Tag: Nicholas County

New owners revamp local sports bar

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A Summersville staple reopens with a new look and a fresh menu. Matt Dodrill bought the sports bar Maloney's after other...

Nicholas County man charged with 47 counts of alleged sexual abuse...

GILBOA, WV (WOAY) - A Nicholas County man is in jail facing alleged sexual abuse charges. According to court documents, in February of 2020, through...

Local business owner prepares for Gauley Season 2020

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Gauley Season 2020 officially kicks off this week.  This time of year, the dam at Summersville Lake is released, creating guaranteed...

Summersville Lake Marina reminds boat owners to remove their boats before...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - The end of summer is quickly approaching, and Summersville Lake Marina wants to remind all boat doc renters to remove...

9/11 parade, fireworks planned in Summersville

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — At a time when festivals, concerts and other events are being called off due to the coronavirus pandemic, one West...

Man arrested on sexual abuse charges

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A man has been arrested after sexually abusing a female juvenile under his care. According to court documents, Charles Farley...

Issues with unemployment continue to frustrate West Virginians

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - To this day, hundreds of West Virginians are still having problems getting their unemployment benefits. A Nicholas County man has been...

Good Evening Ranch hosts fundraising event for veterans

CANVAS, WV (WOAY) - The Good Evening Ranch in Nicholas County held their third annual veterans fundraiser. The fundraising event called 'Wheeling with Warriors' includes...

Richwood man arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a minor

RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - A Richwood man is facing nine counts of sexual abuse charges that happened five years ago. According to Nicholas County Deputies,...

DUI checkpoints to take place across Nicholas County Friday

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Nicholas County Sheriff's Department, Summersville Police Department, and Richwood Police Department will conduct three sobriety checkpoints on Friday,...

Nicholas County Deputies searching for stolen Department of Highways Caterpillar skid...

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Nicholas County Sheriff's Department needs your help locating a stolen Department of Highways Caterpillar skid steer. Deputies say on...

UPDATE: Son shoots and kills his father in Nicholas County

UPDATE: NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - An altercation between a father and son has left one dead in Nicholas County. According to Nicholas County Deputies,...

UPDATE: Investigation continues after shooting in Summersville

UPDATE: SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) Monday, July 13, 2020, at 3:15 pm - An investigation is ongoing after a shooting incident took place in Summersville...

XRock Extreme Rock Crawling partners with Good Evening Ranch to host...

CANVAS, WV (WOAY) - The Good Evening Ranch in Nicholas County hosted a rock crawling competition. This weekend, The Good Evening Ranch located just...

UPDATE: Summersville Police Department concludes investigation on library incident

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - On Thursday, the Summersville Public Library made the public aware of an incident that occurred where a female patron began coughing...

Man purposefully coughs on books at library after being asked to...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Summersville Public Library is speaking out after a customer started coughing on the books, refusing to wear a mask when...

New men’s residential recovery facility officially opens in Summersville

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Two years ago, Seneca Health Services, in partnership with FMRS and Southern Highlands, received a Ryan Brown grant from the...

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...
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