Carrie Hodousek

Monday March 13, 2017

Citizens voice opinions for storage tank law rollback

A public hearing was held on HB 2811 Monday morning in the House of Delegates Chamber.

Gas compression company to make immediate hires at new manufacturing site in Northern Panhandle

Canada based Bidell Gas Compression announced Friday it will operate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Weirton.

Friday March 10, 2017

PSC building repairs to be complete later this month

PSC Chairman tells House Finance Committee the project will cost less than they thought it would.

Thursday March 9, 2017

Heroin epidemic the focus of 2016 crime statistics released by Charleston, Huntington police

Theft is on the rise in Charleston while more than 1,100 heroin overdoses were reported in Huntington.

Wednesday March 8, 2017

Courtesy Patrol bill on its way to full House

House Finance Committee passes bill on a voice vote Wednesday.

Charleston Town Center Mall looks to change ownership

CURA waives $13 million fee for current owner to sell the mall.

Tuesday March 7, 2017

Preschoolers to enter Kanawha County school system post-June flood

Preschool enrollment is taking place in locations across Kanawha County through April 3.

Charleston mayor outlines importance of city pay raises in Monday night speech

Charleston Mayor Danny Jones encouraged council members to pass bills that would increase pay for mayor, council members and municipal judge in 2019.

Sen. Byrd traveling exhibit to open in Williamson

The exhibit honors the life of the late U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd.

Monday March 6, 2017

County elected leaders fear government shutdown as budget talks continue

Officials were in Charleston Monday for the West Virginia Association of Counties Annual Conference.

Yeager Airport wants runway extension project to be top priority in Trump Administration

The airport hopes the plan will get on President Donald Trump's High Priority Infrastructure Projects list nationwide.

Spring forest fire season begins with dry conditions in the Mountain State

Division of Forestry Director concerned about hazardous burning this season.

Sunday March 5, 2017

Charleston Civic Center set to enter second phase of multi million dollar renovation project

Work has moved to the Lee Street side of the building.

ACLU WV backs bills to protect against discrimination, help combat drug problem

There is almost a month left until the end of the 2017 legislative session.

Thursday March 2, 2017

Clay County woman receives keys to ‘tiny house’ following June flood

The Greater Clay Long Term Recovery Group hosted a House Blessing ceremony Thursday in Clendenin.

Victim’s father reacts to sentence of Morgantown drunk driver: ‘I try not to see him’

Police say Alexander Hambrick was drunk when he struck and killed Charleston native Carli Sears last year.

Wednesday March 1, 2017

Charleston councilman considers running against Goodwin for mayor

Andy Richardson has not announced a campaign, but says he's interested in the job.

Ryan Brown Fund addiction bill gets second life in House of Delegates

The bill would allow for a substance abuse recovery fund in West Virginia.

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Mountain East Conference to kick off 5-day basketball tournament in Charleston

The event runs Wednesday through Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center.

New initiative unveiled during Broadband Day at state Capitol

GigReady WV focuses on increased high-speed internet access for under-served areas of the Mountain State.

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