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Fayette County man arrested on drug charges

PAGE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Page man is facing felony charges in Fayette County. Sheriff Mike Fridley provides the following information regarding this incident. In the late-night hours of June 30, 2022, deputies performed a traffic stop on Legends Highway for a minor traffic infraction. During the stop, a small quantity of heroin and fentanyl was found. Further investigation into where the narcotics came from gave deputies enough probable cause to obtain a search warrant for a residence on Logan Rd in Page. Deputies executed the search warrant where large amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, and marijuana were found, all packaged for sale. There were also multiple firearms in the residence where the owner is a convicted felon.
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Tractor-trailer crash closes I-79

ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Interstate 79 is closed Friday night in the Amma area of Roane County after a tractor-trailer crash, dispatchers say. No injuries are reported. The accident was reported before 9 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 29.5-mile marker. Both the northbound and southbound lanes are...
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I-79 North shut down near Amma after tractor-trailer crash and fire

AMMA, WV (WOWK) — Roane County dispatch says the northbound lanes of Interstate 79 are shut down near Amma, West Virginia, due to a tractor-trailer crash around 8:51 p.m. Dispatch says that about 29.5 miles north of Charleston, a tractor-trailer went across the median, wrecked on the northbound side of the interstate, and caught on […]

Fayetteville Heritage Festival returns

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — If you are working on your plans for the long holiday weekend, the town of Fayetteville has you covered. The Fayetteville Heritage Festival kicked off Friday, July 1, 2022, with special events scheduled all the way through Monday night including a fireworks show. There’s fun for the whole family, with games, […]
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This 5-Acre Waterpark In West Virginia With Its Own Zipline Will Make Your Summer Epic

West Virginia may be a landlocked state, but that does not mean that we’re short on fun ways to cool off in the water each summer! Creeks, rivers, ponds, lakes, swimming holes – options for cool summer fun abound. And then, there are the waterparks. Floating oases of fun in the sun, West Virginia waterparks, both those on privately run resorts and those complements of the West Virginia State Park system, are top notch. But one of the most epic waterparks in West Virginia, one that deserves a visit this summer, is the waterpark at ACE Adventure Resort in the New River Gorge region.

Prep Football: PikeView looks to keep moving forward in 2022

Richwood – Building a winning tradition in football is never easy and often a lengthy process. Mix in a nationwide pandemic and that task becomes even more difficult. Unfortunately, those were the cards that PikeView head coach Jason Spears was dealt when he took over in 2019, so it should come as no surprise that the main goal last season for the Panthers was to somehow find a sense of normalcy.

Meadow River is a sleeper for anglers

The Meadow River currently is being touted among tourists as a feisty little stream that offers a medley of opportunities for both anglers and kayakers. The Meadow’s shaded summer pools keep fishermen coming back year after year, and its lower reaches attract a growing number of kayakers in spring when the stream kicks up its whitewater heels.

Weekend Update 4th of July Weekend

Fayetteville’s Heritage Festival and 4th of July Celebration. Celebrate America’s birthday in America’s coolest small town. We invite you and your family to join our community in celebration. Experience the magic of our small-town Independence Day Celebration with Fayetteville’s Heritage Festival. This event features fun activities for the whole family with a 4th of July Parade, food and craft vendors, cake walk, fireworks, street dancers, inflatables, live music, and more!. One of the highlights of the celebration is the 4th of July Parade where you will see an explosion of patriotism with decked-out floats. The festivities will be capped off by a fireworks extravaganza at the Fayetteville Town Park at dusk on 4th.

Fayette County man facing felony drug charges

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — A man from Page, WV is facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop stop led deputies to a home filled with drugs. According to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, deputies pulled someone over on Legends Highway for a routine traffic violation. During the stop, deputies found a small amount of heroin and fentanyl. As the traffic stop went on, deputies were able to get an accurate description of where the drugs came from.

Rainelle Town Council approves first reading of ATV ordinance

The Rainelle Town Council met in a regular session on Monday, June 27. The meeting began with announcements, including welcoming a new police officer and reopening the town pool following some necessary repairs. Additionally, Mayor Robin Williams reminded the town that fireworks fall under the town’s noise ordinance and are not to be set off […] The post Rainelle Town Council approves first reading of ATV ordinance appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Terry “Chicken” Blaine McManaway, 69

Terry “Chicken” Blaine McManaway, 69, of Oak Hill, WV, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, at home surrounded by his family. He was born on February 24, 1953, in Middlesboro, KY, to the late WT and Flortiena McManaway. Terry “Chicken” worked for many years as a coal miner.
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Further delays in case of man charged in Nicholas deputy death

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — Nicholas County prosecutors and defense attorneys for accused murderer Brent Tyler Kelly agreed to postpone Kelly’s preliminary hearing until August in a meeting in Summersville Tuesday afternoon. Kelly, of Birch River, is charged in the June 3 shooting death of Nicholas County Deputy Tom Baker....