• Tag: McDowell County

    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...

    Congresswoman Miller announces infrastructure grant to improve McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) announced today a grant of $40,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the McDowell County...

    UPDATE: Swift water rescue teams on standby in McDowell County

    SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA, WV – Per the directive from Governor Jim Justice, the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) remains at partial activation status. Over the...

    McDowell County placed on a state of emergency due to flooding

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Due to high water levels McDowell County was placed on a state of emergency. The McDowell County offices of emergency...

    Welch Mayor and other city officials monitored underpass and roads in...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Welch city officials were on standby this afternoon when McDowell County was placed on a state of emergency due...

    McDowell County opened its Emergency Operation Center due to high water...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Mcdowell County opened its Emergency Operation Center due to high water and flooding across the county. The center provides...

    State of Emergency issued for McDowell County due to flooding

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A State of Emergency has been issued for McDowell County due to flooding. The McDowell County offices of Emergency Services...

    McDowell County opens Emergency Operation Center due to flooding

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County has opened its Emergency Operation Center due to flooding being reported across the county. 911 officials tell...

    McDowell Co. woman, inmate arrested for contraband

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Deputies arrested a person for allegedly sneaking contraband into the McDowell County Correctional Center. Around 9:30 Tuesday morning, deputies responded...

    Panther men arrested on drug charges

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County deputies and West Virginia State Police arrested two on drug charges yesterday. Bradley Vernatter, 39, and Casey Vernatter,...

    McDowell County becomes 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County has joined other counties by becoming a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County. In a meeting last week, county commissioners...

    MISSING: McDowell County deputies searching for missing woman

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating a missing woman. Angela Dawn Cook Is 5’6”, weighs around...

    McDowell County woman arrested after throwing living puppies in a creek

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A McDowell County woman is in jail after throwing living puppies into a creek. On January 14, 2020, deputies responded...

    Chief Deputy James “Boomer” Muncy files to run for Sheriff in...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Chief Deputy James "Boomer" Muncy has officially filed for the office of Sheriff of McDowell County. He is a...

    McDowell County man arrested on drug charges

    SANDY HUFF, WV (WOAY) - One man is in jail after deputies discovered Marijuana, Methamphetamine, and other controlled substances. On January 6, 2020,  Deputies with...

    MISSING: Woman from McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Deputies are searching for a missing woman who lives in the Panther community of McDowell County. Grace Cline was last...

    Miner seriously injured at a McDowell County mine

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A miner was injured at a coal mine in McDowell County. According to the Office of Miners’ Health, Safety &...

    Annual Christmas parade held in Welch

    WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Christmas came early to Welch. They held their annual Christmas parade in the town square. "I've been doing this for years...

    McDowell County mine is temporarily shut down

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A coal mine in McDowell County is shut down for now. Bluestone Resources released the following statement to WOAY:  “Unfortunately,...

    McDowell County Sheriff’s Department receives three new trucks

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Sheriff's Office just added three new F-150 trucks to their fleet. The McDowell E.D.A. Board recently voted...

    McDowell County man accused of sexually assaulting juvenile relative to get...

    CUCUMBER, WV (WOAY) – A McDowell County man is accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile relative for around 3 1/2 years. According to court documents,...
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