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30 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine seized from Beckley home

Drug task force officers in Raleigh County seized a large amount of marijuana and hundreds of doses of methamphetamine during a bust Thursday. Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Jarrell Street in Beckley. A total of 220 doses of meth, 30 pounds of pot, and Suboxone were recovered.

WVVA.COM - 2017-09-21 23:40:00

Hidden History a perfect reason to get out and about this weekend

Chris Jackson/The Register-HeraldTrish Wolfe, from Beckley, looks over photographs from the 2017 Hidden History Photo Contest on exhibit at Tamarack on Thursday. The contest is part of the region's annual Hidden History Weekend. Kristin Carnes 'Nature's Coal Car" displayed at the Hidden History Phot

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Sobriety checkpoint set for Shady Spring

The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 7 p.m. this evening until 1 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 19 in Shady Spring, with an alternate location on W.Va. 16 in Bradley. Officers warn that if you drink and drive, you will go to jail. The checkpoint is funded by the West

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

18th Annual Downhill Derby in downtown Bluefield set to get underway Saturday

BLUEFIELD - Downhill racing and searching for rocks worth some money are part of the festivities lined up Saturday for the 18th Annual Downhill Derby in downtown Bluefield. Sign ups will begin at 11 a.m. at the Warlick Building on Raleigh Street with the races starting at noon, according to Art Rile

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-22 08:30:00

Rabbis say Bahrain king wants Arab boycott of Israel to end

FILE - In this April 18, 2014 file photo, thousands of Bahraini anti-government protesters, waving national flags, signs and pictures of jailed political figures and people killed in unrest, chant slogans during a march in A'ali, Bahrain. Two Los Angeles-based rabbis say Bahrain's king recently told

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-22 06:12:18

Young has the Patriots on the rise (with VIDEO)

Mention sports at Independence High School and many first thoughts turn to the highly successful wrestling program. But the Patriots have been successful over the years in several sports. The baseball team has a state championship to its credit and has made several trips to the state tournament in C

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-21 22:00:00

Beckley man sentenced for the attempted murder of a police officer

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) It was a day of reckoning for a Beckley man who had previously pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a police officer. What started out as a routine traffic stop in July of 2016, took at turn for the worse for Beckley Police Cpl. W.L. Gravely. During the evening hours, Ral

WVVA.COM - 2017-09-21 21:11:00

Jordan's young crown prince makes global debut in UN speech

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Just a year out of college, Jordan's crown prince has made his debut on the world's biggest stage, addressing the U.N. General Assembly - the clearest sign yet that he is on a fast track to a prominent public role at home and abroad. The accelerated roll-out of 23-year-old Crown

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-22 06:10:35

Princeton man found guilty of unlawful assault

PRINCETON - A Mercer County jury found a Princeton man guilty recently of destruction of property and unlawful assault after being tried for a malicious wounding connected to an August 2016 altercation. Hank Russell Blankenship Jr., 25, was tried before Circuit Court Judge William Sadler. While test

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 08:00:00

Shiloh Baptist Church homecoming set for Oct. 1

The 139th homecoming celebration for Alderson's Shiloh Baptist Church will be held Oct. 1 at the Alderson Presbyterian Church on South Monroe Street. The 11 a.m. service will feature a son of Shiloh, the Rev. Ken Jones, pastor of the Mather Christian Church in Pennsylvania. Luncheon will be served a

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Criminal complaint lays out scenario of woman allegedly being set on fire

Dwayne Michael Lane, 47, charged with attempted murder for allegedly lighting his girlfriend on fire Sunday, was arraigned on five additional charges Tuesday in Raleigh County Magistrate Court. Originally booked on charges of malicious or unlawful assault and attempted first-degree murder, charges o

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:39:00

Boil advisory issued for parts of Beaver

Beckley Water Co. has issued a precautionary boil water advisory effective immediately for Ritter Drive in Beaver from Dickey's to Mountaineer Boat Sales, including all side streets. Also, Blue Jay Drive from Ritter Drive to Rabbit Run in Blue Jay, including all side streets. This notice is being i

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:12:40

Dye scores four goals in Princeton's win over Mavericks

Princeton 7, James Monroe 0: Brittany Dye scored four goals and dished out an assist to lead Princeton to a 7-0 win over Lauren Taylor and James Monroe. Kelsey Geso, Abby Billings and Mikah Bailey each had a goal and an assist. Haley Mathena and Emilee Brookman had the shut out in goal for Princeto

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 03:38:00

Two arrested in Beckley drug bust

Raleigh County Sheriff's Deputies and K-9 "Leo," in cooperation with Beckley Police Department and the Raleigh County Drug and Violent Task Force arrested two Beckley men after a drug bust Thursday. Officials arrested William Kessler for possession of 220 doses of methamphetamine with intent to del

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-21 22:28:00

Beckley man arrested for solicitation of a minor

Officers with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit of the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Beckley man for solicitation of a minor for sexual purposes. James Kenneth Fruia Jr., 29, of Beckley, was arrested Friday after soliciting with an electronic device a person he thoug

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-20 16:20:00

The Latest: Refugees who paid for trip left on Greek highway

BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the large numbers of refugees and migrants who have tried to reach or entered Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Authorities say 77 refugees and migrants were found walking along a highway in Greece after smugglers they had paid to drive them to Athe

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-20 15:55:57

Local physician again offering needle exchange program

Dr. Ayne Amjad is again offering a needle exchange program in Beckley, but the window for exchange is narrow - Wednesdays only from noon to 1 p.m. The needle exchange will be offered at Jafary Plaza in Beckley at a building near the pharmacy. Amjad said a sign will direct those who want to utilize

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:23:00

Escape rooms slated at WVU Tech

The student-run Forensic Investigation Association and Psychology Club at WVU Tech will host two escape rooms in the Crime Scene House on campus Oct. 5-8. WVU Tech staff said two themed escape scenarios have been designed. The first, a take on "Alice in Wonderland," will task escapees with finding

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

May tries to reboot Brexit, offers 2-year transition period

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) - Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc's coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering exit talks. The proposal got a positive, if mute

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 17:06:46

The Latest: EU's Brexit chief welcomes 'constructive' speech

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator is welcoming Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on leaving the bloc but says its content must be turned into action. Michel Barnier said in a tweet t

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 15:53:50