FAYETTEVILLE — During his stellar career, Larry Groce has performed and participated in other capacities in an eclectic array of musical genres.

OAK HILL — Dilapidated housing issues formed the majority of action required by members of the city council at Oak Hill's December meeting. The issues were the first facing Councilman Benitez Jackson, sworn into office prior to the meeting by Circuit Judge Thomas Ewing.

OAK HILL — Officials from the City of Oak Hill have been working diligently to improve opportunities for physical activity for the community’s residents.

Following an investigation that lasted nearly a year, the father of an 8-year-old Oak Hill girl who died the day after Christmas 2018 has been arrested in connection with the girl’s death. Also arrested were the man’s live-in girlfriend and the girlfriend’s sister.

CHARLESTON — Angie Rosser, executive director of the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, noted recently that several pollutants the West Virginia Manufacturers Association is recommending be permitted in West Virginia waterways at higher levels are those associated with the petrochemical industry.

FAYETTEVILLE — The New River Youth Symphony & Chorus will present fall concerts at Crossroads Mall in Mount Hope and Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church, 2855 Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, in coming days.

OAK HILL — For a number of years, one of West Virginians’ chief complaints about the state has been its roads. But as the state and rest of the world move into the digital age, more and more residents are finding they are just as concerned if not more so, with their access to a digital highw…

Area residents were able to get a jump on the Christmas shopping season Saturday at the Lewis Community Center in Oak Hill. The Oak Leaf Christmas Bazaar attracted nearly 40 vendors and shoppers looking for those perfect gifts.

West Virginia Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduced legislation in September to change the federal designation of the New River Gorge National River into the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

Members of the New River Gorge Trail Alliance and other volunteers worked last winter to build new trail in the Wolf Creek Park. The NRGTA received a Power of Performance award at the second annual Small Communities, BIG Solutions Conference, held Nov. 18 in South Charleston.

INSTITUTE — The New River Gorge Trail Alliance (NRGTA), led in part by West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Agent Adam Hodges, has received a Power of Performance award at the second annual Small Communities, BIG Solutions Conference, held Nov. 18 in South Charleston.

FAYETTEVILLE — When the Fayette County Courthouse doors swing closed at the end of calendar year 2019, Kelvin Holliday's years in public service will come to an end.

In an ever-changing world, broadening one’s base and adapting as you move forward is a plus, even a prerequisite.

CHARLESTON — "There has never been a better time to purchase a home in West Virginia," according to the officials at the West Virginia Housing Development Fund.

CHARLESTON — Justice Tim Armstead has been named chief justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

Caleb Weeks, left, and Aaron Radcliff were sworn in to the Oak Hill Police Department Monday night during the November council meeting.

OAK HILL — The Oak Hill City Council will soon have a new member, following a vote by the council Monday night to fill a currently vacant seat.

An Oak Hill man was arrested Tuesday for the murder of a missing woman whose body had been left inside a Fayette County home, Oak Hill Police Department officials said.

CHARLESTON — While the head of West Virginia’s Department of Environmental Protection told a group of state lawmakers about his efforts to recruit companies involved in converting natural gas liquids to plastics on Tuesday, he left out his agency’s role in ensuring those companies abide by c…

WASHINGTON — Late last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, the latest effort in the Winning on Reducing Food Waste…

FAYETTE COUNTY – The Fayette County Public Library system will join county libraries around the state in celebrating West Virginia Family Reading Week, scheduled for Nov. 17-23.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Department detectives are investigating the cause of death for a Hilltop woman whose remains were found in a wooded area near her home in October, Fayette Sheriff Mike Fridley reported last week.

Students in West Virginia could be at-risk for losing automatic free school meal eligibility under proposed changes to the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

An advocacy network for foster families and state officials has released a survey on the needs of foster and adoptive families in West Virginia.

CHARLESTON — After voting against the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act earlier this year, U.S. Rep. Carol Miller sent a press release Friday promoting Violence Against Women Act funds being distributed to West Virginia.

GLEN JEAN – New River Gorge National River Superintendent Lizzie Watts has announced that winter operating hours for park facilities will be in effect through March 31, 2020.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s disability fraud partnership has generated more than $19.7 million in savings in just under four years of operation.

OAK HILL — The Lewis House and its lawn will shortly be overrun by pumpkins, but the Friends of the Lewis House is knee-deep in planning for the festive Christmas season, too.

As the crisp, fall air moves in and the 40th annual Bridge Day becomes a memory, some Fayetteville rafting businesses are preparing to weather the off season – as they try to figure out how to stanch the decline in their numbers.

LANSING — A beautiful autumn day outside in and around the New River Gorge National River greeted visitors who gathered in Lansing on Oct. 9.

FAYETTEVILLE — Terry George, Fayette County superintendent of schools, told members of the county school board Tuesday evening that he will meet with the state School Building Authority next month to seek funding for a regional, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Meadow Bridge.