The 2nd annual Bill Withers festival to celebrate and honor Mr. Withers was in Beckley May 14th. The town of Beckley hopes to raise enough funds to finalize the Bill Withers memorial statue to be places in town square.
By The Associated Press and MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer
U.S. overdose deaths have risen most years for more than two decades. The increase began in the 1990s with overdoses involving opioid painkillers, followed by waves of deaths led by other opioids like heroin and — most recently — illicit fentanyl.