Raleigh County Newswire (Page 5)

Raleigh County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Raleigh County, WV. (Page 5)

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  1. Fireworks Returning to Beckley for July 4thRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | WOAY

    ... as its residents. "I think this is a home run," said O'Brien. "Fireworks on Independence Day at the Armory/Raleigh county convention center, sponsored by a first class organization in Suddenlink. So the public gets what they want and public funds ...

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  2. Local businesses prepare for 22nd annual business showRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | WOAY

    The Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 22nd annual Business Show and organizers say this year they have maxed out on available space for vendors. Sales Director Kip Buchanan with the Chamber of Commerce says they have 78 businesses and 86 booths, which is the most they have had since they started hosting the event.

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  3. Do some bird watching at a West Virginia State Park in MayRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    May is one of the best times to bird watch in West Virginia, and two state parks have birding events scheduled for May 9, 2015. Little Beaver State Park new Beckley in Raleigh County will host Three Rivers Avian Center for the Migration Celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a free event that includes a hike, nature programs, a birds of prey presentation and information about the birds most likely to be seen this time of year.

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  4. Local museum remembers liberation anniversaryRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | WOAY

    April 29th marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of a concentration camp, and one local museum has an important piece of that history. One of the doors from the Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany is on display at the Raleigh County Veteran's Museum.

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  5. W.Va. licensing agency orders 2 pain clinics to closeRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... West Virginia Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification set a May 15 deadline for Hope Clinic in Raleigh County to close. Punnamma Memorial Rehab Clinic in Wood County must close by May 21....

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  6. Settlement proposed in Raleigh County assessor's ethics caseRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia Ethics Commission will consider a proposed settlement of ethics charges against Raleigh County's assessor....

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  7. Beckley Leaders Help Clean CarsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | WOAY

    At the little general on Harper Road in Beckley members of the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce as well as volunteers with the Raleigh County Make It Shine program handed out hundreds of plastic bags. The purpose is to help get trash out of people's cars and into trash cans and preventing drivers from throwing trash out their windows instead.

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  8. Whitesville is changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Coal Valley News

    While it would be premature to stay that this town has been turned around, what is undeniable is that since Whitesville began its Turn This Town Around campaign just a few short months ago, it is a visibly different place. They are small improvements.

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  9. Learning About Nature On Arbor DayRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | WOAY

    Crab Orchard Baptist Church Students ages two through five celebrated Arbor Day by planting a tree near their church. The tree was courtesy of Raleigh county's make it shine program as well as the County Solid Waste Authority.

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  10. Rasing Awareness on Collegiate Sexual AssaultRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | WOAY

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Women's Resource Center in Beckley is getting in one last event before May begins. The center is hosting a free public screening of the documentary "The Hunting Ground," on Monday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m. at the Raleigh County Playhouse.

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  11. Health Department Busy Giving Immunizations For National Infant Immunization WeekRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | WOAY

    This week is National Infant Immunization Week and one Raleigh County health department is teaching the importance of vaccines. Parents of little children are starting to vaccinate for the upcoming school year.

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  12. Beckley Armed RobberyRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | WOAY

    ... 3:45 a.m. when authorities report that a person walked into the store with a knife and demanded money. The Raleigh County Sheriffs office also responded to the call. Details are still limited but stick Newswatch online and at noon for the very ...

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  13. Raleigh Co. Community Remembers Holocaust VictimsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | WOAY

    ... ." The gruesome images of the Holocaust and World War Two will forever be ingrained in the lives of many. The Raleigh County Veterans Museum in Beckley has a display of a door from one of the concentration camps in remembrance for the Holocaust.

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  14. Raleigh County native inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    - A Raleigh County native was among the legendary musicians inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the annual ceremony Saturday night in Cleveland, Oh. Stevie Wonder handled the induction of Bill Withers, 76, known best for hits like ...

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  15. Little General In Beckley Helps Children In NeedRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | WOAY

    ... full because the need out there is so great for those children, special needs kids. All the money going in Raleigh County goes to benefit that shelter." The Children's Home Society of West Virginia "Every Child Deserves A Loving Home" campaign will ...

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  16. Two W.Va. teachers not fans of new online standardized testingRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... language arts for grades 3-11. Early on, Sarita Beckett, a 6th grade teacher at Independence Middle School in Raleigh County, said the reviews for the fully computerized testing are not good. Her students have been practicing with Smarter Balanced ...

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  17. Local Business Donates Money To 22 CharitiesRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | WOAY

    ... down to 22 charities that were nominated to be awarded money. Local charities such as the Humane Society of Raleigh County, Wyoming County Students Against Destructive Decisions, and Royal Family Kids Camp are receiving donations. "We can ensure ...

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  18. WV State Treasurer Hosts Financial Conference For State AgenciesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WOAY

    The State Treasurer and more than 55 state agencies are learning about financial responsibilities at a conference in Raleigh County. A three-day cash handling conference hosted by the West Virginia State Treasurer starts this afternoon at The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels.

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  19. Raleigh General Hospital Raises Awareness for National Donate Life MonthRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WOAY

    According to donate life West Virginia, 18 people die each day due to a lack of available organs. One Raleigh County hospital is raising a flag symbolizing National Donate Life Month.

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  20. Video Lottery RobberyRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WOAY

    According to a news release the Raleigh County Sheriff's office said two people were arrested after an armed robbery on Tuesday. 33 year old Donald Ray Miller was arrested for armed robbery, along with 37 year old Barbara Mauricio who is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.

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