Tag: Raleigh County

Kids fishing derby held at Alpine Ministries

BRADLEY, WV (WOAY) - A first-ever fishing derby for kids was held at the Alpine Ministries pond, where kids thirteen and under who had...

Youth Arts in the Parks Exhibit open at Tamarack

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Youth Arts in the Parks exhibit opened at the Tamarack on Friday. The exhibit features the artwork of the top...

Shade Tree Car Club hosting Easter event this Saturday April 2

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Shade Tree Car Club is giving families a chance to celebrate Easter. This will be the car club’s third annual...

Beckley man pleads guilty to federal drug crime

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Beckley man pleads guilty today to distributing cocaine base in Raleigh County. Eric Ledon Brown, 53, was indicted by a...

2021 Youth Arts in the Parks Wildflower Art Exhibit opens at...

GLEN JEAN, WV (WOAY) — A new exhibit opens tomorrow at Tamarack, featuring the artwork of local students who participated in the Youth Arts...

City of Beckley planning four neighborhood car cruises

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The City of Beckley in partnership with local car clubs is planning a full season of community car cruises and...

The YMCA of Southern West Virginia receives challenge grant

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - This morning, the YMCA of Southern West Virginia received a challenge grant from the Carter Family Foundation. The one hundred thousand...

Beckley Warming Center to open overnight

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Considering weather predictions of wind chills reaching below 15 degrees, overnight into Friday morning, the Beckley Warming Center will be...

17-year old reflects on vaccination experience as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginians ages 16 and up are now eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19. 17-year old Brittney Anderson says the...

New River Physical Therapy fully open in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Those in Raleigh County needing physical therapy have a new place to turn. New River Physical Therapy had a soft opening...

Brush fires reported behind YMCA Soccer Complex in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - First responders are currently on scene of a brush fire, possibly several, behind the YMCA Soccer Complex in Beckley. Raleigh County...

Local directors crowdfunding for new film featuring Beckley’s Ambrosia Inn

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A film called Ambrosia. It’s a slapstick comedy about the owner of a bed and breakfast trying to navigate a...

United Way of Southern West Virginia hosts “Denim for a Difference”...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A Beckley organization is encouraging comfort for employees while raising money for a good cause. United Way of Southern West...

Senator Shelley Moore Capito tours Raleigh County Memorial Airport development site

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - "I think there's a great vision here and I just wanted to see how it was progressing." Senator Shelley Moore Capito...

New River Transit expanding hours, routes next Monday

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Beginning Monday, April 5th, New River Transit is expanding its hours... making public transportation even more accessible in our area. For...

Beckley working to pass hair non-discrimination bill

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Beckley is poised to join Morgantown and Charleston in passing a local ordinance to protect Black West...

March is American Red Cross Month

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The American Red Cross honors their volunteers and donors during the month of March as part of Red Cross Month....

Hospice of Southern West Virginia patients receive donations of food, clothing...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Patients at the local Hospice House were in for a surprise as employees with Mountain Heart Community Services stopped by...

Governor Justice hosts town hall on state income tax repeal

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Governor Justice holds a town hall at Tamarack to hear thoughts on his proposal to repeal the state income tax.  The...

1,000 first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine distributed at the...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County health organizations continue their efforts to vaccinate the community against COVID-19. First doses of the Pfizer vaccine were...

Raleigh County officials celebrate groundbreaking of new Sheriff’s Department headquarters

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County officials break ground on the new headquarters for the county Sheriff's department at Pinecrest Industrial Park in Beckley. County...

New ministry to help people with home repairs

CRAB ORCHARD, WV (WOAY) - Neighbors on Wheels, a ministry that's part of the Crab Orchard Baptist Church, is extending its ministry to help...

Raleigh County School adheres to new CDC social distance guidelines

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - In encouraging COVID-19 news, schools take another big step towards a return to normalcy. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Collectors can now buy, sell, and trade comics at a local...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Comic Castle held their first-ever comics, cards, games, and toys swap Saturday where, for a small fee,  collectors had the...

1,200 boxes of food given away during distribution in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Hundreds of cars line up at Linda K. Epling Stadium for a large-scale food distribution. 1,200 boxes of fresh meat, produce...
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