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The Charleston Gazette-Mail collecting flood donations Thursday from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette-Mail will be accepting donations for those affected by the West Virginia floods.   Items such as cleaning supplies, bottled water, non-perishable foods, toiletries and pet food can be dropped off from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at the newspaper’s drive-thru location at the corner of McFarland Street […]

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Gallic, Ohio, assists in W.Va. flood relief

By Dean Wright deanwright@civitasmedia.com GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio — With the recent floods leaving many homes in parts of West Virginia devastated, Gallia County citizens are gathering supplies and volunteer laborers to get West Virginians back on their feet. Rio Grande Mayor Matt Easter put out a call on social media over the weekend to see […]

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Gov. Tomblin: Federal disaster declaration approved for two additional counties

Governor lifts State of Emergency for 32 counties CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 29, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced his request to expand the Federal Disaster Declaration to include Fayette, Clay, Roane, Summers, Monroe, Webster and Pocahontas counties has been granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This federal declaration provides residents of […]

Shinnston VFD coordinates relief for flood victims
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Shinnston VFD coordinates relief for flood victims

By LEIGH C. MERRIFIELD News & Journal Editor Social media has changed the way we communicate and interact with one another and can often be the culprit of unsubstantiated misinformation being spread.  However, on the plus side, it is also an effective and immediate way to relay a personal message.   That is what Shinnston VFD […]

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West Virginia’s natural gas industry pledges more than $350,000 toward flood recovery efforts

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – Natural gas companies located in West Virginia Tuesday announced a combined donation of more than $350,000 to the America Red Cross West Virginia Region for flood recovery and disaster assistance efforts resulting from last week’s torrential flooding in parts of the state.   Robert Orndorff, Dominion Resources’ State Director of Public Affairs, […]

Beckley, Fairmont publisher Frank Wood to retire
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Beckley, Fairmont publisher Frank Wood to retire

BECKLEY — Publisher Frank D. Wood is retiring after more than 40 years in the newspaper business and 17 years at the helm of The Register-Herald, The Montgomery Herald and The Fayette Tribune. Wood said he plans to step down August 5. He will be succeeded by Randy Mooney, publisher of the neighboring Bluefield Daily […]

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Home Builders Association of WV offers advice on hiring contractors for flood repairs

From the WVHBA: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the wake of the recent flooding disaster, people have pulled together to help each other rebuild their lives and homes. The Home Builders Association of West Virginia would like to warn residents of another potential disaster from unscrupulous contractors. Beware of the following warning signs:  You’re told that […]

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Together we can make huge difference

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — We are overwhelmingly proud of our West Virginia home and its people. Born from war, we are a resilient people and have been from the beginning. When something happens, whether it be a natural disaster or some other kind of emergency, we aren’t ones who give […]

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Hino Motors marks milestone at Williamstown
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Hino Motors marks milestone at Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. — Hino Motors commemorated the production of its 50,000th truck Tuesday at its Williamstown assembly plant. Company officials, elected officials, employees and others gathered at the plant to commemorate the milestone. Hino established the manufacturing plant in Williamstown in 2007 at the site of the former Walker plant and began production. Since then, […]

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Suppliers courted for WV Procter & Gamble plant
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Suppliers courted for WV Procter & Gamble plant

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Procter & Gamble, in collaboration with Fluor, a global engineering construction company, hosted a supplier and contractor open house Tuesday morning at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg. Representatives from both companies addressed the crowd in the morning while giving an in-depth presentation on what opportunities for bids will be available during the […]

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