Tag: Summers County

Employee at Kroger in Hinton has tested positive for COVID-19

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - An employee at Kroger in Hinton has tested positive for COVID-19. Allison McGee, corporate affairs manager for Kroger Mid-Atlantic, released the...

Hinton to revamp historic ice house

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Since its last resident business closed its doors 12 years ago, the Hinton Ice House has sat empty and...

Route 20 in Summers County shut down due to flooding

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Route 20 in Summers County is closed due to flooding. According to the Summers County Fire Department, united have Route...

Rescue in progress in Summers County

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Dispatchers have confirmed to WOAY that there is a rescue taking place on the Greenbrier River in Summers County. According...

Summers County Health Department conducts free COVID-19 testing for vulnerable populations

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The Summers County Health Department conducted free COVID-19 testing in Hinton. The testing is part of an initiative by the governor...

Committee cancels Hinton Railroad Museum Festival

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The Railroad Museum in Hinton plays host to the Railroad Festival every year, where people from all over the state...

Hinton cancels West Virginia State Water Festival

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The West Virginia water festival, held every summer in Hinton, has been officially postponed for 2020. Despite making serious efforts to...

Hinton “hub” prepares for Census Day

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - Representatives across the state have been hard at work preparing for the 2020 Census Action Day. Hinton is home to...

Hinton Railroad Days postponed due to COVID-19

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - Hinton Railroad Days have been postponed due to COVID-19. The Board of Directors held a meeting last night and voted to...

Pipestem water park to remain open for summer with some precautions

PIPESTEM, WV (WOAY) - Pipestem Resort State Park’s water park has only been around for two years, making this the second summer season it...

Free COVID-19 testing coming to Summers County

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for minorities and other vulnerable populations in counties with...

UPDATE: Holder of $136M Powerball ticket from Hinton wants to remain...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The holder of a Powerball ticket worth more than $136 million has contacted the West Virginia lottery but doesn’t want...

Peaceful protest set to take place in Hinton despite vandalism rumors

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - A peaceful protest is set to take place tonight in Hinton. Even though the protest is expected to be peaceful,...

City of Hinton receives sewage grant

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - This week, the City of Hinton received two small city grants totaling to 3 million dollars to help improve sewage...

The West Virginia Hive put on meeting to help local small...

HINTON WV (WOAY) - The West Virginia Hive sponsored a Town Hall meeting in Hinton for local businesses dealing with economic impact of the...

Hinton’s Wild Water Express to open June 13

HINTON, WV (WOAY) -  The City of Hinton began filling up the pool at the Wild Water Express on Thursday. The city is shooting for...

State gives City of Hinton Bateau Beach property to develop river...

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - River enthusiasts are calling it an early Christmas present. The State of West Virginia has granted the City of Hinton...

$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...

Summit Community Bank Open Championship begins at Pipestem Resort State Park

PIPESTEM, WV (WOAY) - The Appalachian Amateur Golf Tour is bringing amateur golf tournaments to Southern West Virginia. Now that restrictions have listed and courses...

Hinton Hope Foundation asking everyone to wear blue in honor of...

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The Hinton Hope Foundation is asking everyone to wear blue on Friday or Saturday in honor of a fallen police...

Summers County BOE elects new superintendent

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - Summers County Schools will soon have a new superintendent. The Summers County Board of Education held a meeting this morning and...

Volunteers hang 31 banners to honor veterans

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - Hinton looks a bit more patriotic after a group of volunteers got to work this morning. In all, 31 veterans are...

Former Hinton Ice House to be renovated by New River Gorge...

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority received a $440,000 grant to clean up the former Hinton Ice House. The now...

Color the River postponed until July due to COVID-19

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - Color the River which was going to be held in June, has now been postponed until July, due to COVID-19. The...

Summers County seen an increase in new business growth during April

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) - Calhoun County led West Virginia in new business registration growth percentage for the month of April 2020. A total of...
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