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80-yearold woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire
80-yearold woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire.
More than 60 grams of fentanyl seized from Raleigh County home
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — More than 60 grams of fentanyl was seized from a home on First Avenue in Beckley on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. According to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Task Force carried out a search warrant at a home on First Avenue in the Beckley area of Raleigh County. During the search members of the Task Force found 62 grams of suspected fentanyl, three guns, and $3,400 in cash.
Raleigh County woman charged with child neglect after two-year-old child was in reach of drugs
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Raleigh County mother is charged with child neglect after she overdosed and drug needles were in reach of her small child. According to West Virginia State Police, on Friday, February 16, 2024, troopers were dispatched to a home in Beaver regarding an overdose. When troopers arrived, they were met […]
Beckley woman dies in house fire
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An adult female died earlier this morning in a fire at a home in Beckley. Firefighters from the Beckley Fire Department responded to the fire at around 2:00 a.m. today, Feb. 20th. The home is in the 200 block of Larew Avenue. Firefighters found the body of an 80-year-old female at […]
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation in Wyoming County
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation in Wyoming County.
Beckley Church of God updated Food Giveaway schedule announced
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Beckley Church of God has announced their updated food giveaway schedule in association with Mountaineer Food Bank. It was announced on Monday that, as of February 19, 2024, Beckley Church of God will operating on the following schedule for their weekly food giveaway events. Monday: 1:30pm – 4:00pm Wednesday: 8:30pm […]
Blogger Christa Ramsey’s death under investigation in Raleigh County
STANAFORD, WV (WVNS) — The death of a West Virginia blogger who had a national following on her website, www.thepennylist.com, is under investigation, Raleigh County Sheriff Jim Canaday confirmed on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Christa Ramsey, 37, of Stanaford, was known to thousands for her down-to-earth approach to saving money by using coupons, blogging under […]
Three people sentenced for separate drug offenses in Fayette County
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – Several people in Fayette County have been sentenced for drug offenses. According to Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti, Jr., three people have been sentenced for separate cases. Two of them were charged for intent to deliver. Robert Ingram, from Oak Hill, was sentenced to at least...
Gospel Music: a form of art that played a significant part in African American history
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – The rise of Gospel Music has a long and complex history. The beginnings of which go all the way back to the founding of the United States. “I feel that the roots start with our ancestors coming from Africa. Bringing their traditions with them when they were able to do, and […]
Five Below now open in Fayetteville
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Five Below has officially opened in Fayetteville! The new Fayetteville location officially opened its doors to the public on Tuesday. The store is located at 104 Fayette Town Center in Fayetteville beside Walmart. Five Below now has seven locations in the Mountain State with stores in Barboursville, Fayetteville, Martinsburg, Morgantown, South […]
Fayette County schools release proposed calendar for 2024-2025
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County schools have released its proposed calendar for the 2024-2025 school year. The proposal lists August 15 as the tentative first day of school. The last day is set for May 28. The calendar proposes that Fayette County schools be closed on November 5...
Beckley-Stratton Middle School announces relaunch of Black History Month Program
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Beckley-Stratton Middle School has announced its 7th Annual Black History Month Program which is set to take place next week. 2024 will mark the return of the assembly after a lengthy hiatus which began in 2020 due to restrictions brought about by the COVID pandemic. Hundreds of attendees are anticipated to […]
Tyler Childers playing at music festival in West Virginia in 2024
Tickets for the Whizzbangers Ball in Fayette County, which will feature big names like Tyler Childers, go on sale Thursday.
Fundraiser to be held at Oak Hill El Bandido for Midland Trail Prom
OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Next Wednesday, a portion of proceeds from sales at El Bandido in Oak Hill will benefit the Midland Trail High Class of 2025 for prom. On Wednesday, February 28, 10% of proceeds made between 4 PM and closing time will go to benefit the Midland Trail Class of 2025. Everyone […]
Beckley’s Cheer Revolution recognized as Senior 4 champions at Cheersport Nationals competition
ATLANTA, GA (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh County’s own Cheer Revolution traveled to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta over the weekend to compete alongside 26,782 fellow athletes at the Cheersport Nationals competition, where the Code Red team would earn First Place in their division. 1,452 teams from 36 states and two countries came together for […]
How personal income has changed in Summers County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Summers County, West Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Oak Hill man busted after police conduct controlled meth purchases
OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County man faces possession-related charges following a series on controlled drug purchases conducted by law enforcement. According to Fayette County Magistrate documents, on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, Officer Dodrill of the Central Regional Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, along with other officers executed a search warrant at […]
Mercer County Animal Shelter over capacity, dogs will be euthanized if none moved by weekend
MERCER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Mercer County Animal Shelter (MCAS) will have no choice but to euthanize dogs if none are moved by this weekend. According to the MCAS, as of today Tuesday, February 20, 2024, they are extremely full. They currently do not have a spot anywhere and are going code red as […]
Domestic violence: What to be aware of and how to get help
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Domestic violence is a crime that can affect anyone, and because of the stigma surrounding it, sometimes it goes unreported. Any instance of domestic violence should be reported whether actual violence is involved making the act domestic battery, or credible threats of violence are spoken which makes it domestic assault. “Typically, on […]
Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center Champions of Children Award Dinner announced
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh and Fayette County child advocacy organization, Just For Kids has announced its upcoming Champions of Children Award Dinner, at which those partners, team members, donors community groups, and individual supporters from throughout the community are recognized for their support for children and families. The annual event will take place at […]