• Tag: Raleigh County

    Beckley fire department gets COVID-19 antibody testing

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Fire Department has administrated antibody tests to the entire department to see which firefighters have been exposed to...

    Nail salon takes precautions to protect employees, customers

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Nail salon employees are back to work, but they are taking as many precautions as necessary. At Le's Nails in Beckley,...

    School cafeteria employee awarded

    RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Shady Spring Middle School employee was recognized on the national level. Susan Parsons is the cafeteria manager at Shady...

    AAA offers free roadside assistance for health care workers and first...

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - AAA, the premier roadside assistance provider for more than 100 years, is offering local heroes a little peace of mind...

    UPDATE: Beckley Common Council votes not to approve pay raise for...

    UPDATE: (Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 7:30 pm) BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A potential pay raise for city council members dies. Mayor Rob Rappold said...

    Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department starts new life-saving program

    BRADLEY, WV (WOAY) - Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department has started a new program that can help reduce the response time in a life-threatening accident....

    Former Beckley VA doctor indicted on seven charges

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A federal grand jury in Charleston, West Virginia, today returned a seven-count indictment charging Dr. Jonathan Yates, 51, with federal...

    Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department will conduct COVID-19 testing on Wednesday

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department will continue to test individuals for COVID-19 that meet criteria. The Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department has...

    Beckley police search for murder suspect

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Police department is asking for the public's help in finding 27-year-old Tremaine Lamar Jackson. Jackson is wanted for first-degree...

    Cancelled events during pandemic see new hopes as state reopens

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With events having been cancelled throughout the spring and the state finally opening back up, many people are rescheduling their...

    West Virginia Public Broadcasting selects Raleigh Playhouse and Theatre for sponsorship

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia Public Broadcasting recently selected the Raleigh Playhouse and Theatre for a small business sponsorship. The small business sponsorship is...

    Beckley Councilman appointed to the West Virginia Humanities Council

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Beckley Common Council Ward One representative Tom Sopher has been appointed to the West Virginia Humanities Council (WVHC) for a...

    Car clubs host neighborhood cruise for second week in a row

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Shade Tree and Smooth Impressions Car Clubs have held a neighborhood car cruise for the second week in a...

    Individuals covered under PUA can expect to see unemployment benefits soon

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Self-employed workers, contractors, and gig workers who filed for unemployment can soon expect to see their benefits. According to Delegate...

    Physical therapy facility plans to reopen next week

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Body Works therapy facility will soon be back in business. The physical therapy facility will open next Tuesday And...

    Local church celebrates Mother’s Day from a distance

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Many churches have already re-opened. Some churches like God’s House of Miracle decided to stay closed for the entire month...

    Beckley Police are looking for a man wanted for murder, considered...

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating twenty-seven-year-old, TREMAINE LAMAR JACKSON of Charleston, West Virginia...

    Helping Hands reopens to the public

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - After weeks of being closed to the public, Helping Hands Community Resource Center in Beckley reopened last week. Director...

    Car crash closes two northbound lanes of I-77 in Beckley

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A car crash has closed both northbound lanes of I-77 at mile marker 39. Dispatchers tell WOAY that at around...

    WVU Tech celebrates 2020 graduates in special video

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Due to concerns with the global COVID-19 pandemic, WVU Tech made the decision in late-March to cancel Commencement ceremonies originally planned for Saturday,...

    UPDATE: Identity released of the victim who was shot and killed...

    UPDATE: (10 am, May 7, 2020) - The identity of the man who was shot and killed in Beckley has been released. Detective David Allard...

    Mental Health Month aims to reduce stigma surrounding mental health treatment

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - May is Mental Health Month, which aims to raise awareness about the need for mental health services.  Clinical Director William Catus...

    Local small business asks community for support

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Local screen printing company Spartan Factory located in Beckley is one of many small businesses helping in the community. The Spartan...

    Hero pay unlikely as Raleigh County waits for more information before...

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Recently, all counties in West Virginia received $100,000 to use for what people are calling hero pay, but what the...

    Tattoo parlor appointments booked for weeks

    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Customers are breaking down the doors to get back into the tattoo chair. After being closed for several weeks. Agony Body...
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