Kanawha County Newswire (Page 8)

Kanawha County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kanawha County, WV. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 1,173 in Kanawha County, WV

  1. Allegations of fraud arise from Yeager mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Yeager Airport officials say some of those who received airport assistance in the wake of the landslide at the end of the runway may not have been on the level. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department is looking into allegations of fraud among some of those who received aid from the airport the night the hillside collapsed onto Keystone Drive.

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  2. Naked robber arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... store without a stitch of clothing. "She had a towel with her, " said Corporal Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department. "But from what I understand it wasn't being used to cover her. She was just holding it." The incident happened ...

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  3. Police: Naked woman tries to rob store, asks to be jailedRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Police say a naked woman tried to rob a convenience store in Cross Lanes and then asked police to take her to jail. Kanawha County Sheriff's Cpl.

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  4. David Farmer named interim director of state RJARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... joined in February 2002. He started as the director of Inmate Services at the South Central Regional Jail in Kanawha County, was appointed to administrator of the South Western Regional Jail in Logan County in December 2011, then became RJA's deputy ...

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  5. Bayer CropScience will no longer operate Kanawha County industrial parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    BayerCrop Science announced plans Monday to sell its Institute Industrial Park in Kanawha County to Dow Chemical subsidiary Union Carbide. "Without additional production capacity, Bayer CropScience does not have the critical mass needed to make continued ownership of the site economically viable," said Bayer's industrial Park head Jim Covington.

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  6. Police make arrest in Lincoln County deadly shootingRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... Road at about 2:30 a.m. The victims were in a car that was stopped near the St. Albans Fire Department in Kanawha County. The woman was pronounced dead and the man rushed to the hospital. He was covered in blood. Police were still on the scene in ...

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  7. One charged with murder and malicious wounding for Lincoln County shootingsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... conclusion of what happened.'; The two victims were found in the car they were shot in when deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department stopped them near the St. Albans Fire Department soon after the shootings. Initially, ';Ms. Toler had ...

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  8. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Signs Storage Tank BillRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... the wake of a chemical spill that fouled drinking water for hundreds of thousands of West Virginians in the Kanawha County area. "The changes in this bill represent reasonable steps to ensure protection of our drinking water resources by focusing on ...

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  9. Tomblin signs storage tank billRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A law revising West Virginia's regulation of above-ground storage tanks was signed into law Friday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Senate Bill 423 has drawn both praise and criticism for changing some protections created last year in the wake of a chemical spill that fouled drinking water for hundreds of thousands of West Virginians in the Kanawha County area.

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  10. "Peanut gallery" comment lights a fuse at Marmet Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Things have had time to cool down in the Kanawha County town of Marmet after some fireworks following Thursday night's council meeting. Council approved its budget for next fiscal year with little fanfare but things got interesting following the vote.

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  11. Mountaineers fans flood Charleston sports bar for Sweet 16Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... perfect season alive and advanced in dominating fashion, an electric atmosphere prevailed among WVU fans. Kanawha county resident Dan Ameli played WVU's fight song, ';Hail West Virginia'; on his trumpet throughout the game and said he loves to play ...

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  12. Census: More residents in West Virginia's Eastern PanhandleRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to the census figures. Clay County had the highest percentage drop in the state at 2.8 percent, while Kanawha County had the biggest drop in sheer numbers. Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties have increasingly become the home of commuters who ...

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  13. Keystone Drive residents concerned with property buyouts at Yeager slide siteRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... the the area, immediately. Jay Goldman, Charleston real estate appraiser and former mayor, was hired by the Kanawha County Commission to provide free home appraisals to Keystone Drive residents. Goldman began contacting residents of the affected ...

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  14. Turnpike accident victims had just returned from DisneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... four years ago with her two younger daughters. Her oldest daughter, Catie,19, still lives and works in Kanawha County. Caudill said she had stepped in and tried to be strong and fill the void in the absence of their mother in the wake of the ...

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  15. Freedom site cleanup addressed at Civic Center meetingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    Kanawha County citizens affected by the January 2014 Freedom Industries MCHM spill expressed their concerns at meeting Tuesday night held at the Charleston Civic Center. The crude MCHM spill resulted in the contamination of drinking water that affected hundreds of thousands of residents, so the ensuing cleanup of the site is a primary concern.

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  16. Kanawha Co. AHA selected for new community health initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    The American Heart Association in Charleston was officially selected as one of 15 locations nationwide to become a part a new community health initiative. The Centers for Disease Control and Protection granted Kanawha County AHA with just over $100,000 in funds to support efforts in nutrition and physical activity throughout the community.

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  17. Guilty pleas in sex-robbery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Two men and a woman pleaded guilty Monday in Kanawha County Circuit Court in connection with scheme to lure men to a South Charleston residence in order to rob them. The Kanawha County Prosecutor's Office said Brandon Bandy, 20, and Zachary Harrison, 22, both of Charleston, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and Cortney Cain, 20, of Anmoore, pleaded guilty to conspiracy.

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  18. Deputies looking for shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Logan Banner

    ... was occupied by the suspect and two unknown females. The vehicle was later stopped in the Southridge area of Kanawha County. Once the vehicle was located, the two females were interviewed and released. Another male, who was learned to have been ...

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  19. Kanawha County Board of Ed begins annual superintendent reviewRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... as well as his pursuits of strong, academic programs for all learners,'; said Robin Rector, president of the Kanawha County BOE, in her closing statement. Rector said the West Virginia State Department of Education provided the county with a two ...

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  20. Patriot temporarily idles 2 Kanawha County mining operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Patriot Coal has closed two mining operations in Kanawha County for three to four weeks because of weak demand for coal and the February train derailment in Fayette County. The company announced Monday the Samples surface mine and the Winchester underground mine, both part of the company's Paint Creek operations, were temporarily idled Sunday.

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