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Free apprentice program introduces kids to jobs in West Virginia

(Lewisburg) A free apprentice program introduces kids to jobs in West Virginia. Forty students from 12 different counties across the state gather for Apprentice Day at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.


One airlifted to local hospital after single vehicle accident with injuries

FRANKFORD, WV (WVNS) - A single vehicle accident with multiple injuries had one person airlifted to a local hospital in Greenbrier County. Dispatchers received the call at around 4:10 p.m. Saturday to U.S. 219 between Frankford and Renick. They did not specify how many injuries or how severe they we


Renowned banjo player Bela Fleck plays solo show at Carnegie Hall

(Lewisburg) Renowned banjo player Bela Fleck will play at Carnegie Hall on Saturday. The fifteen-time Grammy award-winning artist will play a solo show. Fleck’s take on the banjo is unique – Carnegie Hall says Fleck has reinvented the image and the sound of the banjo during a career that has taken h


Lawmakers keeping West Virginia Supreme Court in check

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, under new management, has worked hard to put rules and policies in place to fight the perceptions of corruption that plagued justices over the last year.


Rainelle man arrested for fleeing from deputies

A man is in jail after allegedly fleeing from deputies Wednesday night in the Corliss area. Fayette County Sheriff's deputies were notified of a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle on Loops Road, and that the second vehicle had fled the scene. Deputies were later able to locate this vehicle o


Local high school students further health and medical education with WVSOM's Apprentice Day

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) - The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is home to some of the brightest young minds in the medical field. But on Wednesday, some of its classrooms were filled with students who are looking to take on the challenge of medical school.


Greenbrier Valley Theatre voted Best Theatre Company in WV

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) - A Lewisburg-based theatre was given top recognition from a state-renowned publisher. For 2018, WV Living magazine listed Lewisburg's Greenbrier Valley Theatre as the best theatre company in the entire Mountain State, citing its full series of performances and classes for "budd


Former Monroe County fire chief charged with embezzlement

The former Monroe County fire chief is facing several charges related to embezzlement. Larry Dunbar is accused of using the department's debit card and checks to withdrawal money and make personal purchases, Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney's Office confirmed Friday.


City Hall exhibit explores local civil rights history

A joint project of the Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS) and the city of Lewisburg, the exhibit “Civil Rights in Greenbrier County” shines a light on the region’s painful history of racial discrimination and discord.


February 2019: Twenty indicted in Monroe County

(WVVA) Twenty men and woman have been indicted by the latest grand jury in Monroe County. Charges include breaking and entering, burglary, drug offenses, DUI, embezzlement, fleeing from police, forgery, grand larceny, strangulation and wanton endangerment.


New suspect now charged with murder in Salem shooting

A murder charge brought last year after a fatal shooting at a Salem convenience store has been redirected from one suspect onto another. Demetrius Nathaniel Evans, 29, was indicted Friday on one count of second-degree murder in the death of Anthony Joseph Trovata. Evans is also charged with using a


City of Covington appoints interim police chief

COVINGTON, Va (WFXR NEWS) - The City of Covington has appointed a new interim police chief. Christopher Smith has served on the force for 15 years. The appointment comes after police chief Anthony Morgan left the department.


Home – WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Winter Weather ADVISORY in effect for: Northwest Fayette, WV. Winter Weather ADVISORY in effect for: Northwest Pocahontas, WV. Water main breaks affect homes and businesses in Greenbrier, Mercer, Summers and Raleigh counties.


Lady Beavers triumph on senior night, Bluefield beats Mount View

It was senior night on Friday from the Brushfork Armory. Autumn Spangler, Lashay Totten, Carly Moretto, Lamaaj Wallace and Emilee Beggs were all honored for their accomplishments as Lady Beavers.


Ronceverte man arrested after inviting officer into home

A Ronceverte man is being held at Southern Regional Jail after inviting an officer into a home where drugs were allegedly discovered in plain view. According to court documents, an officer with the Ronceverte Police Department went to the home of James Matthew Arbaugh, 39, to serve an arrest warrant


Rabbit season conjures memories - With Video

Rabbits like to sit out and try to soak up some sunshine, even on cold winter mornings. I tried to remember this as I shivered on a 19-degree day. My hunting clothes were not quite as inadequate as my boots. Worn, uninsulated leather boots don’t offer much warmth when it’s below freezing. My hunting


Ronceverte church to hold Black History Celebration

Main Street United Methodist Church in Ronceverte will hold its annual Black History Celebration at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24. Bishop Fred Thomas Simms, senior pastor at the Heart of God Ministries Church in Beckley, will be the speaker for this year’s observance.


State Police looking for wanted child abuser in Greenbrier County

FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) - State Police out of Greenbrier County need your help to find a wanted child abuser. Troopers are looking for Wallace Hughart Junior. He is wanted for failure to provide registration changes as a child abuser. His last known address was in Fairlea.


PREP ROUNDUP: Shady Spring snaps two-game skid at Indy

Shady Spring (16-4) Tommy Williams 4, Greyson Shepherd 14, Ryan Riffe 7, Stephen Williams 26, Haven Chapman 5, Erick Bevil 14, Isaiah Valentine 3. Totals: 31 9-13 73. Blake Stone 2, Atticus Goodson 4, Niko Burgess 2, Jared Cannady 17, Chance Spencer 4, Billy Dillinger 13, Marcell Guy 3. Totals: 18 4


Henry County Sheriff's office warns against card skimmers

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - Drive up to an ATM, insert your card, and drive away with cash - it's doesn't require much thought. "Everyone has to learn when crime changes," said Henry County Sheriff Layne Perry.