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Fatal UTV crash reported in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On 8/08/2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, WV was driving a 2020 CF MOTO CF500 UTV traveling south on Fairview School Road at the intersection WV Route 99 – Bolt Road, Fairdale, WV. A 2013 Nissan Rouge was traveling west on WV Route 99 – Bolt Road.
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Man accused of stabbing brother with shovel

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man faces charges in connection with an assault Tuesday night that sent his brother to the hospital with a head injury, Kanawha County court records show. The incident was reported around 7:15 p.m. along the 1100 block of Sand Plant Road in the South...
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Bed bugs take over public housing complex in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — We have all heard the nursery rhyme, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite,” but what happens when that becomes your reality? For Charleston-Kanawha Housing residents like Chad Robinson, it so happens that bed bugs are real, and they have taken over his own home. “They jump on you, and they stay […]
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Pair of auto dealerships sold in liquidation move

LMP Automotive Holdings, a Fort Lauderdale-based auto dealer, has sold two of its dealerships in Southwest Florida. LMP announced it has entered into agreements to sell its Kia dealerships in Port Charlotte and Cape Coral, in addition to Kia and Subaru dealerships in Beckley, West Virginia. The sales include the dealership and real estate assets, according to a statement. Financial terms of the deal — in addition to the name of the buyer — weren’t disclosed.
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Florida woman killed in Raleigh County crash

FAIRDALE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On 8/09/2022, Susan Flint of N. Miami Beach, Florida was driving a 2006 Honda Accord traveling west in the 1200 block of WV Route 99 – Bolt Road, Fairdale, WV. A loaded coal transport truck was traveling east on the same roadway. Preliminary findings...
FAIRDALE, WV

UPDATE: Vista View Apartments shooting suspect arrested

UPDATE: (Aug. 10, 2022) – A man wanted in connection to a shooting at the Vista View Apartments has been arrested on separate charges. According to the Charleston Police Department, Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin was taken into custody by the South Charleston Police Department on charges of Obstructing and Fugitive from Justice. […]
CHARLESTON, WV
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Former Kanawha County Clerk employee accused of pocketing $21,000 of tax-payer money

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A former Kanawha County Clerk’s Office employee was arrested for embezzlement for allegedly taking over $21,000 in cash from people paying back taxes on property they owned. According to a criminal complaint, Elizabeth Marie Sampson, 44 of Elkview, was charged with embezzlement. The complaint says Sampson worked in the Delinquent […]
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV

Fatal UTV crash on Bolt Rd. sends driver flying

FAIRDALE, WV (WVNS) – An accident involving a UTV on Bolt Road earlier yesterday, August 8, 2022, sent the victim flying out of the vehicle. He later died from injuries sustained during the accident. On Monday, August 8, 2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, was reportedly driving a UTV travelingsouth on Fairview School Road at […]
FAIRDALE, WV

Oak Hill McDonalds reopens with ‘new experience’

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – The Oak Hill McDonalds is reopening this week with a ‘transformed dining experience’. It opens 10 A.M. on Thursday August 11, 2022. The Oak Hill McDonalds invites guests to experience McDonald’s in a new and unexpected way, with a new level of choice, engagement and service. According to McDonalds corporate, […]
OAK HILL, WV
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Gallery: Coalfield Conference hosts inaugural Media Day

Beckley – The newly revamped Coalfield Conference held its inaugural media day Tuesday at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. The event allowed the once nearly defunct conference an opportunity to introduce new members – many from its new Class AAA division – while also allowing coaches and athletes from all fall sports an opportunity to meet with the media in one place ahead of the season.
BECKLEY, WV
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Man arrested in connection with weekend shooting incident

UPDATE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Charleston during the weekend has been arrested. Police say Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin, was arrested about 4 a.m. Wednesday. The Charleston Police Department has not charged Holmes in connection with the shooting at...
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Deputies arrest man accused of stabbing his brother with shovel

ALUM CREEK. W.Va. (WCHS) — UPDATED: 10:11 p.m., 8/9/22. A man is behind bars accused of stabbing his brother with a shovel in Alum Creek Tuesday evening. It happened on Sand Plant Road about 7:30 p.m.. Court documents said Chase Lilly admitted to stabbing Justin Lilly with the shovel.
ALUM CREEK, WV
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Woman accused of embezzling more than $21,000 of county funds

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A woman who worked at the Kanawha County Clerk’s Office is accused of embezzling more than $21,000 of county funds for her own personal use, according to county court records obtained Tuesday. Elizabeth Marie Sampson, 44, of Elkview, is charged with embezzlement. According to...
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Dolly Parton visits West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), in partnership with Marshall University’s June Harless Center, welcomed American singer-songwriter, actress and early childhood literacy advocate Dolly Parton to the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston. Her visit was a part of West Virginia’s celebration of the successful statewide coverage of her pre-eminent, book-gifting program, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Her Imagination Library is dedicated to inspiring a love of reading and learning, and now every child under the age of 5 in the state, is eligible to enroll for this free program.
CHARLESTON, WV
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Charleston police looking for weekend shooting suspect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Police Department is looking for a suspect in a weekend shooting. Authorities responded around 7:30 Saturday evening to a shots-fired call at the 1300 building of the Renaissance Circle apartment complex. Around 30 minutes following the call, a victim walked into a local emergency room with two gunshot wounds to his right side.
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Mine repair shop donates $42,000 for scholarships for welding students

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A mine repair shop has donated $42,000 to support three associate degree scholarships for welding students at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Ronnie and Diana Barnett of Mining Repair Specialists recently donated the money to the Southern Foundation to fund the scholarships, according...
WILLIAMSON, WV
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