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BOONE COUNTY — Active COVID-19 cases spiked in Boone County over a seven-day period ending on Jan. 20, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources “7-day Trend” data.

Sasha, an 11-year-old, furry resident of Danville, enjoyed a youthful romp in fresh snow last week as Boone County received up to 6 inches in some areas.

Incumbent District 7 Sen. Dr. Ron Stollings filed paperwork with the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office to run for another term in 2022. Additionally, Republican Mike Stuart of South Charleston and Republican Chad McCormick of Yawkey filed for the District 7 race.

CHARLESTON — The 2022 SMART529 When I Grow Up student and teacher essay contest is now open for entries, according to a release from West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore. The annual essay contest gives students around the state the chance to win up to $5,000 in SMART529 savings for high…

FORT GAY — The following students have been cited for academic achievement for the fall 2021 semester by achieving the Dean’s List at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have an academic average of 3.25 or higher and maintain …

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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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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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CHARLESTON — For the first time in half a year, families on Friday were going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit — a program that was intended to be part of President Joe Biden’s legacy but has emerged instead as a flash point over who is worthy of government support.

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission is now accepting applications for the Mental Health Loan Repayment Program, which provides loan repayment for licensed mental health professionals practicing in underserved communities in West Virginia, according to a news release.

LOGAN — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will again offer free tax-preparation services to individuals and families through the IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

Lincoln County Commission President Josh Stowers (right) visits the Park Avenue restaurant and discusses local issues with Big Coal resident Steve Lewis during the HD Media/Coal Valley News Subscriber Appreciation Luncheon on Jan. 13, 2022.

Raleigh County Parks and Recreation Executive Director Molly Williams speaks during a meeting in Whitesville organized by the Raleigh County Commission regarding plans for the $2.4 million Clear Fork Rail Trail Project. Pictured next to Williams is Roger Kennedy, landscape architect and proj…

Marshall's women's basketball team used a 17-0 run in the fourth quarter, led by guard Aaliyah Dunham, to earn a 66-53 win over Rice at Tudor Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. Dunham had 17 points and seven assists in the win.

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CHARLESTON — A bill banning abortions after 15 weeks and levying penalties for any physicians who perform them passed the West Virginia House Committee on Health and Human Resources on Thursday and is now on its way to the Judiciary Committee.

DEAR JILL: I’ve owned freezers for many years; I use them for venison, fish, ice and meats that I buy on sale. In 40 years, I’ve only had two large freezers. I read your article on freezer storage, and I was a little surprised — but not totally — that you did not mention the advantages of ma…