Kanawha County Newswire (Page 4)

Kanawha County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kanawha County, WV. (Page 4)

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  1. Paisley gets close up look at flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | West Virginia Metro

    Country Music superstar and West Virginia native Brad Paisley's heart sunk we he saw flood destroyed guitars in the band room at Herbert Hoover High School in Kanawha County Thursday. Paisley wanted to get a firsthand look at the flooded Elk River communities.

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  2. Kanawha officials to vote on voting district problemRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Kanawha County officials will hold a vote to try to fix a district irregularity that places about 130 people in two delegate districts. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the county commission will vote on the issue during its next meeting on July 7. The commission will discuss if all of Precinct 240 is located in Delegate District 35, as state code suggests, or if some of the area is located in Delegate District 36, as Census data shows.

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  3. Weirton port will continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... to refiling because the Brooke County Circuit Court found procedurally the case should have been filed in Kanawha County. That led to Galloway and Connolly discussing the 60-day notice and hearing procedure, which led to Wednesday's hearing. ...

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  4. Kanawha Commission allocates emergency flood relief fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Big News Network.com

    ... and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - ?An emergency meeting of the Kanawha County Commission Wednesday in the wake of last week's severe flooding saw some disaster funding distributed. Roughly $105,000 was taken ...

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  5. Victim of fatal rollover crash on I-79 in Elkview identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | West Virginia Metro

    The victim of a fatal rollover crash on I-79 in Kanawha County late Tuesday night was identified Wednesday as 44-year-old Jimmy Gross of Sutton. Gross was traveling south when he lost control of his pickup truck, veered off the road and rolled the truck several times.

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  6. At least 4 deaths reported in West Virginia floodingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    At least four deaths have been reported in flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia, a state official said Friday morning. Chris Stadelman, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's communications director, said three people have died in Kanawha County and a fourth died in Wheeling.

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  7. The Latest: At least 4 fatalities in West Virginia floodingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | The Daily Advance

    Chris Stadelman, who's Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's communications director, said Friday morning that three people died in Kanawha County and a fourth died in Wheeling. He didn't have details and said the numbers don't include a young boy who crews have been looking for after he was swept away by swift water Thursday in Jackson County.

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  8. newState of emergency declared in 44 West Virginia counties after massive floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WTOV9

    Flooding caused devastation to buildings and vehicles Thursday in Jordan Creek in Kanawha County as this photo shows . CHARLESTON, WV West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has declared a state of emergency in 44 counties after massive flooding and severe storms devastated the state.

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  9. Rescue Effort Underway for Hundreds Trapped at WV Mall, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    A rescue effort is underway for roughly 500 people who became trapped inside a West Virginia mall when the bridge connecting the shopping center to the adjacent main road collapsed and washed away, officials told ABC News. Both employees and customers have been trapped inside the center - located in Charleston - since around 4 p.m. Thursday, according to Rick McElhaney, assistant deputy director with Metro 911 in Kanawha County.

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  10. Flood deaths rise; rescue efforts ongoing in some countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | West Virginia Metro

    As of Friday morning, there were three flood-related deaths in West Virginia with rescue efforts continue in several counties. An elderly man didn't make it out of floodwaters along Jordan Creek Road in the Clendenin area of Kanawha County Thursday night, authorities said.

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  11. Child Missing in Flood Search on for kid swept away in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Fox News

    ... later died. West Virginia Metro News reported that an elderly man drowned in floodwaters around 8:30 p.m. in Kanawha County. The heavy rains even swept away a house that ended up colliding with a bridge near White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. ...

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  12. Elkview road collapses near creek; employees, shoppers strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Big News Network.com

    ... and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - Shoppers and employees in Kanawha County had no way out when the road leading into the Elkview Crossings Plaza collapsed during Thursday's thunderstorm. The plaza, just off ...

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  13. Highway damage believed significant from high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Big News Network.com

    ... in the Greenbrier area, Nicholas County. I understand parts of Fayette and Clay and in the northern parts of Kanawha County,'; Mattox said. Mattox almost closed Interstate 79 north of Elkview Thursday night. A detour using Route 19 through ...

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  14. Storms knock out power, bring flooding in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... were without power throughout much of the day, according to FirstEnergy and Appalachian Power outage reports. Kanawha County was the hardest hit, with about 10,400 customers left powerless by the early evening. The Pine View Nursing And ...

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  15. Students return to school in late AugustRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Students in local school districts will have a longer summer than other counties in West Virginia due to a later start date for the 2016-17 school year. Students in Kanawha County will be returning to school in less than seven weeks - On Aug. 8, from now, according to a report from the West Virginia Department of Education.

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  16. Floodwaters claim 2 lives, another boy missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Queen at about 3:20 p.m. His body was found down the creek at at just before 6 p.m. An elderly man died in Kanawha County Thursday night after drowning in Jordan Creek near Clendenin. The man was overcome by the high water at his residence along ...

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  17. Toddler Swept Away in West Virginia Flash FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    ... has not been located and authorities have suspended the search for the night. The news came as authorities in Kanawha County said that they found a drowning victim in a separate incident. No further details were available and authorities were trying ...

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  18. Tomblin issues State of Emergency for 44 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | West Virginia Metro

    ... night there was still a lot of uncertainty regarding injuries. An elderly man died due to flooding in Kanawha County Thursday night. It happened near Clendenin in the Jordan Creek Road area. Also, a 4-year-old boy was swept away by flood waters in ...

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  19. Drugs seized during investigation have estimated street value of over $450,000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Huntington News

    ... value of the seized drugs to be approximately $466,000. The case against Palmer was investigated by the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office and members of its Sheriff's Tactical Operations Patrol (STOP) team. Assistant United States Attorney Timothy D. ...

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  20. South Charleston High senior wins full scholarship to West Virginia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A senior at South Charleston High School in Kanawha County is the grand prize winner of the 2016 MetroNews West Virginia Scholar Program. During a Wednesday luncheon in Buckhannon, Madison Robinson from Dunbar won a full, four-year scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan that comes with tuition, fees, room and board at the Upshur County college beginning with the Fall 2017 semester.

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