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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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  • Persons of Interest Sought in Triple Shooting

    Persons of Interest Sought in Triple Shooting

    Beckley (WVVA) -- Police now say they have persons of interest after a triple shooting in Beckley...More >>
    Beckley (WVVA) -- Police now say they have persons of interest after a triple shooting in Beckley...More >>
  • Firefighter injured in Greenbrier Co. now recovering

    Firefighter injured in Greenbrier Co. now recovering

    A firefighter is recovering at home after being life flighted out on Monday. The Smoot Volunteer Fire Department in Greenbrier County says one of its men went out to fuel up the truck Monday evening. While out, they say he moved off the side of the road where the truck began to sink into wet ground and started to roll. The department says the truck rolled onto the passenger side and ended upside down. A witness called 911 and the injured fireman was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center.The...More >>
    A firefighter is recovering at home after being life flighted out on Monday. The Smoot Volunteer Fire Department in Greenbrier County says one of its men went out to fuel up the truck Monday evening. While out, they say he moved off the side of the road where the truck began to sink into wet ground and started to roll. The department says the truck rolled onto the passenger side and ended upside down. A witness called 911 and the injured fireman was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center.The...More >>
  • WV educational leaders address business summit

    WV educational leaders address business summit

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) -Common Core, technology, and dropouts were some of the most controversial topics educators discussed Friday at The Greenbrier Resort.The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual summit, but not before those attending heard from the state's educational leaders.The education symposium consisted of a panel of experts in education within the state, from the Board of Education President, Gayle Manchin, to the new superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano and...More >>
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) -Common Core, technology, and dropouts were some of the most controversial topics educators discussed Friday at The Greenbrier Resort.The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual summit, but not before those attending heard from the state's educational leaders.The education symposium consisted of a panel of experts in education within the state, from the Board of Education President, Gayle Manchin, to the new superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano and...More >>
  • 'The Pride of West Virginia' performs for students in Princeton

    'The Pride of West Virginia' performs for students in Princeton

    PRINCETON (WVVA) The West Virginia University Marching Band performed in front of thousands of schoolchildren in Mercer County.The 400 member band, also known...More >>
    PRINCETON (WVVA) The West Virginia University Marching Band performed in front of thousands of schoolchildren in Mercer County.The 400 member band, also known...More >>
  • Man is arrested for growing pot in his home

    Man is arrested for growing pot in his home

    FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) A man is arrested for growing marijuana in his home.Herbert Wayne Bowyer, 62, of Lavista is charged with one count of Cultivation of Marijuana...More >>
    FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) A man is arrested for growing marijuana in his home.Herbert Wayne Bowyer, 62, of Lavista is charged with one count of Cultivation of Marijuana...More >>
  • Beckley Police Officer Remembered

    Beckley Police Officer Remembered

    Beckley (WVVA) -- Officers in Beckley reflected on the life of a police officer lost in the line of duty. Friday marked the 8th anniversary of the death of Cpl. Chuck Smith. He was killed during an undercover narcotics purchase on South Fayette Street in 2006. During the purchase, one of the suspects opened fire, fatally wounding Smith. "He was someone who was very eager to learn. He was always very interested in drug work. He took a lot of pride in that. He felt he could make a difference in...More >>
    Beckley (WVVA) -- Officers in Beckley reflected on the life of a police officer lost in the line of duty. Friday marked the 8th anniversary of the death of Cpl. Chuck Smith. He was killed during an undercover narcotics purchase on South Fayette Street in 2006. During the purchase, one of the suspects opened fire, fatally wounding Smith. "He was someone who was very eager to learn. He was always very interested in drug work. He took a lot of pride in that. He felt he could make a difference in...More >>
  • Man Accused of Robbing Kroger Enters Plea

    Man Accused of Robbing Kroger Enters Plea

    Beckley (WVVA) -- A Parkersburg, West Virginia man accused of robbing the Kroger on Harper Road entered a plea in Beckley on Friday. Jonathan James Rager pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Robbery. Police said he went into the store last March and pulled a gun on the cashier. Authorities were able to track Rager down at a Days Inn in Bradley two days later. He faces up to 18 years in prison when he is sentenced in November.More >>
    Beckley (WVVA) -- A Parkersburg, West Virginia man accused of robbing the Kroger on Harper Road entered a plea in Beckley on Friday. Jonathan James Rager pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Robbery. Police said he went into the store last March and pulled a gun on the cashier. Authorities were able to track Rager down at a Days Inn in Bradley two days later. He faces up to 18 years in prison when he is sentenced in November.More >>
  • Man Accused of Murder and Arson Asks For Mental Health Evaluation

    Man Accused of Murder and Arson Asks For Mental Health Evaluation

    Beckley (WVVA) -- A man accused of murder and arson is asking for a mental health evaluation. Carl Cox was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Beckley on Friday, but asked for more time for the evaluation. Cox is accused of pouring an accelerant on the front porch of David Davis in Soap Creek on August 18th, and lighting it on fire with a match. Davis died in the blaze. The fire eventually spread to a residence in front of the mobile home owned by James and Melissa Jarrell. Cox is bein...More >>
    Beckley (WVVA) -- A man accused of murder and arson is asking for a mental health evaluation. Carl Cox was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Beckley on Friday, but asked for more time for the evaluation. Cox is accused of pouring an accelerant on the front porch of David Davis in Soap Creek on August 18th, and lighting it on fire with a match. Davis died in the blaze. The fire eventually spread to a residence in front of the mobile home owned by James and Melissa Jarrell. Cox is bein...More >>
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