Chris Lawrence

Wednesday August 15, 2018

Clay County football field cleared for play

Patch work to repair flood damage will keep the field playable for 2018, but school officials say major renovations are in the works after the season.

Monday August 13, 2018

Charleston opens rebuilt fire station

New fire station in South Hills replaces building which was condemned in 2016

Saturday August 11, 2018

West Virginia hunter trying to bag a wild turkey in every state

Tanner Burns, a teacher and taxidermist from Buckhannon, West Virginia is well on his way to accomplishing a feat only a few have ever done.

Wednesday August 8, 2018

Former lawmakers reflect on 1989 impeachment proceedings

Three former lawmakers recall the difficulties involved in impeachment of A. James Manchin in 1989 and compare the proceedings to the current events at the state capitol

Tuesday August 7, 2018

Commissioners approved proposed fishing regulation changes

Bass restrictions for tournaments at Stonewall will be relaxed and new catch and release protections have been approved on four popular nativ e brook trout streams in West Virginia.

Monday August 6, 2018

Work to remove mold at Capital High School begins

Crews believes mold can be removed by the start of fall semester, but Principal Larry Bailey hopes a long term solution can be found.

Laidley Field at UC Stadium starts season with new playing surface

New turf replaces a 13 year old playing surface and marks phase three of a renovation at Laidley Field/University of Charleston Stadium.

Sunday August 5, 2018

Returned remains stir memories for Korean War vets

Jim DeCarlo says he's hopeful the remains provided to the U.S. by North Korea do give some rest to the thousands of families who never got an answer 60 years ago.

Thursday August 2, 2018

Teamsters reject Stonerise offer, strike authorized

Teamsters vote down proposed contract with a 97% rejection. Union workers say the company is showing disrespect in their offer.

Wednesday August 1, 2018

Storm reached hurricane force winds

Uprooted trees and downed power lines were the result of 80 mile an hour winds near the Cabell/Putnam County border

Tuesday July 31, 2018

Well-known children’s chorus hopes to recover from embezzlement

Appalachian Children's Chorus still owes credit card debt.

Saturday July 28, 2018

Ramping up small river access in West Virginia

The Division of Natural Resources is implementing some aggressive plans to improve access to the state's rivers and lakes, particularly those where paddle craft are most popular.

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Kanawha County commissioner rips utilities trying to withhold windfall from rate payers

Kent Carper tells members of the PSC any savings or windfalls enjoyed in a tax cut should be immediately and fully rebated to those utilities' customers.

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Father and son float Tug Fork from beginning to end

"Grizzly" Allen Daugherty and his 17 year old son Jacob make the 135 mile journey in a two man kayak with a story to share for the rest of their lives

Feds announce settlement in oil train derailment

Proposed settlement calls for CSX to pay more than $2 million in fines for environmental damage from fiery derailment.

Monday July 23, 2018

Trio of Charleston churches will team up on new home for flood victims

Family who lost their home in the 2016 flood will have a new house by Christmas despite not qualifying for any federal relief assistance

State grant to fund QRT for overdose victims in Wood County

Quick Response Teams have seen great success in other places to encourage users to get into a treatment program

Thursday July 19, 2018

Restaurant owners fight back against false stigma in Hep A outbreak

Although some food workers have been diagnosed with Hepatitis A, there hasn't been a single case of transmission to customers.

Wednesday July 18, 2018

DNR banding migratory birds ahead of hunting season

Banding for Canada geese and doves in the Mountain State has been underway for several weeks

Monday July 16, 2018

Cabins dedicated at Chief Logan State Park

New accommodations are expected to be extremely popular

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