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CHARLESTON — A new phone call scam that has been seen in other parts of the nation has been reported in West Virginia, according to the Public Service Commission.

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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SYLVESTER — The Town of Sylvester hosted the Sylvester Mine Rescue Contest last week, with kick-off events launching the festivities on Wednesday morning.

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OTTAWA — A woman faces multiple charges after she tried to break into a Spruce River Road home and cars on Sept. 9, according to a Boone County Sheriff’s Department report.

OTTAWA — A man was killed on Sept. 15 when he was struck by a car in the Ottawa area of Boone County, and investigators are seeking public assistance in locating a suspect in the incident.

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CHARLESTON — Over the past year, West Virginia harm reduction activists and organizers have faced hurdle after hurdle as more people suffer fatal overdoses or get sick from injecting drugs, and while the state and localities pass legislation against services that could help them.

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LYBURN, W.Va. — The Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreation Authority Board of Directors on Tuesday held a special meeting and voted to suspend any further development of the East Lynn Trail system following public outcry.

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MADISON — A developer who plans to build multiple cabins on Mountaineer Drive off U.S. 119 provided the Boone County Commission with an update on the proposed project during the regular session on Sept. 7 via a teleconference.

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As the president announced a sweeping vaccine mandate for workers across sectors of American business, a group of Tri-State residents began gathering in front of Cabell Huntington Hospital.

MADISON — School districts across the state were notified by the West Virginia Department of Education in late May 2021 regarding the American Rescue Plan: Elementary & Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Funding available to them beginning with the 2021-22 school term.

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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DANVILLE — Mayor Mark McClure said he believes the residents of Danville should have a say in how the town spends the $250,000 it is receiving from the American Rescue Plan, whose federal guidelines state it can be used for infrastructure projects.

Hosted by Madison VFW Post 5578, a 9/11 remembrance ceremony was held at Madison City Park on Saturday. Guest speakers included Sen. Dr. Ron Stollings, Del. Josh Holstein, Boone County Commissioner Brett Kuhn and Boone County Sheriff Chad Barker, Boone County Ambulance Authority Director Bry…

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CHARLESTON — On a day when COVID-19 hospitalizations in West Virginia matched the prior pandemic peak of 818 — and did so 100 days faster than the December 2020-January 2021 surge — Gov. Jim Justice on Friday continued to rule out taking any immediate statewide action, but warned state manda…

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CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice, who campaigned for governor promising to move West Virginia from 50th to first, conceded Wednesday that the state is leading the nation in an unwanted category: highest rate of COVID-19 case acceleration in the nation.

On Sept. 3, a retracing of the miners' march to Blair Mountain kicked off in Marmet at 8 a.m. and traveled through Boone County. The event was organized by the United Mine Workers of America as part of the Battle of Blair Mountain Centennial 1921-2021 celebration.

On Sept. 3, a retracing of the miners’ march to Blair Mountain kicked off in Marmet at 8 a.m. and traveled through Boone County. The event was organized by the United Mine Workers of America as part of the Battle of Blair Mountain Centennial 1921-2021 celebration.

Organized by the United Mine Workers of America, marchers in Madison retraced the historic march to Blair Mountain in 1921 as part of the Battle of Blair Mountain Centennial celebration Labor Day weekend. Marchers began in Marmet on Sept. 3 and looked to complete the jaunt on Sunday.

V-Mart of Comfort celebrated 40 years of service to the community with an event on Sept. 4, 2021 that included activities for children and free food for attendees.

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

SETH — The Problem Gambling Help Network of West Virginia, the group that operates the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, has announced grant awards to several prevention groups. The Sherman Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), in conjunction with Mission WV, received one of these grants. The…

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BOONE COUNTY — According to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ COVID-19 dashboard on Sept. 4, Boone County was in a red status, with neighboring Lincoln and Logan counties in orange.