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Public comment sought about new Glen Jean campground

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) -- The National Park Service is seeking public comment on proposed fees for a new campground in West Virginia. The Meadow Creek Campground is expected to open along the banks of More>>

UPDATE: Charges to be filed in Nicholas Co. human remains case

SUMMERSVILLE (AP and WVVA) -- A prosecutor says a West Virginia woman will be charged with two counts of illegally disposing of a dead body after human remains were found in a Summersville storage unit. More>>

Stunt show amazes at State Fair of WV

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- Do not try this at home, although it's definitely fun to watch. Three high-flying, gravity-defying men make up the stunt team at the All-Americanstunt show at the fair. They climb More>>

Fair-goers fuel up with delicious fair food

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- There's always something good to eat at the State Fair of West Virginia. More than 70 vendors are serving up crowd favorites this year, from turkey legs, to chocolate-covered fruit More>>

The Hypnotist Comes to the State Fair of WV

LEWISBURG (WVVA)- Today with a group of others at the State Fair of West Virginia I attempted to be hypnotized. While I couldn't calm my mind enough for it to work I watched it work for others as they More>>

BMX Riders Rise Above the Fair

LEWISBURG (WVVA)- The State Fair of West Virginia has some great entertainers. The Rise Above Bike Swing is just one of the many.Rise Above features BMX riders who are flipping, turning and twisting through More>>

Pigs race around track for snacks at State Fair of WV Video included

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- Kevin Bacon, Lindsey Loham, Brad Pig, Justin Boarber, and Swifty were at the fairgrounds on Monday. No, they're not people-- they were all a part of the fair's pig races.   Each More>>

Cow gives birth at State Fair of WV

The 89th Annual State Fair of West Virginia is underway in Fairlea. Monday morning a new calf was born on the fairgrounds. It was born in the dairy birthing center where they have all mother cows and More>>

Plenty of fun at State Fair of WV, rain or shine Video included

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- With the State Fair of West Virginia underway but some stormy skies overhead, you don't have to let it rain on your parade. The fair's manager Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe tells us More>>

State Fair of WV ready to begin

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- The State Fair of West Virginia opens its doors Friday, and there are some new attractions there that are sure to please. The fair's theme this year is "Feel the Magic." Leaders More>>

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  • Officials draft new zoning ordinance for parts of Tazewell County

    Officials draft new zoning ordinance for parts of Tazewell County

    TAZEWELL COUNTY (WVVA)- The Tazewell County Board of Supervisors is working on a zoning ordinance for part of Tazewell County.A first draft of the new zoning ordinance is currently in the planning stages and it will affect the eastern district of Tazewell County outside of the town of Bluefield.Charlie Stacy, chairman of the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors, tells WVVA that the district will be broken down into three zones: residential; rural residential; and multi-use, which encompasses ...More >>
    TAZEWELL COUNTY (WVVA)- The Tazewell County Board of Supervisors is working on a zoning ordinance for part of Tazewell County.A first draft of the new zoning ordinance is currently in the planning stages and it will affect the eastern district of Tazewell County outside of the town of Bluefield.Charlie Stacy, chairman of the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors, tells WVVA that the district will be broken down into three zones: residential; rural residential; and multi-use, which encompasses ...More >>
  • Tazewell County couple sues W.Va. lawyer

    Tazewell County couple sues W.Va. lawyer

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A southwest Virginia couple is suing a Charleston attorney and former state senator, contending he failed to file a lawsuit on their behalf despite assurances he had. Ira Calvary and Mavis Horne of Tazewell County now say they can't recover damages to their home caused by Hurricane Michelle in 2011. The couple's attorney says Jim Humphreys and others with his law firm assured the couple they were pursuing claims for them, but it was a "sham." Humphreys was hired in 2...More >>
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A southwest Virginia couple is suing a Charleston attorney and former state senator, contending he failed to file a lawsuit on their behalf despite assurances he had. Ira Calvary and Mavis Horne of Tazewell County now say they can't recover damages to their home caused by Hurricane Michelle in 2011. The couple's attorney says Jim Humphreys and others with his law firm assured the couple they were pursuing claims for them, but it was a "sham." Humphreys was hired in 2...More >>
  • Mercer County teacher to receive West Virginia House of Delegates Legislative Citation

    Mercer County teacher to receive West Virginia House of Delegates Legislative Citation

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    Susan French, Mercer County Schools Teacher of the Year and 6th grade teacher at Montcalm Elementary, is scheduled to receive a Legislative Citation from Mr. Cliff Moore, State Delegate for the House of Representatives, on Friday, October 19 at Montcalm Elementary School.More >>
    Susan French, Mercer County Schools Teacher of the Year and 6th grade teacher at Montcalm Elementary, is scheduled to receive a Legislative Citation from Mr. Cliff Moore, State Delegate for the House of Representatives, on Friday, October 19 at Montcalm Elementary School.More >>

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  • More than 70 indicted in Raleigh County

    More than 70 indicted in Raleigh County

    (WVVA) More than 70 people are indicted by the Grand Jury in Raleigh County. The listed was released today by the Prosecutor's Office. Charges include child neglect, drug offenses, fraud, first-degree murder, malicious wounding, and possession of child pornography...More >>
    (WVVA) More than 70 people are indicted by the Grand Jury in Raleigh County. The listed was released today by the Prosecutor's Office. Charges include child neglect, drug offenses, fraud, first-degree murder, malicious wounding, and possession of child pornography...More >>
  • Man is wanted for allegedly exposing himself to teen

