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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 >>

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- A lawyer whose liver-transplant story touched hearts across the Mountain State has been invited to West Virginia University's home football game against Texas Christian on Nov. 3.

Nefeterius McPherson wore a gold and blue T-shirt at the Mountaineers' game against the University of Texas in Austin last weekend to honor her donor, 12-year-old brain hemorrhage victim Taitlyn Hughes of Martinsburg.

WVU invited McPherson and the Hughes family to visit Morgantown just three days before the anniversary of Taitlyn's death.

McPherson was a lawyer in Washington, D.C., at the time but has since returned to her hometown of Killeen, Texas.

She says she's shocked by the kindness and generosity she's seen from West Virginians who have read about her story.

Her visit is being paid for with private donations.

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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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