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FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) - A recent drowning on the Gauley is prompting the National Park Service (NPS) and other experts to share some water safety tips. In June of 2022, WVVA spoke with Bryant Baker, a raft guide for Ace Adventure Resort in Oak Hill. Baker gave an inside look into the responsibilities placed on river guides.
MATOAKA, W.Va. (AP) — Grants totaling $9.2 million are going to 21 West Virginia communities to remove abandoned and dilapidated structures, officials said. The funds will be given as reimbursement for demolition projects and qualified associated expenses, Gov. Jim Justice’s office said in a news release. The West...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - Attorneys in Beckley are taking part in a mass litigation panel to help compensate children and caretakers who have been impacted by the opioid epidemic. A 2019 survey by the U.S. Census Bureau showed that in Raleigh County, W.Va. alone, 44 percent of grandparents in the...
TAZEWELL, Va. (WVVA) - This daycare center was owned and operated by Angela Leighton, who also served as the administrator. The assault at the heart of the conviction occurred at Bright Beginnings in Tazewell and led to the investigation back in January of this year, where a three year old boy claimed “Miss Angie whipped me.”