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Lewisburg man cited for bringing loaded gun to DC airport

(WVVA) TSA officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport cited a West Virginia man for bringing a loaded gun into the facility. The unidentified man from Lewisburg, WV was cited after airport security detected the .380 caliber handgun in his carry-on bag. Metropolitan Washington Airport Auth


Lewisburg Farmers Market announces lunch special

Farmer Tim will return to Lewisburg Farmers Market this Saturday with a lunch menu created with local ingredients. Saturday’s featured dish will be local pork and ramp meatballs topped with caramelized organic onions, kale and herbs on an organic roll.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Lewisburg jeweler pledges to plant trees

In celebration of Earth Day, Lewisburg Diamond & Gold has partnered with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) to plant trees to help restore national forests. Jackie Nanney, owner of Lewisburg Diamond & Gold, made an initial pledge of 100 trees, and she has committed to the NFF to plant 25 trees for


State Police Search for Missing West Virginia Man

PANTHER, WV (WVNS) - State Police need help finding a missing man from the Mountain State. Troopers say David Ray Cline has been missing since April 3, 2019. Cline was last seen in the Panther area of McDowell County.


Baltimore Man Sentenced More Than 30 Years In 2016 West Virginia Heroin Deaths

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in federal prison for providing heroin that resulted in the May 2016 deaths of two West Virginia men.


Benefit concert set at the Lee Street Listening Room

Adam DeGraff will perform a special benefit concert at the Lee Street Listening Room at 232 N. Lee St. in Lewisburg on Saturday. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and music will begin at 8:30.


Man arrested for stealing credit card from family caregiver

ALDERSON, WV (WVNS) -- A Greenbrier County man is facing a long list of charges for using a stolen credit card. Officers said Joseph Lewis McCoy was caught on surveillance video trying to buy two $500 prepaid cards with a stolen credit card at a Dollar General in Alderson. An investigation revealed


Free trout fishing event for kids this weekend in Fayette County

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Larry Harrah is hosting the 2nd annual trout derby event at Fayette County Park in Beckwith on Saturday. The event is open to ages 3-14 from 8 am to 2 pm. Fishing will start with the sampler age at the beginning and will last an hour; t


Feds looking at Gov. Justice's private charities

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - The 2016 West Virginia floods took a heavy toll in Greenbrier County, including the famed Greenbrier Resort which had been gearing to host its annual PGA golf tournament. So Greenbrier owner and then-candidate for Governor Jim Justice launched a new charity.


West Virginia University offering voluntary job buyouts

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University is offering buyouts to employees with at least 20 years of service as part of cost-cutting efforts. The voluntary program comes after the university last week announced a tuition and fee increase for the fall semester.


Conversation continues on West Virginia education reform bill

GRANT COUNTY, W.Va. (WHSV) — A forum was held on Monday in Grant County to discuss efforts to reform education in the Mountain State. There have been several ones like it statewide after teachers' unions in West Virginia went on strike for two days last year.


Growing list of West Virginia locations are part of Saturday’s Drug Take Back Day

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 150 locations in West Virginia will serve as drop off points for expired, unused or unneeded prescription drugs during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.


Report: West Virginia is the 6th most gambling addicted state in 2019; Ohio 25th

With Americans losing over $100 billion through gambling each year and the Kentucky Derby soon to kick off, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Most Gambling-Addicted States and West Virginia is 6th while Ohio is 25th.


Grandma's Diner ranked most iconic in all of West Virginia

CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. - MSN just ranked a small family owned diner in downtown Charles Town the most iconic diner in all of West Virginia. Grandma's Diner was built by an African-American landowner named Russell Roper in the mid-1960s and leased the restaurant to a local hometown favorite that many r


West Virginia MetroNews wins 3 Regional Murrow Awards

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia MetroNews, which covers the state on radio and online, has won three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The award is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association. MetroNews competes in Region 8, which includes West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North C


Alleghany County family survives after poisonous gas fills home

COVINGTON, Va. - Seven members of a Covington family are continuing to recover after what they describe as a near-death experience. They got carbon monoxide poisoning inside their home.


Manchin announces more than $1.7M in rural school payments

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), announced Thursday many counties throughout the state will receive a total of $1,778,953 though the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program. The rewards will allow for $172,953 to be used in Greenbrier County, $34,635 in Monroe County and $51,413 in Nicholas County.


Bluestone State Park campgrounds damaged from flood waters

HINTON, WV (WVNS) - The campgrounds at Bluestone State Park will not open on schedule due to weather related damage. Heavy rains and major flooding over the winter caused two road slides and electrical damage to the campground, picnic area and swimming pool. Park superintendent, Joseph Swinny, told


ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Owners of Portland Cement Plant in Martinsburg, West Virginia to Pay More Than $1.5 Million Penalty for Air Pollution Violations

Environmental Protection Agency issued the following announcement on April 18. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Argos USA LLC have settled alleged Clean Air Act violations at a portland cement manufacturing facility in Martinsburg, Wes