McDowell County Newswire

McDowell County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 121 in McDowell County, WV

  1. Hillbilly Elegy Review: New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... could read nor write. My paternal grandparents, Mom and Daddy Bailey, left the Appalachian coal country of McDowell County, West Virginia, around 1950 and bought a dairy farm 80 miles away in Washington County, Virginia. I grew up on that farm . For ...

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  2. Jobless rate on rise in Mason Co. -Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... reported no change in jobless rates. Jefferson County had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.4 percent, while McDowell County has the highest unemployment rate at 14.1 percent. Jobless rates in neighboring and/or nearby counties in West Virginia in ...

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  3. Meeting looks at ways to grow, diversify - 3:20 pm updated:Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Independent Herald

    ... population of less than 10,000. The Innoviation Acceleration Strategy (IAS) program is already under way in McDowell County and will also be introduced in Madison, Lincoln County and Alderson. Dan Taylor, coordinator of the IAS, urged those ...

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  4. Busy tracks make McDowell inn a mecca for railroad fansRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... of the Elkhorn Inn make great backdrops for Pokey line rolling stock passing through the rugged terrain of McDowell County. "The scenery and the mountains here are truly spectacular," Saverino said. While the just-out-the-window presence of rail ...

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  5. Forgotten: Southern W.Va. can't get help from White HouseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Ten counties have rates at least double that. In the southern coalfields, Mingo County is at 13.2 percent. McDowell County is 12.5 percent. During just the past year, thousands of Mountain State coal miners have lost their jobs. That has devastated ...

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  6. President falls short in helping...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Ten counties have rates at least double that. In the southern coalfields, Mingo County is at 13.2 percent. McDowell County is 12.5 percent. During just the past year, thousands of Mountain State coal miners have lost their jobs. That has devastated ...

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  7. President falls short in helping W.Va.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Ten counties have rates at least double that. In the southern coalfields, Mingo County is at 13.2 percent. McDowell County is 12.5 percent. During just the past year, thousands of Mountain State coal miners have lost their jobs. That has devastated ...

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  8. Column: Income inequality hot topic once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Daily Journal

    ... County, Virginia, or Hamilton County, Indiana, most adults have a college degree. In poor places such as McDowell County, West Virginia, or Owen County, Indiana, fewer than one in five have been to college. This dynamic is largely ignored in the ...

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  9. Bernie Sanders' long goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Newsday

    ... firsthand. A homeless man lying on an NYC street. Bleak conditions on a South Dakota Indian reservation. McDowell county in West Virginia where life expectancy for men is a full 18 years less than wealthy Fairfax County, Virginia, a six- or ...

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  10. Fayette deputy: "We could hear them but there was no way we could get to them"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... do," Mooney said. Mooney spent 10 years with the National Guard and was part of the response to floods in McDowell County in 2000 and 2001 but he said that doesn't compare with what he's seen in the Fayette County communities of Russellville, ...

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  11. 23 Dead In Devastating West Virginia FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Crooks and Liars

    ... a single day, National Weather Service meteorologist Frank Pereira said. Rains eased on Friday. My visit to McDowell County in 2011 remains one of the most memorable visits to another state in my life. I wish everyone there safety and a dry landing. ...

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  12. McDowell jury convicts man of murder, recommends no mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - A McDowell County jury convicted a man Wednesday of first-degree murder, third-degree arson and felony conspiracy in connection with the shooting ...

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  13. McDowell jury convicts man of murder, recommends no mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A McDowell County jury convicted a man Wednesday of first-degree murder, third-degree arson and felony conspiracy in connection with the shooting death of two men who were found in their burned vehicle. Donald Sidney Bailey, 43, of Crumpler was tried in McDowell County Circuit Court on two charges of first-degree murder, third-degree arson and felony conspiracy.

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  14. Rose Jr., WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Rose Jr., 59, of Collinsville, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at his residence. Billy was born in McDowell County, W.Va. on January 20, 1957 to the late William A. Rose Sr. and the late Mary Lou Marrs Rose . In addition to his parents he was ...

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  15. Demolition clearing way for teacher housing in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... by the American Federation of Teachers and its many partners aims to improve opportunities in impoverished McDowell County. The 30-unit Renaissance Village will include rental apartments, a common area for residents and street-level retail ...

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  16. Attorney: Man killed 2 McDowell County men in self-defenseRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... found their bodies in a burned vehicle while responding to a report of a wreck and vehicle fire in McDowell County. Defense attorney Lacy Wright said during opening statements Wednesday that Mullins had earlier pointed a gun at Bailey after hours of ...

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  17. Reconnecting McDowell begins demolition work in Welch to build new apartment building for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... began Thursday morning to make room for an apartment building that will be used primarily for teachers in McDowell County. ';We are providing housing for professionals - certainly teachers that we recruit there. Now they don't have to live in ...

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  18. Demolition to clear way for teacher housing in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... by the American Federation of Teachers and its many partners aims to improve opportunities in impoverished McDowell County. The 30-unit Renaissance Village will include rental apartments, a common area for residents and street-level retail ...

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  19. Abraham: Coal can't be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... coal has been mined are categorically the poorest around, and the more mining the poorer the community. McDowell County, West Virginia, which has yielded more coal than any county in the East, is by far the poorest county in the second poorest state ...

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  20. McDowell County Hall of Fame ceremony todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... each from Big Creek, Gary District, Iaeger and Mount View will round out the 2016 class of induction for the McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame today at Mount View High School, beginning with dinner at 2 p.m.Art Pruitt graduated from Big Creek in ...

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