Exploring West Virginia: WV Glamping DomesAppalachian ThymesNewsBreak Contributor
A Culinary Adventure at Prime 44 West: Delights and DisappointmentsSarah LazitoNewsBreak Contributor
Delicious Discoveries at Pasquale's: A Culinary Journey Through Beckley's Beloved Italian EaterySarah LazitoNewsBreak Contributor
Fire that destroys historic barn at NRG National Park & Preserve under investigation
RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is investigating a fire that destroyed a historic barn at the Richmond-Hamilton farmsite along River Road between Hinton and Sandstone Falls. The fire was reported around 8 p.m. on Thursday, drawing response from park law enforcement...
BREAKING: Shots fired at Brushfork Armory during high school basketball game
BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) – Shots were fired in the parking lot of the Brushfork Armory at a local high school basketball game on Friday, February 23, 2024. Mercer County dispatch confirmed there was an altercation in the parking lot at the conclusion of the Summers County vs. Bluefield boy’s basketball game. Once the shots were […]
14-year-old killed in Giles County shooting, charges filed for reckless gun use
GILES COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — Charges have been filed after a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in Giles County. On January 19, deputies from the Giles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an accidental shooting in the Clendenin area. Arriving first responders found one 14-year-old...
W.Va. jail's nurse offered to give inmate insulin overdose to cover up death, lawsuit says
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Alarming new allegations have been raised in a lawsuit focused on the death of a Southern Regional Jail inmate who was beaten by guards while restrained and died while in custody. Kiera Cooper, the daughter of Quantez Burks, filed a federal lawsuit against the company...
West Virginia inmate enters plea in death of cellmate at Southern Regional Jail
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia inmate accused of killing his cellmate during an attack at Southern Regional Jail has entered a plea agreement. Lucas Matthew Wagnar, 29, entered a Kennedy plea on Wednesday to second-degree murder in the 2022 death of Douglas Alan Cunningham, 79, The Register-Herald reported. A Kennedy plea means the defendant does not admit guilt but agrees that prosecutors have enough evidence for a conviction. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison per the agreement.
Building owned by National Park Service destroyed in fire
SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A building owned by the National Park Service was destroyed in a fire Thursday night. On Thursday night, the Summers County Volunteer Fire Department with the assistance of the Jumping Branch-Nimitz Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire on New River Road in New River National Park & Preserve. […]
Arizona man convicted by federal jury of child exploitation crimes in West Virginia
An Arizona man was convicted by a federal jury following a two-day trial in Beckley, West Virginia.
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.
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.
Lady Cavaliers Claim Second Consecutive Sectional Crown
CHARMCO – Greenbrier West cruised to their second consecutive sectional championship with a 46-31 win over Meadow Bridge Friday night in Charmco. The win was special for the Cavaliers’ only senior member, point guard Hannah Sweet. Sweet ignited the West offense with two first quarter three-pointers and helped Greenbrier West build a 13-3 first quarter […] The post Lady Cavaliers Claim Second Consecutive Sectional Crown appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Passing of the Torch: Greg Masters Retires, Son Levi Takes Over
RONCEVERTE W.Va. (WVDN) – After 34 years of repairing vehicles, plowing snow and towing stranded cars and trucks, longtime mechanic expert Greg Masters is calling it quits. Masters owns Masters Mech and Tech and Auto Repair in Ronceverte and also owns Masters Used Cars beside the Fairlea Plaza entrance across from Subway in Fairlea. However, […] The post Passing of the Torch: Greg Masters Retires, Son Levi Takes Over appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Summers County Courthouse News 2-21-24
Marriages Leanne Marie Adkins to Angela Lynn Fish; Robert Ray Ayers II to Genetta Carol Davis; Jared Keith Meadows to Jennifer Leigh Adkins. Fiduciaries Virginia R. Fitzwater, Administrator of the Russell Ray Fitzwater estate; Heather Bennett, Administrator of the Robert Eugene Bennett Jr. estate; Rhonda Renee Gilbert, Administrator of the Vivian Yvonne Plumley estate; Violet A. Burdette, Administrator of the Franklin Dwayne Ruff estate; Rachel D. McPherson and John McPherson, Administrators of the Dolores J. Keaton estate. Land Transfers Juanita F. Williams to Long bridge Financial LLC, 1.07 acres more or less, Forest Hill District; Billy J. Keaton and Tonya K. Keaton to Connie J. Tanner and Evelyn A. Rose, 0.77 acres...
More than 60 grams of fentanyl seized from Raleigh County home
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — More than 60 grams of fentanyl was seized from a home on First Avenue in Beckley on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. According to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Task Force carried out a search warrant at a home on First Avenue in the Beckley area of Raleigh County. During the search members of the Task Force found 62 grams of suspected fentanyl, three guns, and $3,400 in cash.
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 […]
Summers County Sheriff’s Office Implements Upgrades for Staff and Equipment
HINTON, W.Va. (Hinton News) - Earlier this month, the Summers County Sheriff's Office announced several improvements made to better serve the community and enhance the well-being of its deputies. Those improvements include: Equipping all deputies with body-worn cameras: Under the leadership of Chief Deputy T.S. Adkins, the department implemented a body-worn camera program after an extensive planning process. This move aims to increase transparency and accountability while offering additional evidence for investigations. According to the initial announcement, Adkins began the project last year. Boosting patrol equipment: Sheriff J.L. Faris collaborated with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office to secure a donation of 11 X26 Tasers for deputies. Additionally, Adkins and Faris facilitated...
Greenbrier County Courthouse News 2-20-24
Suits Discover Bank c/o Discover Products Inc. v. Jason L. Windon; Discover Bank c/o Discover Products Inc. v. Jeffery T Williams; Gantz U.S.A, LLC v. Greenbrier Hotel Corporation; First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company v. Deborah L Bryant; Charles Wise v. Maureen Higdon; Discover Bank c/o Discover Products Inc. v. Charlene Witt; The Greenbrier Sporting Club […] The post Greenbrier County Courthouse News 2-20-24 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
The Legends of West Virginia Bluegrass will perform at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg
LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — The Legends of West Virginia Bluegrass will be performing at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg in March. At 7:00 p.m. on March 15, 2024, the Legends of West Virginia Bluegrass will perform at Carnegie Hall in the Lewisburg area of Greenbrier County. Those who attend the event are welcome to arrive from […]
Scenic trout stream lies hidden along I-77 / I-64 West Virginia Turnpike
PAX, W.Va. — Few motorists traveling the West Virginia Turnpike between Beckley and Charleston may know that one of the state's most beautiful trout streams lies hidden in the mountain forests along the way. But now scenic Paint Creek, named for ancient trees once painted blood-red by Native American...
Pipestem Resort State Park hosts escape conference
PIPESTEM, WV (WVNS) — This week, Pipestem Resort State Park hosted the Escape Conference. This conference brought together ambulance providers, rescue squads and medical personnel to share ideas and hold competitions. Mark Brooks with the Princeton Rescue Squad said conferences like these are great. We can walk away with a little bit of comradery and […]
Embark on a Culinary Journey: The 3 Italian Restaurants in Lewisburg You Need to Try
This article presents a guide to three exquisite Italian restaurants in Lewisburg. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.