Chris Lawrence

Yesterday July 25, 2016

Lincoln County ready to launch student drug testing program

Random testing will involve students who drive to school, athletes, band, and other participants in extra-curricular activities

Lincoln County teen shocks the range his first time out

Weston Dunlap, 18, of Sod, W.Va. wins in his first ever NRA Regional F/Class shooting competition.

Scorching heat to continue in W.Va.

High pressure system delivers a few scattered showers, but otherwise hot weather will continue.

Summertime at Snowshoe is a hidden gem

The coolest spot in West Virginia in the summertime, literally.

Thursday July 21, 2016

Former WVU rifle coach takes reins of Ole Miss shooting program

Marsha Beasley hopes to turn Rebels' rifle program around as she climbs back in the saddle

Dow-DuPont merger takes another step forward

Progress is moving ahead but at least one sideline observer thinks West Virginia will be largely insulated from any losses

Principal looks for leadership from students at Herbert Hoover

"We do have to keep in mind, we have at the end of this road, we're going to have a brand new state of the art school," --- Mike Kelley

Wednesday July 20, 2016

W.Va. residents look to get on board as Uber drivers

Some senior citizens consider becoming Uber drivers just to pass the time.

Tuesday July 19, 2016

Coal industry pins its best hope on Trump-Pence

WV Coal Association believes Trump would be able to reverse a lot of Obama executive orders and clear the way for coal to be a competitive energy source again.

Monday July 18, 2016

Greenbrier River Trail takes a bruising from floodwater

Most state parks "dodged a bullet" but the Greenbrier River Trail was not so lucky.

Recovery is happening in Clendenin, but at a slow pace

Residents and the city are coming along, lack of grants for business has mayor concerned over commerce in his town

Red Cross transitions response to W.Va. flood

Red Cross in W.Va. continues working with flood victims even after shelters are closed.

Sunday July 17, 2016

Volunteers still desperately needed for flood cleanup

"It's massive, MASSIVE. Without volunteers there's no way I could get it done myself." -- J.D. Gandee, W.Va. flood victim

Saturday July 16, 2016

The building is a mess, but the spirit of the school is strong

Actress and Charleston native Jennifer Garner is shocked by damaged and awed by spirit of the community as it cleans up.

Thursday July 14, 2016

Untouched flood damage a concern in Rainelle

Mayor says there is growing concerns about homes where the doors were locked, occupants left, and no cleanup has happened three weeks later.

Tuesday July 12, 2016

Putnam prosecutor has strong feelings on claims of law enforcement racism

Mark Sorsaia calls claims of racial bias by law enforcement insulting and a politically motivated lie

Kanawha Library Board committed to Clendenin community

No final decision yet on what to do about existing building.

Monday July 11, 2016

Union electricians donate time and expertise to flood victims

IBEW Local 466 is at the heart of helping high water victims get power restored, but they are in need of help.

Severe storm leaves hundreds without power in Beckley

Winds cause damage across three states, but Raleigh County endured the worst of the damage according to Appalachian Power

Natural Resources Police valuable in flood response

Unique skills and specialized equipment made DNR law enforcement highly valued in wake of widespread flooding in W.Va.

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