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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Charleston, WVMetro News

CAMC’s Run for Your Life event returns to in-person

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The CAMC Foundation will host its Run for Your Life event Saturday to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and money for screening initiatives. The event — which includes a 5-mile run and a 2.5-mile walk — will begin at 8 a.m. at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston, in which runners and walkers will move through the streets of Charleston before ending at the starting location.

First practice held ahead of North-South All-Star Football Classic

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A busy week of football is ahead for some of West Virginia's best seniors high school football players from this past season. The Par Mar Friday Night Rivals North-South All-Star Football Classic returns with kickoff set for Saturday, June 19 at South Charleston High School. The...
Charleston, WVGallipolis Daily Tribune

Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A record-setting day … even if it didn’t go perfect. The Point Pleasant girls came away with a program-best three event championships and seven podium finishes at the 2021 WVSSAC Class AA track and field meet held Thursday and Friday at Laidley Field on the campus of the University of Charleston.
Lawrence County, OHIronton Tribune

Vaccinations continue to rise in county

The commissioners got a written report from Lawrence County Health Department director Georgia Dillon about how vaccinations and COVID-19 cases are going in the county and it was read by Commissioner DeAnna Holliday. There were 36 new COVID-19 cases from May 31–June 6, bringing the total cases in the county...
Charleston, WVPoint Pleasant Register

Additional scenes from the AA meet

Some additional scenes from the 2021 WVSSAC Class AA track and field championships held Thursday and Friday at Laidley Field on the campus of the University of Charleston. Point Pleasant junior Elicia Wood, left, clears an obstacle in the 100m hurdles final final on Friday at the Class AA...
Charleston, WVThe Daily Sentinel

Black Knights win AA title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is something to be said when you are on top of the mountain in the Mountain State. The Point Pleasant boys captured the program’s first-ever Class AA team title on Friday at the 2021 WVSSAC track and field championships held at Laidley Field on the campus of the University of Charleston.
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The Associated Press

Poor People’s Campaign to hold march against Joe Manchin

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Poor People’s Campaign will hold a demonstration against West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday evening in the state capital of Charleston. The group of liberal activists is rallying against the moderate Democrat’s decision to oppose a landmark overhaul of U.S. election law, a proposal known as For the People Act, which he said last week risked further stoking partisan divides. As a key senator in a divided chamber, Manchin has frustrated progressive Democrats with his reluctance to support several key agenda items.
Charleston, WVWeirton Daily Times

Pendergrast jumps to state title

CHARLESTON — Wheeling Park’s Torrence Walker finished his senior track campaign with a new state record in the 100 meter dash and three individual gold medals in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dash. Overall, Park’s boys claimed Class AAA runners-up while the girls placed third on Saturday at University...
Huntington, WVHerald-Dispatch

Reale wins Bettinardi Classic in exciting finish

HUNTINGTON -When Ian Patrick Archer started the Bettinardi Classic four years ago, he hoped to provide a fun tournament that showed itself to be a tune-up for the West Virginia Open. On Sunday, the Bettinardi Classic’s final round provided Open-type excitement as Philip Reale ran off three straight birdies to...