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Drug Free Allstars return to Fayetteville High School  WVNS-TV

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) - For 14 years, the Drug Free Allstars traveled to schools to teach kids about drugs, while playing a friednly game of basketball.

Fayetteville High School Tribute Tour kicks off  The Fayette Tribune

The tribute tour got off to a rousing start last Thursday.

Fayetteville High to go out with a flourish  The Fayette Tribune

Ahoy, mateys. The Pirates have plans for a swashbuckling send-off for Fayetteville High School in its last year in existence. The Fayetteville High community at ...

Tribute event for Fayetteville High Schools closing  WVNS-TV

A group of Fayetteville High School alumni are organizing a tribute event.

Fayetteville High School gearing up for last football season  WVNS-TV

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) - Week 1 of high school football is almost here in West Virginia and all of the teams are getting ready for their opponents.

Closing the treasure chest  Beckley Register-Herald

One last time the students at Fayetteville High School paint the halls featuring different homecoming themes. One last time a couple is crowned Homecoming ...

Fayetteville football has come full circle  Beckley Register-Herald

In the late 1920s, times were tough in America. With the country locked in the Great Depression, places to live and food to eat were hard to come by in the Land ...

GALLERY: Midland Trail at Fayetteville, Football  Beckley Register-Herald

Fayetteville hosted Midland Trail for the last "Battle of the Bridge" football game Friday.

Fayetteville High School | Community  The Fayette Tribune

The 2018 Fayetteville High School commencement ceremony will be held Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fayette County Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Building ...

Fayette superintendent reports school construction to be completed in three phases  Beckley Register-Herald

After the approval by the School Building Authority this week for another $1 million toward the construction of the Fayette County School system, Superintendent ...

WV MetroNews Fayette County schools rebuild remains on track  West Virginia MetroNews

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — The approval this week by the state School Building Authority to allocate another $1 million to the Fayette County school system will ...

Fayetteville, Valley to launch final seasons | Sports  The Fayette Tribune

As the lights are flipped on this Friday night, two of the five remaining Fayette County high schools will commence their final football seasons.

Dempsey, Pirates take control of Greyhounds (WITH VIDEO & GALLERY)  Beckley Register-Herald

Smithers — The Fayetteville High School football team took a three-game winning streak against Fayette County rival Valley into Friday night's meeting.

Fayetteville looking for new girls hoops coach  Beckley Register-Herald

When the Fayetteville High School girls begin practicing for their final basketball campaign next month, they will do so under a new leader.

Pirates family had special night in 1992 | Sports  The Fayette Tribune

Football, Fayetteville style, 1992. The beginning was as forgettable as the ending was glorious. Well before they hoisted the Class A state championship trophy ...

GALLERY: Sherman at Fayetteville, Football  Beckley Register-Herald

Fayetteville hosts Sherman for their high school football game.

Fayetteville pounds Richwood into submission (WITH GALLERY)  Beckley Register-Herald

Richwood — Fayetteville rolled into Richwood behind a powerful rushing attack. They rolled out of town with a big win in an early season Class A showdown.

WV MetroNews Organizers are excited for 39th annual Bridge Day on Saturday  West Virginia MetroNews

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — West Virginia's largest one-day festival, Bridge Day, is Saturday, October 20. The third Saturday in October tradition at the New River ...

Patriots rally past rival Pirates 26-10 (WITH GALLERY)  Beckley Register-Herald

fayetteville — A dominating second half allowed Class A No. 3 Midland Trail to retain the Battle for the Bridge trophy after the final regular season game Friday ...

Fayetteville attorney appointed to judicial vacancy  Beckley Register-Herald

Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Fayetteville attorney Thomas H. Ewing to fill the vacancy on the 12th Judicial Circuit Court serving Fayette County.

Lia Vaglio was all about opening young minds  The Fayette Tribune

I want to talk about Fayetteville High School's Lia Vaglio auditorium.

Area poised for 39th annual Bridge Day Saturday  The Fayette Tribune

Fayette County and southern West Virginia will throw a big party this weekend for old and new friends alike.

WV MetroNews West Virginia education board approves Fayette County consolidation  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Education voted Wednesday to close seven schools in the Fayette County Schools district. The Fayette ...

WV MetroNews Fayette County school board approves closure, consolidation plan  West Virginia MetroNews

OAK HILL, W.Va. — The Fayette County Board of Education voted Tuesday to close seven schools over a two-year period, as well as reconfigure and ...

Fayetteville Aims to Restore Historic High School Building  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Fayetteville officials have renewed an effort to restore the old Fayetteville High School building. The Register-Herald of Beckley reports Mayor Dennis.

Fayetteville High School teacher arrested on drug charges  WVNS-TV

On Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 a teacher from Fayetteville High School was arrested on prescription drug charges. Shae Davis Wells, 40, of Fayetteville was charged ...

