Thirty years after an initial march for recognition, residents and those concerned about the presence of potentially harmful polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in the soils near Minden took to the streets again to demand more action.

Thousands of West Virginians with qualifying nonviolent felony convictions, and many people with misdemeanor convictions, can now petition the court to have their criminal record permanently expunged.

In the final weeks of school, 900 fourth and fifth grade students from Fayette County Schools took a trip to the Fayette County Park for Project: Adventure.

The Fayette County Public Libraries will kick off its summer reading program beginning the week of June 10. Each library will offer a weekly hour-long program encouraging reading for six weeks.

The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission (WVSSAC), MVB Bank, and several other institutions announced Tuesday an initiative to help combat the opioid crisis in West Virginia.

Congressman Evan Jenkins, right, spoke with Open Minds Recovery Services Director David Stevens, left, in front of their education room at the Open Minds Recovery Center in Mount Hope in October 2016. Stevens, 57, was sentenced to six months in prison and six months of home confinement, and …

An early Monday morning traffic stop in Fayette County led to the discovery of a large quantity of heroin, according to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Two Fayette County men are in jail following the execution of a search warrant in North Page, according to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley.

CHARLESTON — Ten new West Virginia circuit judges attended a four-day training conference in Charleston last month specifically designed for new judges.

CHARLESTON — State officials say they believe they are no longer losing voter registrations, but they don’t know how many registrations may have been lost when the problem was occurring.

A year ago, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection proposed new limits on the amount of certain pollutants that cause human health effects, including cancer, permitted in West Virginia rivers and streams.

Fifteen years after West Virginia reached a settlement with the manufacturer of the opioid OxyContin, the state is once again suing the manufacturer of the powerful prescription painkiller.

CHARLESTON — House Bill 2459, which lifts the federal ban on people with drug felony convictions from receiving food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (otherwise known as SNAP or food stamps), went into effect May 21.

Man charged with sexual abuse

Although an exact statistic is hard to nail down, the Congressional Research Service estimates that over 1 million Americans have died in the service of the United States during the nation’s nearly 250-year history.

The Summit Bechtel Reserve, in Glen Jean, will open for one day only, Saturday, June 15, for Community Appreciation Day, giving those who live in the area an opportunity to enjoy an adventure-filled day.

Continuously adapting, expanding and trying new approaches has become the norm for businesses which want to survive in today's economy.

The Town of Fayetteville will host an open house regarding the update of the town's current zoning ordinance. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28 at the Fayetteville American Legion, located at 205 Maple Avenue W, Fayetteville. Following the 7 p.m. presentation, a sessio…

Traffic stop on Route 61 leads to three arrests

MINDEN — While Environmental Protection Agency officials announced on Monday in a surprise visit to Minden that part of the contaminated Fayette County community has been designated as a National Priorities List (NPL) Superfund site, one town leader is asking that the federal agency test for…

The following individuals are to report on May 24 before the Honorable Thomas H. Ewing, Judge of the Circuit Court of Fayette County, West Virginia, at 9 a.m., in the courtroom of the Fayette County Courthouse Annex for arraignment.
Terry L. Adkins Jr, grand larceny

OAK HILL — Becky Kellum brings decades of experience in practically every aspect of running libraries to her position as the new director of the Fayette County Public Library system.

Fayetteville turned back time Saturday to celebrate the first-ever West Virginia World War II Weekend, highlighting what the state offered during the war.

Driving toward Mount Hope, past the U.S. 19 exit, visitors are greeted by a hulking structure which once held a Georgia Pacific plant — a plant that has sat vacant for nearly 10 years.

CHARLESTON — Delegate Kayla Kessinger (R-Fayette) and Delegate Andrew Robinson (D-Kanawha) sent a letter to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to request that his office direct funds from a $37 million settlement with McKesson Corporation agreed to last week to substance use treatment in West…

BECKWITH — Local families were treated to a little bonding time — and some pretty good fishing — at the second annual trout derby Saturday at the Fayette County Park.

GLEN JEAN — New River Gorge National River Superintendent Lizzie Watts announced earlier this week that Bryan Wender has joined the staff as the new Chief of Natural Resource Management for the three national parks of southern West Virginia, which includes New River Gorge National River, Blu…