Law enforcement authorities have lodged drug charges against an Oak Hill man as the result of a weekend traffic stop.

The Fayette County Solid Waste Authority, West Virginia Dept. of Environmental Protection and the Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan will stage a waste tire collection event in Fayette County on July 21.

CHARLESTON — A representative from Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office will meet with central and southeastern West Virginia residents in July to discuss consumer-related issues and answer any potential questions.

OAK HILL — Hailey Smith's adrenaline levels spiked a little on Monday as the 2021 GIRL Fest kicked off in earnest at ACE Adventure Resort.

Active Southern West Virginia is excited to host its first ever summer camp open to Fayette County youth who were in the third through eighth grades this past 2020-2021 school year. Youth can register for one of two sessions of Active SWV’s Summer Camp taking place at the Fayette County Park…

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Children and Families will begin accepting school clothing allowance applications on July 1 for eligible children enrolled in West Virginia schools. Each eligible child will receive a $200 benefit that may be …

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the West Virginia Department of Education have received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue P-EBT benefits to eligible children this summer.

Preserve WV, the AmeriCorps program of the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 program year. A statewide national service initiative, Preserve WV and its members aim to help main streets thrive, help communities capture their local history,…

Representatives from Group Mission Trips are in the Upper Kanawha Valley through July 3, helping rehab the homes of elderly, disabled and low-income residents.

On June 25, the Board of Governors of BridgeValley Community and Technical College appointed Casey K. Sacks, Ph.D., to serve as acting president.

The Fayette County Democratic Executive Committee on Tuesday evening took a vote of no confidence in Belinda Biafore, the chair of the party’s state committee.

CHARLESTON – Secretary of State Mac Warner has issued an additional notice to business owners to file their annual report before the statutory deadline of July 1. For a business to avoid the $50 late filing fee, the annual report must be postmarked or submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on July 1, 2021.

FAYETTEVILLE — Since March, the Fayette County Health Department has primarily been utilizing a new tool in its arsenal to help county residents combat Covid-19.

ATHENS — A Fayette countian with a solid track and field résumé is striving this weekend to take it up a couple notches with a berth on the U.S. Paralympic team for international competition in Tokyo.

Mayor Danny Wright, center, read a proclamation Monday at Oak Hill City Hall recognizing Tyler Murray, left, Kristy Plummer, right, and Anthony Barron, not present, for their efforts in helping four city residents escape from their burning home on March 4. City officials proclaimed April 19 …

U.S. Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va., visited Fayette County on Monday, June 7 to tour Fayetteville small businesses with local leaders and see the new sign at the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Tourism last week announced the launch of the official celebration for the state’s birthday on June 20, 2021. This year offers something extra to celebrate, as the state marks the 50th anniversary of John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads.”

While the congresswoman was touring neighboring Fayette County, around 30 people gathered in front of U.S. Congresswoman Carol Miller’s Beckley office on Monday to present a list of policy priorities that will protect voters’ rights and the rights of Americans, event moderator Jean Evansmore…

CHARLESTON – West Virginia American Water announced this week that applications are now being accepted for the company’s 2021 Firefighting Support Grant program. Firefighting support grants are intended to provide financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities i…

Fayette County Sheriff Michael Fridley has revealed the department's response report for the month of May.

New River Gorge Harley-Davidson in Hico will close its doors on June 26, the company announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon. The move comes after 17 years of operation at the U.S. Rte. 60 location.

FAYETTEVILLE — The Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to close two elementary schools at the end of the 2022-23 school term.

CLIFFTOP — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) has made the decision to cancel the 2021 Appalachian String Band Music Festival.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) is extending expiration dates for those patients who register early for a medical cannabis card. Cards typically expire after a year; however, as a bonus, all patients who register early or have already registered, will have the…

Danese woman faces bevy of animal cruelty charges

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) last week announced its Vital Registration Office located in the Diamond building at 350 Capitol Street in Charleston has reopened walk-up services to individuals.

Public hearings were slated for this week for the proposed closures of Divide and Ansted elementary schools in Fayette County at the end of the 2022-23 school year.