13th annual Mine Safety Mine Rescue Competition

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) The 13th annual Mine Safety Rescue Competition took place at Bluefield State College Saturday. The event is a competition against the mine, said Mike Plumley, Director of

Feds: Kentucky coal mines supervisors cheated on dust samples

Eight former supervisors and safety officers at a Kentucky coal company were indicted Wednesday on federal charges that they rigged dust monitoring in underground mines, forcing miners to work in the kind of dirty conditions that can lead to black lung disease.

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Temperatures are on the rise!

Temperatures are on the rise!

Temperatures to start off the morning are scattered in the 50s for most with a few lower 60s. As we

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Construction on I-77 South, expected to be completed Memorial Day weekend

AAA predicts 43 million people will travel this Memorial Day weekend, which is up about 3.6% compared to this time last

W.Va. Governor names new McDowell County Circuit Judge

WELCH, W.Va. (WVVA) Gov. Jim Justice has named a replacement for McDowell County’s retiring Circuit Judge Booker T. Stephens. The

WANTED: Escape from home confinement

A Beckley woman is wanted by law enforcement for escape from home confinement.

UPDATE: DOH confirms, safety issues near Route 112

Residents are continuing to express concerns about Route 112, after the West Virginia Division of Highways shut down a portion

New school superintendent named in Tazewell County

Tazewell County Public Schools will have a new superintendent.