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Governor adds Pleasants County to Polymer Alliance Zone
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:55:28 -0800

Pleasants County has joined an organization that promotes West Virginia's plastics and polymer industries.

High school schedule, week of March 2
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:28:50 -0800

Basketball BOYS Monday, March 2 SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA VHSL 2A West Tournament Quarterfinals Glenvar at Dan River, 7 p.m.Grundy at Virginia High, 7 p.m.Buckingham at Martinsville, 7 p.m.Gate City vs. Graham (at Graham Middle School), 7 p.m.VHSL 1A West Tournament Quarterfinals Haysi at Radford, 7:30 p.m.Galax at Eastside, 7 p.m.Twin Springs at George Wythe, 7 p.m.Covington at Honaker, 6 p.m.Tuesday ...

W.Va. Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Temporary Injunction Filed on Behalf of Cameron Football Player
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:18:50 -0800

The West Virginia Supreme Court has announced its decision in regards to Cameron football player Dalton Wood who was ejected from a game against Beallsville on September 19.

Pleasants County Now Part of Polymer Alliance Zone
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:47:45 -0800

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed an executive order admitting Pleasants County into the Polymer Alliance Zone.

Wood County Ethane Cracker May Be Affected By Lower Prices
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:28:54 -0800

PARKERSBURG - Despite an Odebrecht executive's comments that depressed natural gas prices may impact the company's decision to build an ethane cracker plant in Wood County, area officials say the plan is still moving forward.

Small business destroyed by fire
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:11:25 -0800

PETERSTOWN (WVVA)- An auto repair shop is destroyed in a fire on Saturday.

Missing Crawford County man found in West Virginia
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:09:14 -0800

MEADVILLE -- A Hayfield Township man reported by the Pennsylvania State Police as missing on Thursday was found in West Virginia, police said this morning.

Patriots, Independence keep leads
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:40:51 -0800

HUNTINGTON - Parkersburg South didn't have the round it wanted, but the Wood County school still has the Class AAA lead after Friday's action in the 68th West Virginia State High School Wrestling Tournament at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.  

Senate votes to unanimously pass “Boots to Business Bill”
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:37:48 -0800

Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant commends state senators today for passing a bipartisan bill that will make it easier for veterans to open a business in West Virginia.

Parkersburg Man Arrested for Attempting to Lure Teenager
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:47:32 -0800

West Virginia State Police arrested 45 year-old Huey Long, Jr. for attempting to lure an underage teen.