The coldest February in Wyoming County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Governor Justice brings good news to Wyoming County
MULLENS, WV (WVNS) – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice made an appearance in Wyoming County on Thursday, February 29, 2024. He brought with him some good news – more than 15 million dollars to build a new Pre-K through 8th grade school in Mullens. This is part of 111 million dollars being distributed in 19 […]
Wyoming County Career and Technical Center puts together a Donation Trailer
PINEVILLE, WV (WVNS) – Students at the Wyoming County Career and Technical Center were donating essential items to Goodwill on Thursday, February 29, 2024. Every year, students come together to gather clothing, blankets, and furniture for those in need. The Wyoming County Career and Technical Center is receiving help from the community. One trailer is […]
Several WV counties warned to expect torrential rainfall, potential flooding – advised to seek shelter indoors
WEST VIRGINIA (LOOTPRESS) – Several counties throughout West Virginia have been advised of strong thunderstorms approaching which could lead to localized flooding and winds capable of bringing down tree limbs. According to Mingo County Emergency Management Services, as of 10:35am on Wednesday, doppler radar tracking has indicated a cluster of strong thunderstorms moving east at […]
Political giant and coaching legend honored by lawmakers in Thursday’s floor sessions
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State lawmakers took time Thursday to honor two well-known West Virginians who died recently. The state Senate approved a memorial resolution focusing on the life and service of former Senate President and state Supreme Court Justice Warren McGraw. The Wyoming County native died last June at...
WV-10 in Logan reopens after ‘massive’ rockslide, removal of overhanging rock
Work on a stretch of WV-10 in Logan is done after a "massive" rockslide and overhanging rock caused the roadway to be shut down for over a week.
Unleash Your Seafood Cravings: Beckley's Trio of Seafood Delights
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants located in Beckley. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
PSC sets hearings for Beckley Water rate case
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has scheduled a public comment hearing and an evidentiary hearing for Beckley Water Company’s rate case. The public comment hearing will be held immediately preceding the evidentiary hearing. The proceedings will be held at the Tamarack Conference Center, Ballroom C in Beckley on March […]
Beckley to become first Inclusive Recovery City in the United States
Beckley to become first Inclusive Recovery City in the United States.
Scattered Power Outages, Cold Blast Then Return to Spring: Chad's Latest Forecast
Power outages and high winds wreak havoc across the region, with 900 reported in McDow and Raleigh Counties. As the cold front sweeps in, temperatures plummet, creating icy conditions. Stay updated with the latest power outage map and brace for a chilly leap day before a warm weekend return.
Two Beckley clinics now offer TMS therapy for depression, but Medicaid doesn’t cover it
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Dr. Hassan Jafary, a psychiatrist and owner of Beckley Psychiatric Services in Beckley, said he hopes Medicaid insurance in West Virginia will extend to cover a promising treatment for depression. Dr. Jafary said the treatment, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy (TMS), is not new but that it is new to southern West […]
FEMA disaster centers change hours of operation
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The hours of operation for state-federal disaster centers have changed in Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Harrison, and Kanawha. Beginning Feb. 29, 2024 the centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Boone County center is located at 38 John Slack Circle...
Maintenance work underway at Harper Road Sheetz
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh County residents utilizing the services of the Sheetz location on Harper Road should exercise caution due to ongoing maintenance work in the parking lot area. A portion of the convenience store’s general parking area, near the air pumps and adjacent to the West Neville Street roadway, has been sectioned off […]
Logan Regional Medical Center Welcomes Inaugural Class of Rural General Surgery Residents
Logan Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the successful launch of its Rural General Surgery Residency Program, welcoming the inaugural class of residents in collaboration with Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the Marshall Health Consortium. This groundbreaking initiative marks a significant milestone in the commitment...
City of Beckley gearing up for Irish/Celtic Heritage Week
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) The City of Beckley will celebrate Irish / Celtic Heritage Week offering activities during the week of March 10–17. Enjoy a concert, dancing, food specials, road bowling, and more. On Sunday, March 10, The Raleigh Playhouse and Theatre will host an Irish/Celtic Concert and Dancers. Sponsored by the Irish Heritage Festival grant […]
Traffic Alert: Tree, live power lines reportedly down in Raleigh County roadway
DOROTHY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Heavy winds and intermittent rainfall throughout the week have preceded a number of traffic issues in Raleigh County, with a downed tree and power lines having been among the most recent. Beckley-Raleigh County Emergency Services on Wednesday morning indicated reports of a tree and live power lines having gone down in […]
Humane Society of Raleigh County connecting furbabies to seniors
They’re part of our family and we love our furbabies so much. They make great companions and dear friends for senior citizens, so they won’t feel so alone. That’s why every Wednesday for the foreseeable future the Humane Society of Raleigh County is offering 50 percent off pet adoptions to senior citizens.
Route 10 in Logan set to reopen following rockslide
LOGAN, W.Va. (WCHS) — Transportation officials have made plans to reopen a Logan County roadway after a rockslide prompted crews to address hazards on a nearby cliffside. Route 10 in Logan is expected to open Wednesday after heavy equipment crews worked to remove rock and debris from the roadside, according to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Transportation.
Veteran owned business begins to boom in Raleigh County
Veteran owned business begins to boom in Raleigh County.
Temperature Record Set Today, Gorgeous Sunset and Warmer Days on the Horizon: Chad's Forecast
Record-breaking temperature plunge at Beckley Memorial Airport marks a brisk return to winter, but a stunning sunset promises brighter days ahead. Expect a chilly start with a warming trend as high-pressure ushers in milder Pacific air. Watch for icy patches, then enjoy a dry spell before weekend showers.