Woman dead in Nicholas County fire
CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. (WCHS) — One person has died after a house fire in Nicholas County. It happened on Cruiser Road in Craigsville on Thursday, according to a news release from the West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office. Officials said the victim was a 50-year-old woman. The name of the woman...
Nicholas County native named 70th WVU Mountaineer mascot
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -A Nicholas County native was named the 70th WVU Mountaineer mascot on Saturday during the Men’s basketball game. Braden Adkins, a junior economics major from Richwood, had been serving as an alternate mascot for a year before being promoted to the role. He expressed his excitement...
Layland mine disaster of 1915 was one of the deadliest in the New River Gorge
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – West Virginia’s long history of coal mining does not come without tragedy, and the morning of March 2, 1915, turned into one of the deadliest mining disasters in the New River Gorge area. It happened near the Fayette County community of Layland. The West Virginia Encyclopedia states that at 8:30 […]
Minors allegedly involved in incident in Raleigh County at Greenbrier West High School wrestling tournament
Minors allegedly involved in incident in Raleigh County at Greenbrier West High School wrestling tournament.
Fayette County animal shelter at code red status – ‘Our capacity is streteched to its limits’
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Fayette County Humane Society is asking the public for help after announcing on Friday that the shelter has reached “code red” status. The FCHS has indicated that every available shelter space is occupied after “a whirlwind of canine arrivals” in which the shelter received over twenty dogs in under a […]
Temperatures crash tonight, watch for black ice!
Black ice is a concern tonight for travelers as temperatures crash behind Wednesday's strong cold front. Chief Meteorologist Joe Fitzwater takes a look at this issue and what's ahead for the two Virginias weather-wise in tonight's forecast.
Fat Eddie’s opening for the season today
MOUNT NEBO, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Fat Eddie’s, a local staple for hot dogs and ice cream, will officially open for the season today. The establishment, located in Mount Nebo near Summersville Lake, has been serving up tasty treats since 1999 and 2024 is set to be no different. Fat Eddie’s will officially open for the […]
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a Children’s Literacy Event in the park!
SUMMERSVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Children’s author and cartoonist, Theodor Seuss Geisel, widely known by his penname, Dr. Seuss, became one of the most beloved children’s authors in American history during his lifetime. In acknowledgement of what would have been the author’s 120th birthday, the Nicholas County Board of Education is encouraging young readers to come […]
Decades-old “Masters Mech & Tech” family business passed down to next generation
RONCEVERTE, WV (WVNS) – The name Masters Mech & Tech is a familiar one to the community of Ronceverte. The auto shop is owned by Greg Masters. The mechanic and his son Levi Masters, along with the rest of the Masters family, have served many faithful customers for decades in Greenbrier County. Greg told 59News […]
Fayette County school bus crashes into ditch
POWELLTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – First responders were on the scene of an apparent bus crash in the Fayette County area on Tuesday morning. According to the Armstrong Creek Fire Department, at 6:53 AM on Tuesday, a motor vehicle accident involving school bus was reported, initiating response from first responders. Upon making their way to the […]
Kroger responds to scheduled strike vote as negotiations continue
RICHMOND, VA (WOAY) – Kroger has responded to the UFCW Local 400 decision to hold a vote for a strike at locations throughout West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. The vote comes as Kroger and the Union have not been able to come to an agreement on a new contract.
Pet Adoption Event with Greenbrier County and Raleigh County Humane Societies at Leisure Lanes in Beckley
Pet Adoption Event with Greenbrier County and Raleigh County Humane Societies at Leisure Lanes in Beckley.
Oak Hill Middle School shines light on legacy of black Americans
One of the things Oak Hill Middle School counselor Jean English is passionate about is black history. And it’s important to her to share that lineage with her students, so they know what their ancestors faced. “There was segregation, there were no schools together at one time,” English said...
Greenbrier County Courthouse News 2-27-24
Suits Lendmark Financial Services of West Virginia, Inc. v. Angel Toro Reyes; United Bank v. Jessica H. Richards; Lendmark Financial Services of West Virginia, Inc. v. William H. White. Divorces Gregory Lee Goodale and Gail Hope Goodale; Frances Alice Smith-Mccloud and Charles Douglas Beard. Marriages Shay Marino Goff to Sara Rose McCarty; Robert Bradly Blevins […] The post Greenbrier County Courthouse News 2-27-24 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Mountaineer Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry distribution schedule
WEST VIRGINIA ( LOOTPRESS) – The Mountaineer Food Bank has released this week’s schedule for its Mobile Food Pantry. All distributions are scheduled to take place from 11:00am to 12:30 pm unless otherwise noted. 2/27/24-Fayette County: Heritage Center (“Old” Mt Hope HS) 2/28/24– Marion County: Palatine Park 2/28/24– Greenbrier County: Renick Park 2/29/24-Wyoming County: Old […]
Today the gas price is close to $2.85 in Charmco as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Greenbrier Historical Society volunteer named W.Va. History Hero
Hughes is currently in the process of cataloging, classifying, and making accessible many other resources.
West Virginia high school football: Greenbrier East announces 2024 schedule
Football schedules for the 2024 season are starting to be announced all across the Mountain State and SBLive Sports West Virginia will share these as we see them. Recently, the Greenbrier East Spartans announced the following slate of games for 2024. The Spartans will play 10 games, including ...
A Toast to Fayetteville: Exploring the 4 Most Remarkable Pubs
This piece presents a guide to four outstanding pubs in Fayetteville. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
‘Oak Hill BP cat’ Rowdy fighting for his life, donations needed for care
OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A cat who is known by everyone who visits the Oak Hill BP station is currently fighting for his life. According to the Fayette County Humane Society, Rowdy is currently fighting for life at Fayette Vet, he has a blockage in his bladder and his kidneys are in trouble. Rowdy […]