Tag: Raleigh County

Beckley VAMC continues 2020 drive through flu shot clinic

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With flu season approaching, it's more important than ever that as many people as possible get an opportunity to acquire...

Raleigh County family court closed due to COVID-19

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- Due to a confirmed case of COVID-19, the Raleigh County Family Court Office will be closed. This closure will start Monday,...

Women’s Resource Center: COVID-19 impacts

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year bringing attention to this problem may be more important than ever....

Women’s Resource Center receives Ruth Bader Ginsberg inspired T-shirts

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - This afternoon, the Women’s Resource Center received a special gift from a local business owner.  Raleigh County design company named "Designed...

Hundreds of residents angry after frequently used dirt road gets illegally...

COAL CITY, WV (WOAY) - Coal City residents are asking state officials to step in after a state road has been illegally blocked.  Within two...

Beckley Events hosts reverse Christmas parade

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - To ensure everyone's safety, the City of Beckley’s annual Christmas Parade will look different this year. Due to COVID-19 concerns and...

Beckley man arrested for duct taping a woman up and sexually...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A man is in jail after allegedly tying a woman up and sexually assaulted her. According to court documents, Beckley Police...

Sobriety Checkpoint planned in Raleigh County on Friday

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - On Friday, October 23, 2020, the West Virginia State Police will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint along US Rt. 19,...

Learn basic sewing at New River CTC

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - New River Community and Technical College is offering a basic sewing skills class through Zoom video conferencing on Nov. 12...

City’s Annual Christmas Parade will be a Reverse Parade at WWHS

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The City of Beckley will host the annual Christmas Parade as a REVERSE Parade on Saturday, December 5, 2020, beginning...

Raleigh County Courthouse ready for early voting to begin tomorrow

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With general elections two weeks away, the polls will be opening tomorrow for early voting. Raleigh County has been finalizing details...

Women’s Resource Center announces new Executive Director 

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Women’s Resource Center has announced its new Executive Director.  On October 31st, Rosetta Honaker will be replacing the current Executive Director...

United Way of Southern West Virginia kicks off annual Wonderland of...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Christmas is right around the corner, and United Way of Southern West Virginia has officially opened registration for their 12th...

Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department awarded DUI grant

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Sheriff's Department was given approval from the county commission for a DUI grant agreement. The grant will...

Sophia Area Volunteer Fire Department will receive 2021 Freightliner Pierce 3,000...

SOPHIA, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Commission approved a lease-purchase financing for the Sophia Area Volunteer Fire Department. The agreement is for a...

Search warrant leads to over 1,000 grams of heroin recovered

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- On October 20, 2020, members of the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, WV State Police Beckley Detachment, FBI, and ATF assisted...

Ghent FD on scene following tractor trailer gas leak

GHENT, WV (WOAY) - The Ghent Fire Department is on scene following a tractor trailer leaking gas leak. Ghent FD responded to the scene after...

Missing woman out of Raleigh County found

UPDATE: OCTOBER 19, 2020. RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- Imani Napper has been found safe. According to Trooper Dunn, Napper was located safe in Newark, New...

WVU Tech instructors secure $1.6 million in NSF funding to expand...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – WVU Tech professors across a variety of disciplines have been awarded more than $1.6 million in funding from the National Science Foundation. The...

Raleigh County Veterans Museum accepting donations for Healing Field Ceremony

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Veterans Museum is accepting donations in preparation for their Healing Field Ceremony event.  A $5 donation to the...

New location for “The Hive” opens in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The West Virginia Hive and its parent company, the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, enjoyed the opening of its...

Local car wash offers Halloween experience

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Since Halloween seems to be skipping most of Beckley this year, a local car wash steps up to offer a...

Red Ribbon Week pushes virtual campaign amid pandemic

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - You may remember Red Ribbon Week events from when you were in school, but this year, the pandemic makes...

Man charged with arson in Raleigh County

ODD, WV (WOAY) - A man is charged with 1st degree arson after an incident in Raleigh County. On Aug. 4, Michael Wood, along with...

Purple Heart parking available at Erma Byrd Higher Ed. Center

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - Under normal circumstances, watching paint dry is usually a boring event, but today that called for celebration. Upward Bound at Concord...
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