    Man is wanted for allegedly exposing himself to teen

    West Virginia State Police are asking for your help in finding a man they say exposed himself to a teenage girl in a Walmart parking lot.The victim's mom is furious and wants him caught. "To see the face of the person that did that, that is a monster."On Friday night, this mother says she gave her car keys to her 17-year-old daughter to sit and wait in the car while she finished grocery shopping at the Walmart in Macarthur. What happened next, no one expected."As soon as she got in the car, t...More >>
    West Virginia State Police are asking for your help in finding a man they say exposed himself to a teenage girl in a Walmart parking lot.The victim's mom is furious and wants him caught. "To see the face of the person that did that, that is a monster."On Friday night, this mother says she gave her car keys to her 17-year-old daughter to sit and wait in the car while she finished grocery shopping at the Walmart in Macarthur. What happened next, no one expected."As soon as she got in the car, t...More >>
  • Kitten believed to have been thrown from car is recovering

    Kitten believed to have been thrown from car is recovering

    A kitten is recovering after it's believed to have been thrown out of a moving car on Saturday.The Greenbrier County Humane Society posted pictures on their Facebook page of the kitten who had a bloody and scratched face and a chipped tooth.The online community was quick to pull together, one woman paying for her adoption fee and a young volunteer offering to fostering her. And before the shelter closed for the day, the kitten had a couple ready to adopt her.The teenage foster mom, Ashton Web...More >>
    A kitten is recovering after it's believed to have been thrown out of a moving car on Saturday.The Greenbrier County Humane Society posted pictures on their Facebook page of the kitten who had a bloody and scratched face and a chipped tooth.The online community was quick to pull together, one woman paying for her adoption fee and a young volunteer offering to fostering her. And before the shelter closed for the day, the kitten had a couple ready to adopt her.The teenage foster mom, Ashton Web...More >>
  • Man dies after shooting at party in Beckley

    Man dies after shooting at party in Beckley

    A man dies after being shot at a party early Sunday morning in Beckley.

    The sheriff's office says just after midnight they were called to a shooting at a home on Lost Acres Lane in Maxwell Hill.

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    A man dies after being shot at a party early Sunday morning in Beckley.

    The sheriff's office says just after midnight they were called to a shooting at a home on Lost Acres Lane in Maxwell Hill.

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  • UPDATE: Two arrested after Beckley shooting

    UPDATE: Two arrested after Beckley shooting

    Two men are in custody after being involved in a shooting that sends one man to the hospital...More >>
    Two people are in custody after being involved in a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.  Beckley Police arrested Jermaine Johnson, 24, of Beckley and a 17-year-old juvenile in connection to the shooting that happened around 3 p.m. Saturday in east Beckley.More >>
  • Kids learn firearm safety for free

    Kids learn firearm safety for free

    Local kids are getting the opportunity to learn how do use fire arms safely. And the best part? It was all for free."If a parent has a gun for personal protection and it's hid somewhere or even exposed somewhere, they're responsible if the kids get a hold of that fire arm," explains Steve Hudnall, Co-Owner of SL Pistol Range. "The most important word is safety, we need to teach kids."SL is in Caldwell, WV near Lewisburg. They held a youth day on Saturday afternoon sponsored by the NRA. It was...More >>
    Local kids are getting the opportunity to learn how do use fire arms safely. And the best part? It was all for free."If a parent has a gun for personal protection and it's hid somewhere or even exposed somewhere, they're responsible if the kids get a hold of that fire arm," explains Steve Hudnall, Co-Owner of SL Pistol Range. "The most important word is safety, we need to teach kids."SL is in Caldwell, WV near Lewisburg. They held a youth day on Saturday afternoon sponsored by the NRA. It was...More >>
  • Shelley Moore, Former WV First Lady, Dies

    Shelley Moore, Former WV First Lady, Dies

    (WVVA)- Former First Lady Shelley Riley Moore died on Saturday. She was 88-years-old.Shelley was the wife of three time West Virginia Governor Arch Moore and the mother of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito.A number of WV officials sent their condolences to the family after Moore's passing.Governor Earl Ray Tomblin released this statement saying, "Former First Lady Shelley Moore represented West Virginia with grace and class throughout her life. Joanne and I extend our sincere sympathies to her family...More >>
    (WVVA)- Former First Lady Shelley Riley Moore died on Saturday. She was 88-years-old.Shelley was the wife of three time West Virginia Governor Arch Moore and the mother of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito.A number of WV officials sent their condolences to the family after Moore's passing.Governor Earl Ray Tomblin released this statement saying, "Former First Lady Shelley Moore represented West Virginia with grace and class throughout her life. Joanne and I extend our sincere sympathies to her family...More >>
  • Celebrating 50 years of CASE WV

    Celebrating 50 years of CASE WV

    BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Saturday, September 14, 2014 is the 50th Anniversary of Community Action of South Eastern WV.Employees gathered at Mercer Mall to inform local residents about CASE and what all the organization offers. Officials used the celebration as a reminder to the public that the organization is setup to help.Oraetta Hubbard, the Executive Director of Case says, "We are all apart of the community and we serve individuals and families. And it's important that everybody know and understa...More >>
    BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Saturday, September 14, 2014 is the 50th Anniversary of Community Action of South Eastern WV.Employees gathered at Mercer Mall to inform local residents about CASE and what all the organization offers. Officials used the celebration as a reminder to the public that the organization is setup to help.Oraetta Hubbard, the Executive Director of Case says, "We are all apart of the community and we serve individuals and families. And it's important that everybody know and understa...More >>
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