MetroNews Staff

Yesterday August 14, 2018

Unemployment rate rises to 5.4 percent in July

The national unemployment rate declined in July to 3.9 percent.

Crews treat for mold at 11 Kanawha County schools

Kanawha County Schools officials said Tuesday they are confident classrooms will be ready by the start of the academic year next week.

Sale of road bonds closes successfully

The bonds will finance road work in southern West Virginia.

Marshall legend Reggie Oliver dead at 66

Oliver is best known for throwing the winning touchdown pass in the Sept. 25, 1971 game against Xavier.

Monday August 13, 2018

Appalachian Power puts forward new rate proposal, savings plan

The utility company filed a settlement agreement Monday proposing using funds to offset fuel and vegetation management costs

Man enters Alford plea for May 2017 fatal shooting

Jordan Davis did not admit to the death of Ahmid Hinton but recognized there was substantial evidence against him.

Clarksburg convenience store destroyed in fire

Clarksburg authorities responded to North Pole Ice Co. around 4 p.m.

Charges filed in Jefferson County fire

Fire Marshal files charges of arson after July blaze in Charles Town

Sunday August 12, 2018

Alabama-based Diversified looks to profit from EQT’s Appalachian assets

Diversified Gas & Oil, of Birmingham, Alabama, announced last month it completed the deal to acquire 11,000 wells in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.

Saturday August 11, 2018

Renovated waterfront area to be home to recreational riverboat in Morgantown region

"The vessel is right at 100 tons. It is quite large."

Mercer County head-on crash claims life

Wreck occurred Friday evening.

Mother, live-in boyfriend charged in 2-year-old’s death

Troopers say death followed a series of abuse.

Autopsies planned in Parkerburg deaths

A man and his son found dead Friday.

Friday August 10, 2018

FERC issues stop work order on Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The order halts construction of the $5.5 billion project, which includes 600 miles of buried pipeline from West Virginia into eastern North Carolina.

Hundreds of employees sent home from Huntington metal facility

More than 500 members of United Steelworkers Local 40 were told to leave Special Metals in Huntington.

Discovered mail vehicle believed to be stolen by man wanted by FBI

Shawn Christy is accused of threatening President Donald Trump and police officers on Facebook

Justice announces new appointment to Board of Education

Nancy Jo White, of Berkeley Springs, succeeds Jeffrey Flanagan.

The 117th Pinch Reunion a go for this weekend

It's the oldest community reunion in the nation.

Ojeda featured in Moore movie trailer

Candidate for Congress is among several prominent radicals featured in Moore's latest work.

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