Pete Davis, Author at WV MetroNews

Sunday November 24, 2019

Raleigh County animal shelter at risk of closure in early 2020

An increasing number of animals received by the shelter this year has contributed to an escalating budget deficit for the organization.

Friday November 22, 2019

Beckley VAMC Chief of Staff dismissed

An investigation into sexual assault charges against a former VAMC doctor began in September.

Thursday November 21, 2019

Pedestrian struck and killed in Fayette County

The identity of the victim has not been released.

Wednesday November 20, 2019

State Department of Education highlights lifecoach training during American Education Week

The program provides guidance for teachers dealing with the impact of substance abuse on children in the classroom.

Tuesday November 19, 2019

Two wounded in Raleigh County shooting

Injuries to one of the victims were described as life-threatening.

Monday November 18, 2019

Justice: Broadband network project marks new technological era for W.Va.

275 miles of the high-capacity line connecting data centers in Ohio and Virginia will run through West Virginia.

Sunday November 17, 2019

Raleigh County leader hopeful Legislature will provide jail bill relief

Since the beginning of the fiscal year, the county has nearly spent $900,000 on incarceration costs.

Friday November 15, 2019

McDowell man charged with multiple counts of incest, sexual assault of teen

Conviction of incest in WV carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Thrasher discusses plan to address drug crisis, says Justice has been disengaged

The former state commerce secretary is challenging Governor Justice for the Republican nomination.

Sunday November 10, 2019

Parkways GM foresees credit/debit toll option by 2022

Greg Barr anticipates board approval for a final version of the new toll system by the end of the year.

Saturday November 9, 2019

Greenbrier County man found guilty of manslaughter in bow and arrow death

An argument over a missing cell phone reportedly led to the incident.

Thursday November 7, 2019

Parkways Authority: Relief coming soon for drivers in Beckley widening zone

Completion of widening between the Route 19 interchange and the I-64/I-77 split is expected before the end of 2022.

Princeton couple convicted for starvation death of toddler

The child weighed 14 pounds at the time of his death.

Tuesday November 5, 2019

Area surrounding Raleigh County Airport declared ‘AEROready’

The certification could lead to the creation of 3,000+ jobs in the region.

Sunday November 3, 2019

Appalachian Regional Commission leader: diversification essential for growth in southern W.Va.

ARC Co-Chair Tim Thomas says further expansion of broadband service in rural areas needs to be a top priority.

Friday November 1, 2019

Update: Suspect in Beckley bank robbery captured in Huntington

Brian Ruffin was taken into custody by US marshals.

Thursday October 31, 2019

Nicholas County woman charged in alleged murder-for-hire scheme

The suspect reportedly offered a car and other items in exchange for the murder.

Wednesday October 30, 2019

Raleigh County elementary school celebrates national recognition

Hollywood Elementary was one of three WV schools to be selected for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Update: Human remains found in Fayette County identified

The victim was last seen alive nearly three years ago.

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