Our 5 Favorite All-You-Can-Eat Spots in West VirginiaEast Coast TravelerNewsBreak Contributor
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Clay High softball team wins close game against Ridgeview PanthersTony SalazarNewsBreak Contributor
St. Albans mother faces the leading cause of death postpartum and lives to tell the tale
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WCHS) — A health scare can be even more frustrating when doctors insist your symptoms are normal. That's what a St. Albans woman experienced after the birth of her second child. She found out, not only are there more women like her, but she had the leading cause of death for postpartum mothers.
Yugoslavian Fish Stew And Unsolved Mysteries, Inside Appalachia
This week, we look back at a shocking crime near the Appalachian Trail and speak to the author of a book that re-examines the case. We also sample a beloved Lenten staple made in Charleston, West Virginia. It’s a Yugoslavian fish stew that has a little bit of everything.
Highest-rated places to get burgers in Charleston, West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Burgers are a staple when it comes to restaurants. So here is a list of the highest-rated places to get a burger in Charleston. To qualify, the establishment must: Here is the list: 1. The Loopy Leaf Location: 700 Virginia St. E. 2. Hale House Location: 212 Hale St. 3. Hawaiian […]
SPD: Second suspect in Goldsboro Avenue shooting apprehended in West Virginia
A second suspect in the Goldsboro Avenue shooting that claimed the life of one man and critically injured a 15-year-old was taken into custody on Saturday. U.S. Marshals apprehended Tevin D. Seymore in Charleston, W.Va., according to a Statesville Police Department news release. Seymore, 24, is being held without bond...
New independent bookstore opens in South Charleston, West Virginia
SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Bookworms have a new place to check out in South Charleston. Plot Twist Books opened its doors on Saturday. The location is along D Street in South Charleston. The independent bookstore offers a blend of new and used books and different book-related gifts. They also accept donations from the community. […]
West Side GoMart closing its doors permanently in Charleston, West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)– The well-known neighborhood GoMart on West Washington Street in Charleston, West Virginia is permanently closed as of Friday. According to Terry Smith, Assistant General Manager of GoMart’s Corporate Office says, “it was a business decision.”. The closure was a surprise to residents who live...
Highest-rated Lager-style beers made in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Beer enthusiasts rejoice! Here is a list of the highest-rated Lagers made in the Mountain State. To see the full list, click here. Beers were ranked by their rating on Untappd. 1. What Dat Malt Do? 2. Mar-A-Lager 3. Off Minor 4. Appalachian Bandido 5. Argonaut
Super Weenie owner plans to open convenience store in Downtown Charleston, West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Three years after the pandemic, local restaurants are still dealing with the after-effects. Some are even making changes to stay a float. Super Weenie, which is located on Quarrier Street in downtown Charleston, is looking to expand its business to bring in more customers, according to the owner Jason Myer. For […]
Event with vintage radio items for sale held in Charleston, West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Hundreds of people went to the Beni Kedem Temple on Saturday to attend the 38th annual Hamfest. Attendees were able to check out vintage and collectible items, programs, and gear, all of which were for sale. The event also had a way for people to take their ham radio test. “It’s […]
Tigers roar to third state championship, topping Charleston Catholic in Class AA final, 59-49
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Chapmanville boys basketball coach Brad Napier felt his team was relaxed in the moments leading up to Saturday’s Class AA final against Charleston Catholic. “We were super relaxed today,” Napier said. “Almost a little bit too relaxed.”. Evidently not. The No. 3 Tigers...
Woman arrested for contributing to delinquency of minor
CAMP CREEK, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Boone County woman faces charges following the execution of a search warrant on Monday in relation to a complaint. According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, on Sunday, March 12, 2023, deputies with the department responded to the Camp Creek area regarding a contributing complaint. Deputies conducted an investigation […]
WOWK TV children’s programming March 18/19
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)— Here’s the lineup for children’s programming for this weekend (March 18/19):. Ocean Mysteries – 6:00 a.m. Hope in the Wild – 10:30 a.m. Did I Mention Invention? – 11:30 a.m. SUNDAY, March 19:. Mission Unstoppable – 6:00 a.m. Lucky Dog...
State treasurer’s holds large auction for unclaimed guns
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of the largest unclaimed property firearms auctions was held Thursday in a secure warehouse in Kanawha City. Hosted by the State Treasurer Riley Moore’s Office, the event helps to raise funds for around fifteen law enforcement agencies across the state. However, the only people...
Tigers tame Irish
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Chapmanville Regional Tigers pounced on Charleston Catholic from the jump and won the Class AA Boys state championship Saturday evening. It’s the third title for the Tigers over the last five years as Sal Dean, Zion Blevins and Brody Dalton all scored in double figures in the game.
‘Shamrock Soiree’ being held to raise money for United Way in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The United Way’s second Dancing with the Stars event is less than two months away, and the participating dancers have set their donation goals. Two dancers, in particular, are throwing a Shamrock Soiree to increase donations and support the United Way. Joshua McGrath is a real estate broker and business owner […]
Boys’ high school basketball headed to championship weekend
CHARLESTON, W.Va./LEXINGTON, Ky. (WSAZ) - Boys’ high school basketball is headed into championship weekend after a host of games Friday in West Virginia and Kentucky featuring local teams. In Class AA action at the Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, West Virginia, Charleston Catholic beat Williamstown by just a three-point margin,...
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Charleston, West Virginia
UPDATE (2:24 P.M. on March 16, 2023): Police say the scene is now clear and Court Street has reopened at Kanawha Boulevard after a woman was struck by a vehicle this afternoon. Crews on scene say the woman was taken to a medical center as a precaution for unknown injuries, and the driver of the […]
How to enroll children for free preschool in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Kanawha County parents can now enroll their kids in free preschool for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Relocation initiative works to bring job seekers to Charleston, West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) -The Charleston Roots Initiative’s application portal has reopened for people with ties to the Mountain State who are looking for full-time work in the Capital City. The initiative is a program of the Charleston Area Alliance, the City of Charleston and Kanawha County that offers those with ties to West Virginia a […]
Baseball Falls in Doubleheader Action with #6 Charleston
Charleston, W. Va. – It was a windy day in Charleston, West Virginia on Saturday as the Wheeling University Baseball team (9-6, 0-2) opened up Mountain East Conference (MEC) play. They battled in two close games with the #6 team in the Atlantic Region in the University of Charleston, but ended up dropping both games to begin their conference slate. They fell in game one to the Golden Eagles 5-4 and came back in game two and once again battled but once again fell to the Golden Eagles 3-1. Game One: Charleston 5, Wheeling 4.
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