Alex Wiederspiel

Today March 23, 2017

Governor suggests state’s population decline will continue if budget “cut to the bone”

U.S. Census estimates released Thursday indicated 47 of 55 West Virginia counties decreased in population last year.

Police searching for Marion County man accused of defrauding elderly

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the West Virginia State Police's Fairmont Detachment at (304) 367-2701.

Yesterday March 22, 2017

Nicholas County man arrested for threats against Superintendent; Richwood mayor issues statement

Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber issued a statement condemning the threat.

Morgantown-based firm goes to bat for solar energy on abandoned coal lands in new report

The study estimates that one permanent post-construction job is created for every five megawatts of solar power installed in the state.

Monday March 20, 2017

WV aerospace leaders meet face-to-face with Governor for economic Q&A

The aerospace industry employs more than 2200 West Virginians.

Sunday March 19, 2017

New Glenville State President recognizes challenges facing rural schools

Dr. Pellett replaces outgoing President, Dr. Peter Barr.

Friday March 17, 2017

Police arrest Harrison County man wanted in triple stabbing

Amos is charged with three counts of malicious assault following a domestic incident at a Clarksburg home on March 7 that resulted in injuries to three people.

Thursday March 16, 2017

Extension discussion begins Friday for Fayette County Superintendent

Friday's special meeting begins at noon at the Fayette County Board of Education main office.

Wednesday March 15, 2017

Glenville State announces hiring of new president

Dr. Tracy Pellett will succeed outgoing school president, Dr. Peter Barr, on July 1, 2017.

Reward offered in Taylor County arson investigation

If you observed a vehicle or individual, you can leave a tip at (800) 233-FIRE (3473).

Tuesday March 14, 2017

Extension and compromise for public-private partnership bill in WV Senate moves past first Committee

This is the second extension of the sunset provision since the original legislation was implemented in 2008.

Monday March 13, 2017

Eastern Mountain counties preparing for potential heavy snow in some areas

Wind gusts in some areas could be up to 35 miles per hour.

Friday March 10, 2017

Lunsford trial given June starting date

Lena Lunsford is accused of striking her daughter, Aliayah, in the head during the morning hours of Sept. 24, 2011.

Thursday March 9, 2017

Newborn deliveries end at Summersville Regional Medical Center this week

Pre-natal and post-natal care will be still be available at Summersville Regional Medical Center.

Wednesday March 8, 2017

Power station purchase could lower customer bills, help First Energy avoid pending energy shortfall

"That plant, even though it's located right now in West Virginia, is not dedicated to West Virginia customers," Meyers said.

Police identify suspect in Clarksburg stabbing that injured three people Tuesday

Police Chief Robbie Hilliard confirmed a warrant has been issued for Amos's arrest.

Tuesday March 7, 2017

One dead in early morning Lewis County fire

There is no word on the fire's origin.

Four arrested in Fayette County drug bust

At this time, it's unclear the precise quantity of each substance seized by police.

House Minority Leader thinks RESA’s will survive 2017 Legislative Session

S.B. 181 was sent to the Senate Education Committee on February 8, but the Committee hasn't yet heard the bill.

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