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Student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in Logan County

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One student who attends Holden Elementary School has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, the Logan County Health Department says. That diagnosis was made Friday morning.


From the state capitol: Legislative update

While bills to expand broadband Internet access to rural areas, and to provide grants and other incentives to encourage students to attend community and technical colleges advanced during the first full week of the 2019 legislative session, much attention was on a proposal that has virtually no chan


Delegates introduce bill to remove 'Tampon Tax' in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates introduced a bill on Thursday that would eliminate sales tax on feminine hygiene products and diapers.


West Virginia to Receive an Additional $6 Million for Hunger Relief

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) is anticipating over $6 million in additional food commodities from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) for FY 2019. The extra commodities come as a result of the t


3 West Virginia students ousted, 15 disciplined for frat house fall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University says three students are no longer enrolled at the university and 15 others have agreed to other disciplinary action after a student was injured in a fall down steps at a fraternity house.


Hospital vice president alleges retaliatory termination

CHARLESTON — A vice president of ambulatory services is suing hospital operators, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. Mariana G. Massey filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Charleston Division against Roane General Hospi


Princeton Man Graduates Military Training In Texas

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joseph D. Farley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core value


Wood flooring plant may have potential client

WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority has a potential client who is exploring building a saw mill in Wood Park located at the Harless Industrial Park near Holden.


Fayette County Man Arrested After Getting Into Altercation With Deputies

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man has been arrested after an altercation with deputies in Fayette County. Sheriff Mike Fridley released the following information regarding this incident.


Proposed changes to how cell phone 911 fee money is used are now on hold

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The director of the Wyoming County Office of Emergency Services said he’s hoping to be included on the exploratory committee that’s being formed at the State Capitol to look at funding for West Virginia’s 911 centers.


Pontiac man pleads guilty to murder in West Virginia

A Pontiac man has pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of one man and wounding of another in West Virginia. According to Herald-Dispatch.com, Kelly Lee Powell, 24, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Brandon Lee Taylor and injury of Royaire Elterro Deray Churchill on Jan. 2


Boys basketball notes: Charleston Catholic tries to regroup after Will Jenkins injury

The Kanawha County injury bug is getting worse. Charleston Catholic can now attest to that. The Irish lost senior guard Will Jenkins for the remainder of the season after he broke his arm last Monday during an awkward fall in a home game against Man. Jenkins was perhaps Catholic’s top defender, a de


WV FREE gala draws Kimberly Inez McGuire of URGE

CHARLESTON — To commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, WV FREE will host their annual benefit gala on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 6-9 p.m. at the Beni Kedem Shrine on Quarrier Street, near the Civic Center.


What's Happening at the West Virginia Legislature - Issue 3

By the end of the 10th day of the 60-day session, the House has introduced 522 bills and the Senate 354. We discuss below a few of those bills and other developments in West Virginia that may interest our readers.


Tigers enthusiastic after WSAZ success

With each passing week, Shady Spring coach Anthony Shrewsberry sees his wrestlers gaining confidence. This past weekend did nothing to alter that trend. The Tigers, ranked No. 8 in Class AA, turned in a strong performance at the WSAZ Invitational. Shady finished 18th overall with 93 points, but was