Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has named a new secretary for the state Department of Health and Human Resources. Tomblin announced Wednesday the hiring of former Mountain State University School of Health Sciences and Wyoming County native Dean Karen Bowling.
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Severe Thunderstorms and high winds left hundreds of Coalfield residents without power Wednesday.
A Monday evening crash claimed the life of a 21-year-old man.
The website of WVOW Radio will be upgraded over the next few weeks and begin streaming full time in early June.
A Mingo County Democrat is officially in the House Speaker’s race. House Finance Committee Chairman Harry Keith White made the announcement yesterday.
FBI and West Virginia State Police have been investigating public officials in Mingo County for alleged corruption.
Spray paint and bullet holes are what many drivers face when they try to navigate Logan County roads.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin is in McDowell County to mark the opening of a new Juvenile Drug Court.
An Addition To The Hatfield-McCoy Trail System In Southern West Virginia Is In The Works.
Several teachers in the coalfields participated in a coal study unit and recieved a cash prize for their participation.
Logan County Commissioner and state basketball legend Willie Akers has returned to his home in Logan.
House Speaker Rick Thompson said Thursday he plans to resign from the House on June 15th to become Secretary of the state Department of Veterans Assistance.
The Senate Enviornment and Public Works Committee voted 10-8 Thursday to move along Gina McCarthy's nomination as the new head of the EPA.
Logan, Man, and Chapmanville seniors graduate this week
The state fire marshal's office has increased the reward for information about a 2009 fire at Monaville that killed five people.
Warmer months have arrived and Pride in Logan is offering some weatherization tips to help cut the costs of utility bills.
The film "Oxyana" chronicles the lives of people addicted to Oxycontin. Filmed by Sean Dunne, it was part of the lineup at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in March.
The Logan County 911 Addressing office reminds residents of their new location and hours.
The new date and time is Sunday, May 26th, at 1pm. The cost is $15 dollars per bike and proceeds will benefit the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department.
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An astronomer says his calculations about the exact position of a full moon one night in 1863 would help explain how Confederate Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was felled by friendly fire in the Civil War.
Senate President Jeff Kessler commends the creation of the statewide spay and neuter program. Senate Bill 202 will create the West Virginia Spay and Neuter Association Program and Fund.
New U.S. Census Bureau figures suggest that West Virginia saw the lowest voter turnout among states in November.
WV State Troopers are cracking down on distracted driving and it goes beyond texting and talking on the phone.
The study by the National Institute for Early Education Research found that about 61 percent of 4-year-olds were enrolled in state-funded preschool in 2011-12, up from 58 percent the year before.
According to the article the average life expectancy for McDowell County women is 74. That is the lowest in the nation.
In an effort to keep rights of way clear and reduce power outages, Appalachian Power will be spraying herbicide from helicopters in the coalfield counties.
See Orange. Slow Down. That’s the message the West Virginia State Police are sending to motorists traveling through work zones across the Mountain State.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller is asking West Virginians to vote for their favorite county. Click on the headline for links to vote for your coalfield county.
A new labor union report says 43 workers were killed on the job in 2011 in West Virginia, down from 95 the previous year that included a mine blast that killed 29.
In the first 10 months since a West Virginia law banned driving while texting or talking on a hand-held cell phone, 125 offenders have been convicted of doing just that.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking boaters and anglers to help it stop the spread of Asian carp, an invasive species.