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Crowd rallies to bring Syrian refugees to WV capital
By November 16, 2016 Read More →

Crowd rallies to bring Syrian refugees to WV capital

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hundreds gathered in Charleston Tuesday night to show their support for the resettlement of Syrian refugees in West Virginia’s capital. Speakers at the rally centered their messages around America’s history of taking in refugees and the positive impact they have had on communities. Rabbi Victor Urecki, of B’nai Jacob Synagogue and an immigrant […]

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Two Fayetteville murals complete, more wanted
By November 15, 2016 Read More →

Two Fayetteville murals complete, more wanted

BECKLEY, W.Va. — With both of the Second Street abutment murals complete, the Fayetteville Arts Coalition will look for other opportunities to bring the community public art installations. “We want to have as much public art as possible as a signal to visitors and residents that we are an art-friendly community in Fayetteville — we […]

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Veterans honored at Bluefield luncheon
By November 11, 2016 Read More →

Veterans honored at Bluefield luncheon

See a slideshow from this event. 

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Preston County Cub Scouts honor veterans
By November 10, 2016 Read More →

Preston County Cub Scouts honor veterans

ARTHURDALE, W.Va. — Area Cub Scouts marked Veterans Day this week by placing American flags at the graves of military members. Amy Garbrick, Cubmaster for Pack 66, said seven of 23 scouts in her Reedsville-based pack participated. Their parents accompanied them to Arthurdale Cemetery, where they looked for the graves of veterans together. Garbrick said […]

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Williamson city attorney’s house destroyed in fire
By November 8, 2016 Read More →

Williamson city attorney’s house destroyed in fire

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – The Williamson Fire Department (WFD) received a call around 10:20 p.m. Saturday night of a structure fire on Little Oak Street, which is located hillside West Fourth Avenue. Williamson Fire Chief Joey Carey was the first to arrive on scene, upon arrival Carey encountered heavy fire venting through the roof at the […]

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Annual Civil War Days celebrated in Huntington
By November 7, 2016 Read More →

Annual Civil War Days celebrated in Huntington

See a Herald-Dispatch photo gallery of this event. 

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Meatcutters compete on ice in South Charleston
By November 4, 2016 Read More →

Meatcutters compete on ice in South Charleston

See photographer Chris Dorst’s photo gallery from this event. 

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WVU crowns beard-growing champion
By November 3, 2016 Read More →

WVU crowns beard-growing champion

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Having a groomed beard that looks presentable is important to the 2016 Beard Growing Champion, Matt Tenaglio. Tenaglio was just one of 12 contestants during Wednesday’s Beard Growing Contest Finals in the Mountainlair. The contestants met four weeks ago to shave their faces to start the competition and after that they could […]

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Water truck takes dip in Ohio River in Moundsville
By November 3, 2016 Read More →

Water truck takes dip in Ohio River in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Bypassing signs prohibiting pumping from the Ohio River, a water truck spent two hours underwater before authorities were alerted to the submerged vehicle. According to Moundsville Fire Chief Noel Clarke, the truck operated by Confluence, Pa.-based contractor The U Company, was reportedly on the ramp of the 13th Street boat launch around 7:30 […]

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Elkins kids watch a big pumpkin go splat
By November 2, 2016 Read More →

Elkins kids watch a big pumpkin go splat

ELKINS, W.Va. — Pumpkins were falling from the sky Tuesday as students from Highland Adventist School securely wrapped up pumpkins that were dropped from the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department aerial truck. “Every fall we take the students and do a pumpkin drop,” Stacy Blanzy, an instructor at HAS, said. “They have to package pumpkins in […]

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