Oak Hill, Fayetteville graduations celebrated  The Fayette Tribune

Both Oak Hill and Fayetteville High schools celebrated their commencement activities over the weekend.

Jumpers and spectators say Bridge Day showcases opportunity in Mountain State (WITH VIDEO & GALLERY))  Beckley Register-Herald

"West Virginia is the Colorado of the East," said Linda Armstrong as we walked along the New River Gorge Bridge.

Fayette's dropout rate worst in the state  Beckley Register-Herald

While the state was recognized during the 2016-17 school year for a graduation rate near 90 percent, according to the State Department of Education, ...

Charles Steven Hambrick  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charles Steven Hambrick, 53, of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at home. Born on April 18, 1965, at Oak Hill, he was the son of the late ...

Leadership Fayette County bids farewell to Class of 2018  The Fayette Tribune

Commemorating 16 years of the Leadership Fayette County program, a graduation banquet and alumni reunion were hosted at the Oak Hill Holiday Lodge ...

GALLERY: Fayetteville at Meadow Bridge, Football  Beckley Register-Herald

Fayetteville travels to Meadow Bridge for their high school football game Friday. (Chris Jackson/The Register-Herald)

Meadow Bridge High to remain open  Beckley Register-Herald

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Board of Education approved all closures and consolidations for Fayette County schools except Meadow Bridge High ...

Fayetteville man charged with grand larceny, DUI  Beckley Register-Herald

A Fayetteville man is facing several charges after allegedly taking $2500 worth of merchandise in Lewisburg on Monday.

Spring will bring school construction in Oak Hill  The Fayette Tribune

As winter snow falls, Fayette County Schools officials have their eyes set toward spring and the beginning of a culmination of turmoil that beset the county the ...

Geneva Neal | Obituaries  WV News

Geneva M. Cutright Neal departed this life and went to be with her Savior on December 23, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1939 in Thayer, WV. She was.

BOE candidates square off in Oak Hill | News  The Fayette Tribune

OAK HILL — Dozens of area residents turned out Thursday night for a candidates' forum sponsored by Fayette Fair Share, a local political action committee ...

Middle school students visit WVU Tech for Junior Nursing Academy  Beckley Register-Herald

Middle school students from across the region filled a classroom on WVU Tech's campus Tuesday morning to learn the fundamentals of what it takes to be a ...

Early voting times and locations  Beckley Register-Herald

Early voting will be held today through Nov. 3 in West Virginia. Times and locations for early voting in The Register-Herald coverage area are listed below:

After slow start, future is looking bright for Patriots  Beckley Register-Herald

The regular season came to a close this week for a few high school football teams, but for most it will end this Friday.

Kessinger and Fast headed back to Charleston, to be joined by Staggers  Beckley Register-Herald

With three seats up for election, voters in the West Virginia House of Delegates District 32 sent Republican incumbents Tom Fast and Kayla Kessinger back to ...

Fayette Board OKs School Closings, Grade Reconfigurations  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Fayette County would close several existing school buildings under a plan approved by the county Board of Education. The board agreed on the plan Tuesday.

Paul W. McKown  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Paul W. McKown, 83, passed peacefully, surrounded by his family, on August 1, 2018, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, WV. Born.

Higher education officials say 60 percent of West Virginians need postsecondary credentials by 2030  Beckley Register-Herald

West Virginia's higher education leaders launched a campaign Wednesday with a goal to have 60 percent of the state's workforce with a formal education ...

County public school students graduate this weekend  The Fayette Tribune

Members of the Class of 2017 from Fayette County's public schools will graduate this weekend.

Parkersburg resident files papers for gubernatorial bid | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man has filed precandidacy papers to run for governor of West Virginia in 2020. The 46-year-old Jody Murphy previously ...

Fayetteville downs Oak Hill in emotional battle  Beckley Register-Herald

FAYETTEVILLE — Homecoming festivities were in full bloom Friday at Fayetteville high school. Graduates from 1967 and from 1975 to 1979 were in town for a ...

UPDATE: School consolidation plans move forward in Fayette County  WSAZ-TV

Board members voted 4-1 in favor of closing several schools.

WV school board OKs Fayette County consolidation plan  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Board of Education approved a consolidation plan for Fayette County public schools Wednesday, almost exactly a year after the board ...

Pirates aim to create new identity, keep winning  The Fayette Tribune

The primary question is "Can Fayetteville be as good as last year?"

Oak Hill man arrested with cocaine  Beckley Register-Herald

According to the Fayette County Sheriff's Department, an Oak Hill man was arrested after deputies found cocaine allegedly packaged for sale after a traffic stop.

County grapplers performing well as season winds down  The Fayette Tribune

For the first time in Fayetteville High School's wrestling team history, the Pirates placed second in a team dual competition, the Bob Stover Classic Tournament ...

