Tag: Fayette County

Fayette County school official addresses concern surround disinfectant used in buildings

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Fayette County Schools wanted to address some confusion surrounding the type of disinfectant they are using to clean the...

Oak Hill City Council cancels Trunk-or-Treat event

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - During this week’s Oak Hill City Council meeting, council members decided to cancel this year’s Trunk-or-Treat event. The event would...

City of Smithers turns old school into thriving community center

SMITHERS, WV (WOAY) - It is an old school turned city hall and community center. Known as the Gateway Center in Smithers, it was made...

Fayette County Education Association issues Statement on School Re-Entry

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Fayette County Education Association (FCEA) is committed to keeping our students safe and educated through the duration of...

Gauley season 2020 ‘best since before 2016’

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Nearly a month ago, experts predicted that West Virginia tourism would increase in the near future, and it seems...

Fayette County students return to their schools for the first time...

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - After nearly two weeks of remote learning, some Fayette County students returned to the classroom on Thursday.  Cynthia Hedrick, the...

West Virginia American Water and Page-Kincaid Public Service District Reach Agreement...

PAGE, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia American Water and Page-Kincaid Public Service District have reached an agreement that will allow West Virginia American Water...

Community pitches in to supply local kids with backpacks full of...

SMITHERS, WV (WOAY) - For the second year in a row, the City of Smithers has partnered with multiple community members and organizations to...

Color Confusion: New Gold Color and Schools

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - After falling under gold last night, Fayette County jumped to orange this morning, leading to new questions about school and...

Local vacation rental invites creatives for winter

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - In the age of social distancing, a Charleston couple offers the perfect place to quarantine for creatives. Years ago, Amy McLaughlin...

WV reports second inmate death related to COVID-19; another inmate death...

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Autopsy results show the July death of a Mount Olive Correctional Complex inmate from an underlying health condition also involved...

Fayette County Schools will start back in-person classes on Thursday

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Fayette County Schools will finally get the chance to start back in-person classes starting tomorrow, Thursday, September 17, 2020. Fayette...

AFT-Fayette calls on Fayette County Schools to delay reopening

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Fayette County American Federation of Teachers releases survey results and statements on Fayette County School re-entry. In a letter...

Fayette County moves back to orange a day after dropping into...

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) - Several counties continue to worsen on the School County Alert System, just one day after Gov. Jim Justice made several...

New River Region Walk to End Alzheimer’s this Saturday Will Raise...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) –  Purple Alzheimer’s shirts will be seen all over Raleigh and Fayette counties this Saturday, September 19, as participants in the...

Fayette County Health Department closed pending COVID-19 results

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - The Fayette County Health Department will be closed temporarily. Due to the increased viral prevalence within the community, and the...

Students in Fayette County return to class Thursday, Friday

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Over the past two weeks, school systems have based their operations on the states four-color coded system, but as...

National Guard helps install Wifi at Glen Jean Armory to support...

GLEN JEAN, WV (WOAY) - In early August, Governor Justice announced his Kids Connect initiative to enhance wireless internet connection across the state. With...

Some students back in class as soon as Thursday

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - With a new color on the map, Fayette County students will see the inside of a classroom this week. Fayette...

Fayette County church reporting an outbreak of COVID-19

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - Additionally Monday, Gov. Justice announced that a new church-related outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified in Fayette County. There are...

Sheriff’s office responds to car accident

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - At least one car was involved in an accident earlier this evening near the Whipple Company Store. Details are limited,...

First responders respond to ATV accident

MAHAN, WV (WOAY) - Firefighters and state troopers responded to an ATV accident earlier this afternoon. Details are limited, but dispatchers say the accident happened...

Park vandals leave behind drug packaging, graffiti

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - A local father and softball coach wants justice after vandals left behind graffiti and drug packaging at Oak Hill...

Gauley Season kicks off this Friday

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - The fall rafting season on West Virginia’s Gauley River kicked off today. The popular season brings in thousands of people...

Bridge Walk offers discounts to grandparents this Sunday

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Grandparents Day is this Sunday, and to help celebrate, Bridge Walk is offering grandparents and their families a discounted catwalk...
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