Tag: Raleigh County

Deputies need help in identifying two theft suspects

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) -The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying two suspect(s) in a shoplifting investigation. On June 29, 2020 an...

City reminds residents of fireworks ordinance

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Around Independence Day every year, calls come in to the Beckley Police Department night after night about fireworks. "The biggest thing...

Raleigh County Head Start enrolls students for the fall

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County Head Start is now enrolling students for the 2020-21 school year. After closing in mid-march, Raleigh Head Start is...

Beckley City Council swears in new members

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The newly elected Beckley City Council Members were sworn in on Tuesday. Several of the council members were re-elected to...

Deputies in Raleigh County need your help identifying a woman wanted...

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying the suspect in a grand larceny investigation. On June 29,...

UPDATE: Man who sold laced drugs arrested Michigan

UPDATE: RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Markel Stokes II has been arrested in Detroit, Michigan by the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force. He is...

Coping with PTSD during 4th of July

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - 4th of July is an exciting time for millions of Americans celebrating the birth of our nation. Still, for some...

Food pantry sees successful event

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Mountaineer Food Bank held its monthly food pantry this morning and received a huge turn out from the Raleigh County...

Lake Stephens to host fireworks show on July 5

SURVEYOR, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County Parks and Recreation recently announced a fireworks celebration will be held at Lake Stephens on Sunday, July 5.  Sydney...

UPDATE: Julie Wheeler sentenced for health care fraud

UPDATE: (Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 3:30 pm) CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - A woman who pled guilty to health care fraud is sentenced to...

WVSP to conduct DUI checkpoint in Beaver

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - On Thursday, July 02, 2020, the West Virginia State Police will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint along US Rt. 19, approximately...

Raleigh County Parks and Rec announces fireworks at Lake Stephens

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County Parks and Recreation, including Lake Stephens, have announced Fireworks will be held at Lake Stephens on July 5,...

MISSING: Man reported missing was last seen in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) -  The Beckley Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 37-year-old Ronald Rafael Mayo Jr. "RJ" who has...

Mobile Food Pantry coming to Raleigh County

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Mountaineer Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be setting up in Raleigh County on Tuesday. The Mobile Food Pantry will be...

Beckley Water Company issues boil water advisory

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- Beckley Water Company has issued a precautionary boil water advisory effective immediately for all of Stovers Fork Road in MacArthur. This includes...

Accident sends one person to the hospital

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - First responders are on the scene of a car accident in the Maple Fork area. Dispatchers say the call came...

New River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship participates in globalized online service

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The New River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship was part of a multinational online service.  The service was an annual event done by...

Easter-themed beauty pageant finally happens after months of rescheduling

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - An Easter-themed beauty pageant that was originally scheduled months ago has finally gotten underway after multiple reschedulings due to the...

Antique Automobile Club of America joins bi-weekly Beckley car cruise

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Shade Tree and Smooth Impressions Car Clubs held another car cruise today, this time at the Tamarack.  The car clubs...

Veteran uses sewing skills to make special tote bags for local...

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - John Pearl, a 90-year-old veteran who lives in Stanaford, has certainly found his niche as he is using his...

Residents find white supremacist flyers in yards

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Just walking down the street, Larew Avenue seems like a quiet, friendly neighborhood, but to white supremacists, it was their...

UPDATE: Body recovered at Lake Stephens has been identified

UPDATE: SURVEYOR, WV (WOAY) - A missing swimmer who is suspected of drowning at Lake Stephens has been identified. According to the Raleigh County Sheriff's...

The Beckley Police Department hosts seminar for officers across the state

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Police Department held an safety seminar today for officers at WVU Teach. Supervisors and sergeant ranked officers from across...

Beckley council planning to introduce ‘Demolition by Neglect’ ordinance following roof...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - After the roof of the Walton Building collapsed on Wednesday morning in Beckley due to old age and deterioration, it...

City of Beckley back to enforcing parking downtown

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - During the pandemic, the City of Beckley relaxed their downtown parking meter monitoring.  However, as the courthouse and other businesses have...
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