FAYETTEVILLE — A few days ahead of a decision on a possible full return to the classrooms, local speakers shared some of their thoughts on the matter Tuesday with the Fayette County Board of Education.

The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Board will host a Veterans Day Salute on Nov. 11 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Building in Fayetteville.

CHICAGO – The Academy of General Dentistry installed Bruce Cassis, DDS, MAGD, a general dentist from Fayetteville, as the organization’s president during its annual meeting on Oct. 25, held virtually due to COVID-19. Cassis has been a member on the AGD Executive Committee for the past two ye…

As of 10 a.m. on Oct. 28, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported there have been 747,304 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19, with 23,064 total cases and 436 deaths.

Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, right, and the Fayette County Sheriff's Department announced another successful period of pill medication take back. Thousands of various pills have been turned in to the Fayette County Sheriff's Department for collection and destruction, according to Fri…

Early voting at three locations in Fayette County began on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a $5 million, multistate settlement with a leading hospital operator related to an August 2014 data breach

As of Oct. 21, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported there have been 690,803 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19 in the state, with 20,734 total cases and 413 deaths.

MONTGOMERY — While the surrounding community may have a period of adjustment to their new neighbors, the cadets in the inaugural class of the West Virginia National Guard's Mountaineer Challenge Academy South will be the ones more embracing a new reality.

OAK HILL — City council Monday had the first reading of an ordinance to further define and safeguard the use of Needleseye Park in the future.

OAK HILL — Each year hundreds of volunteers gather to provide thousands of Thanksgiving dinners to residents of Fayette County and surrounding areas.

MONTGOMERY — The United States Department of Agriculture is investing $7.5 million in a Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan to help assist in the creation of a new manufacturing facility and administrative operations in Kanawha and Fayette counties.

The 2020 edition of The Reunion Log, the annual publication of the Oak Hill High/Collins High Alumni Association, is in and will be available for purchase Friday, Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alumni House, 106 Kelly Avenue (across from City Hall, beneath CoMac). Cost of the publicat…

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department mourns the loss of one its most beloved members.

CHARLESTON — The American Red Cross Central Appalachia Region is seeking individuals to volunteer to help those impacted by disaster. Your local Red Cross is hosting several Volunteer Orientation Briefings to provide an opportunity for you to learn more about virtual, local or national oppor…

BEARDS FORK — While laying the groundwork for future projects which will benefit portions of Fayette County and the surrounding area, members of an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team are collecting valuable life lessons themselves.

Fayette Fair Share, a political community organization registered as a political action committee, has made its endorsements for the 2020 General Election.

A special meeting called specifically to address police department management in Mount Hope Thursday didn’t occur due to a lack of quorum, but the matter will be on the agenda for an upcoming regular city council meeting.

As of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported there have been 602,802 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19, with 17,139 total cases and 369 deaths.

CHARLESTON — Trying to prepare for all types of emergencies is hard. While many people think about planning for power outages, snowstorms, windstorms, and other disasters, it is important that these plans include ways to keep the family poison safe during these emergencies.

OAK HILL — A wide range of items will be available when Friends of The Lewis House welcomes shoppers to its annual “gigantic sale” from Thursday to Saturday, Oct. 1-3.

In 2001, when Bridge Day was canceled in the aftermath of terrorist attacks on the United States of America, a replacement Spirit of Bridge Day event sprang up in downtown Fayetteville.

As of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported there have been 561,113 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19 in the state, with 15,848 total cases and 350 deaths.

CHARLESTON — The higher elevations of West Virginia are starting to show the first signs of fall color, just in time for the West Virginia Tourism Office to release its annual autumn forecast to help travelers enjoy peak leaf season.

A traffic stop in Oak Hill earlier this week led to drug arrests, according to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley.

If you wish to give and obtain a cash credit in return, consider obtaining a tax credit for giving to one of the housing, youth, education or health programs sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Labor School {SALS}.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced an automatic Regular Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) supplemental payment of $125 will be issued to individuals who received Regular LIEAP in the 2020 program year.

Fayette County saw red again Saturday night, forcing the county school system to revert to remote learning and putting extracurricular activities on the shelf for at least another week.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources on Thursday morning said there have been 528,658 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19 statewide, with 14,706 total cases and 325 deaths.

FAYETTEVILLE — An emergency meeting Friday of the Fayette County Covid-19 Task Force led to numerous recommendations to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 in the county.

Below is a brief look at recent activity involving the Fayette County Sheriff's Department:

Superintendent Gary Hough said Tuesday Fayette County schools will have their first day of in-person instruction for the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, Sept. 17.