• Tag: McDowell County

    Town of Gary to crack down on illegal trash dumping

    GARY, WV (WOAY) - In recent years the town has had issues with the illegal dumping of trash and the town’s police force is...

    Gov. Justice Awards $1 Million for Reconnecting McDowell’s Renaissance Village Housing...

    CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - Gov. Jim Justice today awarded Reconnecting McDowell $1 million from the Abandoned Mine Land Grants program, to be used for...

    McDowell County man charged with murder after mother was found unresponsive...

    WAR, WV (WOAY) - A man has been charged with murder after his mother was found unresponsive and later died. According to a press release,...

    Town of Gary to update police memorial with plaque featuring names...

    GARY, WV (WOAY) - In the small town of Gary, the police force is trying to find the names of all fallen officers in...

    Town of Gary’s police force receives CB radio donation

    GARY, WV (WOAY) - The town's police force recently received a donation of CB radios to use in their squad cars.  Before the donation, the...

    Small town unveils only permanent police memorial in Southern West Virginia

    GARY, WV (WOAY) - The only permanent police memorial in Southern West Virginia was unveiled. Gary Police Chief S.P. McKinney says he is happy to...

    Two men facing drug and animal cruelty charges out of McDowell...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Two men are facing charges after heroin, and neglected animals were discovered. On Saturday, May 16, 2020,  at around 5...

    Staff member at McDowell County Corrections Facility tests positive for COVID-19

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A staff member at the McDowell County Federal Corrections Facility has tested positive for COVID-19. As of now, no prisoners...

    Small town in McDowell County to unveil police memorial this weekend

    GARY, WV (WOAY) - The small town of Gary is erecting a memorial to honor fallen police officers. Police Chief S.P. McKinney says that...

    McDowell County Health Departments confirms testing complete at Golden Harvest Unit

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department is reporting that everyone at the Golden Harvest Unit has been tested for COVID-19. ”As...

    McDowell County reports all residents who tested positive from COVID-19 have...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department is reporting that the sixth resident who previously tested positive for COVID-19 has now...

    Two more patients have recovered from COVID-19 in McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Two more people have recovered from COVID-19 in McDowell County. According to the McDowell County Health Department,  two residents who previously...

    McDowell County Health Department says three people have recovered from COVID-19

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - According to the McDowell County Health Department, the first three people diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered. There have been six...

    UPDATE: McDowell County Deputies release identity of the body found over...

    UPDATE: MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the body found in the Dry Fork River...

    McDowell County confirms sixth positive COVID-19 case

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County Health Department confirms its sixth positive COVID-19 case. The Health Department released the following information: “ A sixth...

    McDowell County confirms fifth COVID-19 case, not related to other four

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department confirms its fifth case of COVID-19. “A fifth case of COVID-19 was confirmed by McDowell...

    McDowell County Health Department confirms 4th positive COVID-19 case

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department confirms its fourth case of COVID-19. The Health Department released the following information: "McDowell County Health...

    McDowell County confirms third positive case of COVID-19

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County Health Department says the county now has its third confirmed case of COVID-19. "At approximately 1:15 p.m. on...

    Pocahontas County led WV in new business growth, McDowell County sees...

    CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Pocahontas County led West Virginia in new business registration growth percentage for March 2020. A total of 10 new businesses...

    UPDATE: McDowell County confirms second case of COVID-19

    UPDATE: MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2020, the McDowell County Health Department was notified of a...

    McDowell County Schools to start bus deliveries of food to students...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County Schools will provide lunch for ANY CHILD 18 and UNDER starting tomorrow Monday, March 16, 2020 at all...

    Coney Island underpass temporarily closed in McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Officials in McDowell County say the Coney Island underpass in McDowell County is temporarily closed due to high water....

    Numerous flu cases confirmed at federal correctional institute in McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Federal Prison Bureau has confirmed the federal correctional institute in McDowell County is currently on modified operations due...

    City of Welch will begin to enforce regulations to remove abandoned...

    WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The City of Welch says they will begin enforcing regulations to remove abandoned vehicles. Welch officials made a post on Facebook...

    McDowell County offering flood debris assistance to residents

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Commission and the Office of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the WV National Guard will provide...
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