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. Toddler found on busy road in Kanawha County, parents charged with child neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Kanawha County sheriff's deputies arrested two parents Saturday after a toddler was found wandering around MacCorkle Avenue in Jefferson. The 23 month old girl was spotted on the 5800 block of MacCorkle Avenue only wearing a diaper.

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  2. Kanawha County considering lawsuit against drug wholesalersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Kanawha County Commission is considering seeking damages from opioid wholesalers, who they say helped to fuel the area's drug epidemic by shipping millions of painkillers to the county. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that commissioners on Thursday hired a law firm to represent them in a potential lawsuit against the wholesalers.

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  3. Secretary of State Warner Responds to Media ReportsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Huntington News

    ... Tennant's campaign. And, in an apparent attempt to elevate his profile to receive an appointment as a Kanawha County Commissioner, the attorney went on statewide media outlets to discuss his spurious, slanderous and malicious claims. Despite a ...

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  4. Kanawha BOE approves contract to start building processRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Kanawha County Board of Education approved Thursday a contract with a company to provide construction management services for two new schools. The West Virginia School Building Authority is handling how to replace Clendenin Elementary School and Herbert Hoover High School, which were both destroyed in last June's flood.

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  5. DEP investigates oil, gas spill on Elk River tributaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating what appears to have been a gas and oil spill into a tributary of the Elk River in Kanawha County. The agency fielded a complaint from a citizen Tuesday about vehicle crushing taking place by a contractor at Mitch's Towing in Elkview.

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  6. Roane County man pleads guilty to federal methamphetamine crimeRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Huntington News

    ... admitted that on October 2, 2016, he was arrested by members of the United States Marshals Service and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department on a warrant for violation of his federal supervised release. At the time of his arrest, Rogers was found ...

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  7. $100,000 bond; charges follow gas station shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    ... advised that both vehicles were at the Superstop Gas Station. At around 12.35 a.m., Lincoln 911 advised that Kanawha County authorities had said the victim was now at the Southridge Walmart. Various agencies there had a red Dodge Ram on a traffic ... 1 comment

  8. Lawsuit against Subaru heading to trial in Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Nearly eight years after a car wreck claimed the lives of a mother and two teens in Cabell County, a trial is set to begin in a lawsuit against Subaru. The trial is slated for Jan. 23 in Kanawha County, according to the Charleston Gazette-Mail .

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  9. Coalition: West Virginians support Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... phase while living and practicing in Chicago and finally, moving home to West Virginia to practice in eastern Kanawha County where a strong majority of my patient panel receives Medicaid services, most being insured for the first time ever. "These ...

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  10. Tomblin suggests tax hikes, but Justice administration isn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... has named most of his cabinet, replacing all of Tomblin's cabinet secretaries. The administration has named Kanawha County Commissioner Dave Hardy as revenue secretary, health care consultant Bill Crouch as secretary for health and human resources, ...

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  11. DOH changes Kanawha County project after hearing from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Plans to reconfigure an intersection in South Charleston which is often a traffic headache are being adjusted. The state Division of Highways confirmed the change Thursday with plans to take an additional 20 homes in the area of Jefferson Road and Kanawha Turnpike.

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  12. The case against public schoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... whose version of the Bible would be used in Philadelphia in the 1840s, or what textbooks would be employed in Kanawha County, W.Va. , in the 1970s. Thankfully, physical fighting has not been common. But that is largely because public schools often ...

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  13. Wahama grapplers 7th at Pat VanceRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Wahama wrestling team finished eighth out of 15 teams this past Friday and Saturday at the 47th annual Pat Vance Invitational held at Nitro High School in Kanawha County. The White Falcons earned a half dozen top-six finishes at the weekend event, but did not have any of their 10 grapplers come away with an individual championship en route to posting a final tally of 80.5 points.

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  14. West Virginia House leaders chosen for legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Lawmakers are next scheduled to convene Wednesday to formally install leaders. According to Armstead, a Kanawha County Republican, the majority leader will continue to be Delegate Daryl Cowles from Morgan County. Delegate Carol Miller of Huntington ...

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  15. Kanawha County flood recovery group updates citizens on effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... 35 percent of impacted people were "economically disadvantaged." Additionally, Ballengee said 2,200 homes in Kanawha County have registered through FEMA with some flood damage. This is the second-highest amount registered in the state. "We've had ...

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  16. Justice picks new chief of state's Department of RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Gov.-elect Jim Justice says a Charleston attorney, accountant and Kanawha County commissioner will be his administration's secretary of the Department of Revenue. Dave Hardy, whose law practice focuses on energy and mining law, also teaches public budgeting at West Virginia State University.

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  17. Man shot in his front door in Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    One man is hospitalized with gunshot wounds after an early morning shooting near the campus of West Virginia State University. "The only information we have is one, possibly two, males approached the residence and knocked on the door," said Detective Sargent Sean Snuffer of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department.

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  18. Commissioners react to Hardy's new role as W.Va. Revenue SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Kanawha County Commission will now have to fill a vacant seat after Governor-elect Jim Justice announced Tuesday that Commissioner Dave Hardy will serve as the new state Revenue Secretary. Justice said in a news release Hardy has the experience to help him conquer the "budget crisis" in West Virginia.

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  19. VFD Chief killed in freak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    "His vehicle had broken down and he was attempting to push it into his driveway," said Kanawha County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Sean Snuffer.

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  20. Justice taps Dave Hardy for Department of RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WOAY

    Today, Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that Kanawha County Commissioner Dave Hardy will serve as his secretary of the Department of Revenue. Commissioner Hardy is a practicing attorney and a Certified Public Accountant who has years of experience balancing the budget for state's largest county, Kanawha County. 1 comment