Tag: McDowell County

Traffic stop leads to drug arrested in McDowell County

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)-  A man has been arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop. On January 8, 2021, deputies conducted a traffic stop...

Former Chipotle co-CEO visits McDowell County for upcoming documentary series

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The former co-CEO of Chipotle Monty Moran recently paid a visit to McDowell County while working on an upcoming...

McDowell County Schools vaccinates employees

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Thursday morning McDowell County Schools began vaccinating some of their employees. The clinic was held for employees fifty and older...

Educators in McDowell County set to receive first round of COVID-19...

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- McDowell County Schools announced there will be no live instruction on Thursday due to educators receiving the first round of...

City of Welch finalizing new attraction on McDowell Street

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The city of Welch is finalizing a new attraction off of McDowell Street. City officials have been working on building...

Second annual “Coal Drop” New Year’s event set for Thursday in...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - This Thursday, Welch will be holding its second annual "Coal Drop" event for New Year's Eve. The coal drop will...

Traffic stop leaves to several drug charges

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Virginia man is behind bars after a traffic stop led to drug-related charges. Early this morning around 3 a.m.,...

Woman faces multiple drug charges

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Jolo woman faces drug charges after her arrest yesterday. On Friday, McDowell County deputies conducted an arrest warrant in...

New public storage facility opens in Welch

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - A new public storage facility opened up today in Welch. Big G Storage now has units available for rent to...

City of Gary granted approval for virtual conference center

GARY, WV (WOAY) - The city of Gary was granted approval for a virtual conference room and training center. The department received funding through the...

Kimball Police Department reflects on successful Thanksgiving weekend

KIMBALL, WV (WOAY) - The Kimball Police Department increased its patrols over the holiday weekend. There were stops for aggressive driving and intoxicated driving,...

HOPE Rehab Center sees 14 patients within first six weeks of...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - "Anytime you roll out a new program, you're always looking to improve. You see where you've made your mistakes and...

Woman arrested after fatal hit and run

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A woman has been arrested in regards to the Hit and Run that occurred on Thanksgiving day that resulted...

Jack Caffrey Arts and Cultural Center ready for the holidays two...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - A staple of Welch that was closed for six months has recently reopened in a limited capacity in time for...

Gary sees vast improvement in environmental condition in 2020

GARY, WV (WOAY) - Over the course of this year, the Gary community has come together to vastly improve its environment. Gary has had...

Welch to offer socially distant pictures with Santa during Christmas Parade

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The City of Welch will be adding a wrinkle to one part of its Christmas Parade on December 4th. From...

Welch Christmas Bazaar to follow social distancing protocols despite being held...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The Welch Market will be following social distancing protocols during its Christmas Bazaar this weekend. The City of Welch is...

God’s Grace Ministries continues to distribute food and goods heading into...

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - God's Grace Ministries in Welch has been distributing food and goods to those in need leading up the holiday season....

Kimball Police Department to increase patrols this weekend

KIMBALL, WV (WOAY) - The Kimball Police Department will be increasing patrols around the area this weekend. Multiple police officers will be out for...

McDowell County Schools going remote for next two weeks

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - All McDowell County Schools students will learn remotely for two weeks, starting today, Monday, Nov. 23, and continuing through...

Opioid addiction treatment practice open for business in Welch

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - An opioid addiction treatment practice has recently opened up in Welch. Mountaineer Family Medicine offers counseling for behavioral needs that...

Welch Mayor discusses plans for holiday festivities

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Just over one week after successfully putting on its annual Veteran's Day Parade, the city of Welch is already laying...

Wyoming County Commission signs agreement for Career Connection Program

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The Wyoming County Commission signed an agreement this week with Workforce West Virginia's Career Connection Program. The Career Connection Program...

Annual Christmas Bazaar set for Welch Market

WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The Welch Market will be hosting its annual Christmas Bazaar this year. The Bazaar will be held at the Welch...

Largest outbreak at WVa prison grows to 260 active cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The coronavirus has infected 260 inmates at West Virginia’s McDowell County Corrections, by far the largest outbreak at a state...
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