construction projects. Chao appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies in regards to the Department of Transportation's budget for the upcoming fiscal year.


  10. Hinton city manager: Amtrak decision a "tremendous blow" to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    An announcement made last week by Amtrak to end special service and charter trains could leave a lasting impact on the Mountain State. One example is the City of Hinton's annual "Hinton Railroad Days" held every fall. 5 comments

  11. Summers County High student arrested following threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The Hinton Police Department Chief Derek Snavely said in a release his department was called to the school at 2:10 Monday afternoon after a student allegedly made threats involving a gun. The student was arrested shortly after officers arrived. 2 comments

  12. Public participation needed for internet speed test initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The test will generate a statewide broadband coverage map to identify the presence and levels of broadband service in the Mountain State. "Folks in West Virginia can go to the website and put in their information, their address, take a speed test that's provided by a third party that has nothing to do with the state of West Virginia and see what kind of speed they're receiving as a user," explained Bob Hinton, chairman of the WV Broadband Enhancement Council.


  13. Officer recovering after off duty shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    HINTON, W.Va . - State Police say a Summers County man is jailed and three victims are recovering from a weekend shooting incident. 144 comments

  14. Eastern Panhandle, southern counties still good for fall foliage viewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Monday night's hard rain and wind continue to remove the leaves from most of the trees in the eastern mountains, leaving most hillsides throughout this region bare. The oaks, which are just beginning to change, may offer some limited viewing throughout the area.


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