Tag: Nicholas County

Ex-mayor pleads not guilty to taking flood relief money

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A former mayor in West Virginia has pleaded not guilty to charges that she took federal flood relief funds intended...

Church gives back to local first responders

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - This year hasn't been easy for anyone, so a local church decided to give back. The Memorial United Methodist Church...

Summersville Lake asks patrons to stop cliff diving after spike in...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Summersville Lake has recently seen a spike of people cliff diving and being severely injured.  Cliff jumping at Summersville Lake consistently...

Newly-appointed delegate hopes to bring her healthcare experience to the House...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Governor Justice recently appointed a Summersville woman to fill Delegate Jordan Hill’s 41st District seat in the House of Delegates. Heather...

Man charged after trying to solicit a 14-year-old for sex

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Nicholas County man is in jail charged with solicitation of a minor. State Police in Beckley says between June...

Richwood mayor accused of taking flood relief money

RICHWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — A mayor in West Virginia is accused of taking federal flood relief funds intended for her city and paying herself...

Boat accident at Summersville Lake sends one person to the hospital

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A boat accident has been reported at Summersville Lake. According to officers, at approximately 9:15p, a damaged boat was found on...

Two injured at Summersville Lake after jumping from a cliff

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Two people were injured at Summersville Lake today. One male jumped off a 52-foot cliff next to the Hughes Bride...

$750k Grant Funding to New River Gorge Regional Development Authority

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - In an announcement on Thursday, June 4th, Governor Jim Justice announced West Virginia Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Investment Program Grant...

Summersville Lake filled with people for Memorial Day weekend

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Summersville Lake was packed with people for Memorial Day weekend. Despite health experts still encouraging everyone to practice social distancing,...

Mountain Lake Campground is set to reopen on June 1st

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - For the first time in 15 years, Mountain Lake Campground is closed on Memorial Day. After being closed for months, Mountain...

City of Richwood swears in new police chief

RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - The City of Richwood welcomes a new police chief. Jacob Casey was sworn in as the new chief after the former...

Richwood Police Chief arrested and charged with domestic battery

RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - The Richwood Police Chief was arrested and charged with domestic battery. According to the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department, Charles Burkhamer Jr....

Seniors grieve end of school year

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) - Seniors speak out about the variety of senior year experiences they grieve as schools close for the rest of the...

New Harbor Freight location opens in Summersville

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - This weekend Summersville is seeing a new store open in it’s community.  Despite the issues with the pandemic, the new Harbor...

Power Outages Reported in Nicholas, Fayette Counties

WOAY - A line of storms moved through Fayette and Nicholas Counties early Wednesday morning, with parts of both counties under a Flash Flood...

Nicholas Co. reports first positive COVID-19 case

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Nicholas County Health Department announced it's first positive test for the novel coronavirus on Sunday. Officials say the person...

Richwood man celebrates 91st birthday with drive-by parade

RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - For William Hacker, he wanted his 91st birthday celebration to be simple.  “When they said they were gonna have a big...

Summersville Regional Medical Center offering drive-thru testing

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - This week, Summersville Regional Medical Center has been doing drive-thru testing for COVID-19 every day.  The drive-thru method is the same....

Summersville man fired days after expressing his concern over a large...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - In Governor Jim Justice’s press conference on Monday, he said someone "needs to speak up" when they see large gatherings,...

Beekeeper, STEM teachers 3-D print masks

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - When you think of fighting the pandemic, you don't typically think of beekeeping and 3-D printing being part of...

Kirkwood Winery making moonshine hand sanitizer for first responders and hospital...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Kirkwood Winery in Summersville has its doors closed to the public but their employees are still hard at work especially...

Nicholas County Courthouse suspends public access

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) -The Nicholas County Commission President, through the authority given by the Local State of Emergency that was declared on March...

Nicholas County declares a local State of Emergency in response to...

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Nicholas County has declared a local State of Emergency in response to COVID, (coronavirus). A State of Emergency just means...

Nicholas County Schools will begin delivering food to students via bus...

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Due to concerns over the coronavirus, all Nicholas County School will remain closed through March 27, 2020 unless extended...
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