Chris Lawrence

Yesterday August 22, 2017

Nelson becomes president of OMEGA

Longtime assistant takes the reins of the late Jan Vineyard.

Monday August 21, 2017

Contractors to handle tree removal on stretch of W.Va. Turnpike

Work is typically done in-house, but this job required more specialized skill because of the steep terrain

Saturday August 19, 2017

Fire towers still an attraction for the curious in West Virginia

Relics of a bygone era, fire observation towers still offer a nostalgic and magnificent view of the forest

Friday August 18, 2017

State Police identify child who drowned in Wood County

State Police say young girl tragically dies as responders desperately tried to rescue her from a flooded culvert after she slipped and fell into a swollen stream

Thursday August 17, 2017

Good help is hard to find down on the farm

Head of the American Farm Bureau, during a visit to the State Fair of West Virginia, says the lack of labor is the top problem facing American growers today.

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Pence visit a strong boost for Chamber event

Chamber President Steve Roberts says Pence visit proves West Virginia business has a "friend in Washington"

Wednesday August 9, 2017

Arizona elk transfer planned for 2018

All 60 elk approved for delivery to West Virginia could arrive in the first half of next year

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Florida authorities now involved in investigation of deceased child

Deputies from Jacksonville visit West Virginia to build a case in the death of 11 year old girl apparently hauled in the car from Florida by her mother

Madison fire appears to be suspicious

Fire gutted one of Madison's oldest buildings in the downtown

Monday August 7, 2017

Child’s body found near wrecked car in Pocahontas County; mother charged

Trooper says woman traveling from Jacksonville to Buffalo with deceased 11-year-old.

Additional elk headed to West Virginia

Arizona Game and Fish Commission gives the green light for West Virginia to receive up to 60 elk in the coming years.

Friday August 4, 2017

Inmate’s death now under investigation

Detroit man dies in holding cell after arrest. Authorities say he showed no signs of drug influence when brought to the Western Regional Jail.

Crime wave involving transients now considered “crisis” in Charleston

Police say city's homeless services are making Charleston a destination for transient career criminals who have overrun the city and keep coming every day.

Thursday August 3, 2017

Celebrating 25 years of toasting in Charleston

West Virginia Power to honor Rod Blackstone, "The Toast Man" and 25 years of his unique style of heckling opponents at Appalachian Power Park.

Tuesday August 1, 2017

DMV pay change expected by September

Agency believes adding $5 an hour for shift differential after hours on weekdays and Saturday's will help reduce the rate of employee turnover in Martinsburg and Charleston offices.

Monday July 31, 2017

Flood claims some possessions that can never be replaced

Wetzel County woman recounts scary exit from her home in the flood and the heartbreaking return to find nothing could be saved.

New Hundred fire hall inundated with water

Brand new fire hall floods while members are on calls performing water rescues in the community.

Despite loosening of regulation, Stonewall anglers keep very few bass

Studies after four years find although fishermen can keep a limited number of bass from Stonewall Jackson Lake, very few are actually doing so.

Saturday July 29, 2017

Fungal disease poses real threat to W.Va. snake population

Fungal infection detected in at least two West Virginia snakes leaves biologist baffled and concerned.

Thursday July 27, 2017

Retired deputy on board to help solve corrections drug problem

Retired lawman Jack Luikart will oversee substances abuse control in the state's prisons, regional jails and juvenile facilities.

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