Wyoming County Assessor Mike Cook told county commissioners Wednesday that his office has experienced some problems with residents concerning staff visits to their property.

Wyoming County Schools personnel have been preparing for the upcoming year since the previous school term ended in June.

Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

Twin Falls Resort State Park will host a Farm-to-Table dinner Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. at the 1800s Pioneer Farm, weather permitting. Cost is $50 per person.

Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

Westside and Wyoming County East high schools have each scheduled a day full of activities for all incoming freshmen for the upcoming school year. Attendance is optional, but strongly recommended, according to a spokesperson.

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Work on the Wyoming County Veterans Memorial is expected to begin later this month, according to Denny Lester, of the Veterans Support Group.

NEW RICHMOND – When Gov. Jim Justice held the first groundbreaking ceremony for the improvements to W.Va. 10 last summer, he emphasized the need for patience because the construction would take a few years.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ Division of Family Assistance begins accepting school clothing allowance applications today, July 1, for eligible children enrolled in West Virginia schools.

Twin Falls Resort State Park’s 36th annual Bear Hole Road Race is set Saturday, June 29, at 8 a.m. and will include 10-K and 5-K races as well as a 5-K race walk.

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To help those in need, Oceana Woman’s Club has installed a Blessing Box on Main Street, in front of Oceana Town Hall.

Editor’s note: This story was compiled from a press release from Wyoming County Schools.

The May term of the Wyoming County grand jury indicted a fifth person in connection with an alleged conspiracy to conceal a dead body.

West Virginia State Parks and the West Virginia Office of Tourism officials unveiled the new Pipestem Resort State Park zipline, operated by Ace Adventure Resort, May 9 during ribbon cutting ceremonies.

Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

While spring brings warmer weather, it also is the time black bears are on the move and, at least in some residential areas, making pests of themselves.

Just prior to opening arguments Monday, Joshua Michael Allen, 28, of Lynco, pleaded guilty to kidnaping before Wyoming County Circuit Court Judge Warren R. McGraw.

Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

Two Wyoming County schools were closed Wednesday while the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department continued to search the premises for a stolen firearm.

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Wyoming County Board of Education joined the growing list of counties across West Virginia that have signed a resolution against Senate Bill 451, an omnibus bill that anchors teacher pay raises to education reform.

Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

Only 45 people voted against Wyoming County Schools’ excess levy during the special election Jan. 26. With 27 of 27 precincts reporting, the final totals were 1,108 for the levy and 45 against it. The excess levy, more commonly known as the textbook levy, is added to the regular tax levy res…

On Monday, Gov. Jim Justice pulled his Senate Bill 289 after complaints the bill would reduce 911 funding by 11 percent.

WELCH — A McDowell County jury twice presented the same verdict to a Wyoming County man charged with shooting and killing his estranged wife and her teenage son: guilty of first-degree felony murder with no recommendation of mercy.

West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice and her Student Artist Series announced the new “Valentines to West Virginia” contest. All students in the sixth grade are invited to submit a Valentine to West Virginia that shows or tells what they love most about the Mountain State.

PINEVILLE – Senate Bill 289 will have a devastating impact on 911 agencies across the state, Dean Meadows, Wyoming County Emergency Services director, told county commissioners during their meeting Wednesday.

A Justice man pleaded guilty in a six-year-old cold case Monday in Wyoming County Circuit Court.

Wyoming County voters return to the polls Saturday, Jan. 26, to decide the fate of the excess levy, also known as the textbook levy. Voters have approved the excess levy every five years since 1927, according to schools officials.

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From zero to apricot, Wyoming County Schools’ best spellers competed in the annual Spelling Bee Thursday in the Pineville Middle School auditorium.

Kopperston water rates were raised to pay attorney fees incurred by the Kopperston Public Service District (PSD) and the increase was approved by the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC).

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When Chris Cook was growing up in Pineville, he had no intention of going into the medical field. He intended to go into his family's business, Cook's Excavating. Today, however, Cook is the program director of WVU Cardiothoracic Residency in Morgantown. He is responsible for overseeing the …

The Beckley Dance Theatre School and Beckley Preforming Arts are set to perform the iconic Christmas ballet “The Nutcracker,’’ a “glorious celebration of the holiday season.”

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For five years, Brian Morgan of Oceana has served as the project supervisor at R.D. Bailey Lake. He began his career there as a Co-Op Student in 1998 while attending college.

Time is running out for county residents who will be 65 years old or older prior to July 1, 2019 as well as those who are permanently and totally disabled to apply for the homestead tax exemption.

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For nearly three decades, Richard Browning has been working to have the Coalfields Expressway completed. It will be the first four-lane road for both Wyoming and McDowell counties.

Wyoming County Toy Fund organizers are urging residents who want to donate used toys or make a cash contribution to do it sooner rather than later.

Wyoming County commissioners agreed to loan the Ravencliff-McGraws-Saulsville Public Service District the cost of a new pump and installation during their meeting Wednesday.

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