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Putnam targets adult-sanctioned teen drinking parties

New ordinance seeks to stop adults from hosting parties where drugs and alcohol are knowingly present for underage guests  Full Story »



Clarksburg Water Board drafts plan for selling West Fork River dams to county

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The commission has shown interest in preventing the Highland, Two-Lick and Milford Dam from being demolished Full Story »

Prescription drug ‘take-back’ days reinstated

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Manchin and Capito key in bringing back drug disposal initiative. Full Story »

Toyota cross-country tour stops in Putnam County

22 hours ago by in News

Ever-Better tour tries to get feedback from employees and customers on Toyota vehicles. Full Story »

Lottery commission takes aim at ‘casino nights’

24 hours ago by in News

Members concerned fundraising events could turn into bigger problem. Full Story »

Columbine principal to address Safe Schools Summit in W.Va.

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Frank DeAngelis today recalls the Columbine tragedy, but only as a part of his larger message of building a community of hope. Full Story »

Churches, coalition plan ‘Day of Hope’ to celebrate drug-free lifestyles across Appalachia

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The Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and the West Virginia Council of Churches are collaborating Sept. 13. Full Story »

Nicholas County SWA faces myriad issues even after beginnings of financial turnaround

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An audit performed by State Auditor Glen Gainer's office showed a net loss of $2.2 million dollars in FY 2013-14. Though this year's books have yet to undergo their annual audit, the net loss was down to around $500,000. Even with the major swing, Holstine admits further changes and tweaks are necessary. Full Story »

Bluefield man charged in murder of North Carolina clerk

20 hours ago by in News

Police say man fatally shot clerk and stole his Lexus SUV. Full Story »

Mulit-agency operation leads to 87 individuals charged with drug crimes in Harrison County

23 hours ago by in News

Of those charged, 50 were arrested by 2 p.m. on Tuesday Full Story »

Century retiree promises to fight ‘until I draw my last breath’

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Karen Gorrell says Century Aluminum obligated to retired workers. Full Story & Video »

State senator wants to raise veterans’ awareness on agriculture opportunities

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Leonhardt is a big supporter of the program, but fears that too few veterans are learning about programs like these when they leave the service. Full Story »

Flash fire injures 3 workers at Fayette County plant

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Fire chief says jackhammer went into electrical line. Full Story »

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