Wyoming County, WVMetro News

Wyoming County woman charged with arson and attempted murder

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Wyoming County woman is charged with arson and attempted murder for a fire last month in the community of Kopperston. Bridget Avonelle Cozort, 30, of Kopperston, was already in jail when the new charges were leveled by the State Fire Marshal. Investigators side Cozort was living...
Pikeville, KYAppalachian News-Express

Pikeville holds annual downtown ‘Dinner in White’

The City of Pikeville held its annual outdoor fundraiser, Dinner in White, along Main Street in downtown Pikeville on June 12. The fundraiser, which was organized by the Pikeville Main Street Program, was meant to benefit downtown revitalization, and it featured Parisian-inspired picnic basket dinners and entertainment, like an aerialist and a fire juggler, as well as music and dancing.
Pikeville, KYwymt.com

SilverLiner closes shop

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - In 2017, SilverLiner announced plans to bring jobs and industry to Eastern Kentucky. However, after the hits of the pandemic, the business is turning on the closed sign. SilverLiner, the first business to operate in Pikeville’s Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park, filed bankruptcy in 2020. The petition...
Williamson, WVWilliamson Daily News

Goff becomes first "local" to win Hatfield McCoy Marathon

WILLIAMSON — History was made in the 2021 running of the annual Hatfield McCoy Marathon as Williamson native Nick Goff became the first local resident to finish in first place for the full marathon. Goff finished the challenging course which traverses through the hills of both Pike County, Kentucky and...
Welch, WVlootpress.com

Welch man facing sexual abuse and assault charges

WELCH, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Welch man is charged after allegedly touching an underage girl inappropriately. According to State Troopers, on June 3, 2021, a sexual assault complaint was received in McDowell County. The eleven-year-old female victim said that David Rudolph touched her inappropriately several times while staying at a friend’s house.