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West Virginia American Water opens new facility in Oak Hill
OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – West Virginia American Water is splashing into Fayette County with a new facility. The opening of the facility is in Oak Hill was celebrated with a ribbon cutting and open house. Board members, employees, and President of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce gathered for the grand opening of a […]
Water main break in Fayette County affects service for Kanawha Falls PSD customers
FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — The Kanawha Falls Public Service District has announced Thursday evening a water main break will affect service for customers in Fayette County. The issue will leave customers in Boonesboro and Kanawha Fall without water until further notice, according to a social media post from...
Fayette County schools release proposed calendar for 2024-2025
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County schools have released its proposed calendar for the 2024-2025 school year. The proposal lists August 15 as the tentative first day of school. The last day is set for May 28. The calendar proposes that Fayette County schools be closed on November 5...
Transient Cool Blast But Full Moon On The Horizon
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): On the heels of a front, a cooler pattern will follow through early this weekend. A cooler pattern will give way to a dash of snow on Saturday followed by record warmth next week. Additionally, February’s full moon will occur on Saturday!. Chief Meteorologist Chad...
Five Below now open in Fayetteville
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Five Below has officially opened in Fayetteville! The new Fayetteville location officially opened its doors to the public on Tuesday. The store is located at 104 Fayette Town Center in Fayetteville beside Walmart. Five Below now has seven locations in the Mountain State with stores in Barboursville, Fayetteville, Martinsburg, Morgantown, South […]
Historic Farm in Greenbrier County Permanently Protected
GREENBRIER COUNTY W.Va. (WVDN) – Up a hollow in Greenbrier County sits the 200-acre Wooling family farm also known as Thistle. This site is a preserved representation of what homesteads may have looked like in Greenbrier County 100 years ago, with chestnut log structures, pastures on the mountainsides, and quiet, non-motorized, organic livestock husbandry and […] The post Historic Farm in Greenbrier County Permanently Protected appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Active Southern West Virginia is gearing up for the New River Gorge Rim to Rim Race
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The New River Gorge Rim to Rim Race is a 6 mile running road race from one rim of the New River Gorge, down to the bottom where you’ll cross over the New River, then back to the rim of the other side with a short trail section to finish. This […]
Oak Hill man busted after police conduct controlled meth purchases
OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County man faces possession-related charges following a series on controlled drug purchases conducted by law enforcement. According to Fayette County Magistrate documents, on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, Officer Dodrill of the Central Regional Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, along with other officers executed a search warrant at […]
Weather Update: Breezy, Moisture-Loaded Storms, Falling Temperatures Later Today
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): A warm afternoon will be followed by storms producing breezy wind and heavy rain this evening. NOON-7:30 PM: Temperatures warming into the low 60s, with the Greenbrier Valley rapidly recovering from the upper 40s to the upper 50s. A few peaks of sun are likely around 3-4 p.m. Southwest breeze increases to 15 mph with gusts to 25-30 mph.
Virginia man sentenced for felony drug crime in Fayette County
38-year-old Tommy J. Strothers, of Meadows of Dan, Virginia, was sentenced to ten years in prison for the felony offense of conspiracy. He will need to serve two years and six months in prison before he is eligible for parole.
Oak Hill banners honor our hometown heroes
For the past few years, the city of Oak Hill has been honoring our hometown heroes with banners. Their service and sacrifice to our country and the ideals we hold dear do not go unnoticed. “My dad was in the military, my uncle was in the military. You drive along...
Black Diamond pool in Beckley needs sign-ups to open this summer
BECKLEY (WVNS) – A local non-profit organization in Beckley is hoping their pool will be open for use this summer. The Fraternal Order of Police offers citizens a chance to obtain membership to use their private pool. Keeping the pool maintained cost the organization more than $65,000 last year. To offset those costs, the Fraternal […]
AT&T customers report a massive outage, disrupting phone service across America
Oak Hill, WV (WOAY)- Thousands of AT&T customers are reporting cell service outages. More than 64,000 customers reported issues with placing calls, texting, or accessing the internet, according to the tracking site Down-Detector. Some Verizon and T-Mobile customers have also reported disruption. But both companies say their networks aren’t experiencing...
Upcoming Pattern Bad News For Fruit Tree Growers
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): A developing sustainable warm pattern to close out February will put smiles on a few faces, but not of fruit tree farmers. Mira Danilovich, Consumer Horticulture Specialist of the West Virginia Extension Office says, “Usually comes February and we have a whole week of temperatures above 50 degrees. Well, by that time, my plants, my apples or my peaches have satisfied that minimum requirement for chill hours and with the onset of the favorable growing conditions, they’re waking up this all it’s time to wake up. They start to pump the water and you see the root system is active.”
Beckley man arrested after 62 grams of Fentanyl was seized
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – During the afternoon of Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the Beckley Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force served a search warrant at a residence on 1st Avenue in Beckley. As a result of this investigation and search warrant, 62 grams of suspected Fentanyl, $3,400.00 in cash, and three firearms […]
New allegations emerge on Quantez Burks’ death at Southern Regional Jail
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Attorneys representing the family of Quantez Burks, who died while incarcerated for a pre-trial offense at Southern Regional Jail in March of 2022, allege that the company contracted to provide medical care to inmates failed to help Burks. Later, while guards were allegedly beating him, one of the nurses is now […]
Tyler Childers bringing tour to Fayette County
GLEN JEAN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Country music star Tyler Childers will be making a stop in Fayette County this year as part of his tour. Tyler Childers has announced the dates and locations for his 2024 ‘Mule Pull’ tour. The tour kicked off in Europe this month and will make its way to the U.S. […]
Raleigh County woman charged with child neglect after two-year-old child was in reach of drugs
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Raleigh County mother is charged with child neglect after she overdosed and drug needles were in reach of her small child. According to West Virginia State Police, on Friday, February 16, 2024, troopers were dispatched to a home in Beaver regarding an overdose. When troopers arrived, they were met […]
Weather Update: Warming Trend; Occasional Rounds of Rain
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): Temperatures will continue to warm through Thursday with a snag in the pattern this weekend. TEMPERATURES: We will continue to roll up the sleeves as the week continues, but hit a snag this weekend as highs scale back into the upper 30s early this weekend. We will be back to 60 degrees by next Tuesday.
Fundraiser to be held at Oak Hill El Bandido for Midland Trail Prom
OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Next Wednesday, a portion of proceeds from sales at El Bandido in Oak Hill will benefit the Midland Trail High Class of 2025 for prom. On Wednesday, February 28, 10% of proceeds made between 4 PM and closing time will go to benefit the Midland Trail Class of 2025. Everyone […]