Tag: Raleigh County

Second inmate at Southern Regional Jail tests positive for COVID-19

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - A second inmate has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the WV DHHR, a second inmate has tested positive as of...

New statue being built in Beckley to honor Bill Withers

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A Raleigh County native and music legend will soon have a second statue in Beckley. The City of Beckley is...

Family Worship Center provides online vacation bible school

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Family Worship Center is providing children a way to enjoy their yearly vacation bible school program in an online...

Synthetic turf fields nearing completion for Raleigh County Schools

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County school board is in the process of converting their four football fields into synthetic turf.  The company...

COVID-19 concern considered a viable reason to apply for absentee ballot...

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Commission passed the Emergency Absentee Voting Policy on Tuesday. According to Raleigh County Clerk Danny Moore, this...

UPDATE: Beckley murder suspect captured in North Carolina

UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A man wanted for murder has been captured. Detective David Allard tells WOAY Tremaine Lamar Jackson of Charleston was captured...

Beckley ARH increases testing as cases spike

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Today kicked off the beginning of a partnership between Beckley ARH hospital and the state of West Virginia. The partnership...

ATV-related incidents on the rise in southern West Virginia

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Since 1982 there have been nearly 700 deaths relating to all-terrain-vehicles in West Virginia, and almost 100 of those deaths...

Local gardeners host Beckley Garden Exchange this Tuesday

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - In an effort to bring to the community together, a group of Beckley gardeners is putting on a garden exchange...

The Brain Training Center launches Just Breathe WV initiative

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - As people everywhere are dealing with stress and anxiety from the coronavirus crisis, mental health is an important aspect of...

National Farmers Market Week aims to support local farmers

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - This week marks the start of National Farmers Market Week, a time to celebrate and support local farmers.  Farmers markets are...

UPDATE: Inmate at SRJ tests positive for COVID-19 after follow up...

UPDATE (Monday, August 3, 2020, at 9:00 am) BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - The West Virginia DHHR has now confirmed that an inmate at the...

Free COVID-19 testing at Beckley ARH

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Free COVID-19 testing will take place at Beckley ARH. The free testing event will be today, August 3rd, and again on...

One injured in 4-wheeler accident

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A person was injured in an ATV accident on Cleveland School Road. Dispatchers say that around 7:25 p.m., one person...

Over 30 downed trees, power lines in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Dispatchers say they have received over 30 calls about downed trees and power lines throughout Raleigh County. After heavy wind...

Gov. Justice orders WV DHHR and National Guard to monitor rise...

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - Gov. Jim Justice has directed the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the West Virginia National Guard...

Motorcyclists injured in Saturday afternoon collision

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Two motorcyclists were injured in an accident on Stanaford Road today. Dispatchers say the accident happened around 2:11 p.m. near...

Person struck by car on Flat Top Road

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - One person was injured after being struck by a car Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers say that at 2:12 p.m., a driver...

Newly-appointed director of the Parkways Authority ready to get to work...

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - From managing one of the state’s largest counties to now managing one of the state’s largest roadways, Raleigh County Administrator...

The Raleigh County Airport plans to improve runway

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - Congresswoman Carol Miller announced this week that four Southern West Virginia airports will receive grant funding from the Federal Aviation...

Lake Stephens employee tests positive for COVID-19

SURVEYOR, WV (WOAY) - An employee at Lake Stephens has tested positive for COVID-19. Lake Stephens made the following post on Facebook: On July 31, 2020,...

Pine Lodge Nursing Center in Beckley reports eight positive tests results...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - At this time, Pine Lodge Center has four residents and four staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19.  We discovered...

Gov. Justice announces all-new $8.9 million Stratton Elementary School

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice joined Raleigh County school leaders, State Board of Education members, and several other local officials for a...

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School closes for 2020-2021 school year

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School announced that it will be closing after 65 years in operation. St. Stephen's Episcopal Day...

Hospice of Southern West Virginia announces 2020 virtual Camp Hope

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Hopsice of Southern West Virginia will be hosting its 2020 Camp Hope virtually. Camp Hope is a day camp...
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