Tag: Fayette County

COVID-19 treatments becoming more available

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Despite over 73.7 million Americans already being vaccinated against COVID-19, and all the various precautions we've worked together in taking to...

2021 rafting season begins next week

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - With the end of March drawing near means the beginning of rafting season is around the corner. The start...

Chetty’s Pub getting ready to reopen

LANSING, WV (WOAY) - Chetty’s Pub is getting ready to reopen its doors on Friday. Chetty’s was closed last year due to the pandemic, but...

Fayette County Schools show caution with new variant present in the...

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Frank Isaacs teaches at Midland Trail High School in Fayette County. He is aware that someone in the county has...

Local film festival to be held at Fayetteville brewery

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - The Folkway Film Festival is a unique experience focusing solely on Appalachian culture. The festival focuses on local and indie...

City of Oak Hill holds bear beautification project

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - With the increasing amount of people expected to come to our area, the city of Oak Hill Beautification Committee...

First case of UK COVID-19 variant detected in Fayette County

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Dr. Anita Stewart has seen a lot on the frontline of the fight against COVID-19 over the past year. With...

Fayetteville PK-8 participates in “Cereal Box Challenge” to spread kindness

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - One Fayette County school takes an extra initiative in encouraging kindness for its students. Fayetteville PK-8 participates in the cereal...

Travel plans expected to still be different in the midst of...

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - The urge to get out and go is a feeling most of us are starting to experience once again, particularly as...

Abstract painting class held at Southside Junction Tap House

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - After a year of no creative events, the Southside Junction Tap House was finally able to host Wild and Wonderful...

Operation Second Wave Update: Montgomery woman pleads guilty to methamphetamine conspiracy

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – A Montgomery woman pleads guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Carol Lynn Belton, 61, was one of 14 defendants charged as...

Local supermarket employee retires after 54 years

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - Bob Black is the dairy section stock boy at Grants Supermarket who has worked in the building currently owned...

Victor man behind bars on several felony charges involving minors

VICTOR, WV (WOAY) - A Victor man is facing several felony charges involving minors. According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, arrest warrants were served today on a...

Gauley Bridge man apprehended as wanted person out of Ohio

GAULEY BRIDGE, WV (WOAY) - A Gauley Bridge man has been apprehended as a wanted person out of Ohio. According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, on...

Fayette County Health Officer reacts to increase in vaccine eligibility

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Governor Justice announces even more West Virginians are now eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. "We are also going to begin...

Fayette County man pleads guilty to federal gun crime

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man pleaded guilty today to being a felon in possession of firearms. Jonathan Fields, 38, was indicted by...

Volunteers meet up to do maintenance work on local trail system

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A large group of local volunteers from the Fayette Trail Coalition, Wolf Creek Trails, and dozens of others who are...

Victor man convicted of murder, conspiracy and arson

VICTOR, WV (WOAY) - A Fayette County man is convicted of murder, conspiracy and arson. According to Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti, Brian Willis,...

Reinforcements being made to migratory birds

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) -  In correlation with an executive order released by the Biden Administration on environmental protection reinforcement, the reinstatement of migratory bird...

600 receive first COVID-19 vaccine dose in Oak Hill; age requirement...

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - Vaccines have been rolling out since early this year, and over the past few months, the age requirement to...

Oak Hill City Council approves new ATV ordinance

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - On Monday night, the Oak Hill City Council had a second reading and passed an ordinance that implemented new...

Oak Hill City Council proposes a new sales tax

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) - The city of Oak Hill is proposing adding a one percent sales tax on purchases. If approved the city would...

Local health official reacts to new CDC COVID guidelines, lower vaccine...

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted throughout the state, the vaccine age limit decreases. After previously limiting vaccinations to the general population...

Meadow Bridge High School clears two rounds of COVID-19 testing, set...

MEADOW BRIDGE, WV (WOAY) - While Fayette County students returned to school full-time last week, one school will be returning five days a week...

Fayetteville Dog Park Initiative is becoming a reality

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) - The Fayetteville Area Dog Park Initiative is making further developments towards a future dog park. The community has decided that...
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