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Hinton Rail Road Days Sheds A Light On History

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Those over in Summers County were enjoying the opening weekend of railroad days. Every year for two weekends in October people take to the tracks from Huntington to Hinton for the railroad festival. This is a way for the community to celebrate the city's railroad history and it's beauty. Over 4,000 people came out to experience the fun. "It gives you an experience from a past era that's still around but not as used as often, it's a slow way of travel but it's a more r...

Motorcycle Accident Sends One to the Hospital

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Multiple agencies responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday night (10/22) on route 2-19 in Pocahontas County. 

Pedestrian Struck in Greenbrier County

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Early Saturday morning (10/22) Greenbrier County emergency crews rushed to the scene after reports of a person struck. 

Fatal Accident in Summers County Leaves One Dead

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Early Saturday morning (10/22) emergency crews rushed to the scene of a bad accident in the Pence Springs area of Summers County. 

Brush Fire Contained in Raleigh County

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Raleigh County emergency crews were dispatched after calls involving a brush fire at a structure in Daniels. 

Thousands Celebrate New River River Gorge Bridge 40th Birthday

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Sunday officially marks the 40th anniversary for the New River Gorge Bridge. 

Tazewell Deputies Search for Suspect

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The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office is on the hunt for a man who broke into a building. 

Tandem Base Jumper Reacts After Her First Ever Bridge Day Jump

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Fear was not a factor for those taking the leap off of the New River Gorge Bridge today. Hundreds of base jumpers from all over the world reached new heights. Some flipping, others catapulting and some just doing it the old fashion way by jumping off. Some of these brave jumpers say they've been coming for years while others are doing it for their very first time. One woman says she's been sky diving before but this was something else.  "We got to walk to the end of the pl...

Concord University Mourns the Loss of One Professor

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Concord University mourns the loss one Professor of Social Work, Dr. John David Smith. 

First Responders Make Safety On Bridge Day Their Top Priority

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While bridge day is a day full of fun and excitement, accidents can happen at anytime. Medical crews like Jan-Care are always ready for the unexpected. They said they have been at Bridge Day since it began because safety is their main priority. Emergency responders prepare for weeks and said they enjoy being a part of the big day. "There's a lot of different things that can take place, especially on a day were blessed to be this warm, I mean we may have some...

Large Industrial Fire Continues to Burn in Parkersburg

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A large industrial fire broke out early Saturday night (10/20) in Parkersburg, West Virginia and it is continuing to burn Saturday morning. 

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help

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Police say a man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape.

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  • Brush Fire Contained in Raleigh County

    Brush Fire Contained in Raleigh County

    Sunday, October 22 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-10-22 23:49:26 GMT

    Raleigh County emergency crews were dispatched after calls involving a brush fire at a structure in Daniels. 

    Raleigh County emergency crews were dispatched after calls involving a brush fire at a structure in Daniels. 

  • Beckley Police investigate vehicle tampering incident

    Beckley Police investigate vehicle tampering incident

    Friday, October 20 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-10-20 15:59:34 GMT

    Detectives with the Beckley Police Department are asking for help from the community to track down a suspect in a vehicle tampering case.  It happened on Oct. 4, 2017 at the CVS on North Eisenhower Drive.  

    Detectives with the Beckley Police Department are asking for help from the community to track down a suspect in a vehicle tampering case.  It happened on Oct. 4, 2017 at the CVS on North Eisenhower Drive.  

  • Woodrow Wilson Honors Former Coach After Sudden Death

    Woodrow Wilson Honors Former Coach After Sudden Death

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-10-20 04:01:11 GMT

    The Cross Country Championships happened Thursday October 19th 2017, but for the Woodrow Wilson Flying eagles, the athletes were running for a purpose. Losing a friend and mentor is always hard. But losing a father and former coach makes it difficult to keep going. The Woodrow Wilson high school cross country team lost their coach Willie Barbera this past summer. His son George took over as head couch for the Flying Eagles and said he knew he needed to honor his father.

