MetroNews Staff

Monday January 8, 2018

Governor appoints Betsy Jividen as W.Va. Division of Corrections Commissioner

Betsy Jividen replaces acting Commissioner Mike Coleman.

New state GOP chair has a ‘vision’ for the party

Melody Potter talked about her goals on Monday's MetroNews 'Talkline.'

Smith: Website tracking road bond projects to be ‘early product’

The first wave of bonds is expected to begin being sold in May, totaling $800 million

Sunday January 7, 2018

Candidacy filing for 2018 elections begins Monday

This year's primary election is scheduled for May 8, and the general election will be held Nov. 6.

WVU football player cited for having gun at high school basketball game

Derrek Pitts, 19, of South Charleston, was cited in Charleston Saturday night.

Lewis County votes against proposed fire levy

The fire level failed to pass in Saturday's Special Election.

Saturday January 6, 2018

Mountaineers continue to roll; slow Young, beat Oklahoma

No. 6 West Virginia wins 14th straight in balanced effort.

Age discrimination lawsuit against Department of Agriculture settled

State agency agrees to pay $330,000 to former worker.

Victims identified in Braxton fire

Relatives say the could not reach the three loved ones who perished.

Friday January 5, 2018

Fire destroys Boone County store

Fire fighters say the blaze had a head start and building was almost gone by the time they arrived.

Thursday January 4, 2018

Yeager Airport temporarily closed following single-plane incident

Yeager Airport was closed briefly Thursday evening after a private plane landed without deploying its landing gear.

Braxton County fire claims 3 lives, 2 others injured

Blaze also cuts off phone service in area.

Bank robbery reported in Charleston

The robbery happened at the City National Bank in the South Hills area of Charleston Thursday.

Wednesday January 3, 2018

Willis enters US Senate race

Maj. Tom Willis announced his candidacy Wednesday.

Public Service Commission interested in new tax law’s impact

The law went into effect after President Donald Trump signed the related bill in December.

Cabell County man charged in murdering person, hiding body

Brian Bragg, 30, of Milton, is accused of killing Michael Sutphin.

Winter weather expected to bring Myrtle Beach 1-3 inches of snow, ice

Myrtle Beach, a top tourist spot for West Virginians, experienced a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow Wednesday.

An unusually cold week in the Mid-Ohio Valley

Preston County has nothing on Parkersburg this week.

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