Beckley's Haunted Mine to kickoff Friday | Arts & Entertainment  Beckley Register-Herald

Each year, as All Hallows' Eve approaches, the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine transforms into the "Haunted Mine."

More living in poverty in Third Congressional District than state average  Beckley Register-Herald

While newly released census estimations released by the U.S. Census Bureau are bleak for the state, they are even bleaker for the state's Third Congressional ...

Hutchison sworn in as Supreme Court Justice  Beckley Register-Herald

Likening the West Virginia Supreme Court issues to a "great storm," Judge Alan Moats said Friday, with the swearing in of Justice John Hutchison and the ...

The Nutcracker ballet begins No. 30  Beckley Register-Herald

Beckley Dance Theatre School and Beckley Performing Arts will present the iconic Christmas ballet “The Nutcracker” on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec.

Voters choose two Democrats to serve  Beckley Register-Herald

Voters have elected two Democrats to serve West Virginia House District 32 — incumbent Jeff Campbell and Cindy Lavender-Bowe.

Local students take part in activities against drugs  The Montgomery Herald

Red Ribbon Week, which was celebrated late last month, is the nation's largest and oldest drug prevention campaign. Red Ribbon Week reaches over 80 million ...

Candidate Profile: Mel Kessler, West Virginia House of Delegates, District 32  Beckley Register-Herald

All 7 candidates – 3 Republicans, 4 Democrats – were asked to say a little something about themselves and then to identify four issues that they would address if ...

Federal employees worry over paychecks  Beckley Register-Herald

While the government shutdown does not look to be ending soon, several employed through federal agencies are beginning to wonder how they will remain ...

Charles Edward Legg  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charles Edward Legg, 80, of Hurricane, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Moneypenny to lead Pirate football team  The Fayette Tribune

David Moneypenny fared pretty well in his first go-round as the head football coach for the Fayetteville Pirates.

Fayette Board of Education Candidates Q and A  Beckley Register-Herald

At a March 17 meeting, School Building Authority Executive Director David Sneed said counties with local boards that are of one mind are more likely to be ...

CDL trainings planned for 2019 at New River CTC  Beckley Register-Herald

CDL Class A, Class B and Pintle Hook Class A certification classes are planned at New River Community and Technical College's Advanced Technology Center ...

Teacher shortage impacting W.Va. classrooms | Editorials  Beckley Register-Herald

Bluefield Daily Telegraph. When teachers across West Virginia stages a nine-day work stoppage earlier this year, their fight for improved pay sparked a national ...

Candidate Profile: Zane Lawhorn, House, District 27  Beckley Register-Herald

All 8 candidates – 5 Republicans, 3 Democrats – were asked to say a little something about themselves and then to identify three issues that they would address ...

Key high school matchups on tap  The Fayette Tribune

Weather permitting, some big games involving local high school basketball squads are on tap for Friday. Below is a brief preview:

Leadership Fayette County participants graduate | News  The Fayette Tribune

Twelve Fayette County students were awarded scholarships for completing the Fayette County Education Fund's Leadership Fayette County program at a ...

West survives upset bid  Beckley Register-Herald

hico — Friday night inside John A. Flournoy Gymnasium, the Midland Trail boys basketball team faced literally a tall task.

Arts and Crafts Fair offers a sample of West Virginia  Beckley Register-Herald

For Laurie Anuszkiewicz, coming to the Arts and Crafts Fair with her friend of 28 years is an annual adventure.

COLUMN: Coach thankful for community-wide help in dealing with loss  The Fayette Tribune

Fayetteville High School's magical football season has provided some much-needed solace for coach Dan Poland, as he and his wife, Ashley, grieve the loss ...

Fayette delegate among several GOP leaders announced Monday  Beckley Register-Herald

Delegate Kayla Kessinger, R-Fayette, was among several state lawmakers named to leadership positions Monday.

Beckley Police searching for two suspects involved in shooting, both considered 'armed and dangerous'  Beckley Register-Herald

The Beckley Police Department is looking for two male suspects wanted in connection with an October 23 shooting on Hargrove Street.

County clerks reporting higher than usual early voting totals  Beckley Register-Herald

As of Wednesday, one week into early voting in West Virginia, a number of southern counties are reporting higher than usual voting totals, and at least one ...

Roberts and Wooton will face off in November for WV Senate District 9  Beckley Register-Herald

And then there were two — Republican nominee Rollan Roberts and Democratic nominee William "Bill" Wooton will now vie for the West Virginia District 9 ...

Downtown Fayetteville to Connect to New River Gorge With Trail  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The Federal Lands Access Program has awarded a $230000 grant for a hiking and biking trail that will link downtown Fayetteville to trails in the New River.

