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One dead in Mingo County crash

LENORE, W.Va. — A woman was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday in Mingo County. State police said Mellisa Copley,52, of Delbarton, died after losing control of her vehicle at just before 2:30 p.m. on Laurel Creek Road near Lenore. Copley was pronounced dead at the scene. The...
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Single-vehicle crash leaves one dead

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - West Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Saturday afternoon. According to a news release, Sgt. L.D. Hensley was called out to Laurel Creek Road near Lenore for a single vehicle crash just before 2:30 p.m. Medical personnel declared the driver, Mellissa...
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One dead after crash in Lenore, WV

LENORE, WV (WOWK) — One person is dead after a crash on Saturday in Lenore in Mingo County. The West Virginia State Police, a single-vehicle crash happened along Laurel Creek Road near Lenore. They say medical officials on the scene pronounced Mellissa Copley, 52 of Delbarton, dead at the scene of the crash. An investigation […]

Boone County traffic stop leads to arrests

UNEEDA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Sunday traffic stop conducted during road patrols of the Uneeda area of Boone County resulted in the arrest of two individuals on a number of charges. Reports from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department indicated that a vehicle was stopped Sunday, June 26, 2022 for...

WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a posh resort, state police said on Friday, July 1, 2022. Joseph Toler, 62, of Danville, was arrested Thursday, June 30, 2022 on three counts each of terroristic threats and false reporting of an […] The post WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Ghost Hunting at the Old Hospital on College Hill

WILLIAMSON, WV (WBOY) — Built in 1928, the Old Hospital on College Hill overlooks the town of Williamson, West Virginia. The hospital was built to replace the original hospital downtown that burned down in 1926. Named Williamson Memorial Hospital at the time, the hospital remained in use until 1988 when the current modern hospital was […]
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Tug hosts Mingo, Wyoming East in 7v7

NAUGATUCK — County rivals Tug Valley and Mingo Central faced off on the gridiron this past week as the Miners traveled to Bob Brewer Stadium to compete in a 7v7 passing camp. The camp was originally supposed to feature the two Mingo schools along with Wyoming East and Tolsia,...
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Logan not short on motivation during busy summer

INSTITUTE, W.Va. — Three and-a-half months have passed since a successful season ended in heartbreaking fashion for Logan’s boys basketball team when Scott’s Reece Carden beat the buzzer to give the Skyhawks a 65-63 win against the Wildcats in a Class AAA quarterfinal. Considering Logan entered the...

Man arrested for terroristic threats at The Greenbrier Resort

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (WVNS) — An arrest was made after a bomb threat was called on The Greenbrier Resort on Saturday, June 25, 2022. According to WV State Police, on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at approximately 12:30 P.M., the Summers County 911 center received a call from an unknown male who told them bombs […]
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Arrest made in Greenbrier bomb threat

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Boone County man is behind bars charged with making terrorist threats to the Greenbrier Resort and a Charleston senior living facility. State Police arrested Joseph Toler, 62, of Danville this week at his home in Danville. Toler is alleged to have phoned in bomb threats...

Soaring inflation rate threatens to deflate local economy in 2022

While local officials say their tourism-dependent economies have not yet been heavily impacted by rising costs and inflation, they are preparing for that probability. Tug Valley Area CVB Vice President and City of Williamson Events Coordinator Tonya Webb, for example, said she hasn’t yet seen a significant drop off in the number of trail riders coming to the downtown area, either in frequency or in the amount of money they spend while there.
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Photo gallery: Logan hosts 7-on-7 football event

LOGAN, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Logan’s 7-on-7 football event Wednesday, which featured the Wildcats, Man, Chapmanville, Tug Valley, Mingo Central, Scott, Westside, and St. Albans. (Photo gallery courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)
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Magic Is Brewing At Hot Cup Coffee, A Harry Potter Themed Coffee Shop In West Virginia

Harry Potter. You may have heard of him. He’s only the main character of the best selling book series in history, by author J.K. Rowling. And when you add in the eight-part movie series to the seven-part book series, Harry Potter is one of the highest-grossing media franchises of all time. But that’s not all. Harry Potter shows up even closer to home here in West Virginia. That’s because of the quirky little Harry Potter themed coffee shop tucked away in downtown Logan, West Virginia.