Chris Lawrence, Author at WV MetroNews

Today January 28, 2020

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A Virginia woman who decapitated a man in Mercer County gets life in prison, no trial date and little common ground after a court hearing...

Yesterday January 27, 2020

DOH hopes overpass problems are behind them

Stress of a detour, heavy rain, and a freeze-thaw cycle were blamed for rapidly deteriorating the surface of the overpass at the Weston exit on I-79

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Friday January 24, 2020

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Thursday January 23, 2020

33rd West Virginia Hunting and Fishing show this weekend

It's the biggest hunting and fishing show of it's kind, designed to cater to West Virginia's enjoyment of the outdoors.

Wyoming County Superintendent vows to get to the bottom of racial incident

Deidre Cline says the investigation is widening into an incident where a basketball player at one county high school was the target of a racial threat by somebody from the county's other high school.

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Wednesday January 22, 2020

Charleston police following up in tips in assault rifle shooting

Detectives say resident has been through a house shooting once before.

Antler scores grow in popularity in West Virginia

DNR personnel certified as official Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young scorers expect to measure a lot of antler this weekend at the West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show in Charleston.

Saturday January 18, 2020

Hardy County angler catches a record he wasn’t after

Zach Adkins of Cabins, W.Va. has always tried to catch a state record fish, but never thought it would be a carp.

Thursday January 16, 2020

State record for blue catfish is broken again

An unusually windy and warm day in January puts Culloden angler in the perfect spot to land a monster.

Tuesday January 14, 2020

License sales jump dramatically in 2019

Sales of license in 2019 increased by 73,000 and a promotion to sell license during the month of December gets the 2020 sales off to a fast start. DNR officials say they are pleased with the turnaround.

Raleigh County ready to welcome medical cannabis business

Raleigh County Commission proactively issues a letter than those applying for medical marijuana operating permits in their county are accepted and welcome immediately.

Horwich funeral set for Saturday in Spencer

Horwich is believed to be the first firefighter killed in the line of duty in Roane County

Monday January 13, 2020

Second Challenge Academy bolsters hope for Montgomery

Mayor Greg Ingram believes plans for the program will help secure a positive future for Montgomery three years after the departure of WVU Tech

Thursday January 9, 2020

Teacher of the Year gives kids the experience first

Jennifer Schwertfeger, a teacher at Cameron High School, says she's been able to find a way to grab students' attention and help them learn in an environment where there is constant competition for their interest.

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Mountaineer Heritage hunting season is here

It's the second year for the season which requires hunters to use only old-fashioned firearms and archery equipment in a four day hunt for deer and bear statewide.

Six years since the Freedom Industries spill

Water quality advocates say whether another water crises is possible is a complicated question

Friday January 3, 2020

Old Christmas trees to become new fish habitat

The DNR and DEP will have their annual tree collection points in Charleston and Bridgeport this weekend

Monday December 30, 2019

England retires as state parks chief

Sam England stated his career in 1978 in high school as a part-timer on the golf course maintenance crew and retired from the same agency 41 years later.

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