Day: January 21, 2020 Archives


TuesdayJanuary 21, 2020

Balanced effort leads GBC past Charleston Catholic, 60-49

Five Greater Beckley Christian Crusaders score in double figures.

Lee seeking fifth term as WVEA president

Dale Lee announced his decision on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Paine to ask for keeping social studies standards

The announcement comes following criticism over a proposal cutting the number of credits required to graduate.

WVU notes improved academic performance among Greek life

During the fall of 2019, the average GPA among fraternity and sorority members was 3.24.

JV dunk shatters backboard; game called off

QUINCY, W.Va. — Riverside and George Washington were supposed to play basketball Tuesday night but the second half of the JV game and the entire varsity game had to be postponed after a dunk shattered a backboard. It came in the first half of the JV game with the Patriots leading the Warriors  24-20 with 45

Spencer Macke living as king for a day after making first shot

In a single shot, walk-on Spencer Macke went from WVU cult hero to national sensation.

Miley: Economic impact study for marijuana makes sense

House minority leader's own stance on issue has changed.

Front porch video shows man shooting up Charleston house

Police looking for a pair of suspects.

Elk River residents still looking for flood help as VOAD begins outreach events

West Virginia VOAD is holding a series of outreach events this week.

Senate Democrats cast doubt on passage of property tax cuts without more specifics

Property tax resolutions are introduced and immediately prompt debate.

Senate bill aims to provide useful information to prospective college students

The Students' Right to Know Act was passed on Tuesday afternoon by the Senate Education Committee and now goes to a floor vote.

House committee dials in on court reports in foster care cases

Bill of rights legislation moving through House.

Prescription prices and elderly exploitation lead agenda list for AARP WV

Organization has it's eye on several bills aimed at pushing a legislative agenda to improve protections of the elderly in West Virginia from abuse and exploitation.

Photo gallery: Martinsburg defeats Morgantown, 68-56

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photos from Martinsburg’s 68-56 win at Morgantown. (Photos by Teran Malone)  

Chris Beck set for new task as Williamstown football coach

Former Yellowjackets' standout and longtime assistant takes over for Terry Smith.

McCabe, Matthews and Haley find the best way to shut skeptics up

A trio of once-struggling Mountaineers combined to quiet their very noisy critics -- especially this one.

House Democrats want marijuana study sooner

Democrats in the House of Delegates are asking Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch to fast track an economic study regarding the use of cannabis.

Martinsburg hands North Marion first loss, 56-55

Andrews finishes with 23 points, 19 boards in marquee win for Bulldogs.

Dashboard shows extent of opioid crisis in WV

West Virginia’s opioid crisis is a story of personal tragedy.  An individual becomes addicted to drugs and often their life spirals out of control.  The addicted leave in their wake damaged families, friends and communities. It’s important to put faces and names with these stories so they won’t seem so impersonal, and the media often