• Tag: McDowell County

    McDowell County man arrested for stealing money orders from a post...

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A man is in jail after allegedly trying to cash a stolen money order, breaking into a post office,...

    Congresswoman Miller Announces $1.8 Million Grant for Sewer Line in Iaeger

    IAEGER, WV (WOAY) – Congresswoman Miller (WV-3) announced today a grant of $1,800,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Town of Iaeger for...

    UPDATE: McDowell County man found guilty of killing girlfriend

    UPDATE: (September 13, 2019, at 9:30 am)WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of...

    Senators Announce Funding for Community Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOAY) - Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R) and Joe Manchin (D) announced several rural development grants yesterday, used to address needs in...

    Welch Community Hospital Hosts Preparedness Fair

    WELCH, W. Va. (WOAY)- Welch Community Hospital hosted a preparedness fair today as a part of National Preparedness Month. Close to 30 vendors from all...

    Six inmates arrested during a drug roundup at McDowell County Correctional...

    WELCH, WV (WOAY) - Several inmates are facing additional charges after a drug investigation took place at Stevens Correctional Facility. According to Sergeant McKenzie, six...

    McDowell County woman arrested for arson and attempted murder

    IAEGER, WV (WOAY) - A McDowell County woman is facing a long list of charges; including, arson and attempted murder. According to McDowell County Deputies,...

    Construction on Apartments for Teachers to Begin

    WELCH, W.Va. (WOAY) - The Reconnecting McDowell public-private partnership to revitalize schools moved forward with a groundbreaking ceremony at Renaissance Village, the centerpiece of...

    Mcdowell County Volunteer Fire Department Suspended

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A local fire department is suspended until further notice. On Wednesday, the Coalwood-Caretta Volunteer Fire Department posted a message to Facebook...

    State says McDowell County redevelopment director wasn’t licensed

    WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - The director of a county redevelopment office in West Virginia accused of performing jobs without licenses from the state has...

    New Mayor Enthusiastic About Welch’s Future

    WELCH, W.Va (WOAY) - After Welch’s former mayor, Reba Honaker, passed away earlier this summer, that left a vacant hole in the city’s top...

    One O’Toole Resident Rejoices After Living Most of Her Life Without...

    O'TOOLE, W.Va (WOAY) - Carol Thompson has lived in O’Toole, a small community in McDowell County,  for about 40 years. She says she has...

    UPDATE: Name Released Of Man Killed In ATV Accident

    UPDATE: MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- Deputies have released the name of the man killed in an ATV accident. On 08-20-2019 Corporal Blevins with the McDowell...

    Former Commissioner appointed to become new Mayor of Welch

    WELCH, WV (WOAY) - The City of Welch has appointed a new Mayor, after their former Mayor, Reba Honaker passed away. Harold McBride, a former...

    Man Arrested After Threatening To Kill Everyone With Shotgun

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A man has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill everyone with his shotgun. According to court documents, on August 12,...

    Man Arrested After Hitting His Son In Front Of An Officer

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A man has been arrested after allegedly punching his son in the face and stomach in front of an officer. According...

    3 charged in case of pregnant teen made to drink turpentine

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (AP) — Three people have been charged in the case of a sexually abused teen forced to drink turpentine in an...

    Congresswoman Miller Announces $812,000 Grant to City of Welch

    WELCH, WV (WOAY) –Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) announced today a grant of $812,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development to the City...

    Man Arrested After Attempted “Sexual Relation” With A Minor

    AVONDALE, WV (WOAY) -  A man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with a seven year old female. According to...

    FBI assists probe of human remains found in McDowell County

    UPDATE: July 29, 2019, at 10:30 am: WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — The FBI is assisting local authorities with an investigation into human remains found on...

    Train Derailed in McDowell County

    McDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) - A train derailed near Kimball around 6 p.m. The contents of the train are unknown at this time. Dispatchers could...

    First Lady Cathy Justice Visits McDowell County

    WELCH, W.Va (WOAY) - It is the last week of McDowell County’s Energy Express program and today, they had a special visitor.  West Virginia First...

    Woman Charged In DUI Death

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A woman has been charged with DUI resulting in death stemming from an accident earlier this month. McDowell County Sheriff's...

    Meth Arrest Made In McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A man has been arrested for possession of meth after a traffic stop. McDowell County Sheriff's Office released the following...

    UPDATED: McDowell County Woman Found Safe

    UPDATE: State police say Alisa Payne has been found safe. MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - State police need your help locating a missing woman out...
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