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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.  

  • Taste of Bridge Day to Satisfy Hungry Attendees

    Taste of Bridge Day to Satisfy Hungry Attendees

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-10-18 23:29:14 GMT
    If you're planning on attending Bridge Day, make sure you bring your appetite and an empty stomach as well. Starting at 6 pm Friday, the *Taste of* Bridge Day will feature 13 vendors from local diners and restaurants.  Organized by the Oak Hill and Fayetteville Rotary Clubs, the menu will feature crawfish etoufee, wood brick oven pizza, white bean chicken chili, New york Style Cheesecake, and so much more. Oak Hill's Café One-Ten sees this as a perfect opportunity to exp...
    If you're planning on attending Bridge Day, make sure you bring your appetite and an empty stomach as well. Starting at 6 pm Friday, the *Taste of* Bridge Day will feature 13 vendors from local diners and restaurants.  Organized by the Oak Hill and Fayetteville Rotary Clubs, the menu will feature crawfish etoufee, wood brick oven pizza, white bean chicken chili, New york Style Cheesecake, and so much more. Oak Hill's Café One-Ten sees this as a perfect opportunity to exp...
  • Bridge Day to Celebrate Construction's Anniversary

    Bridge Day to Celebrate Construction's Anniversary

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 23:00:33 GMT
    Bridge Day, one of West Virginia's most treasured traditions, will be this Saturday at  the New River Gorge Bridge, expected to bring in over 80,000 spectators.  It's one of the largest extreme sports event in the world, with hundreds of BASE jumpers getting that adrenaline rush from 876 feet off the ground.  Governor Jim Justice is expected to speak at the event, with 2017 marking the 40th anniversary of the bridge's construction. Saturday's festivities beg...
    Bridge Day, one of West Virginia's most treasured traditions, will be this Saturday at  the New River Gorge Bridge, expected to bring in over 80,000 spectators.  It's one of the largest extreme sports event in the world, with hundreds of BASE jumpers getting that adrenaline rush from 876 feet off the ground.  Governor Jim Justice is expected to speak at the event, with 2017 marking the 40th anniversary of the bridge's construction. Saturday's festivities beg...
  • Deputy promotions are made in Fayette County

    Deputy promotions are made in Fayette County

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:17:15 GMT

    Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley was at the courthouse in Fayetteville, WV on the morning of Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

    Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley was at the courthouse in Fayetteville, WV on the morning of Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

  • Fayette County Prepares for Bridge Day

    Fayette County Prepares for Bridge Day

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:44:50 GMT

    Bridge day is one of the most highly anticipated events in Southern West Virginia. 

    Bridge day is one of the most highly anticipated events in Southern West Virginia. 

  • UPDATE: Suspects in Kohl's theft identified

    UPDATE: Suspects in Kohl's theft identified

    Friday, October 13 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-10-13 19:37:27 GMT

    Beckley Police are asking for help from the community to track down two men who stole items from the Kohl's location in Beckley.  

    Beckley Police are asking for help from the community to track down two men who stole items from the Kohl's location in Beckley.  

  • Singing coal miner opens up about his patriotic performance

    Singing coal miner opens up about his patriotic performance

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:44:42 GMT

    Coal miners have the daunting task to keep themselves safe and sound every day at work. One coal miner in Southern West Virginia decided to sound out the everyday fears. 

    Coal miners have the daunting task to keep themselves safe and sound every day at work. One coal miner in Southern West Virginia decided to sound out the everyday fears. 

  • Minden Residents Fired Up Over Toxic Chemicals

    Minden Residents Fired Up Over Toxic Chemicals

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:45:27 GMT

    People living in the Fayette County community of Minden are fired up over toxic chemicals and a sewer project that the city of Oak Hill has started.  

    People living in the Fayette County community of Minden are fired up over toxic chemicals and a sewer project that the city of Oak Hill has started.  

  • In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

    In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-10-11 20:13:16 GMT

    In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.

    In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.

  • Robert Kovack's Family speak Out

    Robert Kovack's Family speak Out

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 8:21 AM EDT2017-03-15 12:21:29 GMT

    The family of a missing Virginia Tech student is speaking out after remains that were found under the New River Gorge Bridge proved to be those of Robert Kovack. In a telephone interview the father of the victim said they are happy to have closure and can now move on. Kovack was reported missing back in 1998. Rangers at the National Park Service assisted  with the initial search efforts and the recovery of the body that was found in March of last year. spokeswoman...

    The family of a missing Virginia Tech student is speaking out after remains that were found under the New River Gorge Bridge proved to be those of Robert Kovack. In a telephone interview the father of the victim said they are happy to have closure and can now move on. Kovack was reported missing back in 1998. Rangers at the National Park Service assisted  with the initial search efforts and the recovery of the body that was found in March of last year. spokeswoman...

  • UPDATE: CrimeStoppers increases reward for information on cold case

    UPDATE: CrimeStoppers increases reward for information on cold case

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-01-10 22:44:04 GMT

    A person searching for arrowhead in the Kanawha Falls area of West Virginia received a surprise when they found a human skull.  The bones were found during the afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.  

    A person searching for arrowhead in the Kanawha Falls area of West Virginia received a surprise when they found a human skull.  The bones were found during the afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.  

  • LATEST: FEMA announces another DRC closure

    LATEST: FEMA announces another DRC closure

    Monday, July 25 2016 5:08 PM EDT2016-07-25 21:08:57 GMT

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency now has 14 disaster recovery centers set up in counties across West Virginia to assist those who have bee hit hardest by the flooding which began on June 23, 2016.  

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency now has 14 disaster recovery centers set up in counties across West Virginia to assist those who have bee hit hardest by the flooding which began on June 23, 2016.  

  • Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraiser on June 30, 2016

    Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraiser on June 30, 2016

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 3:29 PM EDT2016-06-29 19:29:26 GMT

    WVNS-TV 59News is leading the way with coverage of the flooding which has devastated communities across southern West Virginia.  Those efforts continue with our Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraising drive on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

    WVNS-TV 59News is leading the way with coverage of the flooding which has devastated communities across southern West Virginia.  Those efforts continue with our Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraising drive on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

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