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DEVELOPING: Single-car accident in Beckley closes Maxwell Hill Road

According to Raleigh County dispatchers, the call from Beckley Police came in at 7:06 this morning. They say the car collided with a telephone pole. The Raleigh County Sheriff's Department, Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, Jan Care Ambulance, and AEP were also dispatched to the scene.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-27 12:33:50

Man arrested in accident causing death of teen

The accident happened on the old Hobet Mining property near Danville. The 17 year-old male, a Scott High School student, was a passenger in the vehicle involved in the crash. His name is being withheld at this time out of respect for the family.

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-05-27 15:41:00

Police: Teen shot, killed during drug deal

It happened Friday, just after 8:30 on Regalwood Drive. Winston-Salem Police said when officers arrived on scene, they found Garcia unresponsive on the ground in front of 4820 Regalwood Drive. Garcia was pronounced dead on scene.

WXII 12 - 2018-05-26 12:21:00

Governor's car rear-ended at Beckley intersection

When the officer arrived, the intersection was being managed by the governor's State Police security detail and the officer was able to discern that the driver of the second car, Joshua Lucas, 20, ran into the rear of the vehicle being driven by the governor.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-26 23:54:00

Car crash in Galax leaves two people hurt

GALAX, Va.- Pipers Gap Rescue responded to the crash on 158 Wolf Pen Ridge Road just after 8 p.m. on May 25. They arrived to find one person ejected and another pinned.Galax Fire was called to assist in cleaning up the crash. There is no word on the people's condition.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All

WSLS - 2018-05-26 11:44:01

Beckley PD searching for man wanted in truck theft

Beckley Police continue to searching for a man wanted in the theft of a truck from a Beckley Dominos Pizza parking lot.According to previous reports, the theft occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. on May 18 at the Nell Jean Square Dominos location.The vehicle has since been recovered, though police a

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-26 20:43:00

Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour slated for June 9

Sure to attract history buffs, art aficionados, aspiring designers and the simply curious, this year’s self-guided tour is set for Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-28 07:02:00

Torrential downpours have closed roads, created mudslides in Athens area

A section of Red Sulphur Turnpike outside of Athens is flooded and closed due to a flash flood Sunday. The bridge near the intersection of Old Dairy Road and Red Sulphur Turnpike is nearly covered by the rising flood waters.Contributed photoATHENS — Torrential downpours have closed roads and created

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-05-27 23:13:00

Man dies in motorcycle crash - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel

RIO GRANDE — On Friday around 4:31 p.m., a Gallipolis man was killed in a motorcycle accident on State Route 554, roughly .2 mile west of Tycoon Road.


Local Goodwill store closing this weekend

Goodwill Industries of the Valleys will open a Youth Center at the Goodwill Jobs Campus on Melrose Avenue early this summer. This announcement comes on the heels of construction beginning on the City of Roanoke’s Melrose Branch Library, which will occupy a portion of the Goodwill facility closest to


Fairlea resident rescues man for burning apartment complex

FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) - Some people in Fairlea are without a place to live after a fire burned down their homes Thursday night. However, one good Samaritan went out of his way to save one of the homeowners.


Mi Rancho waitress returns $500 cash left behind by customers

RUPERT, WV (WVNS) - May 7, 2018 marked another good day on the job for Mi Rancho Restaurant waitress, Meredith Lauderdale, starting with her first table of customers.


Elementary student found in possession of BB gun

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7)According to the Communications Director for the City of Salem, Mike Stevens, a student from G.W. Carver Elementary was found to be in possession of a plastic soft pellet BB gun Tuesday afternoon.


Woman arrested on murder and child abuse charges in Giles County

PULASKI, Va. (WDBJ7) --According to the Pulaski Police Department, officers have arrested Amber Renee Lucas, 28 of Pulaski, on felony murder and child abuse charges resulting in a death.


Miller sentenced to at least 22 years for robbery, conspiracy

Lt. D.E. Stafford, right, walks in Donnie Miller for his sentencing hearing held before Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick's in Raleigh County Circuit Court Thursday morning.(Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald)Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald


Officials: Local hotel could be closed if tax is not paid

County Commission President Gene Buckner, Commissioner Greg Puckett and Commissioner Bill Archer signed a formal letter of complaint to International Hotels Group (ING) in Atlanta, Georgia concerning the Holiday Inn Express off Oakvale Road near Princeton regarding “its blatant disregard for West Vi


State Troopers make cocaine arrest near Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Troopers with the Parkways Division of the West Virginia State Police made a drug arrest on Friday, May 18, 2018. It began when investigators spotted a suspicious vehicle in a secluded area near Fitzpatrick Park.


Police searching for man who stole truck from a Beckley store

Officers reported the vehicle, a 2003 Ford F150 with West Virginia registration OYM-967, was stolen May 18 from the store in Nell Jean Square in Beckley around 4:15 p.m. They said the vehicle was white with a silver toolbox in the bed.


Sex crimes and attempted murder among Raleigh County indictments

Jay Bare of Beckley is facing two counts of wanton endangerment. Those charges are in connection with a shooting incident in the area of the Country Inn and Suites on Harper Road. That happened in January 2018. His father, Randolph Stump, Jr. is also facing the same charges in that incident. Stu


Fire at Perrine apartments in Fairlea

Fairlea, Lewisburg, Ronceverte, Rainelle, Alderson, Frankfurt and White Sulphur Springs fire companies responded to the fire.