West Virginia coal miner's death caused by safety failures, federal report says
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Safety failures at a West Virginia underground coal mine caused the death of a miner last year, federal regulators found. The Mine Safety and Health Administration released its report last week in the drowning death of Christopher Finley, 39, at Twin State Mining Inc.’s Mine No. 39 in McDowell County, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
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.
Police say vapes, cellphones and tobacco among contraband items found in FCI McDowell
WELCH, W.Va. (WVVA) - A preliminary hearing for one of 11 people charged in an alleged crime ring involving drones being used to carry contraband into a federal prison in McDowell County revealed that vapes, cell phones and tobacco were among some of the contraband items found in FCI McDowell.
Echoes of the Past: Mail Delivery, a Geology Study and More
1924– 100 Years Ago Among The Moonshiners After traveling on foot for more than 35 miles in the Flat Top Mouintain that divides Raleigh, Wyoming and Mercer Counties, Sergeant Frank Gibson of company C State Police led a party of troopers, deputy sheriffs, and prohibition officers to one of the largest stills landed in this […] The post Echoes of the Past: Mail Delivery, a Geology Study and More appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
West Virginia authorities bust crime ring delivering drugs by drone into federal prison
West Virginia authorities arrested 11 people last week in connection with a crime ring that was delivering drugs into a federal prison via drones.
20-year-old Tazewell County woman dies in fatal Virginia accident
WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WVNS) — A 20-year-old woman from Richlands, Virginia died in a single car crash in Washington County. According to a press release from the Virginia State Police, the crash happened on Route 19 in Washington County, Virginia at 9:39 PM on Sunday, February 18, 2024. The...
Southern West Virginia Fishing Expo draws outdoor enthusiasts to Historic Williamson Fieldhouse
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — The fourth annual Southern West Virginia Fishing Expo brought a crowd of outdoor enthusiasts to the historic Williamson Fieldhouse on Saturday. Once again, the event was co-sponsored by the Friends of Tug Fork River and the Williamson Parks and Recreation. There were 38 vendors set up...
Two arrested after stealing necklace containing ashes of a man
MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office picked up an investigation into a burglary that occurred on November 28th, 2023 in the area of Warrormines in McDowell County. Deputies were notified of several items being taken from the residence including a necklace containing the ashes of the victim(s) father. After a lengthy […]
Andy Davis Triumphs in Bartley Beast Winter 2023/24 Sailing Series
The Bartley Beast series for winter 2023/24 concluded with a light wind forecast and a total of 40 double-handed entries and 58 single-handers, resulting in 91 boats participating in one or more of the four race series. The overall series win went to Andy Davis, with Richie Adams and Sean Anderson leading the double-handers series, and Debbie Degge showcasing great form in the single-handers category.
Premier Builders establish strong start
Premier Builders debuted strong in the Legends Sports Association Invitational Basketball League Season 2 last Sunday at the Gillette Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Gualo Rai. After the opening ceremony/parade of teams, draws were made, and the first game of the season went to Premier Builders and Yuman. It was a level...
Tazewell County artist turns bricks into art
Unlike pottery artists who work with a mass of unformed clay, brick sculptors create a canvas by stacking and arranging the unfired brick into desired shapes. The post Tazewell County artist turns bricks into art appeared first on Cardinal News.
How personal income has changed in Tazewell 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 Tazewell County, Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Celebrating Black History Month: The legacy of Maceo Pinkard and Bluefield’s Musical Heritage
MERCER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – As we honor Black History Month, it’s important to recognize the significant contributions of African Americans to our cultural heritage. In the vibrant town of Bluefield, lies a rich musical legacy that has left an enduring mark on the world stage. At the center of this stands Maceo Pinkard, a […]
11 arrested, one suspect found dead after investigation into drone activity at FCI McDowell
WELCH, WV (WVNS) — 11 people were arrested and one suspect was found dead after an investigation was done into suspicious drone activity happening at the Federal Correctional Institute-McDowell (FCI McDowell). According to a press release from Sheriff Muncy of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, officials from FCI McDowell...
Mingo Central girls head into sectionals with high hopes
NEWTOWN – Next week begins the postseason for the Mingo Central High School girls' basketball team. It's been a challenging season for the new-look Lady Miners, which have meandered through a difficult 2023-24 schedule. The goal remains the same for the ladies in Carolina Blue, and that is to...
Today the gas price is close to $3.31 in Gilbert as of 2024-02-20. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Comfortable with the Uncomfortable
Joshua R. C. Justus ‘24L is from Hurley, Virginia. He attended the University of Virginia where he received a B.A. in Biology and Philosophy. After college, he served with the Virginia College Advising Corps—an AmeriCorps program—as a College Adviser for two years. At W&L Law, he is a Lead Article Editor on the German Law Journal. Joshua loves to fish in the local streams and goes golfing whenever possible.
Richlands Police intern killed in Washington County crash
An intern with the Richlands Police Department was confirmed to be the victim of a fatal weekend car crash in Washington County, Virginia. Jordyn Rasnake, 20, was driving northbound on Route 19 near Brumley Gap Road when State Police said she lost control and ran into an embankment, ejecting her from the vehicle. Rasnake was pronounced dead at the scene.
Construction to Start on State’s First Elk Visitor Center
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Gov. Jim Justice announced that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) has awarded a $6.7 million contract to the March-Westin Company, Inc. of Morgantown to construct a new Tomblin Wildlife Management Area Visitor Center and Elk Viewing Platform in Logan County. Construction on the...
WV 10 in Logan closed for rockslide repair
LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - State Route 10 in Logan closed around 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, to remove overhanging rock from a massive rockslide. On Saturday, Feb. 17, a massive rockslide occurred at milepost 21.99 in Logan, blocking the road. West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) heavy maintenance crews...