Oral arguments concluded Tuesday regarding the Logan County Circuit Judge race.
The coal money that used to flow strongly through Mingo County has dried up and members of the county commission are strongly indicating county workers are facing layoffs while those still with a job facing possible pay cuts.
McDowell County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.5 percent. Mingo was next at 11.7 percent and Logan was at 10 percent.
The state Department of Transportation said a driver with the Tri River Transit Authority was killed in a crash Monday evening in Wayne County.
Logan County high schools improved their scores in the WV General Summative Assessment standardized test. However, those scores are still below state average.
Logan County Board of Education President Paul Hardesty said Logan County Schools has not agreed to comply with a federal policy regarding bathrooms in public schools.
Two men were arrested Friday afternoon in Wyoming County following a deadly hit and run the night before.
Eric C. Conn, known in Kentucky and West Virginia as “Mr. Social Security,” made an appearance in court Friday. Conn was charged with failure to comply with prior court orders to answer whether he has malpractice insurance. He was fined $1000.
Reports of a fire have been confirmed by officials at Logan Regional Medical Center. The fire broke out Friday morning on the first floor of the building in the cath lab. All patients in the area were evacuated safely. The extent of the damage is currently unknown.
A West Virginia early learning partnership is more than doubling its impact by adding seven schools for families of pre-kindergarten children.
Harry Bass of Holden died from injuries in the hit-and-run this week. Ashton Dowdy came forward and admitted to hitting the man.
The Man Lions Club will host the Hillbilly River Run on the Guyandotte Saturday, August 27th.
Carla (Vance) Hesseltine is the owner and chief cupcake baker for Just Cupcakes located in Virginia Beach. She appeared on four episodes of the Food Network's popular program, “Cupcake Wars.”
The Logan County Commission will once again hold a county-wide cleanup this summer.
Be Heard Logan County is an opportunity for you to tell truth to power. Your voice, your concerns, and your needs will be heard by the powers that be, whether it is government, business, or other institutions.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone if they encounter them this spring. Their motto for this situation is 'look but do not touch or disturb.'"
W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that a consumer representative from the Attorney General’s Office will hold public events during August throughout southern West Virginia. According to a press release, the office representative will educate consumers on the latest scams in their area, provide tips on how to guard their personal information and answer questions about consumer protection settlements.
Tips for staying safe during a power outage.
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout August. At the mobile office locations, members of Jenkins’ staff will be available to help Third District residents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs. Constituents are encouraged to bring along documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.