Tag: McDowell County

Two more patients have recovered from COVID-19 in McDowell County

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Two more people have recovered from COVID-19 in McDowell County. According to the McDowell County Health Department,  two residents who previously...

McDowell County Health Department says three people have recovered from COVID-19

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - According to the McDowell County Health Department, the first three people diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered. There have been six...

UPDATE: McDowell County Deputies release identity of the body found over...

UPDATE: MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the body found in the Dry Fork River...

McDowell County confirms sixth positive COVID-19 case

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County Health Department confirms its sixth positive COVID-19 case. The Health Department released the following information: “ A sixth...

McDowell County confirms fifth COVID-19 case, not related to other four

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department confirms its fifth case of COVID-19. “A fifth case of COVID-19 was confirmed by McDowell...

McDowell County Health Department confirms 4th positive COVID-19 case

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The McDowell County Health Department confirms its fourth case of COVID-19. The Health Department released the following information: "McDowell County Health...

McDowell County confirms third positive case of COVID-19

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - McDowell County Health Department says the county now has its third confirmed case of COVID-19. "At approximately 1:15 p.m. on...

Pocahontas County led WV in new business growth, McDowell County sees...

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Pocahontas County led West Virginia in new business registration growth percentage for March 2020. A total of 10 new businesses...

UPDATE: McDowell County confirms second case of COVID-19

UPDATE: MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2020, the McDowell County Health Department was notified of a...

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...
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