The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce selected Josh Adams, a local graphic designer with Fayetteville marketing firm Digital Relativity, to design the commemorative poster for Bridge Day’s 40th anniversary this year.

Tom Dragan and Butch Christian are but two members of a veteran ensemble which aids in rescues in the New River involving BASE jumpers each Bridge Day.

FAYETTEVILLE — On Bridge Day, the best way to get to the bridge is to take advantage of one of the available shuttles. Park your car at one of several locations and pay a $3 fee for a round trip to and from the Bridge Day entrance.

OAK HILL — City Council is preparing to begin the process of replacing a member who resigned.

CHARLESTON — The Public Service Commission is holding a public comment hearing on the pending Page-Kincaid Public Service District application for a certificate of convenience and necessity for a $3.35 million water treatment plant rehabilitation project.

A Fayette County man was sentenced to federal prison for heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine trafficking, according to United States Attorney Mike Stuart.

OAK HILL — Obviously one can visit a local library to check out a book, but today's library offers much more than its traditional service.

BEARDS FORK — The Southern Appalachian Labor School has a more than four decade history of serving the residents of Fayette County and the Upper Kanawha Valley. Recently the organization was recognized for its work through its housing programs.

Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, last month announced four new Compassionate Allowances conditions: CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder, Pitt Hopkins Syndrome, Primary Peritoneal Cancer and Richter Syndrome. Compassionate Allowances is a program to quickly identify severe diseases and med…

MOUNT HOPE — Local residents were treated to a harmonious convergence of music Saturday at historic Mount Hope Municipal Stadium.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia American Water announced recently that applications are now being accepted for the company’s new Bottle Filling Station Grant program. The program will provide grants of up to $2,500 to non-profit organizations, schools and local government facilities that seek to …

FAYETTEVILLE — Many of those who take part in Saturday’s 7th annual Izzy’s Walk didn’t have the pleasure of knowing Izzy McManaway.

FAYETTEVILLE — Cathy L. Jarrett, circuit clerk of Fayette County, has released the names of those to be arraigned in Fayette County Circuit Court on Friday, Sept. 20.

OAK HILL — A big part of the Labor Day weekend here is comprised of activities centering around the Oak Hill High School/Collins High School Alumni Association.

A North Carolina man was jailed on drug charges following a brief chase in Mount Hope, according to a press release from Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley.

Just for Kids Child Advocacy Center will hold a resiliency workshop at the Lewis Community Center in Oak Hill from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The full-day workshop is part of the Fayette County Initiative to Change the Conversation about Child Sexual Abuse.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s 2019 ginseng season opened Sept. 1 and continues through Saturday, Nov. 30.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and a broad coalition urged the Federal Communications Commission to stand firm and encourage telecom companies to implement call blocking and call authentication solutions that would protect consumers from illegal robocalls and spoofing.

The Oak Hill High/Collins High Alumni Association is looking forward to the annual all-class reunion at Tamarack Friday, Aug. 30. The celebration features a social hour, dinner buffet, and time for dancing and visiting afterwards.

In mid-August, the Page-Kincaid PSD took a big step toward solving problems with higher-than-desired iron concentration in its water system.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office deputies have charged a 44-year-old pastor’s wife with wanton endangerment after she allegedly fired a pistol in a church parking lot in May. The incident reportedly happened during a heated meeting with the wife of the church youth pastor.

For anyone interested in applying for open Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions, the Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled Physical Agility Tests (PAT) for Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7.

CHARLESTON — Throughout September, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner and his office will join with thousands of other elections officials across the country to celebrate National Voter Registration Month.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!