Corliss, WV

Rescue underway for people floating down stream

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — The Fayetteville Fire Department is rescuing people floating down a stream on Fayette Station Road in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. According to dispatch, the call came in around 7:45 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022. Dispatchers told 59News while there is an unknown amount of people needing […]
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Hinton man arrested in relation to theft allegation

Local police recently arrested Stanley Chris Walls Jr., 37, of Hinton, who allegedly stole a four-wheeler from a Summers County home. According to the criminal complaint, Walls was supposed to be working on the victim's farm at the time of the alleged theft. The criminal complaint states the victim contacted police about a missing yellow four-wheeler. According to the complaint, Walls was supposed to stay overnight on the victim's farm on June 24 but was not on the property when the victim went in search of him. At that point, the victim began to search for the four-wheeler in question, to...
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3 vehicles crash in Mount Carbon

A Jeep and a Saturn vehicle collided at Main and Centre streets in Mount Carbon and a Honda SUV also sustained front-end damage after being hit on Sunday afternoon. Two people were taken by ambulance to the hospital. Responding at the scene were the Yorkville Hose Fire-Rescue, Good Intent Fire Company, American Hose Company, all of Pottsville; Schuylkill EMS, fire police, state police and Womer’s Garage.

One Tank Trip: Greenbrier River Campground

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) – From April through October the Greenbrier River comes alive with canoes, kayaks, inner tubes, and prime camping along its banks. This week’s One Tank Trip takes us to the Greenbrier River Campground, an 8-acre campground located along, you guessed it, the Greenbrier River. From...

Local farm offers blueberry picking; goat petting

RENICK, WV (WVNS) — If you’re looking for a fun outing to spend with family and friends, you should go visit the Friendly Goat Fruit Farm. Located at 2801 Julia Rd in Renick, WV, 24966, the farm offers a scenic place for the public to enjoy, which includes a large blueberry farm filled with over […]

Social Security Column: Social Security is here when you're ready for retirement

When you think you’re ready to retire, we’re here to help you make an informed decision about when to apply for benefits. You should decide based on your individual and family circumstances. Would it be better for you to start getting benefits early with a smaller monthly amount over a longer period? Or perhaps wait for a larger monthly payment over less time? The answer is personal and depends on several factors, such as your current and anticipated cash needs, health, and your family history on longevity. Most importantly, you should study your future financial...

Obituary: Sally Jean Wills “Grandmaw Sally”, 84

WILLS Sally Jean Wills “Grandmaw Sally”, 84, a resident of Hinton for most of her life, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, following a tough battle with illness. Sally was born November 1, 1937 in Bellevue, OH, to John and Agnes Baker Golupski. She was very outgoing, loved bowling; cars; her cat, Penny; and her greatest love was her family. Sally will always be loved, never forgotten, and greatly missed. She is preceded in death by one daughter, Lynn Wills; and two sisters, Carol and Marilee. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Terry Wills and daughter-in-law, Liz Wills; granddaughters, Tina Wills, Terri W. Coltrane, Jennifer Wilson, and Rachel Wills; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside service and burial was held 11 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at Greenbrier Burial Park with Pastors Melvin Wills, Jordan Jones, and Jason Wilson officiating. Grandchildren served as pallbearers. Condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. The post Obituary: Sally Jean Wills “Grandmaw Sally”, 84 appeared first on The Hinton News.
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Manchin: Veterans Affairs AIR Commission will not move forward

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) says he and colleagues in the U.S. Senate will use a procedural move to stop a commission from recommending a cut in medical services at Veterans Affairs facilities in West Virginia. Manchin made an announcement Monday on the state Capitol Complex...

Two more guilty pleas in Beckley-Philadelphia gun trafficking

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – Two more pleas have been made following the federal indictment against 13 people allegedly involved in trafficking guns from Southern WV to Philadelphia. A federal indictment consisting of 19 charges against 13 different people was made in March. The case involved the conspiracy to traffic...

Local fireworks tent helps owner with school expenses

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – We’re now just a week away from independence day and fireworks tents are popping up all across the region. Kaleb Mills is getting his first taste of running a business in his first year managing a fireworks tent. He and his co-worker Jasmine decided...

Lewisburg planning commission to hold work session July 7

The city of Lewisburg has given notice of a planning commission working session to be held Thursday, July 7, at 6:15 at city hall, 942 Washington Street West. The meeting is also available via teleconference. For information on how to participate on Zoom, contact Marsha Cunningham at 304-645-2080 by 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. […] The post Lewisburg planning commission to hold work session July 7 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Town of Fayetteville gears up for annual 4th of July Heritage Festival

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – The community is invited to take part in four whole days of festivities this year for the Town of Fayetteville’s annual Heritage Festival. Including a parade, food and craft vendors, live music, fireworks, and more, the town provides activities for the whole family to do to celebrate the 4th of July.
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Murder suspect returned to W.Va. to face charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man wanted for a murder in downtown Charleston earlier this month is back in West Virginia to face the charges. Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley was extradited Friday from Florida to West Virginia. He was arraigned Friday evening in Kanawha County on a charge of first degree murder for the June 4th shooting death of James Daugherty.

Man arraigned in deadly Charleston shooting

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man arrested earlier this month in connection with a deadly shooting in downtown Charleston was arraigned Friday night on a first-degree murder charge, the Charleston Police Department said. Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley, West Virginia, was arrested in Osceola County, Florida, six days after...