Fayette County Newswire

Fayette County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fayette County, WV.

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  1. Midland Trail Seniors Get The Chance To VoteRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | WOAY

    ... until today and I just decided to get it over with," Ritter said. Early voting continues through May 7 and in Fayette County you can vote early at the Soldiers and Sailors memorial building in Fayetteville, at Montgomery city hall, or in Danese.

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  2. Early Voting Process Begins In West VirginiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WOAY

    Fayette County clerk Kelvin Holliday said in Fayette County you can choose to vote at the Fayette County courthouse, Montgomery city hall or in Danese. Holliday said if you are a first-time voter, bring your voter registration card as well as your drivers' license, but if you have voted before, you don't need any identification.

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  3. Whitewater rafting company files loan applicationRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 23 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... preliminarily approved a $3.4 million low-interest loan for River Expeditions, a whitewater guide company in Fayette County. According to agency documents, the application would allow the company to use the government-subsidized loan to lower the ...

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  4. Fayette sheriff: adults concealed kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | Big News Network.com

    ... by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - ?Six people were taken into custody Friday in Fayette County for allegedly intentionally concealing three juveniles during the past year. The first teenager, John Zink, III, of Pax, was ...

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  5. Six People Arrested On Child Concealment ChargesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | WOAY

    The Fayette County Sheriff's Department arrested 31-year-old Martha Jeffries of Oak Hill, 47-year-old Michael Johns of Oak Hill, 34-year-old Marie Brown of Pax, 52-year-old Mary Zink of Pax, 60-year-old Dennis Turner of Pax, and 73-year-old John Zink Jr. of Oak Hill on felony charges of Child Concealment and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony. Deputies said the suspects repeatedly concealed the locations of John Zink III, who went missing on June 30, 2015, and two other juveniles who also ran away from home.

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  6. New River Gorge National River To Close, Rehabilitate Illegal Off-Road Vehicle TrailsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 18 | National Parks Traveler

    Staff at New River Gorge National River hope to eradicate 28 miles of illegal trails created by off-road vehicle use, an activity that is not allowed within the West Virginia park. This spring, closures will impact multiple areas in Fayette County as restoration efforts begin.

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  7. Black Caucus Holds Annual LunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | WOAY

    Several of Fayette County's candidates made their way to Oak Hill to the Fayette County Black Caucus' 39th annual Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Luncheon. The luncheon is held each year by a local teacher organization to celebrate Mr. King.

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  8. Former Little League coach pleads guilty to sexual abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Big News Network.com

    ... guilty to six counts of felony sexual abuse Thursday. John Krise, 26, of Fayetteville, pleaded guilty in Fayette County Circuit Court to two counts of sexual abuse by a custodian or person of trust, two counts of attempting to solicit a minor via ...

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  9. As Fracking Chemicals Reach A Creek Companies Fight Against A Fracking Waste BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | ThinkProgress

    View of the New River bridge in Fayette County, West Virginia. A tributary of the New River has traces of endocrine disrupting chemicals associated with fracking, according to a new study.

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  10. Rep. Jenkins Coal Voices StoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 13 | Huntington News

    U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins shared the story of Kevin Altice of Fayette County on the House floor today as part of his #WVCoalVoices project. Altice recently lost his job in the mines and is going back to school for retraining, but he worries about his fellow miners. 1 comment

  11. Mother and Son ChargedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 12 | WOAY

    A second individual has been charged in connection with the on-going investigation into the misappropriation of funds from the Fayette County Public Defender office. Initially 19 year old, Tucker Bryan Lawhorn, of Oak Hill was arrested Friday evening by the Fayette County Sheriff's office and charged with 135 felonies including computer fraud, and fraudulent schemes.

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  12. Former Fayette County animal shelter director has hearing continuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | West Virginia Metro

    A preliminary hearing for former Fayette County Animal Shelter Director Carrie Lynn Carr, 55, of Oak Hill has been continued until further notice.

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  13. Teen accused of stealing thousands of dollars in check theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. . - A Fayette County man faces more than 130 criminal charges after he allegedly stole checks from the Fayette County Public Defender's office. ...

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  14. Teen accused of stealing thousands of dollars in check theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | West Virginia Metro

    FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va . - A Fayette County man faces more than 130 criminal charges after he allegedly stole checks from the Fayette County Public Defender's office.

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  15. Researchers find dangerous chemicals related to fracking waste in Fayette County streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | West Virginia Metro

    ... water," she said. Tom Rhule, co-founder of Headwaters Defense, a clean water advocacy organization in Fayette County, said this type of study is why citizens in Fayette County support the banning of waste water disposal. Additionally, Rhule believes ...

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  16. Kessler, Goodwin take the stage at UC candidates forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | West Virginia Metro

    ... but if all they can do is hang it over the rail and say quilts for sale, they're not going to sell many in Fayette County," said Kessler giving an example of a business. "What we need to do is have that website out for the world to be open to the ...

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  17. Spring winds darken Mountain State; thousands begin Sunday without power serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 3 | West Virginia Metro

    ... West Virginia impacted by outages. Repair crews were being dispatched for work in 18 separate counties. Fayette County led the way with nearly 1,900 customers without service. More than 1,500 Kanawha County customers were in the dark Sunday morning ...

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  18. Fayette County Prosecutor says "tough battle" ahead over WVU Tech relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Following the Governor's signature of a bill that permits WVU Tech to officially relocate from Montgomery to Beckley, Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Larry Harrah suggested groups opposed to the move have a "tough battle" ahead of them. "I'm saddened," Harrah said Monday morning on MetroNews Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval. 1 comment

  19. Tomblin signs bill paving the way for WVU Tech move to BeckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill Friday paving the way for WVU to move WVU Tech from Montgomery to Beckley. The bill eliminates language in state code that requires WVU Tech to remain in the city that straddles the Kanawha-Fayette county line.

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  20. Quick decision: Benjamin, Wooten to get public financing moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... status judge Thomas Keadle as acting chief justice who then appointed four temporary justices including Fayette County Circuit Judge John Hatcher, Brooke County Circuit Court James Mazzone, Jackson County Circuit Judge Thomas Evans and Senior Status ...

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