Kanawha County Newswire

Kanawha County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 481 in Kanawha County, WV

  1. West Virginia magistrate faces judicial misconduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Martinsburg Journal

    A West Virginia magistrate is facing state judicial misconduct charges. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Judicial Investigation Commission has charged Kanawha County Magistrate Jack Pauley with 12 violations of judicial conduct.

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  2. Breathing new life into old West Virginia mine siteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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  3. Sex offender supervision unit ending in WVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... supervised individuals, a one-third decrease from 2013 to 2017, led to the program's end. In area counties, Kanawha County has the most under intensive supervision with 75 offenders. Raleigh County has 38, Cabell 28, Logan and Wayne 14, Lincoln and ...

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  4. West Virginia funding announced for 3 drug treatment sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... t program for women in Mercer County and $398,000 for a recovery residence for women in the Institute area of Kanawha County. The state said the funding supports recommendations from the Governor's Advisory Council on Substance Abuse.

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  5. Spartan Race comes to West Virginia for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WOAY

    ... to 5,000 spectators. Among the competitors will be West Virginia's own Randy Moss, who grew up in Rand in Kanawha County, played college football at Marshall and played 14 seasons in the NFL. He has been competing in Spartan races for over a year, ...

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  6. Kanawha Magistrate Pauley faces judicial conduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | West Virginia Metro

    ... Investigation Commission says formal discipline is appropriate for Pauley, who has served as a magistrate in Kanawha County for 26 years. The commission determines probable cause, like a grand jury would. Judge Ronald Wilson of Hancock County signed ...

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  7. WV Capitol Safety Rules Reinforced Ahead of Sunday RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | WOAY

    ... is coordinating its safety and security measures with multiple law enforcement agencies as well as with the Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. This collaboration will ensure that all applicable laws are strictly enforced to provide for ...

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  8. Over 1k student-issued iPads are unaccounted forRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Education Week

    About 1,000 iPad tablet computers have not been recovered by a school system in West Virginia over the past three school years. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Kanawha County Board of Education learned Thursday that 1,269 out of just over 15,000 iPads were not recovered.

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  9. Kanawha County residents wait in line for solar eclipse glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | West Virginia Metro

    ST. ALBANS, W.Va. - More than 150 people were lined outside of the St. Albans Branch Library Thursday evening for glasses that, at a quick glance, could have been mistaken for the paper 3-D glasses more commonly seen in movie theaters.

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  10. Diane W. Mufson: Can West Virginia still attract young families?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Logan Banner

    ... business, education, fiscal and health reputation. West Virginia wasn't a bed of roses four decades ago. The Kanawha County Board of Education's major textbook fight gave the state a bad national reputation and Huntington was still recovering from ...

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  11. West Virginia Woman Awarded $1.5M Over Deputy Crash Into HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Insurance Journal West

    ... for $1.5 million. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the settlement was finalized Thursday. Samme Gee sued Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Layne, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, the Kanawha County Commission and the Charter Oak Fire ...

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  12. Herbert Hoover set to begin classes in new modularsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | West Virginia Metro

    A year ago, the students, faculty and staff of Herbert Hoover High School began their classes at Elkview Middle School. After the June 2016 flood destroyed the institution, the Kanawha County Board of Education decided Elkview Middle needed to be shared, with the younger students holding classes in the morning and high schoolers having class in the afternoon.

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  13. Mosquitos carrying La Crosse, West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Mosquitos in Kanawha and Putnam counties have tested positive for La Crosse virus and West Nile virus.

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  14. Man identified after police find handcuffed body in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Intelligencer

    ... An autopsy confirmed his identity Monday, and preliminary evidence suggests he died from drowning. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Stiltner was arrested on an obstruction charge. He ran away as authorities walked him ...

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  15. County board of education proposes e-cigarette banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Republican

    A West Virginia board of education is listening to public comments on a policy revision that would ban e-cigarettes and all substances containing nicotine from property that the school system owns or operates. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Kanawha County Board of Education put the changes out for public comment Monday.

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  16. Higher Education Policy Commission recognizes Kanawha County high schools for college-going effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Huntington News

    State higher education officials are applauding the efforts of Kanawha County high schools for their part in a year-long "FAFSA Completion Challenge" campaign, a countywide effort to increase the number of 12th graders applying for college financial aid. During a training event for Kanawha County principals on Friday, representatives from the Higher Education Policy Commission joined Kanawha County Schools Superintendent Dr. Ron Duerring to celebrate the results of the campaign, which led to a Officials presented $1,000 monetary awards to Herbert Hoover High School and Sissonville High School.

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  17. 4 arrested following police operation at Charleston barRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | West Virginia Metro

    Charleston police officers arrested four people Tuesday on the city's West Side at a bar allegedly connected to crime in the city. Officers had begun investigating Park Place bar on the corner of Park and Central avenues in April after Kanawha County assistant prosecutor Maryclaire Akers noticed a trend of drug and other crimes in the area.

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  18. Proctorville, Ohio drug dealing couple sentenced to federal prison for methamphetamine crimesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Huntington News

    A Proctorville, Ohio, couple was sentenced to federal prison today on drug charges, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Charley G. Myers, 37, and Tracie M. Reed, 39, both previously pleaded guilty to distribution of methamphetamine.

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  19. Akers announces run for Charleston mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Akers Law Offices and practices personal injury. He's married to Maryclaire Akers, assistant prosecutor of Kanawha County. They have three children. The next mayor will replace Mayor Danny Jones who has served in the role since 2003. Jones' term ...

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  20. Police: Kanawha County drowning victim was handcuffedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | West Virginia Metro

    A man who apparently drowned in the Kanawha River last week is the same man who ran from South Charleston police a few days earlier, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department said Monday. The body of Howard Stiltner, 43, of Prenter, was found Saturday in the Kanawha River near Riverwalk Plaza.

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