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Kanawha County pleads guilty to child pornography charge

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A Kanawha County man pleads guilty to a child pornography charge. The plea agreement says Steven Bennett admitted that he paid...

UPDATE: Flat Top Rd. back open after downed power lines

UPDATE (6/21 @ 8:45 p.m.) - According to the Ghent Volunteer Fire Department, Flat Top Rd. is back open. GHENT, WV (WOAY) - The roadway...

Tamarack welcomes guests to visit art and music series for West...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Tamarack Marketplace welcomed in tourists and locals alike this weekend with live music and by honoring esteemed West Virginia artists, and...

Juneteenth commemorated and celebrated in Beckley for its 17th anniversary

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - An important announcement was made on June 19, 1865 officially proclaiming all slaves their freedom. Now a national and federal holiday, Juneteenth...

Annual West Virginia Day celebration held at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia officially became its own state on June 20th, 1863, making it 158 years old. To celebrate, the Beckley Exhibition...

Locals enjoy long weekend as cities plan events

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With the recent addition of Juneteenth as a national holiday and West Virginia Day being observed on Monday, many locals...

Lake Stephens Hosting Annual Beach Blast

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Lake Stephens kicked off their annual Beach Blast Friday morning. The Beach Blast is a two day event that gives...

Raleigh County man pleads guilty to attempting to injure or kill...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A Raleigh County man pleaded guilty to attempting to injure or kill with poison.  Timothy Basham was a participant in the...

Vehicle accident leaves Robert C. Byrd Drive closed until further notice

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - An accident on Robert C. Byrd Drive leaves the roadway closed until further notice. Dispatch says the call came in just...

Suspect in Dwayne Richardson shooting extradited from North Carolina

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - On May 2, Dwayne Richardson Jr., who was a student athlete at Woodrow Wilson High School, was tragically killed in...

West Virginia may experience rental car shortage this travel season

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - First toilet paper, then gas and now rental cars? It seems that the restart of travel is causing a rental...

Fridays in the Park makes its return to downtown Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Fridays in the Park is back for its 30th year at Word Park in Beckley, and the lineup is filled...

City of Beckley looking to purchase Zen’s Café building and lot

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Located in the heart of downtown Beckley on Neville Street is Zen’s Café. The business was opened in 2016 and...

Crews respond to structure fire in Maple Fork

MAPLE FORK, WV (WOAY) - Multiple units are responding to a structure fire in Maple Fork. Dispatchers received a call at 3:55 p.m. The...

Pride 2021 event held in downtown Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Intermodal Gateway was filled with singing, dancing, local artists, around 60 vendors, and lots of fun and celebration for...

Local car club to support animal rescue organization with weekend car...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Shade Tree Car Club is planning a car show this weekend in support of a local animal rescue organization.  Soaring Hope...

Memphis man arrested on possession charges in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Tennessee man is arrested on several possession charges in Raleigh County. On Tuesday, June 8, members of the Beckley/Raleigh...

Beckley Area Foundation offering “Field of Interest” grants

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Area Foundation is offering 11 opportunities for “Field of Interest” grants. The foundation considers grant requests from organizations that...

Former Raleigh County Recreation Authority Director Rhonda Walker pleads guilty to...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Taxpayer funds converted to personal use by a public official. From 2012-2015, Rhonda Walker embezzled funds from the Raleigh County Commission...

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey discusses drug epidemic

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey met with law enforcement officials to discuss the illegal overflow of fentanyl in Raleigh...

Anti-Rabies clinic underway, multiple locations

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Anti-Rabies Clinic is underway, so now your pets can stay up to date on all of their...

Annual Bunkers Open Golf Tournament held at the Resort at Glade...

GLADE SPRINGS, WV (WOAY) - The 16th annual Bunkers Open Golf Tournament presented by the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce was held on the golf...

Visually impaired driving activity highlights second day of the Beckley Police...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - You may be looking at the future of law enforcement. The Beckley Police Department hosting kids ages 11-14 at its...

Third Reconstruction demonstrators gather in downtown Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The West Virginia Poor People’s Campaign held a demonstration outside Congresswoman Carol Miller’s office. The Poor People’s Campaign says they focus...

Catholic tradition Corpus Christi recognized with a customary procession at a...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The sacred Feast of Corpus Christi was honored and celebrated at Saint Francis DeSales Catholic Church in downtown Beckley, representing the...
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