Tag: Summers County

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...

Summers County to offer drive-through testing for COVID-19, for those who...

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Summers County Health Department, in collaboration with Summers County ARH and the WV National Guard, will be providing...

Many high schools plan to hold graduation ceremonies once executive orders...

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - As colleges across the county cancel graduation ceremonies, many high schools in West Virginia are still planning to hold them.  Summers County...

Backyard Outfitters owner donates storage sheds to assist with outdoor COVID-19...

SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WOAY) - In the fight against COVID-19, storage sheds usually don’t come to your mind. But one local Summersville man, who owns...

Summers County confirms first positive COVID-19 case

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Summers County Health Department has confirmed the county’s first case of COVID-19. Summers County Health Department is working to...

Summers County Commission closes public access to courthouse

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Summers County Commission is closing public access to the courthouse, judicial...

Summers County Commission is asking public to limit access to courthouse

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Summers County Commission is taking proactive approaches to address the serious public health risks presented by the spread...

City of Hinton holds emergency meeting for COVID-19 crisis

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The City of Hinton held an emergency meeting this Monday to prepare for COVID-19. City officials and business owners met...

Summers County Schools establish feeding plan

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Summers County officials established a feeding plan for students during the school closures. Parents and guardians can pick up Monday's...

Summers County Library cancels litter cleanup due to corona virus concerns

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - The Summers County Public Library originally planned to organize a community litter cleanup this Saturday, but it was cancelled at...

City of Hinton to prioritize new sewer line project

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - For decades, the city of Hinton has been using a combined sewer system, which means rainfall as well as household...

Second Saturdays to host flee market in Hinton as first event...

HINTON, WV (WOAY) - This weekend, the Second Saturdays organization in Hinton is holding a local flee market. It will cost patrons $1 to...

Summers County man dies in mobile home fire

(UPDATE 3/2/2020 10:44 AM) - Authorities have released further information about the victim of a residential fire. The 75-year-old man had multiple health issues. He...
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