The Kanawha County adult drug court celebrated six graduates yesterday after they successfully completed a minimum 12-month program. Those in the program are subjected to intensive treatment and supervision, including random drug testing and regularly scheduled court appearances.
Traffic fatalities are more common in Appalachia than in the rest of the country, according to a study published by some WVU researchers.
This week the governor announced a new head for the state Department of Health and Human Resources. Gov. Tomblin chose Beckley resident and Mullens native Karen Bowling to replace current acting Secretary Rocco Fucillo.
For the 50th season, the asphalt track in Ona near Huntington will host races starting tomorrow night.
West Virginia First Lady Joanne Tomblin and Commissioner of Culture and History Randall Reid-Smith traveled to Raleigh County Thursday to congratulate the 2013 winners of the West Virginia State History Bowl.