Wyoming County Report

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  • Wyoming SWA 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.

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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.

    July 28, 2014

  • 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.

    July 28, 2014

  • R.D. Bailey Lake 1 Summer recreation

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Vietnam trip 1 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.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • County facilities 1 New location

    July 14, 2014 4 Photos

  • 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.

    July 14, 2014

  • 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.

    July 14, 2014

  • Trail project 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).

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • New BOE New members

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo