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😨 Charleston Town Center | Shopping mall in Charleston, West Virginia 😨
Shopping malls have become important social and cultural spaces, offering not only a place to shop but also a venue for socializing, entertainment, and community events. Online shopping trends have influenced the retail landscape, but shopping malls continue to be popular destinations for those seeking a diverse and interactive shopping experience. Retail Stores: Malls typically have a wide range of retail stores, including clothing stores, electronics shops, bookstores, and more...
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. 2/20/24: Kanawha County- Belle Church of the Nazarene 2/21/24: Brooke County- Follansbee Community House Parking Lot 2/22/24: Randolph County- Camp Pioneer […]
Man pleads guilty in 2021 murder case
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A man accused of shooting and killing two women in 2021 has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder. Marquis Jermayne Goodman, 21, of Detroit, faces 20 to 40 years on each count, officials confirm on Tuesday. In early October of 2021, Bria Nicole...
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC | Crash reported on I-64 W
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - An accident has reported along I-64 in the westbound lanes near the Oakwood Road exit. The crash happened near exit 58A. No word if anyone was injured. Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.
Kanawha Turnpike ramp reopens after equipment hits overpass in South Charleston
UPDATE: (7:38 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19) – It has reopened. UPDATE (7:02 P.M. Monday, Feb. 19) – Crews on the scene tell WOWK 13 News the Kanawha Turnpike Entrance Ramp to I64 East is closed tonight due to a large piece of equipment hitting the overpass. They say the incident caused chunks of concrete to […]
Charleston's Finest: A Tour of 6 Must-Visit Italian Eateries
In this article, we're exploring six exceptional Italian restaurants in Charleston. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
West Virginia Town Plans Candlelight Vigil For Beloved Local Hooters That’s Being Demolished
A sad day for Charleston, West Virginia. If you've ever spent any time in the Mountain State's capital city, chances are you've ventured over to the Hooters in Kanawha City. I used to live just a couple miles from that Hooters, and spent many evenings there enjoying the...wings and beer. Yeah, we'll go with that. But unfortunately, the beloved breastaurant closed its doors in 2020 and has sat empty ever since. While the community held out hope that one day the Hooters would make its triumphant return, unfortunately it seems that the building has officially served its last chicken wing. It was recently announced that...
Special Education teacher takes her passion to the statehouse
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County Schools Special Education Curriculum Specialist Rachel Brown says teaching students in self-contained special education classrooms is her passion and that’s the momentum behind her efforts to get the legislature to consider a bill that calls for a pay raise for those teachers and their aides.
Old Macy’s building set to be demolished in April
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Tearing down the old Macy’s at the Charleston Town Center is set to start in April -- just steps away from becoming reality. “We are going to have to take that down to the ground and start fresh and build up” Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango said.
West Side Neighborhood Association looking to expand its projects and continue making improvements to the West Side
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A neighborhoods helping neighborhoods organization on Charleston’s West Side that has been around since 1996 is now planning on fulfilling their mission on a larger scale. Naomi Bays said she is the first official director the West Side Neighborhood Association has ever had, a group...
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Kanawha County
CEDAR GROVE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Saturday morning in the Kanawha County area. According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, at 4:57am, Deputies responded to the Britt Hollow Rd. and East Dupont Avenue areas to investigate an incident in which a pedestrian was reportedly struck by a moving […]
Charleston Police officers approve of city’s newly-appointed Chief of Police, Scott Dempsey
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Following the official appointment of over a 20-year Charleston Police Department veteran, Scott Dempsey as the new Chief of Police Friday, his fellow officers say he is the right man for the job. Eighteen-year veteran with Charleston Police, Jason Webb was also appointed Friday by Dempsey...
State lab consolidation is taking shape
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Efforts to consolidate a large number of state run laboratory space under one roof is taking shape in South Charleston. Department of Administration Secretary Mark Scott provided lawmakers with a recent update of the status of the project which is getting off the ground at the West Virginia Technology Park in South Charleston.
Charleston agency looking to grow city with construction incentive program
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — The city of Charleston created the Charleston Land Reuse Agency in 2019 and it has since adopted a new incentive program in an effort to see more homes go up in Charleston neighborhoods. "We want to reverse the trend of losing people to making it...
The importance of post-secondary education with Appalachian Regional Healthcare
As we head into the spring, a lot of high school seniors are making plans for the future. Dylon Baker and Lesley Sizemore from Appalachian Regional Healthcare stopped by First Look at Four to talk about how they're helping students make the next step.
Local library goes solar, 'Swan Lake' leaps into Charleston, agencies meet | Kanawha Valley Update
Good Tuesday. Today is Feb. 20, 2024. Have a pet? Today's the day to show them a bit of extra love. Today’s weather: ☀️ Sunny. High in the mid-50s. Here’s what you should know today.
Whittington sworn in as Kanawha County magistrate
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Kanawha County’s newest magistrate judge has officially been sworn in. Friday marked the appointment ceremony for Earl Whittington. He takes the place of former magistrate Mike Ferrell, who resigned at the end of January. According to Judge Maryclaire Akers, Whittington was chosen among 17 candidates who applied for the position. “I’ve […]
🚧 Canopy Clearing Operations Underway along WV Routes 42 and 9
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 5 crews are hard at work conducting canopy clearing operations to enhance road safety for motorists. Focused efforts are currently taking place along WV 42 in Grant County and WV 9 in Morgan County. These operations involve the mechanical removal of tree canopies overhanging roadways, which aim to improve visibility for drivers and extend the sight distance on these routes. The clearing is a maintenance effort that provides clearer and safer travel pathways for vehicle operators. The WVDOH’s commitment to maintaining safe travel roads is evidenced through their ongoing #SeeingResults initiative.
Judge demands records, says CPS failed to adequately investigate kids locked in Sissonville shed
A federal judge says Child Protective Services failed to respond and perform an adequate investigation in a high-profile case where Kanawha County children were found last fall locked in a shed without access to water or a toilet. “As a result, the children were left to suffer at the hands of their adoptive parents for […] The post Judge demands records, says CPS failed to adequately investigate kids locked in Sissonville shed appeared first on West Virginia Watch.