Tag: Raleigh County

School leaders on board with blended learning through December 4th in...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - This week, Raleigh County School leaders found out that they will be continuing with their blended learning model through December...

Early voting in Raleigh County sets the stage for election day...

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County has had a heavy turnout since early voting began in West Virginia last week. Voting numbers in Raleigh...

Raleigh County Prevention Coalition hosts virtual campaign for Red Ribbon Week

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Oct. 23 - Oct. 31, 2020 is "Red Ribbon Week." The Raleigh County Prevention Coalition is hosting a virtual campaign...

Tamarack temporary closed out of abundance of caution

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- The West Virginia Parkways Authority has temporarily closed Tamarack out of an abundance of caution, after an employee tested positive for...

Raleigh County Board of Education confirms blended learning through December 4th

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Board of Education announced yesterday that the county will continue with its blended learning model through...

Beckley City Council reviews 2020 balance sheet

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Beckley City Council met this week with several important items on its agenda. Regarding its balance sheet for areas of...

Raleigh County woman arrested for stabbing husband

ECCLES, WV (WOAY) - A Raleigh County woman is in jail after saying she accidentally stabbed her husband about a movie. According to court documents,...

Wonderland of Trees is still on, Business After Hours have been...

(WOAY) - "Due to the recent increases in COVID-19 cases in Raleigh & Fayette Counties, and after discussions with the Fayette County Health Department,...

City of Beckley announces fall leaf pick-up schedule

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The City of Beckley announces fall leaf pick-up. The City of Beckley fall leaf pick-up is scheduled to begin on November...

Mining electrician retraining planned at New River CTC

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - New River Community and Technical College is offering mining electrician retraining on Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m....

AAA Warns Drivers of Dark Roads Ahead

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – While this weekend’s time change brings an initial extra hour of sleep, AAA warns drivers to stay focused on the...

Candidate Paula Jean Swearengin casts early vote at Raleigh County Courthouse

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Paula Jean Swearengin casted her early vote this afternoon at the Raleigh County Courthouse. Swearengin says she...

Raleigh Co. Prevention Coalition and Beckley Pride team up with local...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Prevention Coalition and Beckley Pride have partnered up with local businesses for a blessing box essentials drive...

AAA WARNS: Halloween Weekend 2020 Brings Traffic Safety Triple Threat

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – As Halloween 2020 approaches, AAA is raising concern for a dangerous traffic safety trifecta – increased pedestrian activity, drunk driving,...

Protect yourself against stroke

LEXINGTON, KY (WOAY) - Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke? Knowing the warning signs of a stroke may be...

ARH Webinar on Lung Cancer Prevention Set for November 4

LEXINGTON, KY (WOAY) - Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) invites people across Central Appalachia to participate in an important webinar on Lung Cancer Prevention. On...

Raleigh County Commission donates $12,000 to Carpenter’s Corner

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Commission has approved a donation to the Carpenter's Corner in Beckley. The commission is financing this donation...

ARH hosts annual appreciation lunch in honor of M.K Hasan

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - ARH hosted its annual appreciation lunch in honor of the late Dr. Hasan.   M.K Hasan was a psychiatrist at ARH for...

Groovy 94.1 will begin playing 24 hour Christmas music starting on...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - As the song says, “We need a little Christmas, right this very minute.” Groovy 94.1: WAXS in Beckley, West Virginia,...

“Red Ribbon Week” kicks off with videos from those in recovery

Beckley, WV (WOAY) —“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” An old proverb that still speaks truth today and exactly what...

Festival celebrating West Virginia’s Rocket Boys goes online

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A festival that celebrates West Virginia’s Rocket Boys will be held online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Rocket...

Family hosts second annual Derrick McMillion memorial car show

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The family of a now deceased racecar driver held a car show to honor his memory. Derrick McMillion was a dirt...

Freedom Ministries sees dozens of families come out for trunk-or-treat

DANIELS, WV (WOAY) - A local church held a trunk-or-treat for families. Freedom Ministries has been hosting trunk-or-treat events for at least the past eight...

Residents safely evacuate early morning fire; cause under investigation

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Firefighters responded to an early morning blaze today. Dispatchers say a call came in around 3:10 a.m. for a house...

Beckley Rotary Club hosts golf fundraiser to help eradicate polio

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - October 24 is World Polio Day, which aims to help eradicate polio worldwide. Although polio is mostly eradicated across the world,...
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