    The Cross Country Championships happened Thursday October 19th 2017, but for the Woodrow Wilson Flying eagles, the athletes were running for a purpose. Losing a friend and mentor is always hard. But losing a father and former coach makes it difficult to keep going. The Woodrow Wilson high school cross country team lost their coach Willie Barbera this past summer. His son George took over as head couch for the Flying Eagles and said he knew he needed to honor his father.

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  • Concord University Mourns the Loss of One Professor

    Concord University Mourns the Loss of One Professor

    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-10-21 23:37:51 GMT

    Concord University mourns the loss one Professor of Social Work, Dr. John David Smith. 

    Concord University mourns the loss one Professor of Social Work, Dr. John David Smith. 

  • Mercer County schools focus on attendance

    Mercer County schools focus on attendance

    Friday, October 20 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-10-20 14:41:01 GMT

    The first full month of school for the students in Mercer County included efforts to promote attendance.  It was part of their Attendance Matters campaign. 

    The first full month of school for the students in Mercer County included efforts to promote attendance.  It was part of their Attendance Matters campaign. 

  • UPDATE: Truck driver involved in I-77 crash that killed family of 4 now facing charges

    UPDATE: 4 Dead in Major Crash on I-77

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-10-19 14:01:05 GMT

    Interstate 77 northbound in the area near the Camp Creek exit is experiencing delays after a tractor trailer crossed the median and hit a car in the oncoming lane.  Mercer County 911 dispatchers said it happened at around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13 at mile marker 22.

    Interstate 77 northbound in the area near the Camp Creek exit is experiencing delays after a tractor trailer crossed the median and hit a car in the oncoming lane.  Mercer County 911 dispatchers said it happened at around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13 at mile marker 22.

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  • Motorcycle Accident Sends One to the Hospital

    Motorcycle Accident Sends One to the Hospital

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:43:51 GMT

    Multiple agencies responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday night (10/22) on route 2-19 in Pocahontas County. 

    Multiple agencies responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday night (10/22) on route 2-19 in Pocahontas County. 

  • Pedestrian Struck in Greenbrier County

    Pedestrian Struck in Greenbrier County

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:27:38 GMT

    Early Saturday morning (10/22) Greenbrier County emergency crews rushed to the scene after reports of a person struck. 

    Early Saturday morning (10/22) Greenbrier County emergency crews rushed to the scene after reports of a person struck. 

  • Greenbrier County Day Report Center the Best in West Virginia

    Greenbrier County Day Report Center the Best in West Virginia

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:11:43 GMT
    A facility in Greenbrier County has helped dozens of people make their way down the road to recovery. The Greenbrier Day Report Center helps those trying to put their lives back together, and their work hasn't gone unnoticed. The path to recovery is a hard one, but in Greenbrier County, there are people that want to help. With walls covered in motivational quotes, the center tries to help people live a better life.  Providing them with counseling and guidance to help bring the ...
    A facility in Greenbrier County has helped dozens of people make their way down the road to recovery. The Greenbrier Day Report Center helps those trying to put their lives back together, and their work hasn't gone unnoticed. The path to recovery is a hard one, but in Greenbrier County, there are people that want to help. With walls covered in motivational quotes, the center tries to help people live a better life.  Providing them with counseling and guidance to help bring the ...
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  • Fayetteville Man Representing Southern WV in Bridge Day Base Jumping

    Fayetteville Man Representing Southern WV in Bridge Day Base Jumping

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:25:09 GMT
    Fayetteville Airport may have a noisy takeoff from time to time, but it doesn't bother local resident Bill Chouinard, who has a fondness for flying that all started with his family while growing up in Canada. "My dad was a pilot. My mom was a pilot. I flew with them growing up," Chouinard said. "Soon I was old enough and living down here in the States, I started learning to fly." Chouinard has been involved in general aviation for the last 20 years. But come...
    Fayetteville Airport may have a noisy takeoff from time to time, but it doesn't bother local resident Bill Chouinard, who has a fondness for flying that all started with his family while growing up in Canada. "My dad was a pilot. My mom was a pilot. I flew with them growing up," Chouinard said. "Soon I was old enough and living down here in the States, I started learning to fly." Chouinard has been involved in general aviation for the last 20 years. But come...
  • Chili Contest to Accompany Bridge Day

