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Water main break in Fayette County affects service for Kanawha Falls PSD customers
FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — The Kanawha Falls Public Service District has announced Thursday evening a water main break will affect service for customers in Fayette County. The issue will leave customers in Boonesboro and Kanawha Fall without water until further notice, according to a social media post from...
West Virginia American Water opens new facility in Oak Hill
OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – West Virginia American Water is splashing into Fayette County with a new facility. The opening of the facility is in Oak Hill was celebrated with a ribbon cutting and open house. Board members, employees, and President of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce gathered for the grand opening of a […]
Active Southern West Virginia is gearing up for the New River Gorge Rim to Rim Race
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The New River Gorge Rim to Rim Race is a 6 mile running road race from one rim of the New River Gorge, down to the bottom where you’ll cross over the New River, then back to the rim of the other side with a short trail section to finish. This […]
AT&T customers report a massive outage, disrupting phone service across America
Oak Hill, WV (WOAY)- Thousands of AT&T customers are reporting cell service outages. More than 64,000 customers reported issues with placing calls, texting, or accessing the internet, according to the tracking site Down-Detector. Some Verizon and T-Mobile customers have also reported disruption. But both companies say their networks aren’t experiencing...
Chemours Seeks DEP Permission For Tenant To Discharge Chemicals
A chemical company in eastern Kanawha County wants to discharge toxic chemicals into the Kanawha River, and an environmental group is pushing back. Chemours is seeking a consent order from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for its tenant, Optima Belle, to discharge ethylbenzene and cyclohexane into the river.
Multiple Kanawha County schools closing due to water main break
Multiple schools in the Kanawha City and Malden area are closing early due to a water main break.
Fayette County schools release proposed calendar for 2024-2025
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County schools have released its proposed calendar for the 2024-2025 school year. The proposal lists August 15 as the tentative first day of school. The last day is set for May 28. The calendar proposes that Fayette County schools be closed on November 5...
Transient Cool Blast But Full Moon On The Horizon
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): On the heels of a front, a cooler pattern will follow through early this weekend. A cooler pattern will give way to a dash of snow on Saturday followed by record warmth next week. Additionally, February’s full moon will occur on Saturday!. Chief Meteorologist Chad...
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...
Kanawha County Man Sentenced for COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Sean Patrick Boyd Jr., 26, of Dunbar, was sentenced today to five years of federal probation for receipt of stolen money. Boyd was also ordered to pay $23,817.79 in restitution, and owes $17,227.79 of that amount after turning over $6,590 in seized assets. Boyd admitted to a scheme to defraud the […]
First case of avian flu confirmed in West Virginia since 2006
After a surge in cases across the country in the past few months, West Virginia has confirmed its first case of avian influenza.
Commissioners grant years worth of funding to Special Olympics West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Special Olympics West Virginia received a much-appreciated boost from the Kanawha County Commission Thursday. Commissioners approved a request of $10,000 for Special Olympics West Virginia to help with their yearly expenses. Co-Chair Mitch Collins was joined by three athletes of Special Olympics West Virginia during Thursday’s...
House fire displaces family of seven
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A massive fire left a family of seven without a home. Six different fire department crews fire responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Bridgeview Drive just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday evening, leaving the home a total loss. Officials say there were five kids inside when the fire broke out, but they all made it out OK.
Mammoth Mountain Weekly Snow Report
February won’t let off the gas pedal as another series of storms delivered nearly 3 feet of new snow bringing us to a total of 11 FEET and counting just this month. The results: best powder turns of the season and a base depth that just keeps on growing. The sun is shining with a beautiful forecast for the weekend ahead. The trees are still holding powder stashes and the groomers are soft and smooth mountain-wide.
Marmet leaders asking some residents to stop disposing human waste in trash
MARMET, W.Va. (WCHS) — Leaders in Marmet are asking some residents to quit disposing human feces and urine alongside their trash. The town said in a statement on Facebook that it has discovered one or more residents have been placing human waste for collection. “Article 931.06 of the Codified...
Five children escape house fire in Kanawha County
Kanawha County emergency management officials tell WOWK 13 News five children were among those who escaped a fire in Jefferson Tuesday evening.
Three people sentenced for separate drug offenses in Fayette County
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – Several people in Fayette County have been sentenced for drug offenses. According to Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti, Jr., three people have been sentenced for separate cases. Two of them were charged for intent to deliver. Robert Ingram, from Oak Hill, was sentenced to at least...
Oak Hill banners honor our hometown heroes
For the past few years, the city of Oak Hill has been honoring our hometown heroes with banners. Their service and sacrifice to our country and the ideals we hold dear do not go unnoticed. “My dad was in the military, my uncle was in the military. You drive along...
Warmer Pattern Has Weekend Snag
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): Thursday will be the warmest day ahead of a cold front before a transient weekend chill settles into the region. TEMPERATURES: Thursday will reach into the low 60s with a 10-degree drop for Friday. Saturday will stay in the 30s with a nice rebound to near 70 degrees by midweek (next week).
Oak Hill man busted after police conduct controlled meth purchases
OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County man faces possession-related charges following a series on controlled drug purchases conducted by law enforcement. According to Fayette County Magistrate documents, on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, Officer Dodrill of the Central Regional Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, along with other officers executed a search warrant at […]