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K-Fit Holds Grand Opening of New Studio

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) - K-fit held its grand opening and ribbon cutting for its new studio Thursday evening. K-fit offers a variety of different fitness...

Panic buying leaves local gas stations with little to no fuel

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Many drivers in our area are scrambling to get their tanks filled, a reaction that's being compared to the toilet...

Beckley Police Department asks for the community’s help in locating robbery...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Police Department is asking for the community's help in locating the suspect of a robbery. Police say a man...

Raleigh General Hospital holds reception for “National Nurses Week”

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh General Hospital recognizes its nurses on "National Nurses Week." The hospital cafeteria hosted a reception to honor the nurses and...

Beckley City Council unanimously passes the Crown Act

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley City Council unanimously passes the Crown Act. The ordinance was developed to address discrimination against natural hairstyles and unfair treatment...

West Virginia Carnival returns to Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The West Virginia Carnival is finally getting to open back up after not being in operation since October of 2019,...

Petsonk law firm moves to new location in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With businesses trying to stay afloat during the virus recession and companies laying off numbers of employees, Sam Petsonk, a...

Construction on Lake Stephens Dam now complete

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Parks and Recreation started the ongoing construction of the Lake Stephens Dam and Marina last fall as...

A special woman finally gets recognition she deserves on Mother’s Day

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Zora "Big Mama" Stroud dedicated her life to a hard job that many women would have never even imagined, working for...

WVU Tech celebrates more than 180 graduates in 2021 Commencement Ceremony

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - One local university holds an in person commencement ceremony in honor of its graduates. WVU Tech celebrated more than 180 graduates...

Veterans Museum celebrates an important day in history

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Veterans Museum in Beckley had set up a living history encampment to acknowledge and celebrate the 76th anniversary of...

People gathered in downtown Beckley to recognize John Lewis Day

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - John Robert Lewis played a huge role in the Civil Rights Movement and is still playing a big part now...

Flying Eagles and Mohigans honor Richardson in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - It started with a moment of silence inside the Charleston Convention Center. It ended with the student section thunderously chanting, "Long...

Beckley community gathers at Woodrow Wilson High School to honor Dwayne...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - "I just want to take a moment to open up this ceremony in a word of prayer." It starts...

Woodrow Wilson teammates and coaches remember Dwayne Richardson

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - "He was charismatic. He was really an electrifying figure," said Damon Hamby, Dwayne Richardson's pastor. "He's somebody that'll light up a...

Flying Eagles student-athlete killed after fatal shooting in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A devastating tragedy for students at Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley. An 18-year-old student shot and killed and questions remain. At...

David Michael Green Kemp pleads guilty to charge of Patronizing a...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - It's been almost 8-months since David Kemp responded to a Craiglist ad that read, "Young mama bear in town for...

City encourages outdoor activity after declaring May as Bike Month

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Officials in Beckley are gearing up for the warm weather and encouraging the community to get active.  For years, the city...

Preregistration for the Friends of Charity Auto Fair held at Marquee...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Over the weekend folks were given the opportunity to pre-register their cars in the Friends of Charity Auto Fair coming...

Renegade Monster Truck Tour pays a visit to southern West Virginia

MOUNT HOPE, WV (WOAY) - The Renegade Monster Truck Tour made its fourth stop at the Beckley Motorsports Park for some high octane action...

Accident shuts down Flat Top Rd., knocks out power to hundreds

SHADY SPRING, WV (WOAY)- A tractor-trailer overturned early this morning, cutting power to hundreds in Raleigh County. According to Raleigh County dispatchers, the call came...

Sheriff deputy saves the life of a two year-old child

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Early Tuesday morning a call came in about a two year old child that was unresponsive. Deputy Haegan Harvey sprang...

Camp STEM to return to WVU Tech campus after being cancelled...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A popular STEM education camp is returning to the Beckley area this summer. Hosted by WVU Tech, Camp STEM has the...

Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department receives new K9

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department announces the arrival of a new K9. Dino the German Shepherd is two years old and...

City of Beckley declares May as Bike Month

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - After a years-long effort to increase outdoor activity in the community, the City of Beckley has decided to declare the...
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