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Couple Loses Everything to House Fire

UPDATE 6/20/19: Resident Thelmavia Harris says the blaze started with an electrical fire, not a kitchen fire as firefighters first suspected. McDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) -...

McDowell County Restaurant To Offer Free Meals For Kids This Summer

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - South Central and Bennady’s Restaurant will provide meals to McDowell County children this Summer. South Central Educational Development, Inc announces...

Deputies Investigating A Body Found In McDowell County

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Body has been found in McDowell County Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriffs Office responded to a body that...

Alcohol Believed To Be Factor In McDowell County Accident, Deputies Say

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Two people were airlifted after an accident in Mcdowell County. According to Mcdowell County deputies, the accident occurred Wednesday, June...

Inmate Escapes Custody, Caught In Woods

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Earlier today, an inmate escaped custody and was later captured hiding in the woods. On June 4, deputies with the...

McDowell County City Can’t Afford To Timely Fix Water Service

KEYSTONE, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia city of Keystone is in a bind: it doesn’t have the equipment to timely restore some of...

Gov. Justice appoints Kornish as judge serving McDowell County

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Edward J. Kornish of Welch, WV to the 8th Judicial Circuit Court, which serves McDowell County. Kornish...

Mayor Of Welch Passes Away

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Reba Honaker, the Mayor of Welch, passes away. Honaker passed away early this morning.  She has been the Mayor of Welch...

UPDATE: Woman Who Was Killed By A Train Has Been Identified

UPDATE: IAEGER, WV (WOAY)- The identity of Jane Doe struck by the train in  Iaeger, McDowell County, was discovered yesterday around 4pm. The State Medical...

U.S. Air Force Airman From Welch Graduates From Basic Military Training

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - U.S. Air Force Airman Adam E. Toth Jr Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San...

Manchin, Capito Announce Nearly 140,000 Dollars Coming To WVU In McDowell...

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced three grants totaling...

Federal Grant Awarded to Hatfield McCoy Trail System For Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOAY) - A grant from the Economic Development Administration will be used to improve the Hatfield McCoy Trail system. The grant totaling $678,344...

Shooting Threat Prompts Lockdown At A High School In McDowell County

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Mount View High School was placed on lockdown after a threat was made via Snapchat. The complaint involved a social media...

UPDATE: Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal McDowell County Crash

IAEGER, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County Deputies have arrested a man in connection to a fatal accident that occurred back in April. Nicholas Eugene Hunt...

Gov. Justice, WVDOT Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking On King Coal Highway Addition

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice held a groundbreaking ceremony today, with leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation, to commemorate the...

Agreement Expected to Avert McDowell Sheriff’s Layoffs

WELCH-- A McDowell County official says an agreement has been reached to boost the county's budget and avoid laying off additional sheriff's deputies. Media outlets report...

McDowell Officials Looking for More Money

WELCH-- McDowell County officials are looking for money that would allow the county's sheriff to keep deputies that are slated to be laid off...

McDowell Co. woman missing since before Thanksgiving

WELCH, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – The West Virginia State Police is asking for help from the public in locating a woman who is missing...

Shooting leaves one dead and another injured in McDowell County

MCDOWELL CO., WV (WOAY) - A juvenile is dead, and his mother is in critical condition after a Sunday morning shooting in McDowell County. State...
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