Tag: Nicholas County

$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...

Richwood City Council holds emergency meeting to plan for COVID-19 outbreaks

RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) - The Richwood City Council held an emergency meeting this Sunday to prepare for the COVID-19 crisis. The purpose of the meeting...

Puppy training class planned at New River CTC

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Learn the steps to puppy training at New River Community and Technical College’s Nicholas County Campus in Summersville on March 26,...

New River Gorge Regional Development Authority to host public forum

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) will be hosting a public forum next week, continuing the dialog about the...

Nicholas County man arrested on arson charges

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia State Fire Marshal investigators allege a Nicholas County man set fire to his own home earlier this...

Nicholas County becomes fifth county to launch a family treatment court

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - Nicholas County now has a family treatment court with an aim to keep families together who have been affected by...

Summersville woman rescues two people from fiery crash

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - A Summersville woman is now getting called a hero after she pulled two people from a fiery crash Wednesday night.  Melissa...

Family drug treatment court to open in Nicholas County

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A family drug treatment court is set to open in another West Virginia county. The opening of the court at the...

Three arrested in connection to armed robbery

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Authorities made multiple arrests connected to the armed robbery of a Subway restaurant earlier this month. On Feb. 4 at...
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