Tag: Raleigh County

Man is facing charges after being found with a gun

MACARTHUR, WV (WOAY) - A felon has been found in possession of a gun after a parking lot fight led to a vehicle search. On...

UPDATE: Man charged with murder in connection to fatal Raleigh County...

UPDATE (Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 8:45 am) RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A man has been arrested and charged with murder after a...

Road cleared after accident

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Route 19 is now cleared after an accident tonight. According to dispatch the call came in around 9:30 pm of...

NAACP encourages registered voters to vote

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With the primary election less than 24 hours away, local leaders want the community to know how important voting actually...

Quota Club of Beckley to hold annual empty bowls charity event...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Quota Club has had to reschedule their annual empty bowls charity event due to the pandemic. Now it’s finally...

Raleigh County Clerk tells voters what to expect when at the...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls for Election Day, but with everything that has happened this year in...

Marquee Cinemas of Beckley reopens this Friday, June 12

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Marquee Cinemas is planning to reopen later this week with some mild changes. For safety reasons, there will be a reduced...

Beckley VAMC will expand VA health care services while ensuring safe...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Beckley VA Medical Center is working on a plan to reintroduce health care services as West Virginia starts reopening after...

Appalachian Bible College offers scholarship responds to pandemic

MOUNT HOPE, WV (WOAY) – In response to increased financial burdens on students and their families, Appalachian Bible College has committed to covering 65%...

Hidden Valley Golf hosts all-ages motocross race

GLEN DANIEL, WV (WOAY) - Hidden Valley Golf held a motocross race this weekend, where racers came out to enjoy the beginning of the...

Marquee Cinema to reopen theaters

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Marquee Cinema has announced that it will reopen on Friday, June 12. Marquee Cinemas announced on its Facebook page that starting...

Last day of early voting sees small turnout

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Today was the last day that people were able to vote early in West Virginia.  To help encourage people to get...

Waiters and waitresses feeling impacts when people don’t tip

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - As the country reopens, you may find yourself visiting restaurants again. Local radio host Will Shumate wants to remind the public...

Local first responder expresses gratitude after receiving kidney transplant

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - As an EMT, a paramedic and now a flight paramedic for Beckley’s Air Evac Lifeteam, Ashley Williams has had a...

BRCCC hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for Beckley’s new State Farm office

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday for a new State Farm office.  State Farm...

The Raleigh County Veterans Museum reopens this weekend

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - The Raleigh County Veterans museum located in Beckley reopens this weekend. On Friday starting at 11 am, the museum will be...

WVU official on combating racism: “we are all Americans.”

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - With political unrest, public demonstrations and protests popping up around the country, you may wonder how you can be an...

Beckley Pride to hold virtual dance party to celebrate Pride Month

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Beckley Pride had a successful year last year with new legislation protecting the LGBTQ community and even the city's first...

Raleigh Co. Memorial Airport receives $1.7M ARC grant award

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - In an announcement on Thursday, June 4th, Governor Jim Justice announced Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding has been awarded to...

$750k Grant Funding to New River Gorge Regional Development Authority

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - In an announcement on Thursday, June 4th, Governor Jim Justice announced West Virginia Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Investment Program Grant...

Raleigh County receives grant to expand broadband service

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Raleigh County receives a grant worth nearly $643,999 to go towards expanding broadband in the county. The U.S. Department of...

Burning Rock Off-Road Park partners with Polaris Adventures rental program

SOPHIA, WV (WOAY) - Burning Rock Off-Road Park is now one of only three locations in the state to be partnered with the Polaris...

Prosecuting attorney weighs in on missing woman hoax

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - From Sunday evening to now, the story of 43-year-old Julie Wheeler reportedly falling from the overlook at Grandview turned into...

Beckley Police Department receives federal hiring grant

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Mayor Rob Rappold announced today that Beckley Police Department had received a federal hiring grant, which means the city can...

The Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department continues COVID-19 testing, despite low positive...

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) - Despite lower positive cases, The Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department continues to test individuals for COVID-19. To date, Raleigh County has...
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