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First-ever Distinguished Gentleman’s Motorcycle Ride held in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS)–About one in eight men is diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. One fundraiser hopes to raise awareness for cancer and mental health problems. The first-ever Fayetteville Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride took place Sunday morning. They partnered with the Love Hope Center for the Arts and Freefolk Brewery in Fayette County. The Distinguished […]
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Fayette County Woman Pleads Guilty to Being a Straw Purchaser

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County woman pleaded guilty to providing false information on a federal form in order to acquire firearms. According to court documents and statements made in court, on December 23, 2020, Terri Lawhorn, 27, of Fayetteville, bought three firearms: a Glock 44 .22-caliber pistol; a Glock 43 9mm pistol; and a Glock 42 .380-caliber pistol. Lawhorn admitted that she purchased the firearms for Bisheem Jones, also known as “Bosh,” who is separately charged in a pending gun trafficking conspiracy. Through an intermediary, Jones had given Lawhorn money to buy the firearms and told her which ones to buy from a gun dealer in Mount Hope, West Virginia.
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Fire danger level for Saturday, May 21

Much like yesterday, a small area near the Fayette County border is at the high level of fire danger. From that area through the middle of the county and creeping down into the lower area is at the moderate level. The remaining part of the county is in the low level. Continue to observe all burning laws. Direct any questions regarding the fire danger level or burning laws to your local fire department or the West Virginia Division of Forestry. The post Fire danger level for Saturday, May 21 appeared first on The Hinton News.
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The Legacy Of The Secret Sandwich Society Lives On As Community Comes Together To Rebuild

Fayetteville, a small town in the heart of West Virginia known for its rafting and outdoor community, hosts a variety of places to eat popular with residents and visitors. The Secret Sandwich Society, a town favorite restaurant and a hotspot for the music scene in Fayetteville, was popular for their unique sandwiches and late night live music. The restaurant lived in a historic 100 year old building.
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Local High School Graduation ceremonies this weekend

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – It’s graduation weekend! While some high schools and most colleges in the area have already held their graduations, there are plenty to come this weekend and beyond. The information regarding graduation ceremonies for Raleigh County, Greenbrier County, and Fayette County are below. Raleigh County Academy of Career and Technology: May 19, […]
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Prosecutor: Fayette County man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of underage girls

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A Fayette County man accused of sexually abusing at least four underage girls pleaded guilty to charges Thursday, prosecutors said. Terry L. Treadway, 64, of Scarbro pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, according to the Fayette County Prosecutor’s Office.
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Fayette County man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of two minors

SCARBRO, WV (WVNS) — Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti, Jr. announced today, May 19, that a Scarbro man has pled guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor. Terry L. Treadway, age 64 of Scarbro, West Virginia, is facing five to twenty-five years in prison for each count and up to […]
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Fayette County Farmer’s Market to set up in Oak Hill on Thursday

OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Fayette County Farmer’s Market announced Wednesday that it would be setting up with several vendors in Oak Hill on Thursday. The market will be held beneath the pavilion beside the Department of Health and Human Resources building in Oak Hill between 2:00pm and 6:00pm. Featured vendors for the event will include,
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Nettie man arrested on 3 counts of Threats of Terroristic Acts

RAINELLE, WV (WVNS) — A Nettie man is arrested on three counts of Threats of Terroristic Acts. According to Rainelle Police Chief JP Stevens, Elbert Bragg called Summit Community Bank in Rainelle three times on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The first call made was around 12:17 p.m. Stevens told 59News Bragg demanded to speak to […]
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Neighbor charged after stealing vehicle

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Victor man faces felony charges in Fayette County. Sheriff Mike Fridley provides the following information regarding this incident. In the evening hours of May 17, 2022, deputies responded to a stolen vehicle complaint on Saturday Road in Victor. Deputies were advised that the vehicle owner’s father had located the vehicle being driven by a neighbor and had the individual detained awaiting the arrival of law enforcement. When deputies arrived, they did notice the driver of the stolen vehicle appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance.
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Bluefield man sentenced for federal gun crime

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — A Bluefield man plead guilty today to being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to court documents and statements made in court, Torrey Hairston, 34, was found in possession of two firearms after police responded to a domestic altercation call on March 19, 2021. Hairston was previously convicted of […]
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Fayette County man charged with Grand Larceny

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK) — A man is facing charges including grand larceny in Fayette County. According to the Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, deputies received a complaint on the evening of Tuesday, May 17, 2022, of a vehicle allegedly stolen from Saturday Road in Victor. Deputies say they were told that the vehicle owner’s […]
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Summit Bechtel Reserve to hold a summer job fair

GLEN JEAN, WV (WVNS)– If you’re looking to work this summer, there are plenty of opportunities for you at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Jobs are available for everyone including opportunities as canopy tour guides for the adventurous and administrative positions for those not so fond of the outdoors. While checking out jobs available, you can […]
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