Houston hires coach Dana Holgorsen away from West Virginia  Beckley Register-Herald

Houston hired West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen as its coach Wednesday, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers. Holgorsen was 61-41 and 33-30 in the ...

Woodrow student Alex Shiflett has stage 5 kidney failure, in dire need of donor  Beckley Register-Herald

At age 17, Alex Shiflett tries to lead as normal a life as possible. He plays baseball at Woodrow Wilson High School. He and his dad, James, attend football ...

21-year old Garrett Cole chalked up the win for Nicholas County Commission  Beckley Register-Herald

With 69 percent of the vote in his favor, 21-year old Garrett Cole chalked up the win for Nicholas County Commission Tuesday night. There were 5351 ballots ...

In Beckley visit, Morrisey looking for a Trump bump  Beckley Register-Herald

A local business owner of Summit Supply Inc. on Ragland Road greeted West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey on Wednesday during a late-stage ...

DHHR: CPS to pull fewer kids from homes  Beckley Register-Herald

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Secretary Bill Crouch told state lawmakers Monday that federal ...

17 years later, Beckley residents gather to reflect on 9/11 (WITH VIDEO & GALLERY)  Beckley Register-Herald

Seventeen years later. It's been 17 years since one moment in time changed the lives of Americans, beginning at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, when American ...

Daniel Vineyards to host Inaugural West Virginia Craft Beverage Festival Saturday  Beckley Register-Herald

Daniel Vineyards will host the Inaugural West Virginia Craft Beverage Festival Saturday, where a wide array of wine and beer will be offered.

Grandpa of trapped young man asks for prayers  Beckley Register-Herald

WHITESVILLE — The grandfather of a 21-year-old Clear Fork man thought to be lost inside a Raleigh County mine said Tuesday that he is holding out hope that ...

Operation Christmas Child now accepting donations  Beckley Register-Herald

Operation Christmas Child is now in full effect and accepting donations in various locations throughout the area.

Fayetteville woman to talk ghosts on national radio  Beckley Register-Herald

A local woman and home haunting survivor will host a national online radio show about paranormal activity from her Fayetteville home.

County wants Little Beaver Lake back  Beckley Register-Herald

The county is prepared to take over Little Beaver State Park in the spring, but only if the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources agrees to pay for deferred ...

Elk in West Virginia? Believe it! - WITH VIDEO  Beckley Register-Herald

“Elk don't know how many feet a horse have.” — Bear Claw Crislap in the movie “Jeremiah Johnson”. For many of us in the hunting and fishing outdoor world, ...

Protect your personal medical decisions; vote no  Beckley Register-Herald

Protect Your Personal Medical Decisions and Vote No on Amendment 1.

District-wide emergency drill planned at GEHS  Beckley Register-Herald

To provide school staff an opportunity to practice emergency response procedures, all Greenbrier County Schools staff will participate in a district-wide ...

Harrah sworn in as Fayette prosecutor  Beckley Register-Herald

FAYETTEVILLE — A lifelong Fayette County resident, Larry E. Harrah II, was sworn in Friday as the county's new prosecuting attorney.

Schedule of events for Bridge Day at New River Gorge  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Traffic comes to a halt on the New River Gorge Bridge as thousands of people pour onto the bridge — and a few of them jump off it — during.

Ethel Louise Rodes Shafer  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ethel Louise Rodes Shafer, 101, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Born on June 19, 1916, at Gatewood, she was the ...

Church Events  Beckley Register-Herald

Today, Oct. 13. Holiness Church of Jesus, 127 Ringleben St., Beckley; Youth Explosion, Faithful Leaders of Worship (FLOW); speaker, Bishop Lenwood T.

Victor farmer honored for conservation again  Beckley Register-Herald

Keith Hunt of Victor was honored at the Southern Conservation District's annual awards banquet Oct. 9 at the Tamarack Conference Center.

Clay County energy attorney nominated to remain speaker of the House  Beckley Register-Herald

CHARLESTON – Republican members of the West Virginia Legislature selected Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, as their nominee to serve as speaker of the House of ...

Early voting to begin Wednesday  Beckley Register-Herald

Early voting in West Virginia starts Wednesday, Oct. 24, Raleigh County Clerk Cecilia Chapman reminded voters Monday.

David Hogg shrugs off broadcaster's vulgar tweet  Beckley Register-Herald

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Stoneman Douglas student activist David Hogg's response to a vulgar, sexually violent threat on Twitter from a St. Louis ...

WVDOH assessing closed Kanawha Falls Bridge  Beckley Register-Herald

Engineers and other workers continued late last week and early this week to assess the now-closed Kanawha Falls Bridge.

Ojeda visits the prison to show support to Local 404 members  Beckley Register-Herald

West Virginia Sen. Richard Ojeda wants unions to stick together, and he also said it's OK for workers to strike in oder to protect one another.

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