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Interim City Manager appointed in Beckley as governmental shift in the city continues
BECKLEY, W.Va. — As the mayor’s time in the big seat is coming to an end in the City of Beckley and leadership shifts to a city manager form of government, a new interim city manager will fill the role until a permanent one is appointed. Beckley Mayor Rob Rappold appointed longtime City Recorder/...[read more]

Charleston Dirty Birds get interviewed by kids at CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital for first ever kids-only press conference
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kids in the hospital at CAMC Women and Children’s had their day brightened up a bit by the Dirty Birds. The Charleston-based baseball team partnered with Charleston Area Medical Center and the CAMC Foundation Monday to give the pediatric patients a chance to ask some of the pl...[read more]

West Virginia teachers learning new content standards during 2024 INVEST Conference
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A total of 975 teachers across Southern West Virginia are learning new initiatives in math, science, and reading for Pre-K through 12 educational standards. The West Virginia Department of Education is host to the 2024 Infuse, Network, Value, Engage, Support and Target Confere...[read more]

Culloden woman in jail after brother’s death
CULLODEN, W.Va. — A Cabell County woman is in jail after being charged with killing her brother during a family dispute early Monday morning in Culloden. Siera Harmon (WVRJA) Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle said Seira Harmon, 25, of Culloden, called 911 at about 12:30 a.m. from a Charley’s Cre...[read more]

Hurricane mother charged in death of child
HURRICANE, W.Va. —  A Putnam County mother is charged with killing her 16-day-old baby girl. Brooke Kessler (WVRJA) State police charged Brooke Kessler, 33, of Hurricane, Monday with death of a child by parent. Troopers originally charged Kessler last week with child abuse causing serious bodily ...[read more]

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Interim City Manager appointed in Beckley as governmental shift in the city continues
Beckley Mayor Rob Rappold appointed longtime City Recorder/ Treasurer Billie Trump to serve as Interim City Manager for the next couple of months. The post Interim City Manager appointed in Beckley as governmental shift in the city continues appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Federal judge orders Justice business holdings to be prepped for sale to satisfy debt
The company suing over the debt and attempting to liquidate the Justice assets characterizes the family businesses as 'in dire financial shape.' The post Federal judge orders Justice business holdings to be prepped for sale to satisfy debt appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Lockette, Shoop add to responsibilities on Herd football coaching staff
Telly Lockette, whose running backs have been successful throughout head coach Charles Huff's tenure in Huntington, has been appointed associate head coach. The post Lockette, Shoop add to responsibilities on Herd football coaching staff appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Justice awards $1.3 million for all-inclusive playground at Mylan Park
SteppingStones project has been talked about for 5 years. The post Justice awards $1.3 million for all-inclusive playground at Mylan Park appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

WVU’s PRT set for major renovations with $6.4 million federal grant
Two PRT stations target of work. The post WVU’s PRT set for major renovations with $6.4 million federal grant appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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