    Chili Contest to Accompany Bridge Day

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:40:14 GMT
    The Bridge Day Chili Cook-Off will also be running alongside Bridge Day the weekend of October 20th, 2017, with at least twelve vendors will offer samples of single or multiple styles.  With all the craziness of Bridge Day, the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors' Bureau hopes that attendees will remember the taste of southern West Virginia when they leave. "It's going to be the best of regional and Fayetteville chili and cornbread," said Tabitha Stober, executiv...
    The Bridge Day Chili Cook-Off will also be running alongside Bridge Day the weekend of October 20th, 2017, with at least twelve vendors will offer samples of single or multiple styles.  With all the craziness of Bridge Day, the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors' Bureau hopes that attendees will remember the taste of southern West Virginia when they leave. "It's going to be the best of regional and Fayetteville chili and cornbread," said Tabitha Stober, executiv...
  • Final suspect in Ansted narcotics case arrested

    Final suspect in Ansted narcotics case arrested

    Thursday, October 19 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-10-19 20:07:01 GMT

    Deputies in Fayette County have tracked down another person wanted for dealing drugs in the Ansted area.  

    Deputies in Fayette County have tracked down another person wanted for dealing drugs in the Ansted area.  

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  • Wear Blue for Bullying Awareness Day

    Wear Blue for Bullying Awareness Day

    Monday, October 3 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-10-03 20:14:20 GMT
    Oct. 3 is Bullying Awareness Day and people are asked to wear blue to bring attention to the problems which affects communities across the country and around the world.
    Oct. 3 is Bullying Awareness Day and people are asked to wear blue to bring attention to the problems which affects communities across the country and around the world.
  • SLIDESHOW: 2016 State Fair of West Virginia: Traditions You Treasure

    SLIDESHOW: 2016 State Fair of West Virginia: Traditions You Treasure

    Monday, August 15 2016 6:26 PM EDT2016-08-15 22:26:16 GMT
    Check out the pictures of the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia.  These were submitted to us by our viewers.
    Check out the pictures of the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia.  These were submitted to us by our viewers.
  • SLIDESHOW: Thunderstorm in Southern WV on July 8

    SLIDESHOW: Thunderstorm in Southern WV on July 8

    Friday, July 8 2016 5:27 PM EDT2016-07-08 21:27:14 GMT
    Here are pictures sent to us by our viewers of the rain and thunderstorms which left trees downs and thousands without power across southern West Virginia.
    Here are pictures sent to us by our viewers of the rain and thunderstorms which left trees downs and thousands without power across southern West Virginia.

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  • Fatal Accident in Summers County Leaves One Dead

    Fatal Accident in Summers County Leaves One Dead

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:26:48 GMT

    Early Saturday morning (10/22) emergency crews rushed to the scene of a bad accident in the Pence Springs area of Summers County. 

    Early Saturday morning (10/22) emergency crews rushed to the scene of a bad accident in the Pence Springs area of Summers County. 

  • Concord University Mourns the Loss of One Professor

    Concord University Mourns the Loss of One Professor

    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-10-21 23:37:51 GMT

    Concord University mourns the loss one Professor of Social Work, Dr. John David Smith. 

    Concord University mourns the loss one Professor of Social Work, Dr. John David Smith. 

  • Motorcycle Accident Sends One to the Hospital

    Motorcycle Accident Sends One to the Hospital

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:43:51 GMT

    Multiple agencies responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday night (10/22) on route 2-19 in Pocahontas County. 

    Multiple agencies responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday night (10/22) on route 2-19 in Pocahontas County. 

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