Huntington, WVWSAZ

Severe weather knocks out power to thousands of West Virginia customers

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -Appalachian Power estimates more than 20,000 customers are without power Sunday evening across West Virginia and parts of Virginia. Another provider, First Energy estimates more than 10,000 of their customers are without electricity after severe weather moved through the region. Between all providers about 387 customers in...
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Calhoun County, WVMetro News

Calhoun County cleans up after wet weekend

GRANTSVILLE, W.Va. — Volunteer fire fighters in Calhoun County didn’t get much rest through the weekend. Passing storms on Friday night set the stage for three days of heavy rain which caused flooded roads and homes. “The National Weather Service told us we got two inches in 30 minutes,” said...
Burnsville, WVMetro News

Cleanup is ongoing from weekend flooding at Burnsville library

BURNSVILLE. W.Va. — Motorist on I-79 ran into an unusual site in Braxton County Friday night. A deluge of rain rain off the mountain, causing a mudslide. The mudslide blocked the culvert and diverted water runoff into the middle of the northbound lanes. It isn’t very often the interstate is flooded, but that was the case on Friday. Not far away folks at the Burnsville Public Library had their own set of problems as water was coming through a back wall.

Glenville State College aquatics and recreation kids camps scheduled

GLENVILLE — Kids aged 6-12 are invited to Glenville State College (GSC) for two upcoming Aquatics and Recreation Youth Camps. The weeklong day camps are scheduled for Monday, June 28 through Friday, July 2 and Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30. Campers will enjoy fun games like basketball, dodgeball,...
Burnsville, WVWSAZ

I-79 reopens following high water; Route 5 remains closed

BURNSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Both lanes of Interstate 79 North and South are back open Friday in the Burnsville area after high water forced a portion of the road to close, dispatchers in Braxton County say. Also in Burnsville, a portion of state Route 5 is shut down starting at...
Spencer, WVPosted by
Spencer News Beat

Spencer gas at $2.99 per gallon? This is the cheapest fill-up in town

(SPENCER, WV) Gas prices vary across in the Spencer area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.00 per gallon. Exxon at 344 Main St was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.99 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Exxon at 344 Main St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.99.
Calhoun County, WVWSAZ

Flash flooding hits part of Calhoun County

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -An early evening cloudburst had dumped 3″ of rain (as estimated by Doppler radar) on the Calhoun-Gilmer WV line in a triangle between Big Springs-Grantsville-Tanner. Calhoun 911 dispatch tells Newschannel 3 that back roads in the Northeast part of the county have taken on water. Clipstine Rd and White Pine roads are among those impacted by high water.
Wood County, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

West Virginia Folk Festival a family affair for Mielecki, granddaughter

PARKERSBURG — Diana Mielecki will represent Wood County as County Belle for Wood County Community Education Outreach Service at the West Virginia Folk Festival from June 18-20 in Glenville. Her granddaughter, Cate McLain, will represent Wood County 4-H as a Junior Belle at this year’s festival. A resident of Washington,...
Glenville, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

West Virginia Division of Forestry holds pack test at Glenville State College

GLENVILLE — The West Virginia Division of Forestry has held a pack test at Glenville State College for the Wildland Fire Fighting Red Card certification. The test and other wildland fire fighting instruction allows participants to become federally certified to work on western fires. The physical fitness test ensures firefighters can handle the rigors of western fires by confirming their ability to carry a 45-pound pack for three miles and do it in less than 45 minutes.
Sutton, WVPosted by
Sutton News Beat

Sutton gas price comparison: Cheapest gas in the area

(SUTTON, WV) Depending on where you fill up in Sutton, you could be saving up to $0.02 per gallon on gas. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Go Mart at 3157 State St. Regular there was listed at $3.13 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $3.15 at Shell at 2210 Sutton Ln, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.