Kanawha County Newswire (Page 7)

Kanawha County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kanawha County, WV. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,848 in Kanawha County, WV

  1. Judge hears appeal of Supreme Court campaign finance rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    A Kanawha County judge has heard arguments in a case challenging the $500,000 of public campaign finance money state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin was awarded for his re-election bid.

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  2. Controversy continues over state Supreme Court Justice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A Kanawha County Circuit Judge will determine if Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin is entitled to $500,000 in public financing for his re-election campaign. One of Benjamin's rivals for the spot on the court, Beth Walker, has filed a petition to prevent Benjamin from spending the money.

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  3. West Virginia Bill Would Remove Government Reviews of Hospital PricesRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Heartland Institute

    ... in West Virginia. Senate Bill 68, sponsored by state Sens. Ryan Ferns (R-Ohio County) and Tom Takubo (R-Kanawha County) would amend the state code so that "the jurisdiction of the board or authority as to rates for health services care ceases to ...

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  4. 'We're not heathens for working on Sundays,' says Senate Majority LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... told Senator John Unger (D-Berkeley, 16) there would be no floor votes on Sunday prior to Unger's filing in Kanawha County Circuit Court, earlier this week, for an injunction to block the Senate's work. An ordained minister, Unger said he should not ...

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  5. GreyhoundsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... over that kind of money to the greyhound industry. Dogs are raced at casino/racetracks in Ohio County and Kanawha County, which falls into Walters' district. Meanwhile, the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy issued recommendations in ...

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  6. State PSC approves 15 percent rate increase for WVAWC water ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... water rates, and 19.8 percent for sewer rates. "The 28 percent was an outrageous request to begin with," said Kanawha County Commissioner Dave Hardy, who had previously testified before the PSC against the hikes. "We (he on behalf of the commission) ...

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  7. Armstead to Dems: "Quit the game playing."Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead called on Democrats to "quit the game playing" over PEIA and work together with Republicans on a balanced budget for next fiscal year. The Kanawha County Republican took to the floor Wednesday and called for a halt to the political back and forth that has erupted over fully funding the state Public Employee Insurance Agency as lawmakers struggle to balance next year's budget.

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  8. Senator going to court to stop Sunday session; Senate president says it's a publicity stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... the Senate from meeting on Sundays, a move Sen. President Bill Cole calls a "publicity stunt." The office of Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jim Stucky confirmed Wednesday afternoon a hearing is set on Unger's injunction request for Friday morning at ...

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  9. Senate OKs tobacco tax increaseRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... to hit somebody in the pocketbook enough that they say, OK, well now I'm quitting," said Sen. Tom Takubo, a Kanawha County Republican and lung doctor. Tomblin proposed raising the cigarette tax by 45 cents to $1. His tobacco tax package would have ...

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  10. Speaker Armstead sizes up session, billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... some very big issues - some issues that will have a significant impact on moving our state forward." The Kanawha County Republican said passage of the Workplace Freedom Act, also known as right-to-work, "was essential to attract employers to the ...

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  11. Sissonville wreck claims mana s lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - A driver was killed Monday night following a two-vehicle crash in Kanawha County. James Mundy, 53, of South Charleston, was heading south on Rocky Fork Road near Collindale Circle in Sissonville when he ...

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  12. Womana s body found in Kanawha River after several day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... put two and two together yet and say it was part of that search (for Horton). But we can surmise that,'; said Kanawha County Deputy Emergency Manager CW Sigman. Sigman described why it may have taken so long for Horton's body to surface, which was ...

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  13. Woman's body found in Kanawha River after several day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... put two and two together yet and say it was part of that search (for Horton). But we can surmise that," said Kanawha County Deputy Emergency Manager CW Sigman. Sigman described why it may have taken so long for Horton's body to surface, which was ...

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  14. Slide closes U.S. 119 in Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Back to back rock slides shutdown a major artery in Kanawha County on Monday morning. Department of Highway crews were called to U.S.Route119 at Mink Shoals about 3 p.m. Sunday when large boulders rolled from the hillside into the middle of the road.

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  15. Explosive device in Kanawha County under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department indicated they were following several leads after some type of explosive device was set off along side Chesapeake Street in the Hansford community early Monday morning. "An explosion occurred in the area," said Kanawha County Chief Deputy Mike Rutherford.

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  16. IED Detonated in West Virginia - Here's What We Know So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | TheBlaze.com

    According WCHS-TV, the bomb's explosion caused minor damage to the surrounding area and "the blast left behind gunpowder on street signs and tree branches, dirt and grass just strewn across the ground." The local fire department responded to the call late Sunday evening, and put out a fire before bomb technicians from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department were called to the scene.

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  17. Bomb explodes in eastern Kanawha County; investigation underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Bomb technicians from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department were called to the scene of an explosion in eastern Kanawha County early Monday morning. The explosion took place near the road caused some minor damage blowing apart some small trees and debris, deputies said.

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  18. W.Va. has high percentage of structurally deficient bridgesRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... to the analysis, is the Interstate 77 bridge, both northbound and southbound lanes, over Westmoreland Road in Kanawha County. It sees 53,000 daily crossings. The oldest bridge on the list is the W.Va. 2 bridge over Little Grave Creek in Marshall ...

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  19. Ambulance catches on fire in W. Va.Read the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | EMS1

    ... ts and the Milton Police Department responded to the scene. The city of Charleston Fire and EMS and the Kanawha County Ambulance Authority have offered to loan Putnam an ambulance to use until the damaged one can be replaced, according to Putnam EMS.

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  20. W.Va. Ambulance Destroyed by FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    ... ts and the Milton Police Department responded to the scene. The city of Charleston Fire and EMS and the Kanawha County Ambulance Authority have offered to loan Putnam an ambulance to use until the damaged one can be replaced, according to Putnam EMS.

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