Tag: McDowell County

McDowell County man charged with sexual assault

BRADSHAW, WV (WOAY) - A McDowell County man is in jail on sexual assault allegations. According to court documents, Logan Viars sexually assaulted a child...

McDowell County HOPE Rehabilitation Center opens in Welch

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Yesterday, a new rehab center opened in Welch, attached to the community hospital. The McDowell County HOPE Rehabilitation Center...

USDA invests Community Facilities Grant in McDowell County Commission on Aging

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The USDA is investing in a Community Facilities Grant in Welch. The grant was awarded today to the McDowell County...

Kimball Police Department accepting applications for part-time officer through Tuesday

KIMBALL, WV (WOAY) - The town of Kimball Police Department is hiring a temporary part-time police officer. Candidates must be certified police officers. The...

Welch business adjusting to realities presented by COVID-19

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - "COVID kicked us in the teeth." F & W Printing has gone through more in two decades than many businesses do...

Welch Market hosting Halloween harvest festival

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The Welch Market is hosting a harvest festival Halloween market. The events will include various prizes, including some substantial ones,...

Annual Welch haunted trail begins tomorrow

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - As Halloween approaches, Welch as decided it will host its annual haunted trail this year. Starting tomorrow and up until...

Kimball Elementary School to close after positive COVID-19 case

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A positive case of COVID-19 has prompted the closure of Kimball Elementary School. According to McDowell County Schools, one positive...

City of Welch receives $25,000 grant from USDA for business research...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The USDA has granted the city of Welch a $25,000 grant to research opportunities for business expansion. The United States...

Ashland Scenic Campground receives $3.2M loan from USDA

ASHLAND, WV (WOAY) - Ashland Scenic Campground received a $3.2M business loan from the USDA. The loan from the USDA Rural Development Division is meant...

City of Welch looking to fund bridge project

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The City of Welch is still working on a project to build a bridge over a notorious flooding spot.  The city...

Kimball Elementary School closed after positive COVID-19 case

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Kimball Elementary School in McDowell County is dismissing students after a positive COVID-19 case was identified. According to McDowell County...

City of Welch announces Trick-or-Treat times

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The City of Welch announces Trick-or-Treat times. According to a Facebook post, the City of Welch will observe Trick-or-Treat on Saturday,...

40 years in the making, Vic Nystrom stadium debuts for 2020...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - "It is actually stunning. Stunning is the word I use." It's more impressive than they dreamed it would be. After 16...

McDowell County to see new cell phone tower in near future

IAEGER, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County is seeing progress on a new cell phone tower. The AT&T cell phone tower is being constructed in the...

Local school closed for cleaning after positive case confirmed

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County School officials confirmed a case of coronavirus at River View High School. McDowell County Schools confirmed a positive...

McDowell County officials commemorate new Sandy Creek driving tour

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - A new driving tour detailing the history of Sandy Creek in McDowell and Mingo Counties held its first expedition. Sandy...

Couple sentenced after turning yard into makeshift dump

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Gary couple arrested for running an unauthorized dump are sentenced to time behind bars. Gary Police Chief S.P. "Pat"...

Mount View High School students to finally play on new football...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Mount View High School is holding their first football game of the season on a brand new football field. The Vic...

Gary and Welch firefighters respond to house fire near town hall

GARY, WV (WOAY) - Officials in Gary and Welch responded to a house fire on Powerhouse Road. The fire involved a multi-story wood frame home...

McDowell County Health Department monitoring potential COVID-19 outbreak at a church

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department is investigating a potential COVID-19 outbreak at a local church. The Health Department released the...

Three prisons in our area report active COVID-19 cases

(WOAY) - Three Federal Correctional Institutions in our area are reporting positive COVID-19 cases in their facilities. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the...

New market to open at historic Welch parking lot

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - If you live in or near Welch, there's a new market you may want to check out this weekend. Since...

Innocent man convicted of murder, arson exonerated

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Fourteen years ago, a McDowell County man was convicted of first degree murder and arson, but he didn't do...

Manchin applauds progress of Iaeger cellular tower

IAEGER, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the progress that has been made on the AT&T cellular tower in Iaeger in...
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