Tag: Raleigh County

Tamarack hosts West Virginia Day celebrations

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Tamarack celebrated West Virginia Day today with many activities, including the opening of a new art exhibit dedicated to...

New party company opens for business

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A new party business made his debut at the Juneteenth festival held today in Beckley. Backyard Bounce is a mobile business...

Tamarack host pride inspired gallery exhibit for pride month

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - June is pride month, and to help celebrate Tamarack is hosting a pride inspired gallery exhibition called Vividly Chromatic: Pigments...

Local recording artists puts on Juneteenth event

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Two local recording artists Chevy and Wes have come together to put on their first annual Juneteenth celebration in Beckley....

Accident reported in Raleigh County

Shady Spring, WV (WOAY)- A single-vehicle accident was reported on Ritter Dr. in Shady Spring this morning. According to dispatchers, a call was placed at...

Man found lying in the road

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - A man was found early this morning between Eisenhower Rd. and Stanaford Rd. in Beckley. According to dispatchers, EMS transported him...

Local doctor shares tips on how to cope with mental health...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- June is Alzheimer's and brain awareness month, and while this month is essential every year, it's especially crucial amidst the COVID-19...

Beckley Police searching for a missing 18-year-old

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley Police Department is searching for an 18-year-old male. Robert David Sparks was last seen on June 16 at approximately...

Operation Shutdown Corner Update: Beckley man pleads guilty to federal drug...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Beckley man pled guilty today for his participation in a drug trafficking operation in Raleigh County, announced United States...

Beckley fireworks show back on after city receives corporate donations

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley fireworks show is back on after some worries that it would need to be canceled. The city had to...

Raleigh County Commission approves roofing project

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Commission met for its regular session with multiple new business topics. Chief among them was a roof...

Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department to offer free COVID-19 testing

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department to offer free community COVID-19 testing. This event will occur next Tuesday, June 23rd, from 8:30...

The City of Beckley’s Fireworks Display on July 4th is back...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Beckley’s July 4th fireworks display will happen in 2020 thanks to donations from Dr. Ayne Amjad, Chick-fil-a, Beckley ARH, Faith Community Church,...

Man arrested in Beckley after shots fired

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - On June 13, 2020 just after 1:00 a.m. Cpl. Capehart was patrolling the East Park area of Beckley following reports...

Shade Tree and Smooth Impressions Car Clubs dedicate biweekly cruise to...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Shade Tree and Smooth Impressions Car Club held another car cruise this weekend, but this time it was dedicated...

New Beckley fire station expected to be completed by July

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The New Beckley fire station is almost complete. The construction project located off the Beckley Bypass is expected to be completed...

Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority resumes recycling program

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - On July 1st, Raleigh County residents can start recycling their trash at Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority. The drop off-center program...

WVDEP’s Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer Appreciation Day canceled

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has canceled the 2020 Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) Volunteer Appreciation Day event scheduled for...

Triple A warns of unsafe driving habits

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Motorists hit the road again as restrictions are lifted, but many practice unsafe driving habits. A recent study conducted by AAA...

Raleigh County Airport’s next steps after receiving grant

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County Memorial Airport received two grants totaling over two million dollars. Last week, Governor Jim Justice announced two sizable...

Pedestrian struck in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - WOAY has confirmed a pedestrian was struck early Thursday morning in Raleigh County. According to dispatchers, a call came around...

Beckley Mayor Rob Rappold reflects on winning a second term

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Mayor Rob Rappold celebrates after being re-elected mayor of Beckley. Rappold had five candidates opposing him, all of which he said...

Raleigh County Magistrate Division 2 race still unclear

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Voter Registration Office had to dig for answers after the Division 2 Magistrate election ended in confusion. On...

Deputies in Raleigh County are searching for a missing man

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office is looking for John Kizer. Kizer was reported missing on June 8, 2020. It was...

Dunlap shares his thoughts on close race

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Robert Dunlap won Beckley Ward 3 City Council over incumbent Frank Williams by a single vote according to the unofficial...
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