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Clean up campaign honored
Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority and James Miller, county litter control officer, were among those recognized by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection during annual ceremonies in Charleston.
Residents urged to dispose of their garbage properly
It was a campaign promise made and a promise he is working to keep.
Commissioner Silas Mullins, along with other county employees, volunteers and members of the Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority, are working to clean up the county.
Officials: Litter is an eyesore, can endanger public health
Cleaning up the county remains an ongoing priority, according to Silas Mullins, county commissioner.
Littered road ways and stream banks as well as open dumps in residents’ yards could prove a detriment to the economic impact of the tourist trade in Wyoming County, according to officials.
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Clear Fork man honors brother killed in war
Johnny Smith, of Clear Fork, fulfilled a long-time dream this summer, traveling to Vietnam to visit the site of his brother’s Feb. 15, 1971, death. First Lt. James L. Smith, a 1969 graduate of West Point Military Academy, was among the victims of a helicopter crash, following a dangerous rescue mission in a driving rain storm.
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Federal highway funding to slow
With a reduction in federal aid for transportation projects looming for the states, area supporters of the King Coal Highway and the Coalfields Expressway say they are hopeful that Congress will now be compelled to act on a new long-term federal highway bill.
Civil War Days to kick off Friday in Oceana
Civil War Days will again be held in Oceana and kicks off Friday, July 18, with ghost stories by well-known storyteller and author David “Bugs” Stover, at the Gilliland Park Amphitheater, at 7 p.m.
AmeriCorps team, volunteers work on projects
An AmeriCorps NCCC six-member team from Vicksburg, Miss., is spending 10 weeks in Mullens through the Rural Appalachian Improvement League (RAIL).
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