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Couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy
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Couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Blossom Dairy is on its way to another renaissance. Tim and Valerie Street, owners of the EZ Street bar in St. Albans, got the keys to the iconic Quarrier Street eatery on Wednesday, Valerie Street said Thursday morning. “We definitely want to give it a new facelift,” she said, “but we don’t […]

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New office could bring transparency, trust

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Finding, investigating and removing corruption from state government is a laudable goal, and one the Republican-led Legislature seems to take seriously. As the Gazette-Mail’s Eric Eyre reported Thursday, some state lawmakers are looking into establishing an inspector general’s office, similar to posts in 13 other […]

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W.Va. workers rally for oil, gas industry jobs
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W.Va. workers rally for oil, gas industry jobs

WHEELING, W.Va. — Last year, with natural gas selling around $1.30 per unit higher than it is now, roughly 5,000 members of the Upper Ohio Valley Building Trades Council saw “full employment” because they built processing plants and compressor stations across the Marcellus and Utica shale regions. Now, the workers who showed up at the […]

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Randolph County officials mark courthouse redo
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Randolph County officials mark courthouse redo

ELKINS, W.Va. — Elected officials and community leaders gathered Thursday to celebrate the opening of the remodeled Randolph County Courthouse. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, remarks from Randolph County Commission President Mike Taylor and Circuit Court Judge David Wilmoth, and tours of the remodeled facility. After individually thanking everyone involved with the project, Taylor […]

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Proctor & Gamble to break ground in September

TABLER STATION, W.Va. —  The highly anticipated arrival of Procter & Gamble’s Tabler Station facility is due to break ground Sept. 18 in a ceremonial groundbreaking, with construction expected to begin in October. During the groundbreaking, which is not open to the public, the company is expected to announce what brands and products will be […]

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Ex-Consol miner wins $586K in hand-scanning case

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — After a court order, a Marion County resident has been granted more than half a million dollars stemming from a lawsuit involving Consolidation Coal Co. and its parent company, Consol Energy Inc. According to Mary Tiernan, a program analyst with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the EEOC represented Beverly R. […]

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New school chief reveals two-high school plan for Fayette County

HICO, W.Va. — Around 250 residents gathered in the Midland Trail High School auditorium Thursday to hear Fayette Superintendent Terry George’s facility realignment plan that will trim the school district’s 18 schools down to 11. He proposed a two high school model. George said, if approved by the State Board of Education, phase one will […]

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Massive drug sweep staged in Fayette, Nicholas

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Authorities delivered a dose of “Mountain Justice” Thursday to individuals alleged to be involved with illegal drug activities in Fayette and Nicholas counties. The well-coordinated bevy of breakfast-time arrests yielded what authorities describe as possibly the largest roundup of alleged drug offenders in West Virginia history.  The Central West Virginia Drug Task Force, […]

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Know the drone rules before you fly

An editorial from the Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va. — The drones are coming. Actually, they’re here, and there will be more of them in coming months. Some retail prognosticators say that the hot item this Christmas will be home remote piloted aircraft systems and kits, at affordable prices, meaning you’ll likely see a drone nearby. […]

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Williamson mayor resigns at packed meeting
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Williamson mayor resigns at packed meeting

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – Before a packed room, Williamson Mayor Steve Knopp announced he was resigning the office at Thursday night’s City Council meeting. City Clerk Frances Frye and City Attorney Chris Younger also announce that they were resigning. The Mayor and City Council, along with the Utility Board, had been under fire by concerned citizens […]

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