Raleigh County Newswire

Raleigh County Newswire

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

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  1. N.J. pets in need: Nov. 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Pets Plus of Delran hosted a grand reopening on Nov. 19 to celebrate its transition from selling commercially-raised puppies to only offering rescued shelter dogs and puppies for adoption. The dogs will come from the Hub City Humane Society in Mississippi, Animal Aid USA and St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey, Homeward Trails Animal Rescue in Virginia, the Humane Society of Raleigh County in West Virginia, the Heart of Louisiana Humane Society in Louisiana, Natchez-Adams County Humane Society in Mississippi, Oktibbeha County Humane Society and other shelter partners.

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  2. Veterans Court helps vets get their lives back on trackRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    In an office outside Judge Andrew Dimlich 's chambers on the bottom floor of the Raleigh County Judicial Annex, nine men and women in professional attire sit at a boardroom table. At the center of the table, among their legal pads and coffee cups, is a landline telephone dialed into the Martinsburg VA Medical Center.

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  3. W.Va. ski resorts prepare to open winter seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | West Virginia Metro

    ... weekend. The tube park will be open Friday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 26. Winterplace Ski Resort in Raleigh County is scheduled to open its winter season on Dec. 9. Timberline Resort in Tucker County will open Dec. 15. Snowshoe will be the first ...

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  4. Raleigh County man arrested for chasing school bus, waving gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | West Virginia Metro

    A man is under arrest after he allegedly chased a school bus on an ATV with a rifle, according to the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office. Tyler Conn, 18 of Naoma, started following the bus with children on board along Drew's Creek Road Wednesday at around 4:30 in the afternoon.

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  5. AG Joins Faith Leaders to Fight Opioid AbuseRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Huntington News

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey traveled to Raleigh County to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across the Mountain State in the fight against substance abuse. The Attorney General's "Combating Addiction with Grace" program took place in Beckley for a conference on Tuesday at Calvary Assembly of God.

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  6. PEIA hears concerns from Beckley-area state workers on benefit planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Around ten people came to the podium to express their frustrations over these changes. Wendy Peters is a Raleigh County teacher and President of the Raleigh County Education Association. She is concerned the plan could further deter young teachers ...

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  7. West Virginia county considers needle exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WOAY

    A West Virginia county is exploring a needle exchange program amid a spike in cases of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. Media Outlet reports that the Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department board is considering adding a needle exchange as part of a number of harm reduction initiatives.

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  8. Two Kanawha magistrates receive rebukesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Magistrate Julie Yeager resigned in July following allegations that she embezzled money from the West Virginia Magistrates Association. The Raleigh County Prosecutor's Office was assigned to handle a criminal investigation after the Kanawha County Prosecutor's Office was recused.

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  9. New River CTC offers special winter sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | WOAY

    ... nbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley).

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  10. Fire Breaks Out In Raleigh County Home, Meth Lab Was DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | WOAY

    An early morning fire broke out in Raleigh County this morning and emergency crews say a meth lab was discovered. According to dispatchers, fire crews were sent to Odd Street in Josephine at around 6:40am.

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  11. In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 photo, coal trucks and heavy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Albany Times Union

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 photo, coal trucks and heavy equipment look like children's toys on the Middle Ridge surface coal mine, which cut off part of Coal River Mountain in Raleigh County, in southern West Virginia.

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  12. Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Daily Herald

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 photo, coal trucks and heavy equipment look like children's toys on the Middle Ridge surface coal mine, which cut off part of Coal River Mountain in Raleigh County, in southern West Virginia.

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  13. Federal government stymies search for health answers in coal countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Star Tribune

    Former coal miner Chuck Nelson looked out on a 2.8 billion-gallon coal slurry from mines in West Virginia's Raleigh County. - Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines - a good job in the economically depressed area.

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  14. Man arrested for terroristic threats at Wyoming County churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | West Virginia Metro

    ... d at the time of the incident for a previous DUI. He is currently being held at the Southern Regional Jail in Raleigh County on $25,000 cash only bond.

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  15. Big Brothers Big Sisters Loses Funds Due to LGBTQ TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Pridesource.com

    ... quotes her as saying the organization won't recruit or match volunteer Big Sisters and Big Brothers in Raleigh County or fill two vacancies until it has adequate funding. Organizers said the program lost $80,000 in local grants after donors learned ...

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  16. Attorney General Morrisey Takes Faith-Based Approach to Fighting Opioids to Raleigh CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Huntington News

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will travel to Raleigh County to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across the Mountain State in the fight against substance abuse. The Attorney General's "Combating Addiction with Grace" program will roll into Beckley for a conference next week at Calvary Assembly of God.

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  17. Taking a walk with Gaston Caperton, Former Governor enjoys anonymous life in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | The Republican

    ... entrance exam, in 1999. Caperton likes to talk about his father, who was a mining engineer at Slab Fork in Raleigh County and later went into the insurance business in Charleston, and his mother, who was born in Japan, the daughter of missionaries. ...

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  18. Clear Fork Rail Trail project could receive $2.25MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Logan Banner

    The Clear Fork Rail Trail could receive an Abandoned Mine Lands grant of $2.25 million via the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's 2017 AML Economic and Community Development Pilot Program.

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  19. Arrest leads investigators to $100K worth of meth at Beckley Quality InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | WOAY

    An arrest earlier in the day led the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office and the Beckley Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crime Unit to the hotel. Deputies arrested Miguel Garcia and Saul Rodriguez.

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  20. Raleigh County welfare check ends with drug bust, arrest of fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | West Virginia Metro

    A Monday welfare check by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office resulted in the discovery of a large amount of meth. Raleigh County 911 Dispatchers received a call from a woman in the area of Sullivan.

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