Volga's Longview Mine faces scrutiny after federal safety inspection yields multiple violationsThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
West Virginians Shine at the 2023 Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeAppalachian TimesNewsBreak Contributor
WVU study: This 'smart pill' could help save your loved one from an overdoseMichael RamsburgNewsBreak Contributor
Trio Accused of Abuse, Torture of 3 Children Causing Toddler To 'Pool Blood’ In 'White of His Eyes'Kisha WalkerNewsBreak Contributor
Page County High School Graduate Dies In West Virginia Bike AccidentTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
Snow clogs and closes north central West Virginia roads Tuesday morning
Snowy conditions have led to traffic and accidents in north central West Virginia on Tuesday morning.
Sobriety checkpoint coming to Barbour County next week
The West Virginia State Police (WVSP) announced on Monday that it will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Philippi next week.
School Closings and Delays
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - All schools in Randolph County will be closed on Tuesday and will be using a non-traditional learning day. And all Tucker County Schools will be on a two hour delay on Tuesday Morning. Stick with five news for latest updates.
These buckhannon, WV based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of buckhannon..
West Virginia is one of the most injury-prone states in America
GHENT, WV (WVNS) — Out of the most injury-prone states in America, where does the Mountain State rank? According to a study done by New York Pain Care using emergency room visit data from the American Health Association, workplace injury data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and ambulance call-out data from the National Association […]
Portions of I-79 shut down throughout NCWV due to icy conditions
Weston, W.Va (WDTV) - Multiple sections of I-79 have been shut down due to icy conditions throughout North Central West Virginia. According to the Lewis County 911 Center, the northbound lane of I-79 near mile marker 96 has been shut down due to hazardous and icy road conditions. At this...
Volga's Longview Mine faces scrutiny after federal safety inspection yields multiple violations
This article contains AI-assisted content. Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Labor's recent inspection initiative has highlighted significant safety and health violations across multiple mines. In October 2023, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) conducted impact inspections at 13 mines in 10 different states, resulting in the issuance of 215 violations. Among these, the Longview Mine in Volga, West Virginia, stood out with the highest number of infractions, reflecting a pattern of non-compliance.
Flemington's Legacy: Echoes of America's Coal Mining Past
In Hunterdon County, Flemington, New Jersey, stands as a testament to a bygone era marked by the fervor of the coal mining industry. This historic town, once brimming with the prospect of anthracite coal, played a pivotal role in the industrial development of the region. Though the mines have long since ceased operation, Flemington's architecture and museums embody the spirit of its industrious past. The Flemington Copper Company, driven by figures like Charles Bartles, exemplifies the town's drive to capitalize on its natural resources, despite the fleeting success of the mining endeavors.
The Enduring Enigma of the Flatwoods Monster: West Virginia's Cosmic Mystery
Nestled in the Appalachian foothills of West Virginia lies Grassy Meadows, a serene town shrouded in an otherworldly mystery. The tale of the Flatwoods Monster, an enigmatic figure sighted in the nearby village of Flatwoods in 1952, has cast a long shadow over this quiet community. Described as towering with a glowing visage, the creature sparked an incurable fascination with the extraterrestrial among locals, compelling them to ponder the existence of celestial visitors. As the story spread, some came to believe that this entity ventured beyond Flatwoods, haunting the picturesque expanses of Grassy Meadows and fueling tales of the paranormal.
The top cheeseburger joint in every state, according to Yelp
Yelp’s analysts recently set out to determine the “top” cheeseburger restaurant in every state using data obtained from Yelp’s community of online reviewers.
Cold Snap Expected with Strong Winds and Snow Accumulation in West Virginia
Get the latest weather update for the mid-Ohio Valley. Expect a cold snap with temperatures dropping significantly overnight. Find out about the wind chill, current temperatures, and future forecasts. Be prepared for a two-day cold snap and learn about the weather conditions for the upcoming holiday parades.
Highway Hazard Alert: West Virginia Tops Nation in Deer Strike Accidents
West Virginia has the highest rate of deer strike accidents in the United States, as per insurance data. The state's rural, mountainous terrain, rich in wildlife, contributes to this high accident rate. From January 1, 2023, to November 20, 2023, there were 10,618 deer hit on West Virginia highways, along with 15 bears. Vehicles also frequently hit other animals, including coyotes.
Harrison County 911, other local services have phone outages
Harrison County's 911 lines, which also service Taylor County, are down Tuesday morning amid snowy weather.
Canopy Clearing Season is Under Way across State
November marks the beginning of canopy clearing season for the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH). Canopy clearing is the act of cutting branches and brush that overhang the Mountain State’s roadways, and it’s a vital part of prolonging the. life of the pavement on West Virginia’s 36,000...
Strange rock carvings greeted early explorers of West Virginia
WEIRTON, W.Va. — When pioneers and other explorers first ventured into what would become West Virginia, they encountered artifacts of a much earlier age — carvings, burial mounds, and stone walls, the origins of which natives could not explain with certainty. Petroglyphs inscribed in rock featuring human and...
Vital Know-Before-You-Go for Christmas at the Fair
FAIRLEA W.Va. (WVDN) – Christmas at the Fair, an annual holiday event opens on Nov. 30 and the State Fair of West Virginia has released some vital know-before-you-go information. Here is everything attendees need to know: The event is held every Thursday-Sunday from Nov. 30 to Dec. 23, between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Food is […] The post Vital Know-Before-You-Go for Christmas at the Fair appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Proposal to Address Veterinarian Shortage in West Virginia through Enhanced Education and Telemedicine
Discover how a new proposal could address the ongoing veterinarian shortage in West Virginia. The plan involves a $3 million investment to enhance veterinary technician programs at two local colleges, potentially paving the way for improved veterinary telemedicine services across the state.
Belpre City Council Advances Public Camping Ban and Swears in New Police Officer
Discover the latest from Belpre City Council: a potential ban on public camping, with fines up to $150 for first-time offenders. Learn about the enforcement plans and meet the new police officer, Jason Hall, a veteran of Washington County Sheriff's Department.
While greatly outnumbered, Democrats plot a comeback in West Virginia
As we head into the 2024 election season in a few weeks, West Virginia's shrinking minority party is ramping up efforts to recruit candidates in all races, not just big statewide contests.