Shauna Johnson

Today June 30, 2016

Housing is one of next questions for flood survivors

A team with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking at other possible housing options.

Yesterday June 29, 2016

Pocahontas County, Webster County added to Federal Disaster Declaration

Focus shifts to flood debris removal in storm-damaged counties.

National education leaders giving money for supplies at flooded West Virginia schools

Dale Lee, president of West Virginia Education Association, said it's the start of what will be a larger effort to help resupply flooded schools ahead of the beginning of the new school year in August.

Tuesday June 28, 2016

Residents in 5 additional counties approved for federal disaster assistance

White House quickly turns around Tomblin request.

Governor requests 7 county additions to Federal Disaster Declaration

The counties on the supplemental request list are Pocahontas, Webster, Clay, Roane, Monroe, Fayette and Summers.

Monday June 27, 2016

Along Kanawha County’s Jordan Creek after the storms

Many were out Monday attempting to salvage something, like so many others along parts of Route 119 between Elkview and Clendenin.

Saturday June 25, 2016

Clendenin cleanup underway; Thick mud remains after water recedes

The Elk River poured through the northern Kanawha County town.

Friday June 24, 2016

Kanawha County is “devastated,” emergency officials say of flooding

Clendenin, Frame and Elkview took the hardest hits from flash flooding.

Thursday June 23, 2016

NWS: Derecho brought high winds, heavy rain to West Virginia Thursday morning

More storms, possibly packing tornadoes, were in forecast for later in the day Thursday.

Wednesday June 22, 2016

South Charleston High senior wins full scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan; 2 others named runners-up

Madison Robinson from Dunbar is the grand prize winner of the 2016 MetroNews West Virginia Scholar Program.

New law lets APRNs in West Virginia work more independently

The new law allowing for as much took effect earlier this month.

Summers County cleaning up after storms

High water closed parts of Route 20 north of Hinton on Tuesday night.

Tuesday June 21, 2016

After rejection of 4 gun control measures, a compromise could next be taken up in U.S. Senate

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) says he could support the new proposal from U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine).

Monday June 20, 2016

West Virginia’s birthday marked in glass

Blenko Glass created three pieces for the Mountain State's 153rd birthday. Two were available on Monday's West Virginia Day at the Culture Center.

Monday June 13, 2016

Strangulation now a felony crime in West Virginia

The new law took effect earlier this month.

Thursday June 9, 2016

Senate could move on revised budget Saturday; House still not sold on it

The new budget year in West Virginia begins three weeks from Friday.

Wednesday June 8, 2016

Clay County rejecting federal directive on transgender student restroom access; ACLU argues against such a move

Superintendent in Clay County says he does not believe the mandate carries the force of law.

Tuesday June 7, 2016

Many West Virginia counties identified as at high risk for HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks

One health official says it's "extremely efficient" to spread the viruses through needle sharing.

2 former Wood County Girl Scout leaders closer to being cleared of embezzlement charges

A diversion agreement has been approved. Girl Scout CEO says independent audit found no evidence of illegal activity.

Monday June 6, 2016

State college financial aid awardees still waiting on a budget

"We're ready to go and process," higher education officials say of state grant and scholarship awards.

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