Carrie Hodousek

Monday January 8, 2018

Higher ed officials form alliance to create jobs, revitalize southern W.Va.

The alliance will focus on a 21-county area.

Final water settlement hearing falls on 4 year anniversary of Freedom spill

So far, nearly 43 percent of residents impacted by the spill have submitted reimbursement claims.

Sunday January 7, 2018

Resolution adopted for jail employee pay raises

The resolution adopted Sunday would increase the starting salary for a jail worker to $30,000 per year.

Friday January 5, 2018

Capito reacts to ‘Fire and Fury’ book about Trump

The book went on sale Friday despite backlash from President Donald Trump.

Thursday January 4, 2018

WVAWC works to repair more than 100 water main breaks

Water company spokesperson says the breaks are happening because of the low temperatures.

WV is above revenue projections for first time in 5 years at fiscal year halfway point

The state collected $2.7 million above estimates for the month of Dec. 2017.

Gearheart announces run for WV 3 congressional seat

Delegate Marty Gearheart (R-Mercer, 27) made the announcement on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Wednesday January 3, 2018

Appalachian Power says colder temps could mean higher electric bills

The company is urging customers to plan for the possibility of higher bills following bitterly cold temperatures.

Tuesday January 2, 2018

CEA says energy cost will stay low in 2018 because of new technologies

Consumer Energy Alliance identified five key trends likely to change the future energy landscape in the coming years.

Huntington business owners concerned with how drug epidemic impacts economy

Bill Bissett, CEO of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce, discussed the issue on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Tuesday December 26, 2017

Incoming president says there’s a lot to like about UC

Martin Roth will begin next summer.

Thursday December 21, 2017

As WV overdose death rate rises, DHHR works to develop response plan

CDC report released Thursday says West Virginia had the highest overdose death rate in the nation in 2016.

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Stuart confirmed to serve as next U.S. Attorney for West Virginia’s southern district

Charleston attorney Mike Stuart will replace acting U.S. Attorney Carol Casto.

State DHHR to hold public meeting for opioid response plan

A public hearing will be held from 1-4 p.m. Thursday in Charleston.

Monday December 18, 2017

Arriaga to be sentenced in connection with Hatfield murder

Longtime coal executive Ben Hatfield was shot and killed in May 2016.

Holiday shopping sales up, retailers prepare for busy week ahead of Christmas Day

Saturday could be the busiest day of the 2017 holiday shopping season.

Sunday December 17, 2017

Congress set to vote on finalized tax reform plan this week

The House plans to vote on the latest version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Tuesday.

W.Va. school principals honored in Charleston

The West Virginia Center for Professional Development honored the 2017 Class of Principals' Leadership Academy Distinguished Scholars last week.

Friday December 15, 2017

New scholarship fund to help recovering drug addicts get fresh start

The "Bridge of Hope Fund" was announced Friday in Charleston.

Thursday December 14, 2017

South Charleston Middle School students showcase projects about opioid crisis

Students design posters, PSAs, graphics to warn people about the dangers of drug addiction.

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